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Power Bank for my Thinkpad X1 Carbon 6th Gen.

Q: Power Bank for my Thinkpad X1 Carbon 6th Gen.

Hi all, I have a technical question; I've got a Lenovo Power Bank Black 10,000 mAh, please see link;https://www.lenovo.com/ca/en//accessories-and-monitors/students/PWRBK-BO-Power-Bank-PB500-Black-ROW/... and i need to know incase if i got any USB-C type from the market to connect this power bank to my Thinkpad X1 Carbon 6th Gen. would it work as a power supply (a laptop power bank)? or I still have to get somthing like Lenovo USB-C Laptop Power Bank 14000mAh-WW https://www.lenovo.com/ca/en//accessories-and-monitors/chargers-and-batteries/power-banks/USB-C-Lapt... Thanks,

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Hi, I just bought AC Outlet Portable Charger RAVPower 27000mAh 85W (100W Max). The AC adapter of my ThinkPad T480 is rated at 65W max. So I think the power bank should be capable to charge my laptop.  I tested it to charge my Lenovo ThinkPad T480. The output is unstable. My laptop LCD keeps flickering because the battery keeps switching between charged and discharged. I tried to charge another laptop like ASUS A series and a PC monitor. And it works fine. Charging my Lenovo from house AC power sockets also works like normal. Could anyone give me advice on what is the problem with Lenovo? Any particular setting on my windows 10 or Lenovo BIOS  that I need to change? You could see my recording here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mPBF4hO1tta-9SXwZEVSe3wK7jBzSxIR/view?usp=sharingAlso, the picture of my laptop AC adapter is here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EFRpZJR36EmD4se92NHeIb8u_bFMkBeJ/view?usp=sharing Any help is appreciated.Thank you

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Hello, I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon (5th gen), and I have a small issue with its power button. This is not something new; it's been this way since the day I bought it, but I'd like to know if there's a fix for it. The issue: To put my thinkpad to sleep/shutdown, I need to press and hold the power button about 1 sec. If I just press and don't hold down 1 sec, nothing happens. Is this normal behavior? Thank you.

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I purchased Thinkpad X1 Carbon 20A8 just a month before. I am facing issue that my laptop won't start without AC Power even if i shutdown this for 3 or 4 hours.  Pl. help/guide me how i rectify this issue or have to send to service centre. Thanks

A:Thinkpad X1 Carbon Won't start without AC power

Hi Hafeez,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with no POST without AC adapter on your ThinkPad X1 carbon.
 
Check with performing the Emergency reset which will be at the bottom of the laptop.
Remove the ac power adapter and insert a straightened paper clip into the emergency-reset hole to reset the computer.
 
Emergency Reset hole
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar 





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Been going back and forth and can't seem to find a screen that can replace my Thinkpad x1 carbon 3460 1f4 screen. Have found one for the 3448. Don't know if they use the same screen and pins?  See photo for description of the replacement screen I'm looking at.  













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A:Can the Thinkpad x1 carbon 3448 laptop screen replace a Thinkpad x1 carbon 3460 1f4

The 3448 and 3460 machines use the same panels, hinges, lid, cables, etc.

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Hello! Recently I am unable to recharge my X1 with the included Lenovo 65W USB C Charger.  When I plug it in, the orange light blinks (1 second on, 1 off), and the windows battery status icon on the system tray flicks on and off between "plugged-in (charging)" and "not charging".  It seems that when I plug it in, windows is trying to mount something like a USB drive, as the icon to unmount a USB C device flicks on and off.  Furthermore, the task bar flickers as it goes on and off thinking that it is trying to mount and unmount a USB device. I've plugged in a few different USB C chargers I have "for my phone, for a battery pack, from a MacBook, etc...", and they work on my X1 no problem. I have 2 Lenovo 65W USB C chargers, and I've tried both of them with the same result.  I'm pretty sure the chargers are ok, as they will charge other devices (like my phone, a battary pack, and a MacBook).  Just, when I plug them into my X1, I get problems. Not sure if this is due to a recent Lenovo Vantage update, or Windows 10 Update.  I recently did the 2018-12 Windows 10 update.  However, even if I turn the computer off the Lenovo charger blinks the orange charge light, and will not charge the X1. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

