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Compatible and not expensive laptop charger

Q: Compatible and not expensive laptop charger

Hi guys , I lost my laptop charger and now I need a replacement! I tried to buy 3 universal chargers but nothing, I have a quite low budgetCan someone help me asap please??Thanks

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A: Compatible and not expensive laptop charger

Fau26 wrote:.... I tried to buy 3 universal chargers but nothing, I have a quite low budget ....Hi, You bought 3 of them already. Why not spend that amout to buy a real one ? But we need to know your machine before we can say, please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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I'm troubleshooting a laptop for a friend that can't find his charger for a Aspire 5560. I thought I had a spare charger but I don't have a compatible charger that fits this model. My first question is, where can I find a compatible charger that fits this model and charges at 19.5V? Is there an all in one of interchangeable power pack I can purchase?  My second question is, can I power the battery another way? thanks!

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When i connect charger to laptop the power button and charger light starts button white light blinking my laptop model inspiron n5010
I tried all the steps like removing the battery and unplugged the charger and holds the power button for 30 second and reconnect no change.

A:When i connect charger to laptop the power button and charger light starts blinking

Hi ZMR 1986,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
* Are you able to boot into windows normally?
* Please try to boot into BIOS <F2> and check what is the status of the battery / adapter listed.
* Please update the BIOS to the latest available version from our Dell Support Site.
* Can we check with an alternate adapter?
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell

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I need a new charger because mine just blew up after 3 years of loyal service (thankfully my laptop wasn't harmed). However, I am unsure what charger to get because when I look at chargers on the HP store's webpage and click on a charger, under the "compatible devices" section, my laptop's model name isn't listed under any of these. My laptop is only 3 years old so I don't understand why I am having so much trouble finding out a compatible adapter for it. The charger I've been using for the past 3 years has the following specifications:120WInput: 100-240V ~ 50-60Hz 2.0AOutput: 19.5V  6.15A I have no idea what those figures mean, so if someone could reccommend a safe and suitable replacement charger while I nurse my electrocuted thumb I'd be very grateful!

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Hi,My laptop won't hold a charge. I have replaced the battery and charger. The only time it works is when the charger is inserted into the laptop but even though it's plugged in it won't charge and will shut down immediately after the charger is removed. Please help.

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I have a T550 and 68+ batteries!
 
Use the computer all days and got to have several batteries. Its anoying to not be able to charge the batteries outside the computer.
 
Is there any charger for that? I have searched a lot...
 
Moderator note: post moved to its own thread in T series forum.  Subject edited to match content.  Was:  Re: External Battery Charger compatible with 68/68+ batteries for X240?

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 Can anyone confirm if the 68/68+ batteries for the X240 are compatible with the ThinkPad External Battery Charger (40Y7625)? Also, will the same external charger work with the Lenovo 65W DC Travel Adapter? I'm looking to establish a field location powered entirely by solar so would like to have a spare 68+ battery charging on solar (via straight DC without an Inverter for the AC adapter if possible). Thanks!  

A:External Battery Charger compatible with 68/68+ ba...

I have a T550 and 68+ batteries! Use the computer all days and got to have several batteries. Its anoying to not be able to charge the batteries outside the computer. Is there any charger for that? I have searched a lot...

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Hello. I own a g470 59302030  laptop. But i have lost the charger. I would like to know the part number of the charger. Thanks in advance for any help. It will be greatly appreciated. Salutations.

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My Dell Inspiron 17R 5720 doesn't recognize charger any more. And unfortunately my warranty expired 2 month ago.It was plugged in and working in the morning, but then in the afternoon I noticed that it was running on the battery only. It wont start without battery (just charger plugged in).
1. So here what I have done to debug. Me and my brother, we have purchased the same Dell laptops at the same time a year and a bit ago. This is why for a debugging purposes it was good.I took my charger and plugged in to his computer. And it works. Definitely not the charger issue I guess. And when I plug charger in to my computer, green light is still on the charger. And I have the original charger that came with the laptop.
2. Now, laptop works on the battery only, so this means that motherboard is working. I guess.
3. Next thing I did was unplugged charger and removed the battery from the laptop. Then I pushed and hold "Power" button for 45 seconds to discharge a flea charge. Plugged charger back in but laptop wont start.
4. Next I started laptop on the battery, went to BIOS and checked if the charger is recognized in the BIOS. No, it doesn't recognize charger. So, if it is not a charger then what else can it be?
5. Laptop doesn't have any strange smells so I'm not sure if anything happened with the motherboard, but I would assume mother board is ok because it works of the battery.
6. I was thinking updating the BIOS, but I can't, because it wont update whi... Read more

