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Trying To Determine If A Specific Power Bank Is Compatible With My Lenovo L540

Q: Trying To Determine If A Specific Power Bank Is Compatible With My Lenovo L540

Hello Everyone, I am considering the purchase of a specific power bank for my L540 laptop. The product is the Vinsic 30000mah. I can't seem to get clarification on whether my Lenovo laptop will successfully hook up with the PB and take the charge. As far as I can tell, the PB has a lot of muscle and is well-recommended. The PB comes with 8 adaptors; for Lenovo products it lists a 7.9*10 mm adaptor. It says it has 3 output ports: 1 DC output up to 19V 3.5A, with a max output current of 4.5A; and 2 Smart USB outputs, with output up to 5V 2.4A. It also says it has 2 Input ports: 1 DC input and 1 Micro USB input. I am uncertain if the specs on my L540 make it compatible with the features listed shown above. Can someone with expertise advise me if I'm Ok to go ahead with the purchase based on the features? Many thanks!

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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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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 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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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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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?
 
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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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Good day everyone. Will a keyboard for Lenovo E550 also work on L540, since mine got water damaged. Thanks in advance

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Hello, I want to uprage my thinkpad with M.2 SSD disk. Is Adata SP600 2242 compatible with my laptop L540? ADATA M.2 SSD

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I am needing a second drive, but SSD 2242 are very rare in Australia and need one quickly. Are there other computers that use a 2242 or devices that I could re-claim an SSD 2242 or is there another way to create a second drive for the computer. Regards,Lee

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Hi All, Can you use a Samsung 500G mSATA SSD 860 EVO and will it work? Regards, Lee

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Hi guys. I recently purchased a "Lenovo Thinkpad L540". I encountered an odd WARNING when I was reading its documentation. this WARNING is as following:
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Notice for users in the U.S.A.Many personal computer products and accessories contain cords, cables or wires, such as power cords or cords to connect the accessory to a personal computer. If this product has such a cord, cable or wire, then the following warning applies:WARNING: Handling the cord on this product or cords associated with accessories sold with this product will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.
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I got confused! Does this mean that every time I handle or touch my power cord, I should wash my hands? I have to tell that I live in IRAN. Do you guys know anything about this warning? pls explain it for me.
thanks a lot.
 
 
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Hi we have purchased several Brand new Lenovo L540 Laptops and they have started to report that the battery (this came with the laptop) is not genuine - they will not charge at all.We get the Black bios screen message that you have to ESC thru to get windows to load.the Lenovo Power management app then tyells us also the battery is not genuine - with a Black warning triangle Is there an easy fix or a way to get a replacement battery without jumping thru too many hoops?We currently have 2 laptops exhibiting this problem but no doubt will have more! 











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A:Lenovo L540 Battery Not Genuine

 Hi everyone...I am receiving the following error message on my L540 Laptop: The system does not support batteries that are not genuine Lenovo-made or authorized. The system will continue to boot, but my not charge unauthorized batteties. Press the ESC to continue. Thanks in advance for your assistance~Apopheus  

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Hello,  I have a L540 (20AV006TGE) and it currently has 8GB RAM - I know that it can be upgraded to 16GB of RAM. As far as I found out (because the Notebook is on a remote site) it should have 8GB of SO-DIMM 1600 PC3L-12800 Module. From an FRU List in the Forum I found that for this Notebook it should be followingFRU 03X6657 1 8GB DDR3L 1600 SODIMM My Question is, if I can use any DDR3 SODIMM with 1600Mhz to add to the existing module or would there be compatibility issues. Can I for example use this RAM ? Thanks for your answers

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I only started daily use of my L540 with Windows 7 Professional recently and am encountering a black screen sometimes when the Thinkpad has been powered on for a while and not in active use.  When I press any key, which is what I am used to doing to return the computer from sleep mode, nothing happens.  When I press the power button, sometimes the Thinkpad powers off instead.  (By the way, when I see the screen saver,  I am able to hit any key and return to an active screen.)  Please advise if I have a malfunctioning computer or if I am doing something wrong or have the wrong power settings.  

