Acorn Electron Power Supply

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Acorn Electron Power Supply

Post by Dan1975 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:48 pm

Just got an electron from eBay :D but didn't come with a power adapter :( so has anyone have one available please?

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Re: Acorn Electron Power Supply

Post by 1024MAK » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:15 pm

Any power supply / power adapter/ power brick that outputs AC or DC of 12V to 20V at a current of 0.75A (or more) will work. Well, as long as it has a 2.1mm barrel power plug.

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Re: Acorn Electron Power Supply

Post by 1024MAK » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:19 pm

See also all the hints, tips, information and further links in this thread :wink:

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Re: Acorn Electron Power Supply

Post by flaxcottage » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:34 pm

I am using an old laptop supply rated at 19v 4A with centre +ve and that works a treat.
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Re: Acorn Electron Power Supply

Post by Dan1975 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:37 pm

Ah brilliant :D Thanks for the suggestions

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Re: Acorn Electron Power Supply

Post by jms2 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:19 pm

flaxcottage wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:34 pm
I am using an old laptop supply rated at 19v 4A with centre +ve and that works a treat.
Same here. I had to change the plug on the end, but that was easy.

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Re: Acorn Electron Power Supply

Post by rmbrowngr » Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:01 am

Try these guys https://www.acadaptorsrus.co.uk I got a 18v, 14.4 va brick from them. It works just fine with my Electron, Plus 1 & AP5. They’re on eBay and Amazon.
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