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Old 07-20-2009, 05:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well I kinda lost half of my charger for my laptop I was wonder should i just order one from the company or just go and buy a universal one? what are some pros and cons about each thank you

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If it's not going to be too over priced, take an orginal. I have seens some problems with the 3rd party ac adaptors. Problem including
- Plug does not 100% fit
- Unexplained burn marks on the laptop motherboard.
- People not checking the output before plugging it in and burning the laptop

I was about the go a 3rd party AC adaptor myself, however after seeing a few with that second problem come into my shop, i would be directing you to the orginal or 100% compatable AC adaptor. The Universal ones are trouble.


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I agree, go with the original.
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Default Re: get a universal laptop charger or orginal?

and i second that opinion, stick with manufacturer. While it may be more expensive, it wont cost you a new laptop :P
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I ended up calling the company and seeing if they just sell the power cord which I was lucky and they did so i wouldnt have to spend about 100 bucks on a new charger.
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