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Thread: $13 for a 12v "Y" adapter? that's crazy!

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    SCSI Dude Faust's Avatar
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    $13 for a 12v "Y" adapter? that's crazy!

    well, Fry's Electronics was out (how can you be out of something like that? they sell so many they should be purchasing them in lots of 1,000).

    anyways, went to CompUSA (ugh!) to see if for once they had something useful and yes, they had the "Y" connector (for splitting a 12v lead from the power supply).

    but $13?!?!? for $.10 worth of materials and labor? that's crazy.

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    Have you tried Radio Shack? Last one I bought I got from there for only a few dollars at most...
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    d'oh! i didn't remember radio shack. i have to remember that next time.

    thanks, man.

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    crazy isn't it , just look how much they get for a ribbon cable, something like $22
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    Originally posted by Faust
    d'oh! i didn't remember radio shack. i have to remember that next time.

    thanks, man.
    No prob...

    Interesting that CompUSA would charge that much for a Y connector...they're usually pretty reasonable here...
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    They must be able to spot a sucker from miles away.

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