A:Dell Inspiron 17R 5720 doesn't work with charger. Charger is not recognized. Not charger problem.

Hi CJ777,
Thanks for reaching out with your query. You pretty much figured out all points of failure. Good job.
If the adapter is not detected in BIOS, it most likely is an issue with the mother board. In the BIOS set up, AC adapter should show up as 65w or 90w. If the adapter status is 'None' or 'Unknown Device Installed', it indicates that the mother board is not detecting the adapter for which the battery is not getting charged. Once the battery charge drains, I'm sure the adapter will not charge it again. Replacing the system board should resolve this issue.

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Dear folks of 7forums,

I just bought a very expensive Asus gaming laptop (1400 quids).

What should I install? How should I start?

I still haven't opened it yet and my dorm room is messy/table is unclean and dusty, so I thought I would clean around first.

But software-wise what are the standard things to put in a brand new laptop?

Many thanksgg

A:New Very Expensive Laptop: how to start?

Just don't install the crapwares such as Reg cleaners and tuneup software
I suggest basic programs Ccleaner, Defraggler and 7-Zip
Use MSE as your antivirus

Here is a list of free great programs for windows7
FREE Great Programs for Windows 7

Only install software that you will use

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This is the perfect forum to ask this critical question because I know that there are some people here that have a lot better understanding of computer hardware than I do. Note that I have not yet booted up this laptop and I am not a gamer. Moving on...

The base price for this laptop is $1300. I paid $2500 for it because I'm a speed freak.

I customized it for speed. I customized it for work and school projects....9 to 5 stuff. I'm a little schizo. Between 9 to 5 I'm a madman. Or maybe, thanks to genetics and coffee, I have a type A personality between 9 to 5. I'm all business between 9-5, The words "lighten up - take it easy" aren't in my vocabulary between 9-5.

All I know is that when I use the computer to work on a school or work project and I experience a slowdown or blockage, I go mad. I go nuts. I scream. I act like a racehorse who's stuck in quicksand. I have a little meltdown is what I'm saying.

So that's why when I ordered this computer I told myself to emphasize speed, speed and more speed. So I built it with 8 gigs of RAM and a quad core processor. That is the main reason why it went from being a $1300 laptop to a $2500 laptop. (no desktop, thank you - I bought a laptop so I could get out of the house and work away from home 3 or 4 days a week).

So did I make a mistake in ramping up a $1300 laptop to the tune of $2500?

Before you answer that, you need to know what I'll be using it for: I'm going t... Read more

A:I just bought an expensive laptop - was it a $2500 mistake?

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I should state upfront that I have not yet booted up this laptop and I am not a gamer. The laptop is still boxed up, wrapped tight, and still sealed with the manufacturers wrapping tape.

The base price for this laptop is $1300. I paid $2500 for it because I'm a speed freak. No, I don't need a drug intervention, but thanks anyway, Dr. Drew. More on that: I customized my brand new laptop because of my need for speed. I customized it primarily for work and school projects....9 to 5 stuff. Between 9 to 5 I'm a workhorse. I'm all business between 9-5.

All I know is that when I use the computer to work on a school or work project and I experience a slowdown or blockage, I get mad. I act like a racehorse who's stuck in quicksand. I have a little meltdown is what I'm saying. So that's why when I got ready to order a laptop I told myself I must place a priority - a high priority - on speed.

