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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    useful stuff.

    posted by zokieboi on 05/10/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    cheap. small. lightweight. powerful enough to supply my laptop. doesnt heat up much. a lot of different plugs attached.
    Cons:
    the polarity is + on the inner side and it is impossible to invert it without soldering, but that was not the case with my lapt...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Nice, does the job!!!

    posted by Fred14 on 10/04/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Cheap Has the right voltage Does the job! Has the right pins for my laptops!
    Cons:
    The plastic casing does MELT if you use it whilst the laptop is on charge, my friend used the charger on my laptop on a 4 hour ...
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Not what i wanted

    posted by bobele on 09/15/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    - Good looking adaptor - CHEAP! - It can give out the voltage you need - it has 8 plugs
    Cons:
    I bought this adaptor for my EEEPC 1005. On the picture looks as there is the right plug inside, but on the picture are not the...
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 1
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Useful if you know what you are doing

    posted by Hyvatti on 05/26/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    It has the fitting plug to my laptop, and the polarity and the voltage (18V setting) matches the 18.5V specification of the laptop. Very small in size and handy to keep in car. Unloaded voltage is 18.8V, and drops with load closer to 18V.
    Cons:
    The documentation does not match the device markings. The markings on the plugs are reversed. Documentation says you can change...
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    • Overall Rating: 1
    • Price: 1
    • Quality: 1
    • Ease Of Use: 1
    • Usefulness: 1
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    This adaptor killed my HP DV-9800

    posted by kemosambul on 05/12/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    It was really cheap
    Cons:
    I am an experienced user and have lots of experience with laptops and power adaptors. This one looked like a great idea because...
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 2
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    Works for most laptops, just not mine

    posted by benthos on 03/03/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    -- Cheap price -- Small size -- Easy to use
    Cons:
    -- Does not work with my Dell mini 10 (the tip is good, but it seems Dell laptops have something specific that alot of OEM char...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 1
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Good, but needs work

    posted by benjaminc on 02/10/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    This is a very useful device. It worked with every laptop I could find including my Toshiba Satellite. Very convenient, pretty simple.
    Cons:
    It burnt out on me...twice. The first time, the plug melted and the fuse burnt out. I spliced on a new adapter and them the mai...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Cheap, handy, extendable, perfect!

    posted by Pcfr34k on 10/04/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    - It has an adjustable power switch. - It has some connectors with it. - It has a simple main connector for extending the connectors.
    Cons:
    - No Acer Aspire One 150 connector, I still have to buy such connector. - Small power change button, but working good.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great charger for your laptop and it's cheap!!

    posted by mercedes90 on 06/25/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    It is a great car adapter !! I have a HP Pavilion 15,4 inch with a input of 18,5 Volt. I set it on 18 volt on the charger and it works fine !! I turned it on , no problem at all !! It is a great buy for the price !
    Cons:
    The only thing I dont't realy like is the button on the charger for setting the volts. But that isn't so bad. You do it on time...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Works well.

    posted by Indian2003 on 03/24/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Very cheap compared to the ones sold here in Norway. The build quality is about the same as the ones available here at a cost of around $90.00! It charged up my netbook really fast.
    Cons:
    The sliding switch is confusing and mistakes can be indeed expensive. One has to count the clicks and because of the consequenc...
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