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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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Mini PCI Express <-> ExpressCard compatibility

Is it possible to plug a mini pci-e card such as the BCM970015 into an ExpressCard connector? Basically I am asking if I could put a mini pci-e card inside am empty ExpressCard card without any ...
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Replacement AC adapter models: PA 1650 02 and T UV 19 35

I'd like to know whether the one adapter can safely replace the other. The original was a LiteOn model: PA-1650-02 Input: 100-240v 1.6A 50-60Hz Output: 19v 3.42A 65w Although I thought I was ...
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Cable from laptop brick to wall [duplicate]

I've seen plenty of questions asked about the power output of laptop bricks to the laptop - however my question is does the plug and cable that runs from the laptop brick to the wall need to match up? ...
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AC Adapter burnt due to voltage fluctuation

The voltage in our area went high. The laptop stopped working,the little bulb in the refrigerator stopped working as well as an AC. When i touched the laptop i felt a current from the metal lining ...
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Laptop ->TV via HDMI Adapter - audio static and feedback

I've connecting my laptop to a TV using an HDMI Adapter. I am experiencing a audio feedback issue and hearing static and clicking while watching a movie. OS is Vista, I have tried multiple HDMI ...
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Laptop With Wonky Charging Port

I have a laptop I purchased about 2 years ago which has an issue concerning the port where you plug in the AC adapter. Through normal use, it suddenly noticed this issue where you cannot get the ...
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Forgot the plug part of my laptop charger but have the bulk part that connects to laptop, Can i use the plug part only?

Ok, To more clarify: I thought i packed my whole charger with my dell laptop but come to find, the second half of it isn't with me, only the bulk part that connects to the laptop. I have another one ...
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DC output rating on laptop charger

I have a Lenovo laptop and my adaptor has gone bust. The DC rating on the original adapter is 20V 3.25A 65W. I can't find the exact same part anymore and I am being advised another Lenovo adapter ...
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Laptop adapter stopped working. Burning smell [closed]

I was playing minecraft an hour ago and all of a sudden the power supply to my laptop stops. I checked the adapter and found it really hot and kinda burning smell was coming from it. What could have ...
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The laptop adapter works only after heating it up

I have Dell Latitude C640. Its adapter works only when heated. The LED light turns ON only when it gets extremely heated. I use to heat it on the electric heater. Can anyone tell me the ...
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Using a 19V (3.42A) power adapter instead of a 20V (2.0A) for my Lenovo laptop. Is this safe?? (Laptop battery is non functional)

Im ready to accept "long term" degradation to my laptop if i can remain lazy and not go having to find a perfect replacement adapter. Third world electronics scares me (Im in the third). As long as i ...
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Using adapter with higher output voltage?

My adapter is broken, and I'm currently using another one while I'm waiting for a new adapter. The input voltage and amps are the same for both adapters, while there are difference in the output ...
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My laptop adapter has just faintly chirped like a cricket. Should I not plug it into my laptop again?

The DC end that goes into the laptop was unplugged and the AC end was plugged into the mains (actually the plug sucks, so it could have been that it was...you know...just on the border. Getting and ...
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HP charger with Dell Laptop

My Dell XPS 15z has the following power requirements: Power: 90 watts Input voltage: AC 100-240V 50/60 Hz Output voltage: DC 19.5V 4.62A I have a HP adapter which has the following specs: ...
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Laptop Power Supplies- AMPS Confusion

I've got an old fujitsu Siemens AMLO pro v3515 notebook with a dead power adapter to use it. The power measurements of it is Power Details Output Power (Max): 65W Output Voltage: 20V Output ...
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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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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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If Voltage is Correct, but Current wrong, what's the expected behavior of a laptop receiving its adapter input?

I'm currently investigating the livelihood of a laptop adapter (as seen in an other question). It's possible that it is faulty in that there are measurements of correct voltage but with wrong ...
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Is it normal for an AC adapter to drop voltage if it's not used by a laptop?

I'm currently investigating the livelihood of a laptop adaptor and I noticed, unlike another adaptor it drops voltage to almost zero after I also attempt to measure its current [while it did show ...
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securing laptop power cords

I have a new Dell Inspiron 14R (model N4010) laptop. I tend to keep it turned on and running on AC power. It's usually on my desk, but I like to be able to move to a different chair on the other side ...
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What kind of adapter is safe to use on my Samsung NP-R522 laptop?

I just got a Samsung NP R522 FS01HK from Hong Kong. The power cord that came with the adapter doesn't fit into US outlets. I looked around and the only power cord available for it that fits US ...
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Can I use a power adapter with more current but lower voltage on another laptop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Laptop power supplies, does current matter? I have the opposite problem outlined in Laptop power supplies, does current matter? My AC adapter (19 V, 3.95 A, ...
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In general, do 3rd-party laptop AC adapters / chargers work reliably?

The AC adapters for my 2 dell laptops wore out very quickly. One supplies power but won't charge the battery (it's about 3 years old, the other is a bit newer). Both have worn through to the ...
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VGA to S-Video/Video converter showing mashed up picture

Earlier I asked this question. As a result I acquired this item. It just arrived and now I am trying to get it to work. The manual is not very informative other than telling me, this is the vga in, ...
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Need a VGA/DVI adapter for a spare working laptop screen

I have a spare working laptop screen. Are there any adapters that would let me hook it up to a VGA or DVI port? This is what the display wire looks like: