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Laptop power supply question. Would 3.25 vs 2.25 amps harm

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by lexoverrex, Jul 17, 2018.

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  1. lexoverrex

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    Laptop pwr supply: would 3.25 amp output instead of 2.25 harm computer?

    Thank you.
     
  2. Triple6

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    No, devices only draw as much current as they need. Too low is bad, but more is okay. Voltage and polarity do have to match though.
     
  3. lexoverrex

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    Thank you - that increases the odds I'll find one -

    Thank you much!
     
  4. Triple6

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    There's also universal power adapters available that work on most laptops.
     
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    You should be able to find a power adapter on Ebay. What make and model laptop is it ?
     
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    Be careful buying a universal with a voltage switch, I knew a Lady that had a device that needed 16 volts and she accidentally bumped it to 19 volts an burnt it up.
     
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