Author Topic: Where can I buy an AC Adapter for MiniStation HD-PS320U2-US?  (Read 1033 times)

CluelessInSeatl

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Where can I buy an AC Adapter for MiniStation HD-PS320U2-US?
« on: December 28, 2009, 03:24:41 pm »
   

Hi!

 

I'd like to back up all the files on a hand-me-down Toshiba laptop before I reformat the HD and then do a clean installation of Windows XP.

 

I plugged my Buffalo MiniStation HD-PS320U2-US into one of the Toshiba's USB ports, but XP failed to detect it.

 

Searching these forums I found an old message  that suggests I need to use an external power supply:

 

Buffalo Ministation is not detected

 

My drive does have an AC inpute marked DC 5V, center positive.

 

I'm wondering if it would be safe for me to use one of those "universal" AC adapters that have all the different kinds of plugs, voltage adjustment and polarity switches..

 

Or if I should try to find the AC adapter manufactured specifically for my device.

 

I Googled "buffalo ministation ac adapter" but that didn't turn up anything. 

 

I don't know how to determine the firmware on my drive.

 

Will in Seattle

a.k.a. "Clueless"

 

 


CluelessInSeatl

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Re: Where can I buy an AC Adapter for MiniStation HD-PS320U2-US?
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2009, 08:38:52 pm »
   

I found only one AC adapter for sale on this site but it appears to be designed for different model drives:

 

Buffalo Technology AC Adapter for LS-CL and HD-CEU2

 

Would the Buffalo Technology AC Adapter for LS-CL and HD-CEU2 work for my MiniStation HD-PS320U2?