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PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2005 3:51 pm    Post subject: Power Supply Catches Fire in Germany Reply with quote Back to top


I brought my RTP300 here with me to Germany...plugged it
in...and it caught fire. I just managed to get it out the door
before the rug caught fire.

Stupid me, I had not checked that the power supply was
208V compatible. The Vonage web site, and I quote, says,

"Take it With You...
The phone adapter available through Vonage is small and fully portable. Simply unplug the adapter and take it wherever you want it anywhere in the world. Just plug it into any broadband Internet connection, connect a phone, and your Vonage line is ready to go."

Stupid me. Don't make the same mistake!! Only use 110V power
with your Linksys router!!!
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2005 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Ummmm, yeah, it's portable and can be used anywhere in the world, however, there is this thing about the US using 110V and the rest of the world using 208V. I think it's been like that for decades now. There is some equipment that has a switchable power supply, however, you won't find that on anything you got for free from Vonage. Sorry about your mishap. Rolling Eyes

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2005 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

LOL....I picture the roaming gnome on the Travelocity.Com commercials. Where he plugs something into the outlet and blows himself to the other side of the room! heheheh


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2005 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

That story rules. You should have picked up the phone and started wailing into it like a hair metal singer.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2005 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Um.... you expected some other type of result when plugging it in? There's a reason the power supply's prongs don't fit into European power outlet, by design. There's been quite a few posts in here about how to obtain the proper power supplies for these routers when abroad, and they work fine when abroad (at least mine did in London), BUT, you *HAVE* to use the right power supply.

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