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January 2, 2013 11:00 PM   Subscribe

Where can I buy a laptop power adapter in downtown Seattle?

I foolishly left my laptop power adapter at home, but I urgently need to get a document off of my drained laptop. The laptop takes a 19V 3.42A 65W plug (this adapter works perfectly). Worst comes to worst I can get that adapter off of Amazon by Friday, but is there anywhere in downtown Seattle I could purchase an adapter tomorrow? I'm staying near the University Street light rail stop, and the closer to that the better.

I'd like to keep the cost under $50, but I don't know whether that will be possible.
posted by dd42 to Computers & Internet (4 answers total)
 
You can try the City Target on 2nd and Pike st. but I'm not super-optimistic. There's a Best Buy and a full Target at Northgate, which is north of downtown, but many buses go there. (Look at the routes-- the 40 and 16 get there, but don't go there directly). The University Bookstore computer area may have something-- the 70, 71, 72, 73 buses go there (as I recall-- don't take my word for it). Call ahead to those places to find out whether or not you'd be wasting your time.

The amazon route is not a bad deal, even with the inevitable extortionate shipping for overnight.
posted by Sunburnt at 11:18 PM on January 2, 2013


Try Office Depot at 4th and Pike (1423 4th Av, to be specific), or Radio Shack on 3rd between Pike and Pine. One of these should have something, and if not they may be able to point you somewhere else.
posted by jacalata at 11:22 PM on January 2, 2013


It has been a year since I worked downtown, but in addition to the Office Depot and Radio Shack already mentioned, I'd try Bed Bath and Beyond. They have travel stuff, plus more and more of the store was being given over to filling unmet needs of downtown dwellers.
posted by Good Brain at 7:31 AM on January 3, 2013


I found a universal adapter at the Office Depot for $40. Thanks so much for all the good answers everyone!
posted by dd42 at 10:40 AM on January 3, 2013


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