Monthly Archives: June 2014

Numark mixer
June 25, 2014 by

What PSU should I get for my Numark mixer?

I get quite a few requests for a particular hard-to-find PSU: a 10V power adaptor for a Numark mixer.
It’s difficult to source this part – a power adaptor with 10V output is rare, and this one is particularly unusual as it is 10V AC/AC and not the more usual 10V AC/DC (read about the difference in my earlier blog post here).
So what are you options if you need a new PSU and you have one of these mixers that needs 10V AC/AC? For example, the Numark DM1000mkII, DM1001X, DM1002X, DM1050, DM2050, M2, M3 and M4 mixers?
Read on and I’ll explain how to choose and what you should get.

Gaming chairs
June 11, 2014 by

Game of Chairs

I get quite a lot of queries from people looking for a replacement power adaptor for their gaming chair. You know the ones – it’s like an armchair with no legs, and it attaches to your console, and vibrates or rocks, with the action. It usually has speakers-built in, to make the gaming experience more immersive.
I think perhaps the PSUs are sought for a couple of reasons: because the chairs are moved around a lot, from room to room, the power adaptors tend to get lost and broken. Also, it’s difficult to find replacements – retailers like Walmart and Argos sell the chairs, but don’t seem to sell the spare parts for the chairs.

Polarity
June 4, 2014 by

Are you positive about polarity?

Polarity is important – you risk damaging your device if you plug it in with an adaptor of the wrong polarity. But how do you determine what polarity the device needs – centre positive or centre negative?
In an earlier post, I talked about how to figure out the polarity of a device by looking at the label on the power adaptor.
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