[D-community-offtopic] A Little Cacophony of Sounds [Long-ish]

David hewho7 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 05:10:50 UTC 2011

On Sat, Mar 05, 2011 at 01:51:00AM +0100, godo wrote:
> >
> >Thanks Goran.
> >
> >That sounds really close.
> >
> >These Dells have given me awful problems with power supplies.  I've owned 5
> >Dell laptops, and replaced 4 PA-10 and PA-12 power supplies.  Currently I am
> >minus one power supply, running at reduced capacity on another and only have
> >one fully functional power supply.
> >
> >So that will equal 6 replacement power supplies over 5 notebooks, if my
> >remaining good power supply stays at 100%.
> >
> >I will check cables when I next get time to open it.
> >
> Can you use/find non Dell power supplies, some universal?
> Universal power supplies are usually cheaper and more robust.

Yes, of course Goran.

I am generally wary of third party parts. But I can look around ebay for
something that looks to be from a reputable seller and I'll give your
suggestion a try.

I certainly have little to loose and sounds like good advice. 

Thanks again.

Kind Regards,

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