Laptops truly are a students best friend . However what happens when the battery runs out and your charger has failed . Would resort to buying a cheap replacement charger off eBay none the wiser of the dangers it poses?
Sites like eBay and Amazon offer a wide choice of chargers at an assortment of prices . However many find that those purchased are fake and can fail in dramatic ways. Reports of them causing burns to both people and furniture , melting into the charging socket and sometimes even sparking out or exploding r are rife and certainly not worth the risk to yourself or your laptop.
These chargers do not meet the UK safety regulations and their poor quality components are a danger to both yourself and others.
Make sure when you buy a new charger it’s from reputable retailer and watch out for tell-tell sings of it being fake such as :
- Lighter in weight
- Lose cables
- Components shaking internally
- It has no CE Mark
- It’s difficult to plug in
For more advice or if you need any help purchasing a new charger then pop into DSU Tech today and we can help you find the right charger for your laptop.