Subject: Re: Difference between AC adapter and charger?
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Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 12:09:31 GMT
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On Fri, 25 Oct 2002 03:17:52 -0000, firstname.lastname@example.org
(Bob Wilson) Gave us:
>In article ,
>>On Thu, 24 Oct 2002 09:28:33 +1000, "Phil Allison"
>>> ** No right. A power supply is not a "charger" and "connecting" means
>> A power supply is a power supply no matter what. A wall wart,
>>dongle, adaptor, charger... all those terms are monikers. The actual
>>unit is a power supply, period. 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.
>That is a basically pointless statement.
>Power supplies are not ADAPTED for constant current output, or constant
>voltage output, or whatever other requirements there are. They are designed
>that way from the outset. There is no such thing as having a generic
>"power supply" that you do a little "adapting" to, and it miraculously
>changes from one type to another. You clearly haven't much of a clue about
Yer an idiot. The discussion was about how a person used a supply
to act as a charger. That is an adaptation in case you forgot what
the word means.