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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 164 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This is the one!!!

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    grynreeper
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    I have owned almost every aftermarket charger out there from Retrak to Insignia and others I couldn't even pronounce the name. This one is by far my favorite for a few reasons. #1 and the BIGGEST reason I am loving this little guy is that it actually charges my Dell laptops (inspiron, latitude, new, old) like it should! I know that doesn't sound that impressive (it's a charger so it should charge it you say) but considering Dell builds into their chargers a specific circuit to enable the laptop to recognize the charger as a "Dell" charger or not, it is a HUGE deal. Whatever person engineered this beauty, they did it right! #2 A great (small) size and well thought out for travelers. Besides the fact that the power "prongs" swivel into the case for a flush design when packed away, the charger itself is quite aesthetically pleasing. #3 Works in every country I have tried it in. Of course you may need the USA to whatever country you are in adapter to plug it into the power source still. Other than that, this thing handles every standard power output like a champ. I have even ran it off a generator without the power being conditioned too well (spiky) and it performed terrifically. If this thing came with a retractable cord it would best the best designed adapter EVER...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    TO THE RESCUE!!

    Posted
    missjade323
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    I left my laptop charger for my work computer at home & was 4 hours away. I had to make a company deadline & submit a project so I went in to best buy to find a charger....All of my coworkers said it was really difficult to find a charger as our computers are a bit out dated. The sales person helped me so much. He ended up having 2 chargers that were compatible and was able to tell me the features and benefits of each one. I bought the Platinum one and didn't realize how amazing it would be...it comes with multiple connector pieces making it super versatile....it literally charges all of my tech for work. It also says on the box that if the connector piece you need did not come with the set that they would mail you the one you need for free! I like the fact that the cord is longer than the original one that came with my laptop & it also seems to charge much faster. Super happy with my purchase & would definitely recommend this item & shopping at the Roseville, CA location.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Super Compact and Convenient

    Posted
    RGinValpo
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    I try to always carry an adapter and have been used to the size and weight of the traditional big block and separate cables. This item is really small, block-wise, and the block plugs directly into the wall. This allows a longer, simple cable to run from the wall to my computer. Streamlined and more function. Like it so much I bought two, one to keep at my office. The flexibility of tips appears to meet a wide variety of computers. One thing to be aware: I found a tip that fit, but it would not charge my laptop when I was using the laptop. On a fluke, that tip was accidentally broken. When I tried another that fit, it was actually the right tip and now charges my laptop whether being used or off/asleep.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Charger

    Posted
    Mike
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    When I originally bought this charger, I didn't think I was going to like it. But it has won my approbation, with one caveat. The cord is longer than the original one that came with my laptop (which my dog chewed through!). It has two USB ports on the base which allows me to plug in my cell phone. And it charges fast! The only problem (here's the caveat): the base is at the end of the charger which means if you are not sitting close to it, you cannot charge your cell phone with the phone sitting next to you. The upside is, you can unplug the base from the cord and use it to charge other electronics! A great choice for a charger.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Laptop and USB iPhone Charger in One!

    Posted
    Danra
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    I was looking for a small laptop charger I could use with my new HP Spectre 360x2 13.3. I wanted to get something that would fit in my small laptop sleeve type bag and this really was a great choice. The power brick is very small and the plug folds into the body of the brick!! The charging cable for the laptop is about 7 feet long and flat. The brick also has TWO USB charge ports so I can charge my HP, iPhone and headset at the SAME time!!! Great product and quality construction!!! I wish I could say the same about the HP!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Allows me to work, but does not charge

    Posted
    RGJr
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    I purchased this as a travel adapter for my HP Envy Convertible 15" screen. It is compact, has a great length cord, and allows me to use my laptop when the battery is dead. However, it does not charge the battery if I am using the laptop. If I turn it off or put it in sleep mode, there is enough power to charge the battery. Makes it functional, but sometimes trapped if I need to use the laptop and would like to get a charge to get mobile again. I would recommend the unit based on it compact form factor and cord length, with a warning as to the charging limitation.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great charger!