So I built it with 8 gigs of RAM and a quad core processor. The 8 gigs of RAM and the quad core processor is why it went from being a $1300 laptop to a $2500 laptop. (no desktop, thank you! I bought a laptop so I could get out of the house and work away from home 3 or 4 days a week).

My question is for the hardware savvy person out there: did I make a mistake in ramping up a $1300 laptop to the tune of $2500 in my all out quest/balls to the wall need for speed? Is the money that went towards the quad core gonna be worth it when everything is said and ... Read more

A:Attention hardware guru: I just bought an expensive laptop - was it a $2500 mistake?

Its not a mistake if you need the speed. You certainly could have gotten something with a higher performance/dollar ratio, but if you absolutely need the speed then that doesn't matter.
 

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I've had a second-generation 20 gig iPod for three years. I ALWAYS charged it with an Apple wall charger, Model A1070, which has output marked 13 volts, 0.62 amps. This iPod started getting glitchy, so today I bought a new 80gig iPod Classic. I want to fully charge the new iPod before I do anything else.

But can I use the three-year-old A1070 wall charger? The A1070 cable clicks into the Classic dock connector just fine, but I am afraid to plug the charger into the wall unless I am sure it is compatible. The wall charger (model MB051LL/A) currently being sold on the Apple website (here: http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...SQ3Ep419NXsrhY) looks pretty much the same as the A1070 on the outside -- but I saw reference somewhere to the function of some connector pins being changed so that some older iPod accessories are incompatible with the newer models. Also, I think I saw on a website that the new charging input specs are 12 volts at 1 amp, but now I can't find that page now and I'm not sure of that. I hate to buy a new charger if its not needed.
 

A:is old iPod charger compatible with new iPod classic?

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Why when i put on my laptop charger laptop goes up to 80 degrees celicus It gets really hot but when i take it off it goes down

A:When putting in laptop charger, laptop goes up to 80 degrees celcius

Thats because the system "steps down" the CPU, GPU, Display brightness among other thing when the computer is running on batteries. With some tweaking you can make it run at 80 degrees all the time, but your battery wont last long. You may also notice it responds a bit better when running on mains. With regards to getting it to run cooler on mains. I have never really tried tuning a computer the other way but someone here may be able to advise. I was expecting to see AMD CPU in your specs and I would in that case say it was normal. Other than that you may have high levels of dust build-up or failed fans inside. If you know someone experienced with laptop repair you could get them to take a look and give it a clean out.

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My charger unable to charge my laptop but it is able to charge other hp laptop ,and other charger is able to charge my laptop. Give me solution for my question as soon as possible??

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Hi
i have 2 laptops a dell mini which is working fine and a fujitsu v5535, basically the fujitsu will not power on there is a light on the charger but no power to the laptop, so i do not know what is up, a local pc techincian wants nearly 50 to check and thats before he finds the fault. any idead, help please
 

A:laptop charger wont charge laptop

It could be the charger has died.this can be checked with a voltmeter.
You can probably pick one up on Ebay for about 20
 

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Hello.

I have a charger for an old HP Pavillion dv5000.

I want to know if I can safely use it on a Acer Aspire 5742?

As I dont have the original charger for it.

The Acer says "DC Rating 19V 3.42A"

The HP charger says "Output 18.5V 3.5A"

Thanks.
 

A:Laptop Charger

Oh and the connector fits. Both bits are yellow too.
 

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Hi, I have a HP Pavilion g7-2361eb Azerty, and I also used to have another HP Laptop that I got from work.I no longer have the one from work, but I still had the charger for it. Now my cleaning lady decided to put all the chargers and everything she  could find together, and I no longer know which charger I should use on the Pavilion g7. These are the 2 chargers.And I also found this info on my laptop:  I was told that I couldn't just use whichever chargers, because one is 19.5V and the other 19V, and the A-values are also different...But then when I look at that picture on the laptop, it seems to say it has a range? Thanks a lot for any support, because I cannot use my laptop, and I am too afraid to damage it if I pick the wrong charger. Dieter

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I lost my charger for this HP laptop/notebook and I don't know any other information about it other than the  regulatory model number is TPN-113; serial # is 5CG4340JNN and Product # is G7V58AV.  Can you tell me what type of laptop/notebook that I have so I can search for a charger?

