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I have a Roland SPD-S which I bought on Ebay from the USA.

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Hi. I have a Roland SPD-S which I bought on Ebay from the USA. I also have one that I bought brand new in the UK. Am I safe to use the power supply that came with the UK model with the one that came from the US? THE actual SPD-S units appear to be identical.
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***** *****berley
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question, my name is ***** ***** I look forward to assisting you.
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I do not advise on this as the UK one has an earthing plug which the US one does not. This is required for older cabling in the UK, and I strongly advise to purchase a UK one from my link below
The US one can work but if you get any power spikes, as it is not earthed, then you have the chance of damaged and for £7.99 which is the cost of the replacement UK one, I advise you to be safe.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** I fit a British plug which is just live an neutral (brown and blue) to my British power supply, would that be ok with my American unit?

Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
That will also work, no issue with that
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