Author Archives: Caroline Swords

About Caroline Swords

Caroline is a leading authority on power supply adaptors. Although there's not a lot of competition, admittedly. She's been at MyVolts for more than 10 years, is Director of Operations, and works in the Dublin office.

February 27, 2018 by

Powering and charging Black & Decker drills

Black and Decker (or Black & Decker, or even Black + Decker) has been around since 1910, making power tools, garden tools, and other bits for the DIY enthusiast. I’m not much for DIY, I prefer PSTDIFY – Pay Someone To Do It For You – but I know most everything there is to know about charging B ‘n’ D gear.
So if you’ve lost your drill charger and are confused about what power adaptor you need to get, read on!

myVolts giude to powering the Korg microKORG
January 22, 2018 by

What power adaptor do I need for my Korg microKORG?

16 years on and the Korg microKORG and is still as relevant as ever, it’s the best-selling synth / vocoder of all time, thanks to its affordable price, killer sounds, and all-round usability.
Over the years, there have been a few iterations of the microKORG, so getting a replacement power adaptor if you’ve lost or broken yours can be a mite confusing – so here’s the myVolts guide to getting exactly the right power adaptor for your microKORG.

Vestax
October 19, 2017 by

Choosing the right PSU for Vestax PMC mixers

Vestax mixers – not just iconic, but the first foray into DJ’ing gear for many.
But a minefield if you lose or break the power supply unit – a lot of them look alike, but take different power supplies. There are several different power specs, and in many cases the power requirement isn’t clearly written on the rear panel. So how do you know which to get? myVolts is here to help!

White Korg Volca Splitter cable myVolts
August 17, 2017 by

New white myVolts 5-way power splitter for Korg Volca

After the warm reception our sunny yellow Roland Boutique 5-way power cable got in the spring, we thought the Korg Volca 5-way splitter cable was overdue a smartening up.

So we talked to Luke Edwards and Adam Whittle from Korg when they were here on a visit to our Dublin office, asked them what they reckoned for a new colourway for the Volca power splitter. They said “What about white? It goes with everything!” – we said “Yes!” and, moments (well, a few weeks) later, here it is, in stock and ready to buy!
Read on for more, and a discount code!

lacie porsche
July 27, 2017 by

Powering the LaCie F.A. Porsche external hard drive

Let me guess: you’ve got a trusty old LaCie “Design by F.A. Porsche” external hard drive, but the power supply got lost or broken, so you can’t power it up.
There’s an unfamiliar-looking power input on the back with holes and pins, so you’re not sure what power supply to buy to power it up, check it works, and get your files?
Everything’s gonna be OK, myVolts is here to help!