Re: battery charger voltages - using 18V charger on 16V system?
From: Conny (NOSPAMuncurbed_at_swipnet.se)
Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2004 16:34:13 GMT
"mack" <email@example.com> skrev i meddelandet
>I have an IBM thinkpad with a 9 cell (nominal 10.8V) Li-ion battery.
> The AC adapter (wall wart) is nominally 16.8V (measured 16.0V open
> I have available a Toshiba AC adapter with the same plugs, except that
> it is 18V (nominal and measured).
> Does anyone know if you can use an 18V adapter in place of a 16V adapter?
> If so, what's the info that says it's OK to do?
> Searches with google for battery/battery charger specs haven't been real
> helpful. I did find
> which has a dual voltage 19/16V adapter which they say to set to either
> or 19V according to the system you're charging. They don't say that you'll
> your system if you use 19V when charging a 16V system.
> Thanks Joe
Probably it will not work. I have a laptop that req 15 volt and I connected
a 16 volt adapter and it would not start at all.
You could get a cheap adapter that handle 6 > 25 volt settings.