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I need to get a replacement adapter core my vetch base

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I need to get a replacement adapter core my vetch base station phone. Model #5871
Submitted: 28 days ago.
Category: Phone Systems
Expert:  Louie replied 28 days ago.

Hi and welcome to the site, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, might it be for a VTech i5871?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
that is correct.
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
This system is more than 8 yrs old.
Expert:  Louie replied 28 days ago.

To my understanding, there were two (2) adapters that came with this model; a base power adapter and the second handset dock charger adapter.

Which of the 2 is needed please?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
It would be the base power adapter model #sx8-70-1100-us
Expert:  Louie replied 28 days ago.

Unfortunately, it would appear that the VTECH SX8-70-1100-US is no longer readily available.

Is the old base power adapter even if defective still available?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
I still have it. The wiring is frayed right at the connecting adapter base.
Expert:  Louie replied 28 days ago.

Bear with me; post back with clear pictures of the base power adapter. Please click HERE.

A hopeful workaround is to modify a power supply / AC adapter for another product.