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Is it safe to use a power supply with a different laptop? [duplicate]

Is it safe to use a power supply with a different laptop? [duplicate]

I have a Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, but unfortunately I lost the power supply in Indianapolis last month. I have a power supply for an old Sony laptop lying around, that looks like it fits in the same port.

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Guest [Entry]

"Turn it over and look for the voltage and amp rating. If these are the same, then it is 100% safe and guaranteed to work. You can use alternates when it is different, but it is not always safe just because it fits.

You want to look for something like this on both devices:

Input to the power adapter is not to important, you want to match up the output of the adapter to the input of your laptop."
Guest [Entry]

The Voltage, Amperage, Notebook Plug and Polarity have to be the same.