[Gllug] [OT] Odd PSU / connector

general_email at technicalbloke.com general_email at technicalbloke.com
Sat Dec 19 19:15:25 UTC 2009

John Edwards wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 03:28:43PM +0000, general_email at technicalbloke.com wrote:
>> John Edwards wrote:
>>> On Sun, Dec 06, 2009 at 02:11:55PM +0000, general_email at technicalbloke.com wrote:
> <snip>
>>>> Picture here... http://www.technicalbloke.com/12v5v.jpg
>>> Looks like it might be a 4 pin "Snap and Lock":
>>>    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DC_connector#Snap_and_lock_DC_power_connectors
>>> Though I have not seen this in the UK, and don't know where to
>>> buy replacement PSUs for them.
>> Yep, that looks like the one, thanks John. I can't find a supplier for
>> whole PSUs either although it looks like I can at least buy the plugs.
>> It looks like there's no standard wiring for them either and neither the
>> nominal manufacturer "Appliansys", or the actual manufacturer "Kink Yung
>> HK" make any mention of this box on ther websites, let alone have any
>> downloadable information about them :(
> <snip>
> Hi
> If you ever find out more the voltages that this devices uses, then
> LinITX are selling a couple of different Kycon 4-pin power supplies
> that may be compatible:
>     http://linitx.com/viewcategory.php?catid=151
> One 12V, the other 20V. Prices 20 to 35 UKP. They list two pins as
> V+ and the other two as GND.

Thanks John,

I have sourced the correct adaptor now, luckily I found someone with the
exact same machine and got the part number of their PSU. Thanks for the
link though, looks like a good site, it never hurts to have another
supplier to hand :)


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