12 Volt Power Supply Adapter Failure on External Hard Drive

This is about switching power supplies and adapters of sizes from the very large to the quite small.  These convert mains and car electricity into the correct voltage and current you need to run today’s high tech devices. These adapters power cell phones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers.  Indeed, they power just about any IT … Continue reading 12 Volt Power Supply Adapter Failure on External Hard Drive





Google Home Mini Power Adapter Specs

The AC adapter shipped with the Google Home Mini smart speaker is a typical medium-current USB supply.  So we cover the Google Home Mini power adapter specs and details for this wall supply.  But if you’re not able to find an original replacement adapter, any high power USB supply with a micro USB jack works … Continue reading Google Home Mini Power Adapter Specs





Fixing Blowing Fuse in ATP5 Altec Lansing Speakers

Love these Altec Lansing ATP5 amplified speakers. But after a decade, they started blowing their internal 1.6A slow-blow fuse when plugged into mains power. And, given how sweet these units sound, we couldn’t bear throwing them out without at least taking a stab at fixing this blowing fuse problem in this ATP5 Altec Lansing speaker … Continue reading Fixing Blowing Fuse in ATP5 Altec Lansing Speakers





Chromecast Audio Power Supply Specs

The power supply shipped with the Google Chromecast Audio receiver is a typical medium-current USB AC adapter. It’s got a female A style USB port, as shown in the next picture. Chromecast Audio Power Supply Specs The US version of Chromecast Audio AC adapter sports a standard 120v two prong, non polarized plug.  It features … Continue reading Chromecast Audio Power Supply Specs





JBL Xtreme Power Cord AC Adapter Charger Specs

The JBL Xtreme (Extreme) Bluetooth speaker comes with an AC adapter charger, discussed in this post.  This power supply fully recharges the speaker’s built in power bank in less than four hours.  Then, the Xtreme plays for up to fifteen hours at average volume levels before needing another charge.  Here, we give the JBL Xtreme … Continue reading JBL Xtreme Power Cord AC Adapter Charger Specs





AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa

Here, we give the AC adapter specs for Amazon Echo generation 1 Alexa speaker.  Now the US version of this power adapter has non folding AC prongs, a six-foot long attached cord, and is light weight for its 21 watt power out.  Its square yet modest width and height allows easy fitting into standard power … Continue reading AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa





JBL Charge 3 Specs for this Power Bank Speaker

The Charge 3 JBL speaker sounds awesome, and plays loud to fill outdoor parties with excellent sounding tunes. As we’ll discover in the JBL Charge 3 specs below, it features noticeably more bass response than models in the JBL Flip family.  A definite upgrade from Flip. Further, even when playing at top volume, the built-in … Continue reading JBL Charge 3 Specs for this Power Bank Speaker





Amazon Echo Spot Power Supply Specs, AC Adapter

Here we cover the Amazon Echo Spot power supply specs for the AC adapter cable wall plug included with this smart speaker. First, the US version of this cable has non folding AC prongs. It also has a six-foot long non detachable DC cord. Further, it’s light weight for its 15 watt power output. This plug … Continue reading Amazon Echo Spot Power Supply Specs, AC Adapter





Echo Dot 3 Adapter Specs, AC Power Adapter Info

Here we cover the Echo Dot 3 Adapter specs for the AC power adapter.  This is the wall plug that comes with the Amazon Echo Dot generation 3 smart speaker.  First,, the US version of this adapter has non folding AC prongs.  It also has a six-foot long affixed cord. Further, it’s light weight for … Continue reading Echo Dot 3 Adapter Specs, AC Power Adapter Info





AC Power Adapter Specs for Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2

We cover the AC power adapter specs for Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 smart speaker here.  It is an often seen medium-current USB switching power supply.  The detachable cord has a female A style USB connector with the usual USB wattage. See it in the next picture. The US version of this USB power supply … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2