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Netgear stuff has similar problems, but at least they mark the units
with the voltage requirements (usually).

Michael

ka4flx@aol.com told me on 07/26/2007 10:53 PM:
>  Maybe it was planned obsolescence...? Optilators have some non-compatible voltage, but compatible connector problems. also, with different models. Some run on 24Vdc & some on 5V, IIRC.
> John S.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sherrod Munday <smunday@ieee.org>
> To: CRTech <crtech@crtech.org>
> Sent: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 10:52 pm
> Subject: Re: [CRTech] Sportster 33.6 ext. modem ?

> On Thursday 26 July 2007 06:36, Andy Larsen wrote:
>> I've got one in a box...the original adapter says US Robotics on it. Output
>> is 9V AC, 1000 mA.
> 
> I never did like how USR used the exact same physical size and shape modem 
> with the same size barrel connector on back for their different models ... 
> and then used different power supply voltages and currents on various ones.
> 
> I guess they never heard of consistency and interchangeable parts...

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