[rescue] weird power supply request

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue Aug 24 21:54:58 CDT 2010

  On 8/24/2010 10:22 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> John Floren wrote:
>> I'm posting here in the hopes that somebody might be able to help. I
>> just came into possession of a Gateway Profile 1.5 which looks like
>> it'll be a neat little all-in-one terminal assuming I can get some
>> reasonable OS (preferably Plan 9) on it. However, it uses an external
>> power supply, more specifically a 19V 4.something amp brick, which I
>> don't have. Does anybody on the list have one of these sitting around?
> I don't think I have anything... but 19V is what many of today's
> laptops use... Dell I know uses 19V.... and the powerbricks from
> the current Latitude line should do 4+A, as well as possibly the
> one from the Inspiron 5160 as well.
> I believe later IBM Thinkpads, and likely the current Lenovo's
> use 19V... so there should be quite a supply of supplies that can
> do 19V....

My 2007 Lenovo 3000 uses a 20v PSU (4.5a).

My current Toshiba T135 uses a 19v PSU (3.42a).

Just to add 2 more data points.

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