laptop power cable!help..

  moby58 00:27 20 Jul 2006
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i need a power cable for my laptop--left mine in a hotel.where is the best place to buy a new one,and what sort of price am i looking at?are they all standard type power cables?thanks!need it now!

  sean-278262 00:31 20 Jul 2006

Helps to tell us what model laptop you have. considering I have had no less than 8 different models in the last 2 years all having different supplies!

  moby58 00:42 20 Jul 2006

compaq presario 900----i was hoping they were all the one type of cable!

  Strawballs 00:44 20 Jul 2006

I bought mine from a local comp shop I needed a 120W one which was a Vanson SMP-120W and it had multi heads andthat cover just about every type and it was £35 they also do one to plug into the car.

  sean-278262 00:47 20 Jul 2006

There are literally 1000s of cables available.

Different Amperage
Different connector
Different voltage output
Recessed and exposed connectors so there is no such thing as one type for all.

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Overall a couple of minutes with google.

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  moby58 00:53 20 Jul 2006

thanks for your help--will try a few places tommorow with the pc details etc.cheers...

  phono 01:20 20 Jul 2006

Are you referring to the mains lead or the power supply? If it is only the mains lead you require then almost any electrical or PC shop should be able to help, unless of course it uses a non standardmains lead.

A good source for leads and cables of all types can be found here click here

  keef66 14:07 20 Jul 2006

have you asked if the hotel would post it back to you? Or are you assuming that room service will have it on ebay by now?

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