PowerFalcon PD laptop charging cable

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This is a cable to charge any laptop with about 20V charge voltage from a USB-C PD charger.

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It arrived in a cardboard box.

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It is a cable.

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One end is a USB-C connector, that must be connected to a USB-C PD charger that can deliver 20V

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The other end is a replaceable laptop power connector. This connector can only be connected one way, there is no risk of wrong polarity.

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Eight of them in a nice strip, the last is on the cable, this means a total of 8 different connectors.

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This is the official compatibility list.



Measurements
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The voltage and maximum current depends on the USB-C PD charger, because the cable is using 3A mode my charger shuts down a bit above 3A.

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I did a 1 hour test at 3A to see if anything got hot, the photos below are taken after about 45 minutes.

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M1: 33.8C, HS1: 36.7C
Not surprising a rolled up cable gets hotter when the different turns can heat each other, but nothing serious. The cable is thick enough for 3A charge in rolled up condition.

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HS1: 42.0C
The USB-C plug gets a bit warm, but again nothing serious.

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The laptop plug has some temperature increase also, but again it is perfectly acceptable.



Conclusion

The cable works nicely, but requires a fairly powerful USB-C PD charger.



Notes

I got this cable from reader "Mostly Melbourne"

For testing I used this USB-C charger