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The center pin of broken power jack in my power connector. How to fix? [closed]

My power jack central copper pin was cut in half and half of it is stuck in the charger. I replaced the jack, but I dont want to replace the charger. Is there any way to pull the pin out? Here is an ...
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How to convert 7.4mm x 5.0mm DC jack to USB Type C?

Yesterday my Macbook pro (USB Type C) charger stopped working. As we are in lockdown I am unable to buy a new one. What I tried-: I have a 7.4mm x 5.0 mm HP laptop charger. I cut a USB 2 to Type C ...
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Why USB-C Power Delivery charger and USB-IF cable is not charging the phone? [closed]

I have a USB-C charger with Power Delivery specification (it can charge 5/9/12/15V==3A and 20V==4.35A). Not sure if this is Power Delivery 2.0 or 3.0. I'm using a USB-IF Certified cable, up to 100W (...
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Different voltage on laptop charger [duplicate]

i just lost my original laptop adapter 20v 7.5A , and the only one i could find that is not expensive enough is the laptop charger for a laptop type that is above my laptop which has 19.5V 9.23A the ...
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Laptop charger 19V 6.32A 120W Adapter as replacement for 20V 7.5A 150W [duplicate]

Is it safe to use 19V 6.32A 120W Laptop Charger / Adapter , because I lost my 20V 7.5A 150W adapter and the only one I could find locally is the 19V 6.32A 120W , currently using the laptop for Gaming ...
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Charger laptop disconnect after few minutes when laptop connect with monitor via HDMI

I just bought new LG monitor of 24 inch. I connect it with my LENOVO laptop via HDMI cable. the problem is whenever I try to plug in my laptop charger, it will disconnect from charging even though the ...
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Can’t Determine charger is compatible? [duplicate]

The original charger that came with my laptop: input: 100-240v ~ 1.2A 50-60Hz output: 19v 2.37A The new charger that I got: input: 100-240v ~ 2.5A 50-60Hz output: 19.5v 4.62A Will this charger be ...
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Why are there chargers available for the same laptop with different wattages?

I have Acer Aspire 7745G and I’m curious why I can find supported chargers with different wattages? Here are the specs for each charger: 65W (19V/3.42A): from Laptop Charger Factory. 120W (19V/6.32A)...
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Xiaomi Notebook Pro GTX does not turn on without a charger

Good afternoon. Bought a laptop at the beginning of the year and faced a problem: the laptop does not turn on without a connected charger. I press the ON button and see the LED blinking red. If the ...
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Charging issue with Asus S200E

I have an Asus S200E series laptop that runs Windows 8 and I'm having trouble charging it. The Laptop will only charge when it's off (orange indicator turns on), and this also is not consistent, ...
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Using charger with lower current for my laptop

I have a Dell Precision with a charger of rating 19.5V 9.23A. Would connecting this laptop to another Dell charger of rating 19.5V 3.34A harm my machine in anyway? I am not talking about efficiency or ...
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Can generic laptop battery charger ruin my original battery?

I want to use 2 power adapters for my laptop, one I keep in the bag, and one I keep at home. One is original, and other one is generic brand. They both work fine, same thing, generic one charges ...
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My laptop charger is turning off during any gpu usage and then the battery drains 5% in one minute

Yesterday I updated my drivers with Geforce Experience. I didn't think anything of it. But today I opened Blender and when I switch to a rendered view or simply render any project, my laptop charger ...
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Story of two HP laptop chargers

I have two 65w HP laptop charger with 19.5V rated output voltage and 3.33A output current. When I use a voltmeter/digital multi-meter output voltage is showing as 19.5 on both chargers, but the ...
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Can I use a similar rated charger if it has the same connecter pin size?

I have a Lenovo Y510p laptop. It uses a 120W 19.5V 6.15A rated charger and the connecter pin is 5.5*2.5 mm. I can neither find an original Lenovo charger nor a compatible adapter with exact ratings in ...
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Can I use this third party charger for my Asus laptop? [duplicate]

I recently bought Asus X53E a few weeks ago and I have a third party charger which I bought a few months ago. Can I use the third party charger on my laptop? My Asus charger says 100-240V 1.5A ...
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Is it safe to insert USB-C charger into a laptop that does not support charging via USB-C?

