AC/DC Adapters

pAn strongAC/DC adapter/strong, or strongplug-in power supply/strong, is an electrical device that takes input power from a mains power supply and converts or derives the right current, frequency and voltage to power the component it is attached to. Main power supplies provide power to devices that run on batteries or have no other power source. These are suitable for applications such as chargers, set-top boxes, motor control and other office automation products./p pA plug-in power supply resides outside the main unit, unlike a computer power supply which is internal./p h2How does an AC/DC adapter work?/h2 pAn AC/DC adapter is made up of a central unit which draws power from an AC outlet, it then converts the power to DC that is used to charge the device. Each AC adapter has a specific power rating, measured in volts or watts that it can handle and the output of a device. Because of the power rating and the type of plug on the end, an AC adapter is not universal and can only be used with devices with the same requirements and connector./p h2International Plug Power Supplies/h2 pSome plug-in power supplies come with interchangeable input connectors that you can swap when traveling to areas with different plug types such as the United Kingdom, USA, Europe, Japan and Australia. They may also come with protection features such as short circuit, over voltage and overload to suit the international safety approvals making them ideal for the global marketplace./p h2Are all AC/DC Adapters the same?/h2 pIt is possible to use a power adapter on different devices, but it’s important to check whether it’s AC or DC output. Using close to, if not exactly the correct voltage and Amperage. If you're unsure it might be worth investing in a universal power adapter with lots of different plug fittings./p

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Description Price Input Voltage Type Output Voltage Plug Type Output Current Maximum Temperature Output Connector Input Connector Number of Outputs Power Rating Length Regulated/Unregulated Cable Length Medical Approved
RS Stock No. 148-963
BrandRS PRO
MYR84.45
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Switched Mode Power Supply 3 V dc, 4.5 V dc, 6 V dc, 7.5 V dc, 9 V dc, 12 V dc Type G 700 → 1600mA +25°C Interchangeable UK Plug 1 9.6W 82mm - 1.8m -
RS Stock No. 731-6065
BrandRS PRO
MYR163.48
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac - 24V dc Type C 1.5A +40°C 2.5 x 5.5 x 9.5 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 36W 98mm - 1.2m -
RS Stock No. 615-8896
BrandRS PRO
MYR44.14
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230V ac - 3 V dc, 4.5 V dc, 6 V dc, 7.5 V dc, 9 V dc, 12 V dc Type C 500mA +25°C Interchangeable EU Plug 1 12W 92mm - 1.8m -
RS Stock No. 731-6052
BrandRS PRO
MYR127.76
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac - 24V dc Type C 1.25A +40°C 2.5 x 5.5 x 9.5 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 30W 98mm - 1.2m -
RS Stock No. 731-6002
BrandRS PRO
MYR111.91
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac - 5V dc Australia/China, European Plug, UK, US/Japan 4A +40°C 2.5 x 5.5 x 9.5 mm Centre Positive Universal Plug 1 20W 98mm - 1.2m -
RS Stock No. 726-2722
BrandRS PRO
MYR88.66
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90 → 264V ac - 5V dc 2-Pin Type C - EuroPlug 1.2A +40°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 9.5 mm Centre Positive - 1 6W 64mm - 1.2m -
RS Stock No. 148-957
BrandRS PRO
MYR73.90
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Switched Mode Power Supply 3 V dc, 4.5 V dc, 6 V dc, 7.5 V dc, 9 V dc, 12 V dc Type C 700 → 1600mA +25°C Interchangeable EU Plug 1 9.6W 82mm - 1.8m -
RS Stock No. 726-2731
BrandRS PRO
MYR74.14
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac - 15V dc Type C 400mA +40°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 9.5 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 6W 64mm - 1.2m -