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Hi!, @PMKIN: Welcome, to HP Forum !.  Please, delete the S/N (Serial Number). Your notebook, is ... HP Pavilion 10 Notebook PC Product Number: G7V58AVDescription: HP Pavilion 10 TouchSmart 10z-f100 CTO Notebook PC The AC-Adapter (Charger), is ...Part No: 758633-001Description: 19 VDC @ 2.1A - 40 W - Non-Smart nPFC AC adapter Rohs: COMPLY_2.04You can purchase, from ... http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00372736

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I bought a dell laptop and it doesn't have the power cord with it, and I cant even find anything on the laptop to tell me what model it is. It wont power on and there is not a service tag or express tag sticker on it anywhere. How can I determine what model it is and what power cord I need to buy?  Thanks in advance.

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I've got a HP pavilion laptop and it has been plugged
>with a 30V ACDC adaptor instead of 19V. The polarity
>was the same.
>After a while, it stopped and there was smoke near
>the power connector. And now it doesn't work at all...
>even the LED when I plug it in.
tell me what's my laptop probleming ?

A:HP laptop and it has been not on because of bed charger

Welcome to the forum!

Obvious answer is you fried the power input circuit using too high a voltage. Please tell me it was an accident and you didn't use the 30v power supply on purpose.

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Hello, my lenovo charger broke. It charges but the wire has to be in an angle and if I move it stops charging.
I have a second charger for laptop. The charging port fits in perfect.

Here is the specs of my charger
Output 20V - 3.25 A

Specs of other charger (Really old Toshiba ~ 2007)
Output 19V - 6.3 A

A:Using a different charger for laptop?

When considering non-original laptop chargers, the voltage needs to match exactly while the current needs to be equal to the original or higher. In your case the current rating for the other charger is fine but the voltage is not correct. It's possible that the laptop has a voltage regulator inside to compensate for the lower voltage but since I have no knowledge of the inner workings of your Lenovo, I can't say whether the 19V is close enough.

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On my laptop i have a problem with the charging port at the back of it. the port which connects the charger to my battery had been playing up and will not kepp my charger in place and won't charge up, any advice on what i should do?

thanks

James
 

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Hello,

Whenever I plug my adapter into my laptop the CPU goes straight to 95-100% and stays on it but when I take it out it goes back to normal.

Also, It is a newer charger and it takes way longer to charge the laptop fully.
 

A:Laptop Charger

Is this "newer charger" the battery charging circuit in your laptop or do you actually mean the power supply (AC power cord and AC to DC adapter)? If the former, did you have the work done and do you have a warranty? If the latter I suspect you got the wrong power supply.
 

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My battery is not working so I am using my laptop keeping it charger connected .from two days my laptop is not working even after charger is connected . When I connect that charger to laptop a orange light blink and go

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I have a laptop in which the charger 'pin' (to plug into laptop) seems bad. It's a bit loose when I wiggle it and when in the laptop, the cord has to be positioned just right for it to charge (it seems to lean the pin to where it can charge). I'm not sure if it's the charger or the port.

The charger (call it #1) is 19V, 2.37a, 45w. I have another charger (#2) (same brand laptop, different, lesser model). The voltage specs are 19v, 1.75a, 33w.

Can I safely use charger #2 to verify weather the problem is the charger or the port for charger #1's laptop?
Thanks!

A:Laptop charger

If the connector from charger #2 fits correctly into the laptop in question, then yes, you can use it for troubleshooting the problem.

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i have a dell inspiron 1721 and i keep having the same problem with my charger. i get a new one, from dell.com, and it works great for a couple weeks to a month, but after that i get the same message of "the charger plugged in is not a dell 90wat charger, your operating system will run slower, please plug in a dell 90wat charger." When i got this message the first couple of times i just got a new one thinking i did something wrong, and the charger im using right now is not a dell charger, it's a knock-off one that i got for half the price on a discount website. This charger however did the same exact thing as my dell chargers, it worked great for a few weeks then gave me the message about it not being a dell 90wat charger although it is slighty different because this time it says it is plugged in but not charging.

any ideas what is wrong?
 