Say, there's a laptop with USB-C port, its specs don't mention support for USB Power Delivery, but some pages on the Internet say that a laptop may support USB charging even when it isn't specified. ...
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Slowly charging laptop after charger replacement

I have browsed questions with similar title on this site, but my case is different. Recently, my charger was not getting connected to my laptop. Then I replaced the charging cord which now connects ...
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Can I use my new charger with lower ampere input [duplicate]

My charger has an input ampere of 1.4A whereas the replacement bought has an input ampere of 0.6 A. They have different input ampere. Is it ok to use? Original Charger:- Input 100-240V ~ 1.4A 50-60Hz ...
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Can I use different laptop charger- similar Voltage, higher Ampere? [duplicate]

My original laptop charger was output 20V 3.25A. Now I have a charger with output 20V 6.75A. Can I use it? (The real data: Can I charge Lenovo Yoga 11s with Lenovo IdeaPad 15?)
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Using 110-220v charger to charge laptop battery which says 14.8 v

I am sorry if this seems a silly question but I am worried about ruining my laptop. The battery of my laptop no longer worked. It was 14.6 V /2670 mAh. I had been charging this with 220v plug socket ...
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Can a USB-A charger be used for USB-C laptop charging using an adapter?

I have a DELL XPS 13 9370 with a DELL H754V84 battery that can only be charged using a USB-C port. a USB-A > USB-C adapter a USB-A charger. It can output 9.0V 1.65A or 5.0V 2A Can I safely use ...
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Inside battery replacement in my laptop

I have a battery of laptop. Its model is MU06 (for HP pavilion dv6 laptop). It is a 6 cell (11.1 62Wh) battery. Each cell is ICR18650 (3.75 normal 4.30V Maximum 1400mA Standard 2800mA maximum). Can I ...
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Is it safe to try charging my laptop with a USB-C PD charger that has less wattage than recommended?

I have a Thinkpad x270 and read that I can charge it using USB C Power Delivery and that it draws 45W. I also have a 36W USB C charger. What would happen if I combined those two?
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I recently bought a replacement charger for my laptop, but I'm worried about the polarity

so a couple of weeks ago my original laptop charger blew. So I ordered a new one with the same voltage and amperage. On arrival I noticed that the polarity might be in reverse. The old charger had (+)-...
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My laptop charger blew a fuse in it, should I just short it?

Soo, I recently had a voltage surge at my house, and a couple of my chargers blew up. My laptop's charger was one of them. Upon opening I found out that only a fuse labelled T3.15A/ 250V had burned. ...
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Using two different chargers for the same laptop

I have laptop HP 650 G1 It came with charger with specs: INPUT 240V - 1.6A 50-60 HZ OUTPUT 19.5 V-3.33 A So I want to know is it safe to charge laptop with another charger (same connector, also from ...
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Laptop Battery and Charger potentially broken?

This is about my roughly 4 years old Asus N551JK, in case it matters. Whenever the laptop is under heavy load (android studio running, for instance) the battery is acting really weird. It constantly ...
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Is it safe to use this charging cable for my HP PC?

Recently, my HP PC PSU and the cable had burnt up. I have tried looking for a charger with kind of the same voltage, power and amps. So my previous chargers (HP) details are given: INPUT: 100-...
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Dell Precision m6800 won't recognize any power supply (through own DC jack as well as docking port), and battery will not charge

My m6800 has complained occasionally about the AC adapter being seated poorly since I bought it, and I have always been able to pacify it. Since last night, I cannot. BIOS tells me that I have ...
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URGENT - How to fix a broken laptop charger/tell whether its the port? [closed]

I still use my old laptop (asus r500v, ~4-5 years old) for work and university so I have a huge problem now: when I plugged in the charger it made a short buzzing sound and noe it isnt charging ...
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My HP laptop and its charger are becoming incompatible

My HP power adapter (19.5 Volts) is unable to charge my laptop (HP 15G-BR016TX). These are the symptoms of the charging issue: 99% of charging attempts will not work. Rarely, however, it does work. ...
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Can i use a universal laptop charger for +10.8v 4400mah, 47wh [duplicate]

I have a universal laptop adapter with listed voltage that i can set 12v/15v/16/18/19/20/24v.. i want to try it on my asus laptop with battery rating of +10.8v 4400mah, 27wh.. it's an li-ion battery. ...
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Does Acer have any protection on its chargers?

