From: "Phil Allison"
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Subject: Re: Difference between AC adapter and charger?
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Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 10:51:37 +1000
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"DarkMatter" wrote in message
> On Thu, 24 Oct 2002 09:28:33 +1000, "Phil Allison"
> Gave us:
> > ** No right. A power supply is not a "charger" and "connecting"
> >direct connection.
> A power supply is a power supply no matter what.
A wall wart, dongle, adaptor, charger... all those terms are monikers.
** The names have various common manings - certainly in the minds of
The actual> unit is a power supply, period.
** Wrong. It is a supply of power, but not all are "power supplies".
Some have been adapted to application
> specific tasks, and if that is what this person has done, they can
> rename it to fit the task at THEIR will.
** The name should indicate the intended function and in commercial
practice does. To do otherwise is very unsafe and may lead to legal
. . . . ............... Phil
BTW Is darkmatter what your brain is made out of ??