A:Thinkpad Carbon X-1 6th Gen / 65W USB C Power Adapter Not Charging

One other peice of info. When I plug any USB C charger into the 2nd USB C port (the one closer to me, that is next to the network adapter), it will not charge.  The battery will say "plugged-in (not charging)". This is interesting, becuase this is a new occurence.  I've been able to charge from either port before untill recently, so something must have happened in a recent update. Thanks again for any help! -Robert

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When I switch screens/apps display looks dim and it takes 5 to 6 seconds to goes dim to full brightness display automatically. If I am using dark background application, it goes automatically to dim display and stay dimmed. I am a developer and I use dark color theme in visual studio. Its so difficult to read anything in dim display.I have tried disabling the ?Display Power Saving Technology? power option in the Intel Graphics Control Panel and it didn?t help.Configuration DetailsThinkPad X1 Carbon 6th GenerationProcessor: 8th Generation Intel® Core? i7-8650U Processor with vProOperating System: Windows 10 Pro 64Display Type: 14.0" WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS anti-glare, 300 nitsMemory: 16 GBHard Drive: 512 GB Solid State DriveGraphics: Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620Camera: IR & 720p HD Camera

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I recently had a problem with my new Thinkpad X1 Carbon 4th Signature. The screen suddently turned blue and the message "Driver Power State Failure" came up. The computer then shut down but the green light on the power button and the red charging light remained on. All attempts to turn off the lights failed. The computer didn't boot and attempts to shut it down by pressing the power button also failed. To solve the problem, I opened the computer, located a part labelled "RESETS" (see image attached) and pushed it gently with a paper clip. The lights went off. I switched on the compuer and for now, everything is fine. Hope this helps.


























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Hello everyone, I'm having an issue regarding my wireless card when running on battery mode. Everytime I lock my computer the Wireless card enters in safe mode and I lose all my connections at work. I've research several forums but didn't come to a final solution to my problem. I have already updated all my drivers and BIOS firmware as well. I have already put the Wireless Power Saving Mode on "Maximum Performance" in the Windows Power Options, for both AC and Battery (I only did this after making a correction in the registry for this option to show up, because I was also hidden). But I think that I need the option to make Windows NOT switching to power save mode on this network adapter, but when I go to the Properties of the Wireless Adapter, I don't see any "Advanced" or "Power Options" there. Can anyone help me out? Thanks again.Regards,Barata 

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There are reports of extreme throttling on X1 Carbon Gen6 (reviews on Lenovo reviews US page, or reddit). It seems X1C6 is limited to 23W/29W TDP, while X1 Yoga Gen 3 is limited to 44W TDP for short and long term bursts.  It makes little sense as physically X1C6 cooler looks bigger thus thould be able to handle longer/harder loads. Can we hope that it will be fixed in the nearest future? Or is there an actual reason for lowering X1C6 TDP, so people who expect 8650U to run at 44W should just look into buying X1Y3?

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https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/F1-and-F12-don-t-function-at-boot-time/td-p/1... Dear ExpertsI want to change SSD for ThinkPad X1 carbon (windows 10) to a bigger size , I need to disable power for the internal battery firstI tried to follow below (pressing F1) :https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/au/en/solutions/pd025206[quote]Select Config -> Power. The Power submenu is displayed.[/quote]F1 didn't work for me, I pressed Enter then F1 then Ctrl + SBut I can't get to the Config option ,,,,I am not sure why that is happening ?Please see the snapshot what i am gettinghttps://imgur.com/a/YkGP8m4Thx 

A:ThinkPad X1 carbon disable power internal battery to replace SSD

Then tried to follow the link below I tried to follow :https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht500222 But i ended with list of options but missing one option that it is needed (UEFI Firmware Settings) !!!https://imgur.com/a/QyIWX76

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I have been encountering this issue for sometime , specially when i travel. When I shutdown by laptop and try to power ON again without the AC cord, it will not power ON. Then I have to connect it to the AC outlet, when the power button lights up with Green. If I disconnect the Power cord after that, the laptop will still power ON with the battery. The battery is fully charged.  This problem is intermittent, but is happenning more often now, hence I like to know if this issue can be resolved just by resetting the laptop or is this a hardware/configuration issue. I have Windows 10 running on the system.

