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Ac adapter can I use any power adapter that has the same voltage and wattage and tip configuration to power my toshiba laptop?

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My first thought is "yes" as long as it says Toshiba on it, but if you have one that fits, check for the same wattage, and amps. The whole thing could go up in smoke even if the adapter has the right voltage - if the amps supplied by the adapter are too high.

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Posted on Aug 18, 2008

  • Micklaptop Aug 18, 2008

    My first thought is "yes" as long as it says Toshiba on it, but if you have one that fits, check for the same wattage, and amps. The whole thing could go up in smoke even if the adapter has the right voltage - if the amps supplied by the adapter are too high.

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    Mark

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