When you come across problems like your laptop not getting charged, first you might want to check the power cable. It is detachable so you can get it replaced. These adapters also shut down during voltage fluctuations as a security measure to protect the laptop. In such circumstances, it is best to remove the charger from the power socket and restart charging. The chargers have certain pin connecters and they might not fit the wall sockets at your home, so you might need different type of a connecter.
Here are a few examples of laptop chargers available in the market.
Universal AC adapters
These adapters come in 90W and 120W and are called Intelligent Laptop AC adapters, as they automatically correct the voltages according to the laptops. The voltage level is displayed on the LED screen and there is an in-built surge protection circuitry to give your laptop the utmost security. These chargers function worldwide with inputs of 100-240 V. That means you can take this charger anywhere in the world and still be able to charge your laptop without a hassle. Universal Adapters have easy connecter change and can power more than one electrical appliance. It is compatible with almost all AC adapters.
Intelligent Portable Laptop Power
From PowerStar comes this lightweight charger that gives extra 3-5 hours of power. You can use this highly versatile product to charge your laptop and cell phone simultaneously. It can also supply power to your iPod, MP3/MP4 players, digital camera and digital camcorder. The LCD screen on the device shows you the battery and voltage meter. Once the battery is fully charged it will turn itself off. It comes with a battery pack, laptop connection cable, a laptop connector pack and a user guide.
Laptop Travel Charger
This charger allows you to use while travelling in a car or a plane. It is a universal adapter that is compatible with a variety of voltages and can be used anywhere. So, if you are hurrying to a meeting and need to get your laptop fully charged, you can just plug it in the car.
There are many laptop chargers out there which serve every purpose you are looking to find. When you buy your chargers make sure they are compatible with your laptop make and can be used anywhere. Therefore, buying a multi-purpose charger may just be the right thing.