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I have a Toshiba laptop (Satellite M115S3114). The charger details are as below -

  1. Model - SADP75PB A
  2. Input - 100-240V ~ 1.5A 50-60Hz
  3. Output - 15V---- 5A

This charger has now become faulty. And, when I look up for a replacement in Amazon, I do not find a exact replacement.

I did check on Google / Amazon, but none of them are by the OEM. Is it OK to purchase something that is not by the OEM??

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Google found several. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jul 17 '11 at 20:33
    
Shopping questions are off topic as per the FAQ. –  Wuffers Jul 17 '11 at 20:42
    
I did Google, but then none of them are OEM. I just needed recommendation on whether we can buy the one that is not by the OEM. The question has been edited to reflect the same. –  Mani Jul 17 '11 at 20:45
    
This isn't quite about shopping... it's more whether something works or not. –  Vervious Jul 17 '11 at 21:58
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We regularly buy non OEM adapters. Check that the electrical details are all the same and you'll be fine. They usually tend to be cheaper too.

One thing I regularly see people mention is to check the polarity. Just worth mentioning.

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