ith so many laptops out there, laptop accessories for those laptops are everywhere too, you may think it is also very easy to buy a PA-16 power adapter. However, because of that availability, the hard part is often choosing which laptop ac adpater to buy and where to buy one. Knowing the simple buying guide on buying PA-16 power adapter will help you narrow down your options.
Before purchasing a PA-16 power adapter, you need to make sure make the Adapter will give you the correct voltage and suitable current output. The laptop ac Adapter Use and Maintenance Correct methods of operation are: first AC adapter DC output plug into the notebook's power jack, and then put into the AC input plug on 220V AC power outlet; and should be unloaded first when the AC input plug unplug, And then pull out the DC output plug.
The Voltage must be within 10% of your original PA-16 power adapter Voltage. The Amps may be higher but they cannot by lower.If you are purchasing a universal Adapter or Car Charger you will need to work out the Watts of your original laptop ac Adapter and select the universal Adapter or Car Charger with the same Watts or next highest Wattage.
Check the connecter of your original PA-16 power adapter, and make sure the AC adapter you want to order matches this one. When replacing your old adapter, look for one that matches the volts and milliamps of your old one. This information should be printed on the original adapter.
Determine whether the PA-16 power adapter should be regulated or unregulated. Simply put, an unregulated adapter does not always produce the rated voltage while a regulated adapter does. Because of this, regulated adapters are also generally more expensive than unregulated ones.
Dell pa-16 AC Adapter Description:
Input: AC100-240V (worldwide use)
Output: DC19V 3.16A
Connecter size: 5.5x2.5mm tip
Item Includes: AC Adapter and Power Cord
Performance: Short Circuit Protection and Overload Protection
100%OEM compatible, guaranteed to meet or exceed OEM specifications!
Replace Part Number:
310-5422, 310-6499, 310-6405, ADP-60NH, CF719, K9060, N5825, TD230, 5.WD971, 312-0367, 310-7667, pa-16, pa16
Fit Laptop models:
DELL INSPIRON 1000, 1200, 1300, 2200, B120, B130, DELL LATITUDE 100L, 120L, 110L