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I got my WD Element 1TB today from ncix.ca. (This is meant to be a gift for Europe).

My problem : The adapter states it runs 100-240V so should be fine for EU and NA, but the plug is made for NA only. In the instructional booklet, the adapter is shown with the possibility to remove the North American plug and switch to an European "two tubes" plug, although my adapter cannot exchange/remove anything.

I'm kinda lost of why did made an adapter for 100-240V if the plug is only for NA.
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Because there is literally no downside to a 100-240V adapter. Stable, safer and more compatible.

As for the plug matter, not sure, maybe you just got unlucky. You can always buy a 6 pack of universal adapters pretty cheap.



Hope that helps.
Edited by Reflux - 8/9/11 at 5:51pm
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