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Q: Yoga 900 - Power Bank PB500, will it charge the la...

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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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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Is there a way to charge my Lenovo Z70-80 Laptop with power bank?
 
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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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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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I have a visnic 30000 power bank.I tryed to charge my Lenovo IdeaPad 510s 13 80SJ0079IV with the dc output but it doesn't charge.This is the power bank I have: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vinsic-Dual-30000mAh-External-Battery-Chargers-PC-Laptop-Power-Bank-4-5A-19...Can It charge my Lenovo IdeaPad 510s 13 80SJ0079IV ?Thank you

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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 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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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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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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Greetings from Portugal. I'd just like to say that i've found a powerbank that can be used with the 900s (and probably others that use the same charger). The one i found, and can confirm charges the laptop, is "RAVPower 27000mAH Powerstation" that i found on amazon.It's a powerbank with a regular power plug to connect the charger, so it could be called a mini ups instead of a powerbank. Hope this helps people looking for something similar. 

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My IdeaPad Yoga 13 was working fine earlier in day & was charged.  I went to go use it later & it's completely dead - won't power on, no lights & no lights when charging. Please help! I desperately need my stuff on my laptop. 

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Hello, My Lenovo Yoga 700-14ISK has stopped working altogether. It was charging and all of a sudden went out and has not turned on ever since. I have tried pressing the Lenovo button on the side and it will not boot up either. When plugged in, none of the lights will indicate that it is charging. I have removed the battery from the inside and plugged it in again and I still have no results. I have found somewhere that I should try removing the CMOS battery but my specific model does not have one, or at least I am not aware of one. It could also just be a connection. The model type is 80QD. If someone can help me with this issue or help me find the CMOS battery/connection that would be great. Thanks!

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Hello, just recently I'm a very happy owner of the yoga.I'm fine tuning the setup and tweaking all kind of things.With a different Lenovo I used in the past, I could use the power manager or the registry to specify a charge starting and ending point in percentages when hooking up the laptop to the main power. This was totally awesome to keep the battery healthy and keeping the Lenovo alive to the fullest.With the 720, I don't see the battery option anywhere. Things I tried are: -Registry edit-Installing system interface foundation-Installing power management from windows 7 or 8.1-Installing/reinstalling lenovo settings from windows store-Battery gauge tool install-Bios updates Unfortunately, they didn't work So my question is, has anyone set up the battery treshold on the Yoga 720. And how did you do it?Thanks for your answers!

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

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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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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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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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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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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 :

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

Which one I should bought or

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

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Hello,

This problem is from a friend of mine but he doesn't has a computer now. Yesterday he was charging his powerbank through his Laptop (Asus bought 3 months ago) USB port. After a while the computer was shutdown and won't turn on, even when it's plugged through its power adapter.

Is there any solution to this?
Thanks!
 

A:Laptop wont turn on after charging power bank

Hi and welcome to TSG.

As annoying as it can be to have to do it, your best option if it appears totally dead is to RMA the laptop if it is only 3 months old. Fiddling about with it too much trying to diagnose the problem could end up invalidating any warranty your friend has.

The only simple checks I would do are to try and power it up with and without the power cord connected.
Then remove the battery (assuming it is a removable one) and try it again with the power adapter attached.

It could be a problem with the laptop or that the power brick has just failed, it happens occasionally.
 

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