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I have a first generation Serato scratch live box with a 9

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I have a first generation Serato scratch live box with a 9 volt power plug in. I bought it several years ago, and it did not come with a power supply. I bought a generic one from RadioShack that worked well for several years. Recently that has stopped working. Do you have any suggestions for where I could buy another power supply and what the specs should be?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Electronic Musical Instruments
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Also, is it possible that the adapter on my box and not the RadioShack power supply itself is what's broken? Not sure how to troubleshoot that.
Expert:  Russell H. replied 6 months ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

As for the adapter or jack on your box being defective:

1. look into it, with a flashlight. Anything visible wrong, or dirty, linty, etc.?

2. does it have a lot of wiggle, when the power supply is plugged into it?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Looks pretty darn clean
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No major wiggle
Expert:  Russell H. replied 6 months ago.

OK, then. It's probably the adapter that is defective.

I mean: the power supply is probably defective (I call them 'AC Adapters', which is why I said, 'adapter'.)

Expert:  Russell H. replied 6 months ago.

The AC Adapter can be obtained from here:

http://www.sears.com/hqrp-9v-ac-adapter-for-rane-sl1/p-SPM10001394420?sid=IDx20110310x00001i&gclid=CNur-9udsdECFY9KDQodT9wMaQ&gclsrc=aw.ds

or here

https://www.savingology.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=RANE-Serato-Scratch-Live-EGR&click=2&gclid=CImVvN-dsdECFZWEswodujQCUA

The first is about $9, the second about $15.

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