A:laptop charger help

...It's a Dell.
On that same screen it should say how to disable that message. Sometimes you have to update the BIOS to actual be able to get rid of that message or be able to use non-Dell adapters. Latest BIOS is here: http://support.dell.com/support/dow...-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=1&libid=1&fileid=252216

But if its not charging the battery then there could actually be an issue. Possibly with the charging circuits on the mainboard, or there's possibly something damaging the adapters, like brownouts or surges. Does the jack in the laptop seem loose?
 

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I need a replacement N18197 charger for a hp notebook. Where can I get one from in Johannesburg, South Africa?

A:laptop charger

Please provide us with an HP or Compaq notebook product name or product number. - see This HP web document if you don't how to locate the model number and\or product number. Is your notebook still covered under warranty?  Check your warranty status Here.

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Hello, this is urgent. This just happened a while ago. I was playing a game here on my laptop and it was under 20% battery life, as I continued to play when it was plugged in. And all of a sudden I hear a spark and then my laptop shut down unexpectedly, and I immediately unplugged it and tried turning it on but it wouldn't turn on for a few minutes. Afterwards everything was normal, but as I plugged the charger back in the light indicator on the side of my laptop wont lit up anymore.So I'm not sure if it's my laptop or the charger is broken. Please help. 

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Hey guys i have a dell inspiron 6400 laptop.
My charger is a 65watt charger.
I plugged it into my laptop and it says the ac adapter can not be recognised or something and says f1 to continue on optimized something or f2 to shut down, It will let me use my computer if plugged in but when i take my charger out my computer will shut down before i can say pooperscooper. This charger is new.
Any help would be great.
Thanks
Cameron
 

A:Laptop charger not charging

You need to replace it with a genuine Dell replacement adapter. Aftermarkets will NOT work on that unit.
 

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Hello

I have dell alienware m14x

When i pluge the charger onto the walls it's light turn on but when i plugged into the laptop it's turn off...

I tried so many time but same result..

I could not able to figure out what is the actual problem?

Find me solution to fix it.

From
Raviraj Prajapati
 

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I leave my charger in my laptop, and sometime it just stops charging. It's still plugged in, but it just... stops. Then I have to take it out and put it back in again. What the hell is going on?

Sometimes the things burns like hell. That sounds like a problem.
 

A:Laptop charger is messed up

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So I just bought a used HP dv7 laptop. It came with a Dell charger and was able to charge fine. I use my laptop as my home computer so its always plugged in. Since I always keep it plugged in, I removed the battery so over time it wouldnt kill the battery life.
So everything runs good, but I also like to play games on my laptop. when I do my laptop shuts off. I thought it might be my laptop crashing, but I noticed that the small light on the charger was off. I unplugged the charger from the wall socket and plugged it back in and the light came back on and my laptop powered up. The charger was very very hot. So I pointed a fan at it and played the game again, but it shut off again.
I thought it had to do with the dell charger and the HP laptop, So I bought a brand new HP charger. But it still does the same thing, the charger shuts off.

Is there some settings I have to change? or something wrong with my laptop?
I cant figure it out.

A:My laptop charger keeps shutting off?

Normally in HP Laptops the shutting off of the charger when the battery is fully charged is quite normal. Happens with my HP also but not with Dell Laptop where the charger remains always on.

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My laptop charger is not working. Whereas other chargers are working on the same laptop. Please replace my current charger with a new one. It is under warranty period.

A:HP Laptop Charger not working

Is it a old charger?