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Herkese selam.Öncelikle sorunu ba?tan anlatay?m.Ak?am bilgisayarda her ?ey normal iken sabah bilgisayar? çal??t?rd???mda ekran siyah oldu ama bilgisayar çal???d???n? fark etdim.dikkatla bakt???mda ekran siyah halde ama gösteriyor gördüm.Dü?ündümkü ekran bozulmu?.Bilgisayar?mla ayn? model çal??an bilgisayardak? ekran? ç?kart?b denedim sorun deyi?medi bu kez çal??an ekran? geri koydugumda siyah oldu?unu gördüm.ama ekran on be? dakika öncesine kadar gösteriyordu fakat ?imdi göstermedi.yani çal??an bilgisayardan ç?kard???m ekran geri koydugumda siyah ekran oldu dikkatla bakt???mda bir ?eyler gözükuyor.sorun ne ola bilir?
 
Google translation: Turkish to English
First of all, let me explain the problem from the beginning. When everything is normal on the computer in the morning, when I run the computer in the morning, the screen is black, but I noticed that the computer is working. When I look carefully, the screen is black, but I saw it. I saw the screen is distorted. I put the screen back on the screen and I saw that it was black. The screen was showing for fifteen minutes before but now it has not. The screen that I removed from the working computer is black screen and when I look carefully, something appears.
 
 
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Lenovo Support Team! It's  almost a week now since this problem has started and I would like to know what the source of this problem is. Troubleshootin I have done so far as the problem still continues;1. I tried to change the os but the problem went on2. Some technicians told me that there was a problem on the VGA chip on the motherboard but it seemed that there was no problem in the chip after the test.3. Then felt the problem was HDD; I change HDD and PC returned to its normal condition but three days later the problem repeatedlyAnyone who has any idea about this problem would ask for help Thanks.

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June 18: Reinstall laptop using brand new resintall media fresh from Lenovo:  system is stable ~ 1 week offline June 27:  Install Windows updates:  system is stable ~ 5 days online July 2:  Install Lenovo updates (through Lenovo Companion):  system exhibits unresponsive backlit black screen in < 3 days (starting July 4) I contacted Lenovo support who have deemed this a software issue and therefore can't troubleshoot (because it's hardware support). Is there any support channel at Lenovo who can help me troubleshoot the bug in THEIR software update? Edited to add, the Lenovo updates applied:Critical: ThinkPad Dependency, Lenovo Battery Gauge, Lenovo Solution CentreRecommended: Power management driverOptional: Intel LAN adapter, Intel management engine driver, Intel graphics driver, ThinkPad hotkey features integration package, Intel WLAN driver  

A:After applying "Lenovo updates" to L540, Windows 1...

More details about the symptoms: laptop's screen would goes black (you can see some back-light so the monitor is functioning) and there is NO pointer / cursor.It is intermittent: once a week or so, up to several times a day.Suspending (closing the lid or using the power button) and reactivating restores the system to where it was when the screen went darkSometimes, waiting 30 minutes or more would take me back to a functional machine.While the screen is dark, I can hear the fan and other noises from the laptop itself.Laptop doesn't shut down, the screen is black (but backlit) and there is no mouse pointer.I can use Remote Desktop to connect with the laptop and all of my applications are still open and functioning.  I can log into the laptop (blindly) and type into notepad and then connect with Remote Desktop and see that they keystrokes made it through to the application.When I have an external monitor set up, the external monitor functions as it should even when the laptop monitor goes black. In addition, the screen will randomly "flash" or "blink" for reason I can detect.