    Posted
    DoctorG
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    My HP wire/converter quit on me in a pinch. Went to the Best Buy store nearby and saw a generic one around $55 and this was more expensive. However, it is worth every penny extra! It is low profile, the cord never twists or kinks, it has a ton of different adapters to work with all sorts of equipment (phones, tablets, laptops, etc.) that I have, and you can charge 3 units simultaneously (2 USB cord slots)! Brilliant for travel as well as home/office needs. Pay the extra few bucks and get the best!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Helpful universal charger

    Posted
    preacherskid123
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    I’ve found universal chargers like this to come in very handy for those times you misplace or lose your actual laptop charger. It’s also great for when your traveling just in case you were to forget your charge cord. That way you don’t lose the original one that came with the computer. Be sure to read the box though and make certain that it will be compatible with your laptop.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    When Power Cord is Needed Now

    Posted
    LLinTX
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    I switched out half of my OEM power cord to use a different one in Germany. When I switched back I forgot an important part of the OEM cord. Ordering a replacement from Dell was going to take too long. It was also expensive and time consuming to have the missing piece sent from Germany. Fortunately this charger was at my local Best Buy. It was affordable and it worked immediately.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good for some laptops

    Posted
    aqsmit01
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    Good for some laptops. My computer won't go on high performance mode unless it is plugged up, and when it is plugged up it automatically goes to high perf mode. If your battery is at 100% and high perf mode kicks in its fine, but if your batter is low and it has to recharge your computer at the same time as turning on high perf mode, it gets hot and turns off. Good for low performance laptops. not for gaming laptops.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Solid Power with a Bonus

    Posted
    LinksysGuy
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    Ok so it's hard to get excited over a laptop power cable but daaaaaaaaaaaamn. This thing feels good, looks good and it has two USB ports that crank out power. I was worried that they would trickle charge my devices. Not the case. My laptop charges like normal and my devices plugged in charge as if it were an OEM cable. So great to not to have to carry extra adapters to charge two other devices. Space is a premium when I'm on the road.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A lifesaver!

    Posted
    pvickers90
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    I purchased this from a Best Buy vending machine at LGA when I realized that my 'real' charger was at home. It has a really long cord and all the ends make it very flexible for other devices. Oh, and there are two USB plugs in the brick too! The only downside is that the brick is pretty large and difficult to share conference room plugs with others.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Flexible uses for many different computers

    Posted
    RichDV
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    My Lenovo power cord broke so I purchased this to replace it. It did not have the correct tip in the box, but I contacted the company via it's toll free number and they sent me the proper tip within a few ways. I also really like that it has 2 USB slots so I can power other devices from the same power source.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great charger, but...

    Posted
    Merry88
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    I love this charger because it was the only one Best Buy carried in the store that will charge the particular ASUS laptop I have. I have not used the USB plugins, but I might in the future. My only issue with this charger is just how much more expensive it was compared to the others. If it was just a little more affordable I would have given it 5 stars.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great replacement solution... If...

    Posted
    Zweefer
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    This is a great solution to your original power cord as long as your unit has the adapter with it. If not, don’t worry, they will ship you the required tip. The down side? It can take up to two weeks. I love the fact that they will ship a compatible tip free of charge, it lost a star on the time to arrive.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Does the job - Dual USB handy

    Posted
    Rubbabubba
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    Truth ,it's a little pricey. I was a little skeptical about the usefulness of the built in USB charger but have grown to find it indispensable. Bought this charger while traveling because I had left my regular charger at the office. This is now my full-time go to charger and is one that I consider to be a Best Buy :-)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome charger

    Posted
    Benrig72
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    Needed a 65 watt charger for my new Dell since my old one was 90 watt and wouldn't work properly. The 2 USB charging ports are great, one outlet used and I can charge my laptop,phone, and tablet all at the same time. Really long cord is great for hotels when there never seems to be an outlet close to where you want it to be.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic product!

    Posted
    JoeG
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    This thing just exudes quality. The materials feel top-notch. The cord itself is nice and long.The whole thing feels very durable. It charges my Dell XPS 15 without any issues. I love the extra USB charging ports. Not having a brick right in the middle of the power cord is great. Well worth the somewhat premium price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Outstanding Charger

    Posted
    joehavlik1
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    This is my favorite charger of all time! The only negative is how big the plug is -- sometimes it doesn't fit into the plug in spots built into conference room tables. But other than that I love this charger!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    works like a dream

    Posted
    jenn
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    A friend needed a replacement charger for his laptop, so I picked this one up. It's a little on the pricey side but it works like a dream. It came with a good selection of plugs to fit different laptops, which is a plus. If he needs to replace his lap top in the future he can hang on to this one as a back up.

    I would recommend this to a friend