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Hi there, newbie here,

The power jack on my toshiba 1900-305 s series laptop is damaged. The power light comes on briefly when the power cable is plugged in but then goes out after a short while without powering up the machine. I therefore need to power up the battery so that there will be enough power for me to extract the small amount of unbacked up data (family photos from a recent event etc) via a flash pen. Is there anywhere I can get a separate charger for the battery, or alternatively a pre-charged battery (anyone got the same laptop that is working and willing to sell a pre-charged battery)? This is likely to be a one off only so that I can transfer the files, I don't think the machine will be repairable or will be prohibitively expensive if it is (currently unemployed). I have inherited a tower pc to replace the laptop. I'm no techie but I can follow instructions and would not be afraid to take the back off a tower pc - laptops are a mystery to me though, but I would be willing to try if it would not damage the data on the laptop. Many thanks for any advice or help anyone can offer.
 

A:Where can I get a battery charger for my Laptop?

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Well herro there :3, Anyways YO 8D

Im looking about for a portable charger for my TabletPC (Fujitsu Lifebook T4215) and yeah i know it's old but It works pretty well i will say abeit one big problem it has

It has HORRIFIC Battery life as in i can charge it to the full 4 bars of it's battery and it'll be smoked in about 15-20 mins, I've also got the power settings to near low (The CPU's clocking at 1GHZ now rather than 2GHZ (it's a core2duo t7200 btw) and the screens as dim as can be (I like my screens dim since i love the dark ^^) and since im wanting to travel about with it to my art studio that will kind of not suffice, and also i want to use it for enjoyment like while traveling and such.

So effectively the device i kinda want is to say a portable powerstation, And it'd be cool if it lasted upto per say 3 1/2 hours + from fully charged to near empty And as optionals too it could support nya other two laptops (Lenovo G550 and Acer Aspire 5742) And wouldn't cost me a fortune, 70? would be pretty good, But i also want quality too as this is likely to have some usage to it too.

I don't want the answer "Oh just buy a new tablet" cause i've had that thrown at me and i Don't want to invest money into ANOTHER tablet when i only just bought this one a number of months ago ^^; X),

As said the rest of it's good just not that end, And i'd also rather not take the thing with getting a new battery for it, so Pretty much as the title states, Best portable charger for und... Read more

A:Best portable Laptop charger out there for under 70.00

Hi there

Another possibly better option is to get an AC inverter which you can run from a Car battery -- 12 V DC input ---220 V AC output (as you said 70 GBP I assume UK so electricity supply there (when it's actually working !!) like rest of W/N/E Europe is 220 V not 120 V). This way you can charge the laptop while driving , use the laptop "out in the field" ON MAINS !! and being a 220 V AC you could plug in two other laptops at the same time - I wouldn't actually USE 3 laptops at the same time though on the inverter as you mighty find the Car battery would run down fairly quickly.

(Charging 2 and using one would be fine though).


Here are a load of 150 W one's -- from around 12 GBP to 40 GBP well under your budget --- and to use just plug the inverter into the car cigar lighter socket and your laptop into the standard AC outlet.

Enc pic as well as a link since some people might not know what an "Inverter" is given the lack of any sort of Engineering knowledge these days in Schools etc.

This is the one I use the BESTEK (pic shown) -- as it's 300 W output and even has 2 USB slots for charging USB devices like mobile phones which charge via USB slot (not USB mini==>micro adapters are also available). I have a decent battery in my car so the 300W is fine for me.

Costs 25 GBP and I use a 3 pin ==> European 2 pin adapter as the UK has its 3 pin rather non standard system.

For more choiceslook at the link


Amazon.co.uk: 12v car inverter.... Read more

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Hello, My laptop seems to lag or slow down quite significantly when on the charger. I have owned it for about two years now and it has never done this before until about a month ago. Once it reaches around 15% battery power it slows down dramatically, and when plugged in, it is extremely slow, once it is charged, i must remove the charger and restart the computer before it runs fine again, it doesnt seem to over heat as the fan rarely ever kicks on and is ice cold to the touch. I've read a couple of things of others having similar issues and have tried a number of things. I've tried setting all the charging options to match the battery options under power options. I've tried removing the battery and running on just the charger, I checked the charger cord for the recall that's ongoing, doesnt match the recall numbers. Also i have updated the bios as well. I'm not very intelligent when it comes to computers but i have tried about everything i can think of to try to remedy this issue but nothing has worked so far. If anyone has any ideas it would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks

