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ayobreezy12345
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Which one do I get if I'm in Australia? Does it come with a type I plug?
Aug 10, 2017
Jaggi
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One of the 220v models for Australia. Surprised you'd know we use type I plugs without knowing that our mains voltage is 230/240v!
Don't know for sure about the plug but I'd guess most likely a US or Euro format plug. I know some previous drops came with a 240v supply with a US type plug which is of no use to anyone anywhere without a plug adapter. I guess Massdrop was able to buy them for a bargain price because of their odd format.
Personally I've avoided buying this through several drops now because of the shitty power supply offered to 220v buyers, I'd gladly pay a bit extra for a properly specified power supply.
Aug 10, 2017
ayobreezy12345
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haha yeah, i was confused about the 220v :/
so im guessing avoid this if you're in australia?
Aug 10, 2017
Jaggi
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It's not specific to Australia, but an issue for anyone who requires the 220v power supply.
The first time Massdrop offered a 220v power supply as an option, they provided one with a 15v rated output that was well within the specified input range for the o2. But by the next drop (as I recall) they had sourced a cheaper power supply with an output rated at only 12v (or thereabouts, I cant remember exactly) and some user testing showed that it was borderline out of spec.
As far as I'm aware they've continued to supply this cheaper power supply ever since. BTW, all this info is buried away somewhere among the 3000 odd posts of the discussion here if you care to go looking for it :)
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