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B590 - Power adapter, Use in New Zealand?

Q: B590 - Power adapter, Use in New Zealand?

Can I use my B590 (model name 20208) mfg 14/06/19 in New Zealand without a power converter, and only need a wall socket/plug adaptor?
Thank you
Stick82

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A: B590 - Power adapter, Use in New Zealand?

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !

According to the specifications listed on page #8 of your model's User Guide, your power adapter is a dual voltage adapter that will handle a voltage input of 100 to 240 Volts AC. Since New Zealand's power standard is 230 volts, all you will need is the plug adapter for the wall socket and you are good to go.

Here is a link to the User Guide for your reference.......

https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/b490_b43xx_b590_ug_en.pdf

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hi, i am looking for help. I have lenovo  B590 laptop and problem is when i press the power botton nothing happened, i mean no booting at all and when i plug the power adapter there is click click noise came from adapter but no boot up no light flashing, nothing happened. Can anyone tell me the reason and how can i resolve this issue?

A:Lenovo B590 power adapter making click noise not booting at all

Hi rezaulhasan , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
You can follow the power checkout guide as shown here on the hardware manual ( page 30-31). 
Checking on the LED status on each attempt would provide information on possible points of failure. 
Likewise while the machine is off, use the recovery button (item15 page79) to power on as this can also help isolate if the power button itself is having the issue or if the adapter / motherboard that needs further rechecking . 
 
Update us how it goes. 
 
Regards

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Hi, I tried to install the Lenovo Power Management driver on my Lenovo B590, after instal and restart is nothing happens. I can't start the application, is not appear anything. What is the problem? my OS is Windows 7 Ultimate x64 please help! Thx and sorry for my bad english

A:Lenovo B590 Lenovo Power Management driver no work

hi Reichtofer,
 
Thanks for Posting!
 
Try opening Control Panel / Uninstall a program and uninstall the Lenovo Energy Management / Power Management Software,
   Restart the system if prompted.
 
 
Now download and install this
     Lenovo Power Management Driver  
 
If  after the installation you were able to see a shortcut icon on your desktop,
    try navigating Crogram Files or Program Files x86 
            now look for Lenovo Folder and It shouldbe located there.
 
Hope this helps
Cheers!





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Hi,What is the exact model name, product number of your laptop?http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c00033108We could help you by providing you the Manual and see if HP is listing any spare part like that for your model. No promises.RegardsVisruth

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Scan saved at 5:44:36 PM, on 7/28/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\winrestores.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TURBOC~1\netdetect.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgcc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Kazaa Lite Revolution\ksharedfolder.exe
C:\Program Files\Kazaa Lite Revolution\ksharedfolder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Warez P2P Client\My Shared Folder\HijackThis.exe

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R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://searchbar.findthewebsiteyouneed.com
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Can I use my B590 (model name 20208) mfg 14/06/19 in New Zealand without a power converter, and only need a wall socket/plug adaptor?Thank youStick82

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Please help it worked fine for a while  after my daughter knocked it of the side but now it won't power on
I've tried different power adapters and still does the same thing
No power makes it to the computer at all, the yellow/ green light on the power transformer just goes out when it touches the computer  is there a safety switch on the mother board ?? I've tried it with everything disconnected
Ram
Harddrive
Processor
The battery
And still nothing
Does anyone have any suggestions ???

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The tips I got with this Kensington 33197 power adapter have numbers stenciled on them like N3, N5, N19, etc. The tips sold on their web site make no mention of the "N" numbers and have numbers like K20059, K20050, etc. and there is no cross reference.

You can also see a complete reference for "N" numbers to all the laptops they support at the above link. Again, no mention of the numbers Kensington uses on their site.

I need a cross reference for these kinds of numbers.

Kensington referred me to their telephone tech support; but, there is a language or cultural barrier that prevents their understanding what I need.

Does anyone know of such a reference?
 