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Hi Plugged in one of our laptops this morning and the charger blew up. It made a loud bang  and flamed for a second or two on the desk before going and and smoking for a minute or two (after I cut the electric at the socket). This is actually the second charger that has done this, I had one several months ago - same model laptop/charger. I'm now worried about the other half dozen I have of the same type. Is there a known issue at all with this charger? CheersSimonA High School in the UK

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I've got a Toshiba Qosmio G50 laptop that I bought quite a few years ago and the charger for it finally konked out on me from heavy use and bending of the cord.
I've been trying to search for a charger for it with the same specifications as the one I currently have. I think the product number for it is PA3658E-1AC3B and it's specs are like 120W, 6.3A, 19V, 5.5mm/2.5mm.

I have been unable to find a charger with these specs and when I search for other chargers with similar specs and so on, when lists of compatible laptops come up, my laptop is never in the list. Now I'm wondering if this is due to because the laptop is actually incompatible or due to the fact that it is rather quite old.

Also, does anyone know what laptop chargers I could be able to use or specs for them. Like would a charger with these specs work for my laptop?
Output: 19V 4.74A 90W
DC Barrel Tip: 5.5 x 2.5mm

Any and all help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

A:Need new laptop charger for my Qosmio G50

I don?t know where do you live but go to eBay and there you will find proper charger. As far as I know you can use any charger that is offered for Qosmio G50.

If you want to have original part for your model contact nearest Toshiba service provider in your country and order one.

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Hi, my name is Ricardo and i am new to this forum.

So i have a problem with my laptop. First i have to said that before this problem occurred i could play "League of legends" at 60fps whitout problems, but when the battery was low, obviusly my fps go down, and when plugged my fps go normal. Then something happend with the fan, and I had to open the computer and there was a little piece of plastic that was obstructing the fan therefore my laptop began to get warm.
I fix that but after that, i could not play normal any game. Now when i play "League of Legends" i have to unplugged the charger when the fps starts to go down, and then my fps go normal, but when they drop i have to plugged again and so on.
I do this every single time i play in intervals of 3-5min so this starts to annoy me.
I have to said that my laptop it's not a good one, i've a Intel HD 4000 and a Corei7.

I don't know what to do, maybe it's the hardware or something else.
Please i need to know if i could do something to repair this or there is nothing i can do.

For your attention thank you.
P.S. Sorry if i have bad grammar it's not my native language.

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My charger started acting funny the other day my laptop wouldn't charge I plugged my charger in the port it don't seem to pick up that it is being charged , i thought maybe it was the charger. My mom went bought a charger from Walmart (not the same company charger ) it seemed to work it charged the day after it was fully charge I used it all day till my battery was about to die I got the notification saying 12% go charge your laptop so I plugged it in. It seemed to work but there was a yellow caution sign on the battery icon it wasn't charging but I was keeping the laptop on that is until I took the charger out that's when it just turned off. It is now dead when I try turn it on I see white blinking lights so I don't think it's a battery problem I just can't charge it , when I plug the Chargers none of them seemed to be working. Usually there is a orange blinking light indicating my laptop is being charged it doesn't show that when I plug the Chargers in, now my laptop is dead and I can't turn it on please I need help . side note: I tried and searched everything , and no my charging port is not lose when I plug it in, Please someone help

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Hi, Looking for an alternative charger for my HP Pavillion x2 laptop. I read & aware HP restrict what chargers can be used and looking for something that is more portable than the current mains charger Ideally a battery pack and usb-c cable if HP certify anything like that ? Thanks

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Hope I'm posting this is the right section. I'm not very tech savvy so please forgive any ignorance on the right terms for anything!

I think I'm having a problem with my laptop charger and would like some advice on how I can proceed. I've considered getting in a tech guy to actually look at it but I'm not sure how serious the problem is and if the solution might just be something easy I can do myself (like buying a new charger!)

