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Toshiba Satellite AC Adapter?

My sister managed to break my power adapter for my Toshiba Satellite A215. I need a new one so I can keep my lap top charged, but can't find one that's decently priced.

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You can use an adapter with a lower or the same voltage, but not higher voltage. Also it should have similar amperes. Also it needs the same polarity. That's the +/- indicator. This page has a positive polarity symbol:
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There's no need to pay ridiculous amounts of money for an exact brand name adapter.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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The wire on my power adapter was frayed and finally broke rendering it unusable. A new one costs $110. I didn't like that price so realizing I've nothing to lose, I split the case open on the power adapter, recut, strip, and solder new connections for the bad wire, put it back together and use duct tape to hold it together and I'm back in business. They don't usually make the adapters so they can be taken apart but a screwdriver and hammer so delicately used can open it up.

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Try ebay

usually around 45 Dollars

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