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    Question on in car laptop charger

    I have an acer laptop which is 19volts 3.5amps

    I have an in car laptop charger which is rated at 150watts and at 19volts the current output is 6 amps.

    Will this cause damage or will the lappy only draw what current it needs?

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    Re: Question on in car laptop charger

    I would believe it would only draw the amperage it requires. The rating on the charger should be the maximum it can do, rather than anything else.

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    Re: Question on in car laptop charger

    Correct, the laptop only draws as much power as it needs, your laptop will not be damaged.

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    Re: Question on in car laptop charger

    Thanks guys,its a work laptop which is pretty new, the boss would freak if I'd knackered it up already
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