Can I splice two power supplies to get enough amperage for laptop?

By greeter
Dec 29, 2010
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  1. can i use two 3.5 amp power supplies together my laptop is a compaq with a 7 amp power supply and its fried. I have two 3.5 amp power supplies can i splice them together?
  2. Inforanop

    Inforanop TS Rookie

    Power supplies must be a hack-free zone.
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,166   +986

    if you are well experienced in electronics and have spent some time making power supplies,
    the real answer is yes.

    HOWEVER it is not recommended and you must know the wiring of both units and how to
    do this - - and just how/where are you going to mount the pair?

    the right thing to do is to just get another PS of the correct ratings

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