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Is it safe to use a power supply with a different laptop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: charging laptop with a diffrent manufacture charger I have a Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, but unfortunately I lost the power supply in Indianapolis last month. I have a power ...
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How can I tell if an AC adapter is compatible with my laptop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: charging laptop with a diffrent manufacture charger How can I tell if an AC adapter is compatible with my laptop? For example, does the voltage output have to bee the ...
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can laptop and its adapter be mixed and matched? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should laptops remain plugged in when their battery is 100% charged? charging laptop with a different manufacturer's charger I was wondering if today's laptops and ...
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Is it possible to use a laptop charger in other laptop with different specifications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Charging laptop with non-original charger Can a 20V 4.51A power supply be used with a computer that requires a 19V 3.42A power supply? Let's say I have my laptop ...
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Using HP charger on a Dell Inspiron 15R laptop [duplicate]

My Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 charger was stolen from my University desk. I have an old (about 4-5 years old) HP charger of my previous HP laptop. The Dell laptop on the bottom says: 19.5V and 3.34A / ...
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Will my laptop be ok with this different laptop charger? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Charging laptop with non-original charger How can I tell if an AC adapter is compatible with my laptop? So the original laptop charger broke and I switched to a ...
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charging laptop with a different adapter charger [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: charging laptop with a different manufacturer's charger I have lost this adapter, Output Voltage: 19V Output Current: 3.95A Input Voltage: 100-240V Wattage : 75W ...
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Laptop power supply 16V 4.5VA instead of 20V 3.25VA [duplicate]

Can I use 16V 4.5VA IBM Laptop power supply for Lenovo Laptop instead of original one 20V 3.25VA power supply?
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Charger has fuse busted, could I use this other charger? Details inside [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: charging laptop with a different manufacturer's charger My broke charger outputs at 19V, 4,74A The other older charger outputs at 8.5, however 5,65A I am unsure of ...
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solar cells charging netbook [duplicate]

I want to see if I can charge my netbook with solar panels. With 16 smalls solar panels(they are from Westinghouse Turbo Rocket Solar Path Light with a 1.2v 150mAh a piece) the voltage and amps come ...
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Incompatible adapter for Lenovo laptop [duplicate]

I ordered online for a Lenovo 65W AC adapter for Lenovo G550 laptop. My original adapter had specifications: 19V 3.42A (64.98W) While the one I got has specifications: 20V 3.25A (65W) I want to ...
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Will this charger/adapter work for my son's laptop? [duplicate]

thanks in advance for your help. I mentioned most of what was on each adapter, I know some will not be of any help but didn't want to miss anything. His computer model is: ASUS G47VW-BHI5N43 The ...
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Using a laptop power adaptor with higher voltage but lower power [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Charging laptop with non-original charger Is it safe to use a power supply with a different laptop? I've recycled a acer laptop from a friend, but original power ...
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What are the consequences of using a smaller power brick on a laptop? [duplicate]

I have found many similar questions, but no one fully satisfying. Please correct me if wrong, but from what I understand the Voltage of the power supply should match closely the specs, while the ...
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Finding Power Supply for laptop [duplicate]

I have a HP laptop that came with an 18.5V power supply. Is this power supply unique to the point I have to go back to HP to get one or can I get one from say Radio Shack?

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