[CLUG-chat] OT - laptop power adaptor

Jonathan Carter highvoltage at thepub.co.za
Mon Oct 27 20:41:05 SAST 2003


On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 10:40, Angelo Zanetti wrote:
> Hi guys,
> 
> I have simple question: I have an older laptop but dont have the power
> adaptor for it. I want to use my power adaptor from my newer laptop.
> 
> The older laptop adaptor has an output of: 19V and 2.1A
> My newer laptop adaptor has an output of: 19V 3.16A.
> 
> I want to know if I can use the newer adaptor on the old laptop or should I
> just not bother ( ie: its going to cause trouble doing so).
> 
> TIA
> 
> Angelo

As far as I know your laptop will only use as much current as needed.
So, if your newer power supply is stronger, and is the same voltage, you
shouldn't have a problem.

=Jonathan




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