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Computer Accessories

How to select a battery for your laptop:

How to select a charger for your laptop:

There are two main types of laptop adapters; DC and AC power adapters. They both convert electrical energy from a power source to ensure your Laptop battery a recharge. Although these adapters look similar and have similar looking inputs and outputs, their functions are quite different. In direct current (DC), the electric charge flows in one direction while in alternating current (AC) the electric charge changes direction. Another option for laptop owners is a universal power adapter. Though these adapters are a bit more costly, they can adapt to any power source and voltage meaning they can work on any laptop. Connector adaptors will vary so another factor to keep in mind when looking for a laptop adapter is to check that the connector is going to fit the laptop's power port.

Types of connectors:


To avoid purchasing the wrong adapter, it is essential to check which type of adapter your Laptop is compatible with before purchase. Most adapters are marketed for specific models and brands of Laptops. The current and voltage will also be listed to make it easier for laptop owners to select the appropriate adapter for their devices.

What you should check in order to find the correct adapter: