AC/DC Adapters

An AC/DC adapter, or plug-in power supply, is an electrical device that takes input power from a mains power supply and converts or derives the right current, frequency and voltage to power the component it is attached to. Main power supplies provide power to devices that run on batteries or have no other power source. These are suitable for applications such as chargers, set-top boxes, motor control and other office automation products.


A plug-in power supply resides outside the main unit, unlike a computer power supply which is internal.


How does an AC/DC adapter work?


An AC/DC adapter is made up of a central unit which draws power from an AC outlet, it then converts the power to DC that is used to charge the device. Each AC adapter has a specific power rating, measured in volts or watts that it can handle and the output of a device. Because of the power rating and the type of plug on the end, an AC adapter is not universal and can only be used with devices with the same requirements and connector.


International Plug Power Supplies


Some plug-in power supplies come with interchangeable input connectors that you can swap when traveling to areas with different plug types such as the United Kingdom, USA, Europe, Japan and Australia. They may also come with protection features such as short circuit, over voltage and overload to suit the international safety approvals making them ideal for the global marketplace.


Are all AC/DC Adapters the same?


It is possible to use a power adapter on different devices, but it’s important to check whether it’s AC or DC output. Using close to, if not exactly the correct voltage and Amperage. If you're unsure it might be worth investing in a universal power adapter with lots of different plug fittings.


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Description Price Input Voltage Type Output Voltage Plug Type Output Current Maximum Temperature Output Connector Input Connector Number of Outputs Power Rating Length Regulated/Unregulated Cable Length Medical Approved
RS Stock No. 821-5348
BrandRS PRO
kr 325,42
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Adapter 5V dc Type C 5A +45°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 10 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 40W 71.6mm - 1m -
RS Stock No. 903-2911
BrandRS PRO
kr 264,50
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Supply 24V dc European, Interchangeable UK, US Plugtop 1.7A +40°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 12 mm Centre Positive Universal Plug 1 40W 90mm - 1.5m -
RS Stock No. 821-5351
BrandRS PRO
kr 325,42
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Adapter 12V dc Type C 3A +45°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 10 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 40W 71.6mm - 1.5m -
RS Stock No. 821-5358
BrandRS PRO
kr 325,42
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Adapter 24V dc Type C 1.67A +45°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 10 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 40W 71.6mm - 1.5m -
RS Stock No. 124-2191
BrandRS PRO
kr 111,56
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Switched Mode Power Supply 24V dc Type C 500mA +40°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 10 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 12W 35.68mm - 1.5m -
RS Stock No. 821-5360
BrandRS PRO
kr 142,37
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Adapter 5V dc Type C 1.2A +45°C Micro USB Type B EU Plug 1 6W 63.3mm - - -
RS Stock No. 123-6686
BrandRS PRO
kr 71,68
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Supply 5V dc Type C 1A +40°C USB Type A EU Plug 1 5W 36mm - - -
RS Stock No. 903-2867
BrandRS PRO
kr 167,00
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Supply 15V dc European, Interchangeable UK, US Plugtop 400mA +40°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 12 mm Centre Positive Universal Plug 1 6W 64mm - 1.5m -
RS Stock No. 126-2119
BrandRS PRO
kr 299,60
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Adapter 24V dc Global 750mA +45°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 11 mm Centre Positive Universal Plug 1 18W 30mm - 1.8m Yes
RS Stock No. 124-2185
BrandRS PRO
kr 140,98
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Universal 5V dc Australia, European Plug, UK, US 1.5A +40°C USB Type A Universal Plug 1 7.5W 54.8mm - - -
RS Stock No. 731-6012
BrandRS PRO
kr 270,59
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac - 24V dc Australia/China, European Plug, UK, US/Japan 830mA +40°C 2.5 x 5.5 x 9.5 mm Centre Positive Universal Plug 1 20W 98mm - 1.2m -
RS Stock No. 126-2118
BrandRS PRO
kr 299,60
Each
Units
100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Supply 12V dc Global 1.5A +45°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 11 mm Centre Positive Universal Plug 1 18W 30mm - 1.8m Yes
RS Stock No. 124-2196
BrandRS PRO
kr 134,89
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Switched Mode Power Supply 9V dc Type C 1.67A +40°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 10 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 15W 35.68mm - 1.5m -
RS Stock No. 124-2183
BrandRS PRO
kr 99,40
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Adapter 5V dc Type C 1.5A +40°C Mini USB Type B EU Plug 1 7.5W 35.68mm - 1.5m -
RS Stock No. 124-2194
BrandRS PRO
kr 168,09
Each
Units
100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Supply 5V dc Australia, European Plug, UK, US 2.4A +40°C USB Type A Universal Plug 1 12W 54.8mm - - -
RS Stock No. 731-6068
BrandRS PRO
kr 292,42
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac - 12V dc Type C 3A +40°C 2.5 x 5.5 x 9.5 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 36W 98mm - 1.2m -
RS Stock No. 124-2190
BrandRS PRO
kr 111,56
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100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Switched Mode Power Supply 12V dc Type C 1A +40°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 10 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 12W 35.68mm - 1.5m -
RS Stock No. 126-2121
BrandRS PRO
kr 314,15
Each
Units
100 V ac, 110 V ac, 115 V ac, 120 V ac, 127 V ac, 220 V ac, 230 V ac, 240 V ac Power Supply 24V dc Global 1A +45°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 11 mm Centre Positive Universal Plug 1 24W 30mm - 1.5m Yes
RS Stock No. 139-1771
BrandRS PRO
kr 86,24
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Units
230 V ac, 240 V ac Linear Power Supply 18V ac Type C 460mA +40°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 12 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 8W 62mm - 1.8m No
RS Stock No. 139-1772
BrandRS PRO
kr 106,68
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230 V ac, 240 V ac Linear Power Supply 9V ac Type C 1.5A +40°C 2.1 x 5.5 x 12 mm Centre Positive EU Plug 1 14W 89mm - 1.8m No
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