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ilyin
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Dock Compatibility: Power

Hi!

 

I have ThinkPad P51 (20HH) with 170 W power supply (20V / 8.5A). Is it ok to use 230W Workstation Dock with it (I'm worrying about ~25% power difference)?

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Re: Dock Compatibility: Power

That is fine.  Both are 20V.  The laprop will only draw as much current as it needs.  You can use a 230-watt power supply with a machine that needs 20V  45-watts


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