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Topic # 24502 25-Jul-2008 20:13
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Hello
I'm in the USA for another week and i'm looking at buying this laptop: HP dv9925nr Its not sold in New Zealand and I cant find anywhere on the internet where it can tell me if it can surport 240V,Does anyone Know where I can find out if it supports 240V.I havent been to the store that sells it as yet so not sure if they can tell me.

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  Reply # 151432 25-Jul-2008 20:22
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  • How does the title "urgent help needed" bring visitors in to your thread?
  • Everyone who posts here is looking for help, and for most people it is urgent.
  • Imagine that - 3.2 million threads on GZ all entitled "urgent help please"
  • How about "USA bought laptop - 240v support?"
  • Then, all the people who know about that sort of thing will read the post when they see the title.
I believe most if not all modern laptop power adapters support both voltages, so you can safely plug it in almost anywhere in the world.

If it does support 240v, it will say on the power brick.

HP is pretty good with power adapters - only 3 different types that I am aware of in the last several years. Wont be a problem to get a cheap replacement back here if needed.

Please change the title of your post, and have a nice day.







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  Reply # 151433 25-Jul-2008 20:25
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I have three HP notebooks here, all three from HP USA, and all three work 110 - 240v.

And I have changed the thread subject because as Tony says it makes no sense.






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  Reply # 151434 25-Jul-2008 20:30
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sorry about the title is is urgent because i'm leaving in a week lol sorry agian.As far as i know all i will need when i get back to N.Z is a new power cord that can plug into our power plugs,is that right?

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Reply # 151437 25-Jul-2008 20:44
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lillow: As far as i know all i will need when i get back to N.Z is a new power cord that can plug into our power plugs,is that right?


Correct.






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  Reply # 152437 29-Jul-2008 15:24
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Brought Laptop yesterday :) so once i get the right power thing so it can plug into our power plugs will I need to do anything on the laptop so it will work fine with 240v or does it automatically adjust itself?

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  Reply # 152497 29-Jul-2008 18:43
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lillow: Brought Laptop yesterday :) so once i get the right power thing so it can plug into our power plugs will I need to do anything on the laptop so it will work fine with 240v or does it automatically adjust itself?

Look at the notebook charger brick.

It should have a voltage rating.

My HP Compaq notebook has a charger with a rating of 100-240V. If this is so, it will run in New Zealand, and all you need is a plug adapter.

If not, you will need a step up transformer.




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