The power adapter shipped with the original Victor Reader Stream model 303 talking book player is a typical five volt switching power supply, that features a male barrel style power connector on one end of a thick, six foot, non detachable cord. The US version of this power supply sports a standard 120v AC two prong, non polarized plug, featuring non retractable prongs, as displayed next.
This lightweight BI brand switching power supply, model BI13-050200-BdU, accepts 50-60 Hz. 100-240 volts, 50/60 Hertz, at 0.5 amps. It outputs 5.0 volts DC at 2 amps max, 10 watts, to the male DC power connector at the opposite end from the cable from the power converter itself. Polarity is positive center, negative outer sleeve, as shown on the supply’s label, displayed next.
The permanently attached cable matches the black exterior of this wall adapter, and features a thin male DC power connector that plugs into the female power jack on the Stream, as shown above.
This AC adapter features no pilot lamp to show that it’s operating. It can whistle and chatter a bit while operating, although these sounds are typically barely perceptible, although you can hear it running when all else is quiet.
The business part of the DC output connector, the part that plugs into the Victor Reader Stream, is approximately 9 millimeters long as shown in the previous picture, and is roughly 4 millimeters wide, as shown in the next picture.
The model 303 Stream sports a DC power connector, where you connected the AC adapter, on its top, as shown next, pointed at by the blue arrow.
The AC power adapter plugs into the top of the Victor Reader Stream, as shown next.
- 2018-02-01: Originally published.