Power supply unit (PSU) - Still inside the Apple TVThe Apple TV uses a Delta Electronics Switching Power Supply (Model: ADP-36BF A). The unit converts 100-240V ~1.0A AC to 5V 7.2A DC. The unit is wrapped in flexible, white plastic (held on with yellow tape), but the ends are exposed. Watch your fingers!
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