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AC adapter for use with Burson Audio HA-1060DS DAC/Headphone amplifier

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Hello all.

 

Having just received my new Burson HA-1060DS in the post, I have suddenly realised that it's got a 2-pin AC plug instead of a UK 3-pin.

 

Obviously, I'll need to find an adapter. My question is: what kind should I buy, and which one is safest/best for the Burson amp? I don't want to plug in this £400 piece of kit for the first time and blow it up!

 

Thanks in advance for any help.


Edited by nosracl - 6/14/12 at 11:28am
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If you are definately keeping it just cut the plug of and replace with a 3 pin UK plug. Black lead is live in the US if I remember correctly.

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