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designmami

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Im really not good at when it comes down to cpu .. so I would really appreciate any help you guys have.

I want to buy my dad a laptop. He lives in Europe, but im buying his laptop here (they are much more cheaper then in Europe)
So i was wondering.. Is the USA power charger going to work properly in Europe? I've heard that European wall plugging is stronger then USA, so that might burn the cpu?

I hope I make any sense.
Thank you all for your time.
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The plug is just different; but with laptops you can just buy an adapter. I can tell you which plug it is; but you would have to tell me where in Europe your father is from
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Thanks for the fast reply!

Slovenia. Its a small country use to be a part of Yugoslavia

Edited by designmami, 03 February 2008 - 11:22 AM.

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Check info out here:

Supply Voltage and Power Quality
Electricity around the world
Electricity in Europe - What the European Traveler Should Know

Fast Facts Slovenia!
Electrical Plug/Outlet and Voltage Information for Slovenia (Republika Slovenija)

Lot more useful than anything I could say here.

Ron

Edited by Major Payne, 03 February 2008 - 11:36 AM.

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You'll need to buy an adapter like that. You should be able to find it in electronic stores etc.
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Check info out here:

Supply Voltage and Power Quality
Electricity around the world
Electricity in Europe - What the European Traveler Should Know

Fast Facts Slovenia!
Electrical Plug/Outlet and Voltage Information for Slovenia (Republika Slovenija)

Lot more useful than anything I could say here.

Ron



So i've heard right .

European voltage is twice what American voltage is.



Thanks for the info! Good stuff!
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I wanted to make sure you got the info that they use 220 volts there so you need a voltage converter and the right plugs/jacks. Think they sell a travel kit that covers most of the countries.

Ron
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Well; 90% of laptops support 110-220V
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I wanted to make sure you got the info that they use 220 volts there so you need a voltage converter and the right plugs/jacks. Think they sell a travel kit that covers most of the countries.

Ron



yup. thanks!
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You can check on your laptop charger; it should have a number range of Volts. You should be able to find out there.
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You can check on your laptop charger; it should have a number range of Volts. You should be able to find out there. Also on the bottom of the laptop
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