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Samsung laptop AC adapter

Hi,

I just purchased the brand new Samsung XP360 and I am looking to purchase a spare AC Power adapter.
I am not sure where to buy it and which model is compatible.
They dont say on the manufacturer website which power adapter is compatible with this model.

Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

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  • aboulin Dec 16, 2008

    Thank you so much for this detailed solution!
    Fast and reliable, I'm impressed.


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Wow, they sure don't make that easy to find. I had to use Google. I like the full system specs: "Power adapter: Yes". That's not a specification, that's a checkbox. =)

For future reference: Your laptop is an _X_360. And it's going to get confused a lot with the Xbox 360. So if you do a Google search, say, for a power adapter, try something like this:
power adapter samsung x360 -xbox

The minus will ignore Xbox mentions.

Anyway, so I found a PDF here:
http://www.samsung.com/us/system/consumer/product/2008/10/24/np_x460_as02us/xseries_spec.pdf

For both submodels of the X360, it lists the same 90-watt power adapter: AA-PA1N90W/US

The bad news is Samsung does not seem to sell that online yet, and apparently you paid a lot of money for a very lightweight laptop, so getting a generic-but-heavy adapter, unless you're leaving it at the office or something, isn't necessary a good idea.

But if you type that into PriceGrabber, you get the part for $99.

If you type it into GOogle, you see it as cheap as $89 or so -- ... I don't know those companies. I used to do quite a bit of business with CDW 5 to 10 years ago; they sell it for $99:
http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/default.aspx?EDC=1602220&RecommendedFOREDC=1588402&RecoType=AC&cm_sp=Product-_-RecoAcc-_-Samsung+AA-PA1N90W+-+power+adapter+-+90+Watt

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

  • Boogerhead01 Dec 16, 2008

    Well, like an old math problem, I decided to "show my work." Please see if you can verify that part number on the power adapter you already have, and good luck!

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