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Can I use the AC adapter for my Dell portable system when travelling to another country?

Summary: Travelling to another country with your Dell Notebook, Laptop or Tablet this article provdes information about your AC adapter

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Travelling to another country with your Dell Notebook, Laptop or Tablet this article provdes information about your AC adapter


Can I use the AC adapter for my Dell portable system when travelling to another country?

A user may want to use a Dell AC Adapter in another country and may be worried about the different power supplies.

Most Dell AC Adapters can operate between 100 VAC to 240 VAC (Volts Alternating Current) so are able to operate effectively overseas.

The label on the rear of the Adapter brick will inform you of the adapters input voltage range.

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SLN151825_en_US__2icon Note: You will need a plug adapter to fit the wall outlets while overseas. Dell does not sell these, but you can buy these at many electrical retailers or Supermarkets.
You can find more about plugs and voltages in this Wikipedia Article - Mains electricity by country  SLN151825_en_US__3iC_External_Link_BD_v1
 
SLN151825_en_US__4icon Caution: The AC adapter works with electrical outlets worldwide. However, power connectors and power strips vary among countries. Using an incompatible cable or improperly connecting the cable to the power strip or electrical outlet may cause fire or equipment damage.

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Chromebook, Alienware, Inspiron, Latitude, Vostro, XPS, Retired Models, Mobile Devices, Latitude Tablets, Surface, Venue, XPS Tablets

Last Published Date

21 Feb 2021

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3

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