Choosing the right power supply for your device is very important to ensure the equipment lasts. In this article, we shall go through the basics of selecting a power supply that will work well on your device.
What is an AC adapter?
An adaptor is a device that converts your main AC power to DC voltage, which is needed for the device to operate well. This is essential for charging battery-operated devices.
A look at your device
The first thing you should do is to check if your device has a specific power adapter for it. This will relieve you from your stress of purchasing a third party power adaptor and Plug adapter (ปลั๊ก adaptor ,which is the term in Thai). Is it essential you know the level of power your device needs University to work well? So check on the body of your device for any list or stamp that will inform you on the voltage of power your device needs? In case you did not find anything useful in the user’s manual, you can proceed to Google and get more information.
Choosing the right adapter specs.
There are certain things you should take note of if you are choosing an AC adaptor. Make sure the output V corresponds with the rated input V on the device.
Make sure the adaptor output is more than or corresponds with the device A. The plug should fit into your device perfectly with the right amount of polarity for a universal adaptor.
Once we are sure of the wattage of your device, you need to confirm the amount of current it carries. The current depicts the amount of power your device needs to work. It is most unlikely that your device will work if you have an adaptor with a lower A. don’t put on your device. This is quite dangerous for your device.