[clug] Using a laptop as a firewall

Peter Barker pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Tue Feb 26 02:05:47 GMT 2008

On Tue, 26 Feb 2008, Nathan O'Sullivan wrote:

> I've decided on this solution and ordered one; its miserly power
> consumption was the winner for me
> Peter, I didnt quite grok the information on power adapter - can you
> tell if/what I need to buy to actually power the Fit-PC ?

The power supply itself is fine (120v-240v-style of thing), but you'll 
need to change the mains-power lead that plugs into it.

It comes with a cable suitable for America (120v, American-style 3-prong 
plug with a clover-leaf plug on the other end (which goes into the power 

You want a cable suitable for Australia (240v, Australian-style 3-prong 
plug with a clover-leaf plug on the other end.  You may have one of these lying around from an old Dell laptop power 
supply or similar; they're not uncommon.

(clover leaf == "C5 line socket" 

> Nathan

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