7699Re: Bricked NSLU2 ?
- Feb 2, 2009The power supply has probably died but the NSLU2 is OK. You could connect a voltmeter
to the ends to see what is there. I would be careful about the replacement power supply
though. The NSLU2 feeds the power supply voltage directly to the USB ports (so it can drive
USB hard drives I expect) so the voltage is important. I would suggest you get a similar
regulated 5V supply. The ones that come with USB hubs are a good choice but you would
have to change the connector.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Harsh Baste" <harshbaste@...> wrote:
> I recently brought along my NSLU2 from the US and plugged it into a
> power socket in Singapore. Unfortunately I wasn't paying attention to
> the power adaptor rating and it turns out that the adaptor doesn't
> step down the input supply current from 230V/60Hz (Asia) to 110V/50Hz
> The NSLU2 doesn't power up of course but what I'm more worried about
> is - have I bricked the NSLU2 or just bricked the power adapter?
> Any assistance would be appreciated.
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