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Running Windows 10.  TYPE 20AV-CTO1WW After having performed the Lenovo update (as advised by the software, done this many times before) the laptop is now in a state in which it will continually restart, with the message "Configuration changed - restart the system" shown during the cycle. I have tried to break this cycle by pressing various keys, but no luck there.  I then removed the main battery, AC power, and CMOS battery, and all this did was add the warning "0271: Real Time Clock Error - Check Date and Time Settings" to the above message.  It won't boot from a recovery USB drive I made months ago for this computer. Long story short, a Lenovo update bricked my computer.  It was working just fine before the update, and now it's a doorstop.  I've seen that this error has plagued many ThinkPad owners, and the usual excuse is a motherboard problem.  I really don't see how that's the issue. Anyone got anything?

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Hi guys please help if you can.
 
Like in toppic , I have changed settings in bios to it's default and got a black screen error , now laptop is turning on , fan is sppining , hard drive is working but nothing displayed on the screen , only darkness , can u guys help ? laptop is brand new I got it from europenian project.
 
I tried to reset bios by holding power button for 30 sec , affter that laptop starts heard 1 beep and it's all , still a darkness ..
 
Connecting an external displayer still no luck :/
 
Many thanks for any help !!
 
 
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Dear Lenovo Community, we are experiencing major performance drops when chaining 2 Displays using displayport 1.2 on a L540. The performance drops to like 1-10 FPS in windows. We tried to fix the problem with using the newst firmware / drivers and bios update. Turns out it didnt help at all.See attachment for the stats of the machine. The strange part about this is that we are using the exact same setup a L540 (same stats) and same displays, newst firmware, drivers for another employee without any issues. we are using 2x DellUltraSharpU2415 Displays. (chaining from one Display to another with Displayport cables and enabling displayport 1.2) If anyone knows a solution to this problem, please share it. thanks in advance. sincerly /nik.

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Hello,Could you tell me how to resolve this issue on a lenovo Model: L540when the touch pad is activated, the mouse trembleI tested off the touch pad and leaving the mouse with file and no problemthank you.
 
sorry for the mistakes I speak French
 
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Hi, Im Facing an issue with  TP L540 after upfrading Windows from win 7 to Windows 10, The problem is after the upgrade all is working fine. All the Drivers and Bios is Full Updated to the leatest Drivers. When Windows start the Updates and install the windows 10 build 1703 on the restart after it installs it i get Blue Screen Sad Face and it restarts and again the same and keep looping. Every time it start and gets the error its not the same error, is something diferent.Is there any problem with windows 10 compatibility issue for that model with windows 10. Can someone help me out solve that issue, or if there is a bug that needed to be applied before?? Thx

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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.





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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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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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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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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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I need a UPS but I know next to nothing about electricity. I believe I'm supposed to multiply the amps by the voltage for each piece of hardware plugged into the UPS and then add those numbers together, and the UPS's VA rating should meet or exceed that number. First of all, do I have to add up voltages and amps for everything in my computer, or just for the power supply? Secondly, I don't know how to interpret the info printed on my Antec True 430 watt power supply. It looks somewhat like this:

AC Input: 115V/10A, 230V/5A; 60Hz/50Hz

DC Output:....+5V....+12V....+3.3V....-5V....-12V....+5V SB
Max:.............36A.....20A......28A.....0.5A....1.0A......2.0A
Min:..............0A......0.8A......0A.......0A.......0A.......0A

+5V, +12V, and +3.3V max load 410W

My other pieces of hardware (like my monitor) are also confusing, with multiple numbers associated with amps and volts that I don't understand. But if I understand the power supply's printing, I think I'll be able to understand all the other equipment.
 

A:How to determine my power supplies VA?

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How can you determine if you have enough watts in your PS to run your system?

Say you have a dvd burner and dvd rom, plus two hhd's, a floppy drive, fans ect.

Is there some kind of scale that can be used to determine if you have enough power?

Thank you for your time.
 

A:How Does One Determine Power Supply?

http://www.vbutils.com/power.asp
http://www.jscustompcs.com/power_supply/
 

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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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