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Laptop Charger question...

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by HillBilly, Jul 27, 2009.

  1. HillBilly

    HillBilly Guest

    I bought a cheap replacement charger for my laptop because I kinked up the old one and broke a wire. Stripped it down and soldered it but thought I would get an extra just for the heck of it.

    All specs are the same except the input amperage is 2.3. My old one was 1.5A.

    It works but I was just curious if there will be any problems down the road with the amp difference or if I should be OK since its rated higher.

    TiA.

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  2. Capt.E

    Capt.E Guest

    two words fire hazard, seriously get the right charger and don't use the frayed one or the incorrect amperage one. AC power is fairly forgiving for a few hours or possibly longer but there is a grave danger in what you are doing
     
  3. HillBilly

    HillBilly Guest

    Thanks for reply.

    Its all good. I called Toshiba. This charger is fine to use. It draws more power in, but output volts and amps are the same.

    :thumbsup: