[yapc] More on Power Plugs (and adaptors)
jac at natura.di.uminho.pt
Thu Jun 23 09:36:43 PDT 2005
* Walt Mankowski (waltman at pobox.com) wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 11:50:53AM -0400, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> > Also check and see what plug you need. Most
> > laptop adapters I've seen have a detachable power
> > cord that plugs into the transformer brick, with
> > the national power plug on one end and on the
> > other's a universal two-lobed plug and socket
> > thing. I know Radio Shack in the US sells a
> > universal adapter kit for these things that has a
> > set of plugs on one end and that generic
> > two-lobed thing on the other. If that's the case
> > you may have a lot more options, since you may be
> > able to trade spare cords or plugs with someone.
> My powerbook's power brick says it can handle 100-240 volts, so it
> should be able to handle either North American or European power.
> Chances are whatever laptop you have is similar.
> In that case all you
> need is an adaptor to fit the different shaped plugs. I've got a set
> which I'll be happy to bring with me.
> I'm arriving Saturday evening,
> though I'm going to the Argonauts game so I probably won't be at the
> hotel much until later in the evening.
Well wouldn't you know... I'm going to the Argonauts game too! I guess
we'll meet up there :-)
Jose Alves de Castro <cog at cpan.org>
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