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Tips on Buying the Best Dell GW240 Battery and Adapter

Posted Dec 31 2013 10:44am

Most people will opt to buy a new laptop when theirDell laptop battery GW240or charger starts acting up.This is because the course that follows trying to replace these two parts is tedious and utterly disappointing in most cases. However, this does not have to be the case more so if you are armed with the right information and know what to look for. There are a few things you should know before you head out for you purchase.

 

In most cases when your charger stops working, it is the Dell GW240 adapter that is at fault. It is necessary to differentiate between the adapter and the charger. The charger is the whole cable while theDell adapteris the little black box that connects the power cable to the charging port on your computer. For this, you need to look for two things. The first should be the DC output. This is because, if the adapter puts out low dc voltage or high it could damage the computer therefore, it should meet the laptops power needs and standards. Secondly, check to make sure that the pin actually fits into your charging port.

 

If your charger is okay, but the Dell GW240 battery drains fast and takes ages to complete charging, then you need to replace that. To do this, you can either take your Dell laptop with you to the shop and find the best fit or simply take down some information. The first thing you will need to know is the precise make and model of your laptop. Having the complete or partial code of the battery could help greatly in finding the appropriate make of your battery.

 

To get the bestbattery for Dell GW240, you also need to know the voltage of your battery. Commonly, the voltages range between 7 and 11.1 volts. Contrary to common belief, it is not necessary for one to buy a replacement battery that has the exact voltage as the original. It may deviate a bit but not widely. For instance you could use an 11.1 volts battery in the place of a 10.8 volts battery. Therefore, if you miss the precise one you wanted it is safe to try one that is in close proximity to that. You can also deviate from the number of cells that your battery holds to extend charge life for your battery. However, you need to check with your manufacturer to see if your device can support this.

 

Making sure you have the rightDell GW240 Batteryand adapter can not only save you money but also save you the expense of going out for a new laptop and the emotional distress that comes with constantly buying substandard equipment. That is why you need tips to help steer you in the right direction.

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