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Hi!I just got a new "X1 Carbon 5th Gen - Kabylake (Type 20HR, 20HQ)" and a "X1 Carbon Thunderbolt 3 Dock". I have an external screen connected to the dock and it works fine (VGA connection). I also have an other monitor with display (DP) connection that I want to use. But my computer can't find the other monitor, only the one with VGA connection. Is there any easy ways to fix this problem?Best regards

A:ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th gen can't connect 2 external monitors in X1 Carbon Thunderbolt 3 Dock

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I posted a similar question earlier and people referred me to the Yoga (much appreciated).  However, I was interested in the 2.6 lb carbon version with touch screen capabilities.  Asus has a Spin 7 model that is very good at 2.65lb, but I miss the red mouse toggle in the middle of the keyboard and Asus's track pad was designed too large....causing unintended tapping.  The Yoga, while nice, is heavier than I was looking for.  The 14 inch screen is about 3.3lb? the 12 inch at 3? I thought that some of the earlier Thinkpad Carbons had touch screen and was hoping they would make a return soon.  Thanks,

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X1 Carbon 6th Gen - (Type 20KH, 20KG) Laptop (ThinkPad) on ThinkPad Pro Dock.  I have a secondary display (connected with DisplayPort).  When the battery is charging, the secondary display works properly.  As soon as the battery is fully charged (100%), the secondary display disconnects and goes black (no signal detected).  The power is still on the the display.  The only way to get the secondary display to reconnect is to unplug the power supply from the dock, then plug it in again.  Has anyone else experienced this? 

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Apologies if something similar has been posted, I just can't find the answer. We have a 5th Generation Thinkpad X1 Carbon connected to a Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 dock. At the moment the display is mirrored using a VGA cable to connect to the dock. What we would like instead is to connect the dock to 2 external monitors with separate content on each monitor and the laptop display blank. I just can't figure out if this is possible, what might be needed, and how! Any help greatly appreciated.

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Hello, I am looking for a laptop which can be securely attached/locked (so that I can let it during the night in the office). Could you please tell me if the following laptops have a security slot (Kensington or similar) to attach it somewhere?THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN)THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN) I do not find it described in the specifications, but from the available pictures, it seems that they have some kind of security slot. Thanks!

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We recently upgraded 5 users from X1C5thgens to 6thgens but the  ThinkPad USB-C Dock Model 40A9 keeps disconnecting the mice and keyboards intermintebtly  and sometimes there is a clicking sound coming from in the docks themselves. The only way to resolve the issue is to power cycle the dock  an the issue goes away until it happens again. I called Lenovo but they dont have any information me so i was wondering if anyone is experiencing these issues with the docks and the 6thgens  Thank you

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I have a ThinkPad X1 carbon 6th gen and a ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock but this combination doesn't work.Windows 10 seems to recognize the display but the display is black and also there is no ethernet connection and no power charge. Is there a way to make the Basic USB 3.0 Dock work with the latests X1?

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Hi..I ordered a new ThinkPad USB-C Dock. I have a lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon 1st generation and didnt realize that the interface cable between the dock and the laptop is USB-C. Is there a way( converter?) i can use the USB-C dock with my X1 carbon first generation? The X1 carbon has a slimport power adapter where as the cable from the dock to the laptop is USB-C. Appreciate your help. Thanks!  

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Is there a way to charge my Lenovo Z70-80 Laptop with power bank? 

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Will a 'Anker PowerCore+ 26800 & PowerPort' which is a usb-c external port 'Power Bank' work with a Dell XPS 13 9350 using the thunderbolt connection?

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so I bought this for my P51 with an i7 and I got some message that it could only charge it when sleeping or something, when I plugged it in one way. I forget which way I plugged it in when I got that message. How can I actually put this > 100 bucks to use? Or is the P51 incompatible with any power bank? 

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Hello peoples,I'm amir and i am a freelance graphic designer.I live in a small village we have power outages most of the day which affect my work badly,I want to buy a power bank for charging my laptop when i have power outage,Can any one suggests me which power bank i should buy.Btw my laptop is lenovo y50 70I wll be very thankful for your kind reply guys.

