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Wart branding

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Manufacturers and suppliers should be legally obliged to permanently mark (engrave, laser etch, hot print) on any wall wart supplied as-new with a piece of equipment the company name and exact model number of the associated device, thus ensuring a slightly greater chance of reconciling multiple anonymous power supplies with the correct equipment.

That is all.

("Let's all" disclaimer).

8th of 7, Mar 20 2017

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       Good move. Some of my favourite ones actually say which thing they're for (Tascam 424 portastudio for example - top marks, Tascam).   

       In recent years I've taken to buying packs of little paper and string swing tags - tiny ones - from stationers (or tobacconists, I wasn't paying attention, no keys were being cut, so it wasn't cobblers). I write the device on two tags and a tag goes on each end - so that I can plug the thing in easily among a sea of similar wires in the dark at the back of the devices while balancing on the edge of one foot, and also at the other end so that I can unplug accurately among the sea of mains adaptors on the floor with the most diverse set of shapes and directions of plug packs imagineable.   

       I also do this to hdmi leads (and SDI leads).   

       Incidentally, could I also add a request along with yours? Manufacturers - make your fucking minds up - which way does the cable point outward - top, or bottom? Also, manufacturers - how dare you - stop taking up more than your fair share of width, so I can plug other things alongside, in the mains distribution adaptor that I have actually paid for and bought and own, and now there you are, soaking up a pair of blank sockets either side of your fat ugly thoughtless selfish inconsiderate mains adaptor that can't fit alongside other ones. Bastard.
Ian Tindale, Mar 20 2017
  

       I thought this was a removal technique.   

       I have it on good authority (lewstanley? you there?) it does not work.
bungston, Mar 29 2017
  
      
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