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I just got this hard drive back but the cables have been lost. Getting the right USB cable is easy enough, but how can I be sure that I'm getting a power adapter that works with it? It says 12V/2A under it, but I'm more concerned about physical size compatibility with the receiver.

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  1. Caliper.

  2. Some Radio Shack stores (at least here, where they're not actually called Radio Shack anymore) have a display where they hang a bunch of power adapter connectors for fit testing.

A lot of them are 5.5/2.1 though.

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Radio Shack / Best buy / etc, of course. Thanks! –  maxedison Apr 2 '12 at 17:58
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