All new laptops come with AC Adapters.
Adapters are used for charging laptop batteries and also
used to supply power directly. There are occasions which
we require to buy an AC adapter. Most laptop users travel,
for those travel to Europe or US they require AC adapters
that take 100-240 voltage input and output 16 voltage or
Let us present 3 easy steps to pick the
right laptop AC adapters.
1. Finding the right "tips"
- Different laptops have different connectors. You need
the right tip for your laptop. This is very simply to find.
Basically, laptop AC adapters comprise of 2 ends. One end
is male power outlet. You use this end to plug into wall
power outlet. The other end is called "TIP" which
you will plug this tip into the "DC IN" in your
Your laptop won't work on the wrong tip. You can only use
the " matching Tips"
Warning : DO NOT try to force it in.
2. Finding the right "output
voltage" - Different laptops were designed to
consume power varied by equipments such as CD-Rom, LCD size,
CPU maker and CPU speed. You require to use the "matching
voltage" . Only use the laptop AC adapters output the
matching voltage of your laptops. You can easily locate
your laptop voltage. Mostly, voltage is printed on your
laptops. You also can check your laptop manual.
3. Find the right "input voltage"
- for those users who will travel abroad especially to Europe
and Asia. You would need laptop AC adapters that Replacement
with 220-240 voltage also. So it would be wise...and yes...you
are!!.... Always look for AC adapters accept 100~240 voltages.
100~240 voltages AC adapters will go with you worldwide.
You do not need to carry 2 adapters anymore!!!.
That's easy!!! You now know the basic knowledge to find
your laptop AC adapters.
Better yet!!! AC adapter manufacturers are now promoting
"universal AC adapters" .
This emerging adapters can be used with multiple devices.
They can accept 100~240 input voltages and also adjust the
output voltage to match device automatically.