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Not sure where else to put this, as there isn't a "Video games accessories" section.

I love playing Rock Band 2, and the thing I love more than that is playing Rock Band 2 with my friends. I like hooking up two guitars, the drums, and the mic. And while this would be no problem under normal circumstances, I recently moved out and during the move I lost my AC adapter for the USB splitter.

So, I am either stuck buying a new splitter (which is about $25 bucks from GameStop or any other store that carries the Rock Band USB splitter), or just buying a new AC adapter for the splitter I still have.

I went to Fry's, and I found a 5v adapter for about 18 bucks. That's ridiculous.

Can you guys help me find a new 5v adapter that will work with the Rock Band USB splitter?

Thanks in advance!
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Originally Posted by ItsBobtista View Post
Can you guys help me find a new 5v adapter
You also need to know how much power (amps) the adapter must supply, not only the voltage at which it operates. Perhaps someone that has one can chime in with what it says about power on the unit itself?
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A universal type adapter would probably work fine, though you have to manually adjust the voltage.
     
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@ItsBobtista: the Gamestop adapter, can you provide a link to it? It will give, hopefully, the current specs, which are required to find a similar replacement.

You need to know both the voltage and the current.

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Originally Posted by billbartuska
You also need to know how much power (amps) the adapter must supply, not only the voltage at which it operates. Perhaps someone that has one can chime in with what it says about power on the unit itself?
Power does not equal amperage. Power is the product of the current (amps) and the voltage (volts).

current = amps
power = watts

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Quote:
Originally Posted by EntropyTTU View Post
current = amps
power = watts

E=IR
I'm old. I have Sometimer's (not Alzheimer's, yet!)
Edited by billbartuska - 5/16/09 at 9:19am
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post #6 of 8
I am sure that have the right one for you.


http://stores.ebay.com/TopPowerAC
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Be sure to that any AC adapter you get is safety certified by UL, CSA, or TUV because the noncertified stuff is real junk that can damage your hardware or even give you a bad electric shock, but more likely it will cause a buzzing through your speakers. If the safety label doesn't include a registration number, the certification is always fake, but sometime registrations numbers are faked, too. Ebay is the worst for this, while the adapters sold at thrift stores and Radio Shack is almost always good.
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Any why would you post in a thread thats been dead for 4 years?
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