Features: - Includes USB charger for mobile devices - Built-in surge protection - 90 watts - Supports HP, Compaq, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, Gateway, IBM, Lenovo, Asus, Sony and Fujitsu - Includes 7 interchangeable tips
What You Get: - Targus 90W AC Laptop Charger - USB Charger - (7) Interchangeable Tips
Thank you! Although you responded to an old topic, this was perfect timing for us as we've been looking for two additional laptop power supplies. Thank you!
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posted: Dec. 27, 2012 @ 4:30p
blueis300 said: Have 2 different Toshiba laptops I could use this for that take 90 watts. But does amps matter?These chargers put out about 19 volts. Amps = watts/volts = 90W/19V = 4.7 amps.
Find out if this charger is safety certified by UL or CSA by checking the label for a number in the form Exxxxxx or Lxxxxx because you don't want a charger that certified, not just for the sake of safety but also for quality and reliability. Non-certified chargers usually don't have overvoltage protection (could let your laptop be damaged) or any line filter (could produce buzz sound through computer speakers, radio, or TV and let through more surges) and are typically made with junk brand capacitors (early failure).
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posted: Dec. 27, 2012 @ 4:57p
chrispitude said: bridgeforsale said: Can also buy this NEW at Staples B&M for 19.99. May be worth paying $5 more since it's new and you can return it if it doesn't work.
This is the compact charger. Has only a 7" cord, the brick part plugs into the outlet so may be an issue if you have to use a surge protector. And the ends aren't 90 degrees so in some cases can stress the power port on the computer.
Still a great deal to get a laptop back up and running. Also has another port on cord to charge cell phones etc.
posted: Dec. 28, 2012 @ 6:27p
Got ours today. The cord is too short to reach the wife's chair - we'll need to augment it with an outlet strip. Also, the included mini-USB tip is useless to us, as all of our portable devices now use micro-USB. Neither were surprises; both were well documented reviews. For the money, it's a decent charger.
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