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Post by taxico » Sat, 20 Oct 2012 9:12 pm

nakatago wrote:Hmmm...I found the following: http://www.battery.com.sg

They have a showroom in Sim Lim (egads!) and called them up. A compatible brick would cost me 19 bucks. I can just mozy along to their store to pick one up.
i was about to recommend them. i've used them for high capacity batts and spare power adapters on various occasions. cheap and not lousy quality... i think (no fire, etc)

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Post by nakatago » Sat, 20 Oct 2012 9:57 pm

taxico wrote:
nakatago wrote:Hmmm...I found the following: http://www.battery.com.sg

They have a showroom in Sim Lim (egads!) and called them up. A compatible brick would cost me 19 bucks. I can just mozy along to their store to pick one up.
i was about to recommend them. i've used them for high capacity batts and spare power adapters on various occasions. cheap and not lousy quality... i think (no fire, etc)
Got my power brick. I also managed to snag some AAAA batteries which I've been meaning to search for.

The store really is meant for power supplies. I thought that it would be nice if I were building something and go there to shop for things to use in powering my doomsday devices or something.

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Post by curiousgeorge » Mon, 22 Oct 2012 8:37 am

nakatago wrote:
taxico wrote:
nakatago wrote:Hmmm...I found the following: http://www.battery.com.sg

They have a showroom in Sim Lim (egads!) and called them up. A compatible brick would cost me 19 bucks. I can just mozy along to their store to pick one up.
i was about to recommend them. i've used them for high capacity batts and spare power adapters on various occasions. cheap and not lousy quality... i think (no fire, etc)
Got my power brick. I also managed to snag some AAAA batteries which I've been meaning to search for.

The store really is meant for power supplies. I thought that it would be nice if I were building something and go there to shop for things to use in powering my doomsday devices or something.
Glad you got it sorted.
I would add that Belkin and Targus both make generic replacement power supplies, with a variety of connectors and output voltage selection etc. I picked one up locally when my power brick died, can't for the life of me remember where though :D

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