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BEFSX41 replacement power supplies

Posted on 2008-06-18
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This may seem trivial, but I have Googled this for two days and can't get an answer I trust.
I have on hand some Linksys BEFSX41 routers which work fine, but the power supplies have burnt out.

I can't find a reliable source for a true replacement.

Someone please give me a link to a known good site.
Thank you
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by:Casey Herman
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These routers I know for a fact are still being produced.  You may just try contacting a sales rep at linksys.  You have a part number on the PS?

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by:mabutterfield
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you can purchase generic power supplies.  I believe that model uses a 12V 1000mA power supply.  Take the old power supply to radio shack and they should be able to give you a generic for about $20-$30.  

You need to make sure the voltage is the same, the mA (milliamps) is at LEAST the same, or greater, and the polarity is the same.  Polarity is either center-positive, or center-negative, and is determined by a graphic on the power supply,and likely the device.
will look kinda like this:
attached is image of center negative.


Image taken from http://www.accesscomms.com.au/reference/polarity.htm

powerplug-negative.jpg
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by:younghv
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garycase,
Exact "A" level answer I needed.
Units ordered and should be here tomorrow/next day.

Thanks much!
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by:younghv
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Thanks Gary - you're giving lessons on how to properly answer questions.
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by:younghv
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For future use, the actual nomenclature of the Linksys product is:
Linksys 12V DC 1A AC Adapter
Model No: D12-1A
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