Hi, I was wondering if ground/earthing is required on the Dell XPS 13 9380 laptop. The original charger comes with functional earthing, utilising all three prongs on a UK plug. I wanted to use an aftermarket belkin usb type c 45w charger, but that only makes use of two prongs without the grounding/earthing. Both charges are class 2 devices, but the Dell one has functional earthing too. Could anyone advise?
There are manufacturers of other laptops that have no ground pin on their plug without consequences, however I would suggest an original Dell adapter for 2 reasons. First the ground is a safety in case a short of any type occurs in the adapter or the laptop. Second any adapter other than a Dell adapter may not be recognized by the computer and would result in no charging.
Where would I find an original Dell adapter. The accessories on the UK don't have XPS 9380 compatability
@garpunkal this hybrid usb-c charger will charge the notebook and a separate usb device at the same time - https://www.dell.com/en-uk/work/shop/hybrid-adapter-power-bank-usb-c-ph45w17-ca-45w-ac-adapter-noteb...
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