A:Need power tips reference for Kensington laptop power adapter

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Hi there,

We've got 3 Dell precision towers 5810 that work great, except for a possible bios bug, which I can reproduce on all machines:

I'm using the installed NIC: Intel ethernet server adapter i210-t1.
Our computers go powerless every night (mains power) after a normal pc shutdown. Every morning, when the power is back on, I want to wake up all computers in our building with Wake On Lan (WOL) by sending a 'magic packet' over the network.
This normally works well if the machine has been switched on and off with the power button / windows shutdown. But when I unplug the machine (mains power), wait and plug in the mains power again, the computer does not respond to the WOL packet. (Maybe the PCI-E NIC does not get power on plugging in the mains of machine for the first time).
It works well on the integrated (motherboard) NIC. BIOS / power / sleep state settings seem to be ok.

A:Wake On Lan (WOL) not working on Dell precision tower 5810 with Intel ethernet server adapter i210-t1 at first power up / after no power

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Best thing you can do is to contact nearest authorized Toshiba service provider and ask for help.
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Cheers!

JonF
 

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I've be to Aotearoa, beautiful country
 

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This is a common problem (I see lots of posts)
The problem source is the [Dell] AC adapter.  PA-21 Family, 65W, P/N: NX061.  It is made in China.
I have an XPS M1330.  Using Dell after warranty service, replaced the Mother Board twice, replaced the battery twice, replaced the AC adapter twice - not fixing it.
Turns out the power warning message is very informative.  It states "Please connect a Dell 65W AC adapter or greater for best system performance".  So, I plugged in my Dell 95W adapter - WOW Problem Solved.
A lab test of my new Dell 65W AC adapter shows it to be 64.6 watts.  If this unit gets hot (like after several hours of use), it may not put out the full 65 watts - the system may not recognize the adapter, it may power the system ok, but won't charge the battery.
These units burn out after only a few months of use. Their cables are too fragile. If Dell's or their supplier's Quality Control can't produce a reliable 65W product - I found seveal "Made In USA" universal adapters.
 

A:AC Adapter - Alert - "AC power adapter wattage and type cannot be determined"

Well my solution was simple.
I just removed the battery pack and powered up my notebook. Then I turned off the notebook replaced the battery pack and VOILA. The error message was gone.

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A:Power Supply - "The AC power adapter type cannot be determined....."

You are correct, the failure is due toloss of the power supply ID signal. Sometimes this happens because of strain on the plug, which breaks the signal wire. Some even are so severe that the insulation breaks away from the plug; this is due to rough handling. The other cause is one or more of the power socket solder connections to the system board become broken. This also is related to severe handling. I have seen one case where all three power connections and three of four mechanical connections were disconnected. If the power supply is bad, a replacement will cure the problem. If not, then the socket is bad, and this will require a system board replacement. If you are experienced, you can try to resolder the connections. I am experienced and was not able to get my daughter's E6000 to work by resoldered. More recent Dells are using a replacable power connection board which is a much cheaper repair.

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my dell inspirion 15 cant charge the battery but the charger is quite ok and is charging other laptop properly, the laptop only powers with the battery power and when the battery is empty it wont power anymore please what is the problem and how do i solve it

A:ac adapter not cant power

Hi JASON55,
What is the exact system model? Are you using an original Dell OEM Adapter? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Is there any damage on the system? Could you test with another power adapter if possible?
Restart the system and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status in BIOS with and without the adapter plugged in. Also, wiggle the adapter cable at the end and see if the status changes in BIOS at any point. Check the battery health in BIOS (if applicable).
Restart the system and press f12 key on startup - choose diagnostics. Let it run the diags and if you encounter any errors - make a note of the complete error and report the same to us. These are onboard diagnostics and they might possible pick some error if the hardware is not functional.
If another adapter works fine, then replace the adapter. If not, first replace the dc port and if it does not resolve the issue, then I would suspect a motherboard failure.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Hi.

I got a USB Hub here and I need to get a power adapter for it. On the hub, it says 5V. I currently have a 6V power adapter. Would this be safe to use?
 

A:Power Adapter for USB Hub

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A:USB Hub Power Adapter

Radio Shack would be a good place to start although you might have to get one of their adjustable models. A Google search should also turn up something. Actually I just replaced my D-Link powered USB1 hub with a USB2 model. The old one is just sitting around and it has a 5V 2.4A adapter. If you want it so you can use the adapter just PM me and I'll send it to you.
 

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T60p Frankenpad

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Hi, Maybe somebody knows. Where I can buy power adapter 4,5mm to 7,4mm. I found it only with power supply. (H6Y88AA). 