A:Power bank for Lenovo y50 70

You can find a huge collection by searching ?power banks for laptops? on a search engine. You just need to compare things like capacity, weight, and price.  The power bank should have a USB standard charging port and a DC output port as well. I have bougth a power bank in Pakistan for my laptop last year from Doortodoor.pk an online shopping store, ask their support team to guide you which is better for your laptop

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Soo I got a power bank as a gift, however no brand name nor usage instruction was with it, and it's got only one LED indicator.
it's probably old one, so can you give me some tips?
I googled a few times and only came up only with 3-4 LED power bank instructions.
attached image is the bank, the other face is plain white, nothing much
thanks in advance
 

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Seeking adapter for lenovo ideapad U330 touch. I want to buy a power bank but I need specific adapter for my computer. The power supply input is almost like a rectangular USB port (like in the photo). Thanks for your answers. ?

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I have dell inspiron 7548 and I got  this power bank  https://www.amazon.com/XTPower%C2%AE-MP-32000-Power-Bank-Notebooks/dp/B00VIB8KAW/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8  It has the dell power adapter and everything, when I plug it in the led glows showing that it is charging but the icon at the bottom right says its not charging. And also everything starts to lag.

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hi,
i travel a lot and need power bank.is there any bad influence on battery life from using power bank ?
tnx in advance.

A:power bank and battery xps 15

Hi Nebi7,Thanks for posting.Battery life is estimated for the number of charge/discharge cycles.  It doesn't matter where the electricity comes from, it's the number of times it's cycled.

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Hi,I would like to buy a power bank to use with my HP Pavilion 2x B000NF.Which voltage/current/power output shoul i pick.Thanks.

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Hi, I am looking for a power bank that is compatible with the Ideapad 720s model with the i5-8250U CPU and MX150 GPU.  Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks. RS

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Has anyone tried this or have a story to tell about power banks?My relatively new X1C does quite poorly on battery if I'm doing real work, e.g. compiling and running apps with Visual Studio & SQL Server.  Fiddling with the battery settings doesn't make that much of a difference so I thought why not carry a brick with me when on the road? I'm just starting to look into it but real stories from real users are just so much better than generic 'reviews' or hidden adverts that have become all too commonplace in the last few years.





P72 Xeon 96GBX1 Carbon 16GB 1TBP50 Xeon 64GB RAID0 2x970 Pro

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I want to get a power bank that can charge my Yoga 920 via USB-C.  What are the requirements for a power bank to do this?  Power Delivery?  A certain voltage?  something else?  I don't want to order one only to find it won't charge the laptop.  For example, I'm considering the iWALK Secretary II 10000 mah Power Bank.  Thanks!

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Anyone have any suggestions for a power bank to use with the C930? This is the one I was taking a look at on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Power-Delivery-Charger-20000-Output/dp/B078RTGL35/ref=sr_1_3?rps=1&ie=UTF8&qi... The power bank is 45W. However, the C930 charge is 65W. According to the seller, it will work with the C930 but not charge as quickly as the older generation C920, which is 45W. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks!

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Hi everyone,  I am trying to find out if the yoga 3 pro has the ability to be charged using a power bank and the original lenovo power cord ( usb adapter). The power bank i am trying to use is a unifun power bank i have also tried the mophie with the dual usb port for smartphone/tablet.  The specs for the unifun power bank are Specification:?Model: U821 ?Capacity: 10400mAh ?Input: 5V/2A ?Out1: 5V/1A(MAX) ?Out2: 5V/2 .1A(MAX)  Or if there is a power bank out there that does charge the yoga 3 pro what is it?  Thank you,  











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A:Yoga 3 Pro / UNIFUN power bank

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
The Yoga 3 Pro looks for 20V input, 4x what that power bank can output. Also, the proprietary cable has extra contacts.
 
There may be power banks that can supply the proper voltage, but I think it unlikely that one has the proprietary receptacle configuration to match the cable.
 
Regards.

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I am looking for a new power bank with a long lasting battery and light in weight.
 

A:Suggest some latest Power Bank

The less they weigh, the less mAh (power) they contain. In other words, to last longer requires more batteries, and the more batteries the heavier.

