Hard Drive Power Lead

  ponytail 08:04 09 Jun 2009
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When I recently moved home I lost the power lead for one of my external hard drives and need to get a replacement but not sure where to go.It is a IOMEGA USB/FIREWIRE DESKTOP EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE 160gb.Can someone advise.Thanks

  jack 08:48 09 Jun 2009

You do not mention the nature of the power supply- useful info for us that try to help but are unfamiliar with specifics of any particular piece of kit.
So
Is the power external[A power brick the plugs into the mains with a low voltage line to the unit]
or is it
Standard 3 pin mains to'Kettle' plug] internal power supply?
Answer those and we can then take it further

  jack 08:56 09 Jun 2009

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In which case it seems to be an externat power adaptor[Power Brick]
Any universal multi voltage stabilized power supply will do item will do it

Typically ASDA for about a fiver or less

  ponytail 09:40 09 Jun 2009

Hi Jack
It is A

  jack 13:58 09 Jun 2009

Stabilized universal 'power' brick is what you need.
This is a 'plug to mains' power supply, with a multi voltage selector switch which is colour coded
It will also have a strip of plugs[also colour coded] which will fit only a certain voltage9 inlet on the device.
So select the colour plug that fits[There should be on the inlet socket of the device the voltage[probably 12v]moulded on.Then select the appropriate coloured switch position.
As I said a tenner or less from the Likes of ASDA or Currys

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