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A:i need AC power adapter

Having an original adapter is not really a necessity. See the following search I did for adapters for your notebok. It does include original power adapters.https://www.google.com/search?q=HP+ENVY+dv6-7300ex+power+adapter&oq=HP+ENVY+dv6-7300ex+power+adapter...  

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A:Power Adapter

Hello aaronbaron,

Reseat the power adapter just means make sure the power adapter is plugged in good on the laptop and the wall outlet. I would try powering off the laptop, unplug the power cord, take the new battery out. Reinstall the new battery only and try to power on the computer. If that does not work plug in the power cord and power up with the new battery installed.

Raj

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A:Power adapter

Hi SUSMI,
The system is designed to support both 45W and 65W adapters - see the specifications here - http://dell.to/2fhPLIf
When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Could you test with another power adapter if possible?
Restart the system and press f2 key to enter BIOS - check the adapter status in BIOS with and without the adapter plugged in. Also, wiggle the adapter cable at the end and see if the status changes in BIOS at any point.
Restart the system and press f12 key on startup - choose diagnostics. Let it run the diags and if you encounter any errors - make a note of the complete error and report the same to us.These are onboard diagnostics and they might possible pick some error if the hardware is not functional.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name and Email) for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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This is probley not the place to ask but, I have a cardscan and I lost the 4.5V power adapter. The end is very small and I haven't had any luck finding one. I even went to their web site and nothing. I also e-mailed them with no response. Can anyone help?
 

A:Power adapter?

From their website:

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Contact our Customer Service department for the following types of inquires:
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Lost CardScan adapters.
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Call 617-492-4200 ext. 3 between the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm EST Monday-Friday.
<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Have you called them yet?
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Get free stuff and help out a poor computer tech:
LarryCore begs for money
 

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I have a Toshiba Satellite C655D that needs a replacement ac power adapter, when I look it up it says I need:

Laptop AC Adapter: 19 Volts, 75 Watts, 3.95 Amps, 5.5mm x 2.5mm Connector

or

Laptop AC Adapter: 19 Volts, 65 Watts, 3.42 Amps, 5.5mm x 2.5mm Connector

Someone gave me a new, in the box AC Adapter with USB port, made by Insignia.
The documentation says "converts 120v AC to 3-12v with 1300mA max output."

I realize this is a question not exactly hardware related, but I'm hoping someone knows the answer....I'm afraid to plug it in and fry my laptop

 

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A:Power Adapter

Hi,Manual: Page 3, 17http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05357610Specs: https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05381487That is a beast. You'll need more power and current power adapter to pump it and keep the charge for longer time. But even a 45W or 65W adapter? will work but will be slower in charging. Check the output voltage of adapters, it should be similar.RegardsVisruth

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I have a compaq nx6325 lap top, which will not turn on at all. The power adapter
shows 18V between the inner and outer ring and appears ok, led on etc.But what's the tiny center connector for in the plug? Should there be a voltage on it to earth, or to the ring connectors?Finally,should I be able to power-up the lap-top with the power adapter plugged in, and the battery out?
 

A:Power adapter center pin

Sounds like the Centre pin has broken away and lodged itself in the plug. I cannot tell you which is positive and which is negative with regards to the rings on the plug. Because different Manufacturers use different combinations and with that different Voltages too. Generally speaking the outside piece is the male end and the receiving plug is the female -go figure-
Hope this link works http://www.niteflux.com/BuyCables.aspx you can see what I am mentioning, obviously this is not your cable but for the example of male to female ends the description matches the pictures ( not the 'Y' cord on the link )
 

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I was hoping someone could help me out finding a power adapter for an old set of Harman Kardon speakers I have. On the back of the speakers it says ac 15v 1.1A so I assume I need an adapter that matches those settings.

Can someone plz help me out finding one that will work and is as cheap as possible.

Thx a bunch.
 

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My neighbour was given a second-hand computer and asked for my help setting it up.

It is a Dell Optiplex 755 running Win7.

Currently installed graphics is NVidia Quadro FX 3500.

I looked up the service tag and this is not the original card (Original was ATI HD2400XT).

The issue I have is that the FX3500 is an 80W card, with the PCI-E slot having a max of 75W. On booting I get low power warnings from the NVidia card.

