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Old 05-09-2006, 01:14 PM
hepcat hepcat is offline
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Default Charging Zen Vision M outside the U.S.

I live in the Washington, DC area and got my ZV:M a few days ago. Next Tuesday I'll be leaving on trip to Asia. I'll be staying Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Thailand on this trip, and I want to be able to charge the ZV:M, since the battery will probably run down just on the flight over there (it's about 17 hours of flying time from DC).

I'm wondering if anyone here has been in a similar situation, and if so, how they charged the player in Asia.

I did do a search and found Creative's Universal Power Adapter, but frankly, that thing seems like overkill. The power supply that came with the ZV:M already runs on 100-240 volts (I think), so why doesn't Creative just sell those smaller plugs separately?

I also checked the site below, which features an "Electrical Connection Wizard" that will supposedly show you what adapter you'll need depending on where you're traveling.

http://www.magellans.com/store/article/386?Args=

The problem is that I'm not sure what to enter on that site. Here's all the info. written on the power supply that came with the ZV:M

Input 100-240 VAC ~50-60Hz Max .32A
Output 5V 2.4A

Input AC100V 50/60Hz, 28vA
Output DC 5V 2.4A

2.5A 125 VAC
2.5A 125V~

See why I'm confused? Please help me find something that's not going to fry my new toy the moment I plug it in to charge it. Thanks!
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