Laptop Abroad Question

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by threebikesmcginty, 1 May 2010.

  1. threebikesmcginty

    threebikesmcginty Corn Fed Hick...

    Location:
    ...on the slake
    Off to sunnier climes end of next week and plan on taking a laptop. Using a regular mains adaptor can I plug it straight in or is there anything extra I need?
     
  2. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Resistance is futile! Moderator

    Location:
    Stevenage
    Wouldn't have thought so.
    Most laptop supplies are multi-voltage (said he, checking his one) so you should be fine.
     
  3. Norm

    Norm Guest

    +1 to that. Depends where you are going and what computer it is but laptops usually have pretty intelligent power supplies which adjust to the local supply.
     
  4. hackbike 666

    hackbike 666 Guest

    Yup I've taken many laptops to Japan/Hong Kong/New York/Thailand and Gran Canaria and they have worked fine apart from needing the adapter plug thingys so the 3 pin plug can fit into a 2 pin supply.
     
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