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Old 04-30-2005, 07:01 PM   #1
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Default 3Com U.S. Robotics 56K Voice Faxmodem Pro power adapter help...

Receieved this modem without an power supply adapter. Following are the details of the modem:

3COM U.S. Robotics 56k Voice Faxmodem Pro
Model number is: 0525
FCC Reg.No. : 4X2USA-32128-M5-E

I emailed USR tech support and they informed me:
Thank you for choosing U.S. Robotics.

"I understand that you need power supply specification for USR5605.

Power supply specification for USR5605 is V AC 1.5A."

I have a universial ac-dc adaptor, and the specifications on that are:
model: 900-100
input:100/220v 60/50Hz
Power: 18 W
Output: 1.5.-3-4.5-6-7.5-9-12V
Current: DC 1000mA max

Will this universial adaptar work with the external modem? I'm confused on which settings the tech support gave me. The "USR5605 is V AC 1.5A." I tried 1.5v and didn't power the modem on. I dont want to burnout or overload the modem, if anybody can please help me with this would be greatly appreciated.



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Old 04-30-2005, 07:18 PM   #2
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Default Re: 3Com U.S. Robotics 56K Voice Faxmodem Pro power adapter help...

Thats weird. They said 1.5a instead of a voltage value, so 1.5 volts isn't in Amps.
The modem could easily use 12v though i wouldn't want to tell you to do this as it might damage it if i'm wrong.
I would step up slowly, as one of those have got to work as there are standard values. I doubt it would be 1.5v since this could be powered by an AA battery...

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Look where the power pack plugs in see if the embossed info is there. If not you can go to us robotics and download the specs on that modem. I checked the numbers you gave and they have the specs on that one but the file is 2 megs.
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