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by KMantas
Thu Nov 27, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: W520 requires 170W AC adapter
Replies: 163
Views: 138775

Re: W520 requires 170W AC adapter

got it working - put some resistor. but I think it should work without it also. Will try next time if it breaks again
by KMantas
Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:25 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: W520 requires 170W AC adapter
Replies: 163
Views: 138775

Re: W520 requires 170W AC adapter

thanks for replies :)

I'm thinking what would happen if I just connect outer shell with center pin.
In the chart I see
0 Ω = 135 W barrel

so maybe it will that it is 135W charger and it is going to work?
by KMantas
Wed Nov 26, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: W520 requires 170W AC adapter
Replies: 163
Views: 138775

Re: W520 requires 170W AC adapter

I wish I knew about this issue before and haven't thrown away old cable :/ where is that resistor? is it in the plug or in that thicker part which is ~20 centimeters before the plug?
by KMantas
Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: W520 requires 170W AC adapter
Replies: 163
Views: 138775

Re: W520 requires 170W AC adapter

does anyone know where from to get correct cable?
by KMantas
Tue Nov 25, 2014 9:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: W520 requires 170W AC adapter
Replies: 163
Views: 138775

Re: W520 requires 170W AC adapter

I have W520 and original adapter. I've changed cable for it and after some time PC started showing that adapter is not original and there is not enough power. It charges when PC is switched off. Does anyone have an idea what measures I have to check? My friend checked amperage and said it is ok ~8 o...

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