Here's a comparison of a few: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...$$$;9SIA4DA1HA8406:$$$$$$$;75-620-020:$$$$$$$
 

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Hi all, I just started a grad school program that requires me to be in class for a number of hours each day. Unfortunately, the class has limited power outlets so I won't always be guaranteed one. I'm looking into a power bank/external battery charger for the Y500 but can't seem to find one that is compatible. I was told the power specs of my laptop are 19.5v 6.15A, but the issue is that most of the ones I've found online have a max output of 5A. Does anyone have a recommended item? Thanks for your help!

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Given the X1 Yoga 2017 charges via its USB C/thunderbolt ports, I was wondering whether I could pick up a power bank to charge the device on the go Can anyone recommend a power bank that has enough juice to recharge this laptop? (doesn't have to be a full recharge) I'm not really sure what I'm meant to be looking at when it comes to power banks, let alone ones that are intended for laptop recharging

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Just got a Yoga 700-11ISK. It's great. Love it. Want to know how I can charge it from a power bank. The battery life is good-not-great. I know it needs 20v. If I snagged a 24v power bank and used the USB C cable,  would I get a charge? Anyone have alternate suggestions? I'll solder together something totally unsafe if need be.

A:Yoga 700 - How do I charge it from a power bank?

I am getting some info from the Lenovo team on the USB Type C port if it supports audio, video or whatever application however seems to be that the Type C is just another USB port for portable devices such as external HDD.There have been discussions about charging the laptop via Type C however I don't think you can as its only suppose to charge via the AC port. Don't fry the mobo mate.

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Hi,just wondering if it is possible to charge my P 50 using a portable power pack whilst camping etc?Ideally, one that doesn't require my 170w, slim tip charger; but a solution of any sort would be great. I had in mind a powerpack which could service my laptop, as well as phones, USB devices and so on; but all my searching has led to dead ends.Electrics aren't my forte, so any advice appreciated, Cheers angus.

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Hola buenos días,Estoy interesado en comprar alguna power bank compatible para el lenovo yoga 3 pro modelo 1370, me podría alconsejar alguna valida para este pc.Sería de gran ayuda para mi sus opiniones.Gracias.

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My iphone 4S can not support whole day use as the battery nearly drain .

So I searched iphone 4S external battery in amazon and find Plush cartoon toys power banks AD below. The price is 29.99$ a little expensive as its 5200mAh. T

http://amazon.com/Constellations-Thunderbolt-Incredible-Blackberry-Fashionable/dp/B00DJ3DZK2 (avoild link, delet url space when past in IE)

Also I found a external battery case here :

http://www.amazon.com/Power-External-Protective-Battery-iPhone/dp/B00409E4JK/

The battery capacity is only 1700mAh but can be used as a case protector for iphone 4s

Which one I should bought or

do anyone find the similar high capacity like 10000mAh but cheaper one in ebay buy.com or amazon and other place?
 

A:Power bank or external battery case?

Before you invest in more equipment, try to reduce power consumption (see this)
 

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Has anyone tried to charge the Yoga 910 with a USB-C power bank or a USB-C car charger? does it work?

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I recently purchased the Yoga 900 and was recommended with purchase the Power Bank PB500.  It was my assumption that this could be used to charge the tablet.  It doesn't appear to charge it.  Should the Power Bank PB500 be able to be used to charge the Yoga 900?
 
 
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A:Yoga 900 - Power Bank PB500, will it charge the la...

NO  I GOT CONNED LIKE THAT AS WELL....... VERY MISLEADING WITH THE POWER BANK......!!    POWER CABLE IS WAY TO SHORT....WHAT A LOAD OF RUBBISH, PLUS THE POWER BRICK SHOULD HAVE A 2ND USB SLOT TO CHARGE A MOBILE......!!  

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I recently purchased a Zbook Studio for video editing, and am wondering how to charge it through a power bank.  I initially thought of using usb-c but then I read that you cannot charge through this port.  The battery life isn't too great on this computer, so when I go to take trips to Yosemite it only lasts a few hours of editing until I have to find a wall port somewhere.  I want to charge from a usb-3 power bank, and am wondering how to do this without a larger battery that has a wall power port.  Thanks!

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Is there a way to charge my Lenovo Z70-80 Laptop with power bank?
 
Admin note; subject edited for clarity
 

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