I was just wondering if Acer or any other laptop charger had some sort of safety to shut off when extremely hot, because if not, then I would definitely consider bringing this charger to the repair ...
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Why does my macbook give a slight tingling sensation when it is charging and what could i,we or Apple do about it? [duplicate]

I have been facing this problem since the time of purchase. I think the shocks go away once it's fully charged. I experience shocks regardless of whether I sit directly on the tiled floor at my ...
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How to kill Dell charger detection?

As the title says, I want to bypass the adapter detection, because it disables the battery charging, and slows down the CPU (I have killed this with ThrottleStop). The charger is working fine under ...
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Powering a Acer netbook using a Lipo battery

Is it possible to power a 10.9v rated Acer Aspire notebook using a 10.9v/3300mah Lipo battery pack via charger port? Charger seems to be 19v. Does Notebook really need 19v to work? I want to use the ...
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Green / teal port on portable charger [closed]

This should mean it support the Qualcomm fast charging. I'd like to know if it is possible to plug-in a normal usb-A cable to this port to fast charge the device, or it is needed a particular cable (...
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Can we use macbook pro charger to charge Lenovo thinkpad T470 laptop

is it safe to use MacBook pro charger to charge my ThinkPad t470 laptop
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Laptop battery stopped working overnight

I have an old laptop (Acer apire timeline X 5820tz) which actually has the original (li-ion) battery, few years old. Despite the age, the battery was working well, allowing the laptop to run for ...
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Laptop struggling to charge

My 2 year old Asus Zenbook Ux305f has, very suddenly, started only charging when I hold the plug in the socket - it needs holding extremely tightly (I can't do it for very long without getting tired, ...
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DELL Latitude 5480 with Intel Core i5 7th Gen laptop fan runs continously

Just to tell you some history. My laptop was recently upgraded to Windows 10. It was working fine with no issues. In just the past few days, it's making a lot of sound when the battery charger is ...
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Laptop Freezes until I either insert or remove charger

I have an odd bug and I'm not sure what might be causing it. I have a 15.6" Xiaomi Notebook Pro with a USB-C charger. Every so often, my laptop screen freezes. Music still plays in the background and ...
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Speakers buzz when plugged in laptop

I bought new laptop lenovo legion y530 a few days ago, but today I faced a problem using it. I have 200w audio system 5 + 1 speakers which when I plug in the laptop a buzz sound appears. What ...
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Laptop is not charging (DELL Inspiron 13)

My laptop stopped charging all of a sudden. As a result, battery went down to %0 so I am not able to use it anymore. What I have tried so far: - Different power outlet - 3 different brand-new ...
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What does the “three A's arranged into a triangle” symbol mean on a laptop charger?

A simple question: what does the encircled symbol mean? I can't quite find it through text search. (image source)
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What's wrong with my laptop charger?

I have a 2009 DELL STUDIOXPS 16 laptop with most of its original parts (the HD failed and I had to change it). Preamble: previous supply problems on this laptop A couple of years ago, the battery ...
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19V charger with 10.8V laptop battery

Can I use a 19V battery charger with a Li-ion 10.8V 4400mAh battery? Will this have any negative effects? The charger comes from another laptop. The output spec states: 19V -- 2.37A The battery ...
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Can I use Different charger: Similar Voltage, lower Amps? [duplicate]

i have an old style philips bluetooth speaker ipad ipod doc but lost the charger. It is a ds7700/98 and the specs say input is 100 to 240 v and 1.5 a and 50/60 htz as well as output 10 v and 3.5 a. I ...
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Laptop keeps switching between being plugged in and not plugged in with external battery

When I have my external battery hooked up to my laptop, it shows as being "plugged in, not charging" for a few minutes but then after about 10 minutes or so, it switches between being plugged in and ...