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FMA7600 laptop: where will I find the appropriate PSU?

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    FMA7600 laptop: where will I find the appropriate PSU?

    I have purchased a laptop that has the FCC ID FMA7600 and no make or model, other than NanTan/Clevo/Gericom when I looked up the FCC ID.

    In any event, it's a Pentium 75 machine, unknown RAM, storage, and so on since it has no power supply for it, sadly.

    It does have a diskette drive and the system looks to be in good shape for its age. My question is: where can I find the PSU for it? I also looked for the drivers and owners manual online from clevo.com.tw, however, the site is either offline entirely or it doesn't download the driver sets for everything.

    Oh and by the way, the laptop was purchased on eBay for $24.95 + $19.95 S&H and MI tax (6% of the price minus the S&H).
    Last edited by retro-pc_user; June 15, 2021, 10:14 PM.
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    #2
    Try: https://www.clevo.com.tw/index-en.asp

    Also, what's so different about the AC adapter that makes it hard to find? Voltage and amps are often listed on the bottom label of the laptop. Is there an unusual connector? Photo?
    Crazy old guy with a basement full of Pentium 1 laptops and parts

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      #3
      The pins on the laptop are male pins and the ones that are on the PSU are female pins. Barrel 4 pin DIN, pins 1 and 2 (top) are for the charging circuitry, pin 3 is ground, and pin 4 is the normal operation (pins 3 and 4 are the bottom ones).

      And when I got onto the site you provided, I went to the downloads section and the 7600 series laptop isn't listed anymore.
      Last edited by retro-pc_user; June 16, 2021, 07:28 AM.
      Current retro systems:
      386/486DLC, AMS NotePro Plus DSTN
      Packard Bell Pack-Mate 28 Plus
      Toshiba Satellite Pro 410CDT, 2x IBM ThinkPad 380D (both TFT)
      iMac G3/600 Graphite, iMac G4/800 Lampshade
      YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/RetroPCUser

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        #4
        Also, it shows 2 voltages: 20VDC 2A for the DC input and 25VDC 1.6A for the charge input on the bottom of the sticker.

        Here are pictures of the laptop and the DC port up close:
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        Current retro systems:
        386/486DLC, AMS NotePro Plus DSTN
        Packard Bell Pack-Mate 28 Plus
        Toshiba Satellite Pro 410CDT, 2x IBM ThinkPad 380D (both TFT)
        iMac G3/600 Graphite, iMac G4/800 Lampshade
        YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/RetroPCUser

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          #5
          DeltaDon is on the right track. I think these were called Clevo's and Gericom laptops. This one on ebay might be it for a Clevo. https://www.ebay.com/itm/352827136198?

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            #6
            The connector is the one I'm looking for, so you're hunch is correct and heading in the right direction.
            Last edited by retro-pc_user; June 17, 2021, 11:40 PM.
            Current retro systems:
            386/486DLC, AMS NotePro Plus DSTN
            Packard Bell Pack-Mate 28 Plus
            Toshiba Satellite Pro 410CDT, 2x IBM ThinkPad 380D (both TFT)
            iMac G3/600 Graphite, iMac G4/800 Lampshade
            YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/RetroPCUser

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              #7
              I'm digging in my spare adapter boxes looking for a couple different ones used by Kapok. Clevo took over Kapok, I believe. But I think the adapter that Alphatop used for their Green 753 might be the same as what you need. If so then I have a bunch of them. In fact, I also have a bunch of NOS Green 753's still in their factory boxes. I need to dig one (a Green 753 that is) out for a VCF member and have had no spare time for a couple of weeks to do so.
              Crazy old guy with a basement full of Pentium 1 laptops and parts

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