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Old 04-18-2010, 02:12 PM   #1
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Conversion from battery to wall pack


We have a new bowling game for my son
It takes (4) D batteries - 6v total
2 wires going to the battery pack

So I'm thinking I can just attach a converter for a plug & use a wall pack that provides 6v
Anything else I need to take into account ?

Seems like every game he has takes batteries

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That should work if you can find a 6 V DC source that provides enough milliamps.

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It needs to be 6volts DC. Not all wall warts are DC. The polarity needs to be correct. The mA needs to be high enough.
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