The card has a 6 pin PCI-E connection available for the additional power, but the PSU has no PCI-E power cable.

The only free power cables from the PSU are a couple of 15pin SATA cables. I have seen adapter cables for 15pin SATA to 6 pin PCI-E. Are these any good for my situation?

If not, what are the alternatives? New PSU? Different GFX card?

A:Power adapter cable for PCI-E

Based on what you just told us, one of those adapter cables should work just fine.

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The Yoga 3 Pro power adapter looks like a normal USB brick, and the cord looks like USB, except with a kink in the connector at the Yoga 3 Pro end. Can I charge my phone or tablet with it?

A:What's with the Yoga 3 Pro power adapter - it's a ...

Yes the Yoga 3 Pro power adapter is a USB charger too!
 

How does it work?

The special "fool proof" charging cord has two extra pins on the AC adapter end and two extra pins on the Yoga 3 Pro end. The extra pins only make a connection when the fool proof cord is plugged in to the Lenovo charger and the Yoga 3 Pro. When a regular USB cord is plugged into either the charger or the Yoga 3 Pro, it makes a regular USB connection.
 

Can I charge the Yoga 3 Pro with any USB charger?

No. The Yoga 3 Pro requires 2A at 20V, which is what the provided 40W Lenovo AC adapter supplies.
 

Can I charge a USB device with the Yoga 3 Pro AC adapter?

Absolutely. In addition to 2A at 20, the Yoga 3 Pro AC adapter supplies 2A at 5.2V (10.4W), enough to charge a phone or tablet. Works for iPad.
 

Where can I buy spare AC adapters and cords?

AC adapters with cords are sold in the accessories section of the Lenovo store.
 

Where do I find the part numbers for the AC adapter and cord?

Look for AC Adapters In the PDF Yoga 3 Pro Hardware Maintenance Manual.
 

What are the USB specs of the Yoga 3 charging port?

It's a USB 2.0 port. It provides enough power to charge an iPhone, but not enough to charge an iPad. If you want to charge an iPad, try the USB 3.0 port on the right of the Yoga 3 Pro.
 

The Yoga 3 Pro power cable connectors compared with a regular USB connector:

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I just purchased this laptop in the beginning of December. I have not been using it heavily and maybe plug it in to charge every other day. Tonight when I plugged it in nothing happened. I checked my outlet, it is working. I checked the adapter for physical damage but could not find any. The laptop just is not responding to it. The LED doesn't light up and it is not charging or even saying that it is connected to an adapter. I'm guessing this means the adapter just stopped working? I'm not sure. And is this a part I can get through warranty since I bought this so recently? Thank you for any help!

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When will Lenovo produce an adapter that converts from the old flat X1 power tip to the new USB-C tip used in the 5th generation.  To go from the barrel tips to the flat ones took forever.  We would like to be able to use our old chargers with the new 5gen laptops.

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Would someone provide me with the Dell part number for the 180W power adapter that ships with the TB16 dock? Thank you.

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I have a 90w power adapter from an older notebook that will work with my HP DV5-1015nr. I transport my notebook between home and office. I'd like to utilize the older power brick, so that I won't need to transport a power brick back and forth. The tips on both adapters, of course, are of a different diameter.      My multi-tester identifies that the tip is hot for both adapters. The problem I have is that the older power brick has two wires: core wire (+) and shield (-), and the newer power adapter has three wires: shield that is connected to the core of tip (+), black that is connected to outer part of cylindrical shaft that must be the ground, and white connected to inner part of cylindrical shaft (also negative?). So do the black and white wires on the newer adapter need to be soldered to the shield on the older one?   

A:Wiring for Power adapter?

Just a guess, since it is 90watt, they may have run the extra wire to carry the load, shield is always much larger than center tip wire. Did you measure voltage and ploarity of all three connections with the brick plugged in? Tip is always + and ouside is always - on a HP, not sure what the third is, see if there is any voltage on it, It could also be some sort of sensor wire for the charging system on the mobo. Better to buy another adapter than smoke the motherboard on the lappy taking a chance. If you want to chance it just connect the two wires that are on the center and outside. Leave the 3rd odd one unconnected. probably can be found used for cheap.

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