info needed on archos 70 AC adapter

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Nov 13, 2010 2:03:28 AM

I flew across the country with my archos 70, which is pretty cool so far, except I left the AC adapter at home in a boneheaded move...

anyone have access to the adapter who could tell me what the voltage, ampergae, and polarity is? It would be greatly appreciated!

Oct 8, 2012 3:45:23 PM

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