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Re: Bricked NSLU2 ?

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  • Harsh Baste
    I managed to find myself a 5V 3A power supply and everything is just fine. Thank god the little bugger is still working :) -H ... connect a voltmeter ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 7, 2009
      I managed to find myself a 5V 3A power supply and everything is just
      fine. Thank god the little bugger is still working :)

      -H


      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "sdm485" <steve@...> wrote:
      >
      > The 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.
      > Steve
      >
      >
      > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "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
      > > (US).
      > >
      > > 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.
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > H
      > >
      >
    • janne5011
      The little bugger is indeed hard to get rid of=) ... attention to ... 110V/50Hz
      Message 2 of 4 , Feb 7, 2009
        The little bugger is indeed hard to get rid of=)

        >
        > I managed to find myself a 5V 3A power supply and everything is just
        > fine. Thank god the little bugger is still working :)
        >
        > -H
        >
        >
        > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "sdm485" <steve@> wrote:
        > >
        > > The 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.
        > > Steve
        > >
        > >
        > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "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
        > > > (US).
        > > >
        > > > 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.
        > > >
        > > > Thanks,
        > > > H
        > > >
        > >
        >
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