Previously I was primarily running my Toshiba Satellite laptop plugged in to the wall all the time since I use it as a home computer. We got a new kitten recently, which has meant leaving cords out isn't a good idea as we teach her not to chew things, and so I've had to use the battery during the day when using my laptop and then charge it overnight. I noticed the battery was draining really fast and then eventually stopped charging completely (it was saying plugged in, not charging) and since it was a few years old I just figured the battery needed to be replaced, which I did. I followed the instructions to let it recharge and discharge several times and it has been working great for the last few weeks.

However yesterday after wearing out the battery, I still had some work to do and so plugged it in. It seemed to be charging fine at first but then I noticed it had slowed down a lot, and that the orange light that indicates if it's charging or not was turning on and off. It seems to charge for about ten to fi... Read more

A:Possible problem with laptop charger

Its possible that all you might need is a new a/c adapter because the cat might of chewed on the other one.since the battery has been replaced i dont think thats the problem.till the cat learns not to chew on cords you can put tabasco sauce on the cords. it might cure it of chewing and wont hurt the cat.
 

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Hi,

I am looking to buy a universal laptop charger for my Sony Vaio Flip 14A. I just wanted to get some opinions on whether these are normally safe and if there are any risks associated with buying these?

The original spec of my charger is http://detail.tmall.com/item.htm?sp..._id=&am_id=&cm_id=140105335569ed55e27b&pm_id=

while the one I am looking to buy is here http://detail.tmall.com/item.htm?sp..._id=&am_id=&cm_id=140105335569ed55e27b&pm_id=

My main concern is that while my laptop charger shown output 19.5V = 2.3A, the universal one shows 19.5V = 4.7A. I wonder if this can be an issue?

Would appreciate some opinions.
 

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Hi to all seven forum,
I came here for a simple question today, the question is, is it better for laptop battery that when I using laptop it is plugged in all time to ac adopter although it is fully charged.
one thing I know that when plugged in charger, the battery not in use, I test that remove battery when laptop in ON condition and AC charger is plugged, the laptop remain ON, so I mad a personal experience that using laptop with plugged in charger, it could save the battery. is it rite.?
Note: that I m not plugged in charger all the time, I only plugged in it when I turn ON laptop. when laptop is not in use and the battery is fully charged (infect it is always charged) I plugged out the AC adopter.
I read many article where many peoples asked the same thing that "should they plugged in charger all the time, (include when laptop not in using)".
but my question is simple which is "should I plugged in charger all time only when I use laptop? is it better for battery.? or it must necessary that we should drain all battery then plugged in charger and remove it when fully charged.?
(sorry for my bad English)
laptop model is Dell Inspiron N4050. 6 cell Li on batter I think. (or lithium)

A:Should I plugged in charger to laptop when I using it.

I'm amazed that this gets asked so often, and I haven't been able to figure out why. There's no reason and no harm in leaving the battery connected all the time. There's no reason to unplug the AC power once it is full charged. In fact, doing so could potentially shorten the life of your battery if it's recharging from a small usage up to 100% often.

I still don't know why people insist on making this a difficult process, to be honest. If you use the laptop on AC power, great. If you use your battery often, or even occasionally, it's a good idea to drain it down completely every so often, and then recharge it back to 100%. There's no harm in using the laptop on AC power with the battery in the laptop.

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I've had problems with my Dell Inspiron 1570 laptop not fully charging for quite some time. The battery would charge normally to about 55% and then just stop there, although the Dell Battery Meter would still say "charging".

I've done some googling and decided that my battery was dying, so I ordered a new one off ebay. This one charges normally to about 70% (or at least that's what the battery meter says), then stays there, just like the old one.
A curious thing I've noticed is that the original battery had the capacity of 5600mAh and the new one only has 4400mAh. 55% of 5600mAh, which is what the old battery was charging to, and 70% of 4400mAh for the new one, are exactly the same values (3080mAh). I have no idea what that means, but it sure is interesting.

Someone already suggested to try battery calibration. Since there was no such option in BIOS, I tried doing it manually, by draining the battery and then recharging it with the laptop powered off. I actually got a few percent less charge that way.

I'm running Windows 8.1, but I've also tried booting a live Ubuntu USB, which made no difference.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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