Had the same problem as well...died within 10-15mins of first use. Finding a replacement was painful. Ended-up buying a 2A, 9V switcher at the local Sayal Electronics. After opening my unit I found the fuse blown and a whole bunch of poor build quality....grr
Mine died within ten minutes, so I cracked it open -- a couple of the resisters right near the transformer had actually caught fire. I went to the local electronics place, got a REAL 9v1a charger (it weighs about five times as much as the flimsy one I recieved with the tablet), rewired the end, and it's been working fine ever since.I don't think the components they use in the stock charger are capable of handling the current the device pulls -- in another thread (can't be bothered to search at the moment ) people were reporting a greater-than-50% failure rate.
Are the faulty chargers UK or USA? I bought an M001 from Deal Extreme not noticing it was supplied with a USA 2-pin plug. Have not had any problems so far and the charger is a good fit into the M001. I had to pay about ?5.50 for a USA to UK adapter but as the tablet only cost me ?72 pounds including delivery I think I still got a bargain.
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