The Dell PA-9 AC Adapter is compatible with Dell Inspiron models such as: 1100, 2500, 2500, 2600, 2650, 3700, 3800, 4000, 4100, 4150, 5000, 5000e, 5100, 7500, 8000, 8100, 8200; Dell Latitude models such as: C series, CP series, CPI series, CPiA and CPiR series, CPtC series, CPTV series, CPxH series, CPXJ series, CSxR series, CPt S series, CPI A series, CPt C series, CPt S series, CPt V series, CPx H series, CPx J series, and CSx Series; and Dell Precision models such as M40 and M50.
The Dell PA-9 Power Supply specifications are 90W, 20 Volts, and 4.5A.
You can order a Dell PA-9 charger online, on the websites of the companies that have computer parts on sale.
The Dell PA-9 adapter is an essential component of the laptop and without a functioning power supply, the laptop cannot work. The laptop power adapter has the role to convert the alternating current line from the power grid to the direct current type needed by the laptop. If the laptop is plugged into the power outlet the laptop power supply powers the laptop when the laptop’s battery is fully charged and it’s charging the battery when needed. There are many situations when you can get a laptop power supply failure and you would need to replace it in your laptop. The laptop power supply is one of the laptop components that is the most failure prone. The power supply receives the first in the rush AC current when the laptop is switched on. The Dell PA-9 charger also heats and cools each time when it is used. A stalled cooling fan might be a predictor of laptop power supply failure. If the power supply is not cooled down by the fan it will overheat. A power supply cooling fan failure will usually be followed by the power supply failure if you don’t replace the cooling fan. A failure of the laptop power supply can often be noticed because of a burning smell just before the laptop shuts down. Other failure symptoms of the laptop power supply are failure of the operating system for no apparent reason or random rebooting of your laptop. The laptop power supply is an item that is not user serviceable, no matter how much technical experience you might have. For your safety it is better not to open the laptop power supply unit. When you have a laptop power supply failure you should use the services of a computer technician to replace your laptop charger. You can order your Dell Power Supply from a Dell company representative or from any computer parts reseller company.