Can I use my Dell Charger to charge my HP Laptop?

By Pirlo
Mar 25, 2014
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  1. Well, my HP laptop charger is not working so I tried to charge with a Dell charger I had and it worked.

    Now reading in the internet, I read that it might be dangerous especially since I am using less amps than specified. The specs of the 2 chargers are as follows:

    HP Charger: 19 V, 4.74 A
    Dell Charger: 19.5 V, 4.62 A

    I read that the voltage difference should not cause a problem but using a lower Amp capacity charger than the original might. Will this small difference matter or can I still use the charger?

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,678   +193

    In a word... Yes. As long as the Dell chargers connector fits snugly and it doesn't get too hot, it should be fine
  3. reysanglenn

    reysanglenn TS Rookie Posts: 16

    Yes you can, but you have to aware, because if the voltage is not the same as the other, it will broke the device.
  4. Benmar

    Benmar TS Member Posts: 54

    Yes you can used that....

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