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howdy folksPicked up 9 broken...
Anonymous 05/09/14(Fri)19:25 UTC+1 No.636177 Report

howdy folks

Picked up 9 broken hdtv's the other day and got 3 of them working. problem is I only have one power cable to test em all with.

does /diy/ know where to find power cables for hdtv's?
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Anonymous 05/09/14(Fri)19:30 UTC+1 No.636179 Report

Electronic stores stock them. Otherwise dumpster dive. I find them in the trash all the time.
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Jesse 05/09/14(Fri)20:51 UTC+1 No.636201 Report

Power cables like this?

>http://www.ebay.com/itm/US-Style-Universal-3-Prong-Power-Cord-Cable-for-Desktop-Printers-Monitors-/230745509573?pt=US_Power_Cables_Connectors&hash=item35b9810ec5

Or this?

>http://www.ebay.com/itm/AC-Power-Supply-Cord-Cable-3-Prong-4-FT-for-Laptop-US-/331045734287?pt=US_Power_Cables_Connectors&hash=item4d13dd078f
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Anonymous 05/10/14(Sat)01:16 UTC+1 No.636296 Report

>>636201
the first post, thanks anon
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Anonymous 05/10/14(Sat)02:29 UTC+1 No.636319 Report

>>636177
>9 broken hdtv's


How did you manage that? I look for these in craigslist and thrift shops but nothing
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Anonymous 05/13/14(Tue)03:13 UTC+1 No.637591 Report

>>636296
>>http://www.ebay.com/itm/US-Style-Universal-3-Prong-Power-Cord-Cable-for-Desktop-Printers-Monitors-/230745509573?pt=US_Power_Cables_Connectors&hash=item35b9810ec5
I work at a pc repair shop and we have so many of those we just give them away. If you haven't already bought some, try finding a local pc/electronics repair place.
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Anonymous 05/13/14(Tue)03:22 UTC+1 No.637593 Report

Remember these three letters: IEC.
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Anonymous 05/13/14(Tue)04:09 UTC+1 No.637607 Report

>>636177
how did you fix 3 tvs but doesn't know how to source a standard fucking cord? I call bs.
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