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Do you ever find great products online we don't otherwise have access to here in Australia?

I find power adaptors tend to make a very poor unstable connection, and adding a new plug end isn't everyone's cup of tea.

So As long as your product is:

220-250v 50-60hz (which is used by a lot of Asia and also Australian power standards) 

You can simply bend the male terminals carefully to create a stable, Solid connection to fit our Australian power points. These products like some of our electronics run with only 2 wires and no earth, you can plug them in either direction and they will operate.




Asia plug on top.

Australian plug underneath.


One at a time carefully bend the male terminals with pliers till the plug fits Aus power points.





Thats about it, I'd recommend maybe using an un plugged extension cord to test the plug fit, always be careful doing anything with or around electricity.

This is what I do and it works safely for me given the device is rated correctly, Do this at your own risk though, imo I believe this is a safer connection then the loosely fitting power adapters. 

Edited by Zebra
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Nice one I know exactly what you mean with the insecure power adapters !!


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