04-29-2019 05:29 AM
Can my laptop be charged using a 45W type-c generic power bank?
Or i can use only Lenovo products to charge it?
I have an x1 carbon, 6th generation
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04-29-2019 06:41 AM
I believe 3rd party power banks can be used. Lenovo-branded is the better bet for compatibility, though. The key is matching the voltage and using a power bank that's Power Delivery capable. I know that sounds redundant, but some power banks only deliver 5v to a USB-C connection. I dug through the hardware manual for your computer and didn't notice the voltage required, but it'll be listed on the AC adapter that shipped with your computer. If I had to make a guess, I'd bet it's 19 or 20v. So, if the power bank you're getting can recognize it's connected to a device that requires a higher voltage and then deliver that voltage, it'll work. If it can't recognize what it's connected to, it'll drop back to 5v.
If you can look up a compatibility list for the power bank in question, that might give you some guidance.