|Fig.1 Ninja Cooling Fan|
Tools and Supplies:
Radio Shack Adaptaplug M
Radio Shack AC-to-DC Power Adapter 5voc to 3.5A
The Ninja Cooling Fan works very well. The body is an all aluminum and has two cooling fans that provide enough air to cool down this laptop. The one problem is with powered by USB (Universal Serial Bus) via provided T-adapter cord. The T-adapter breaks during constant use. The T-adapter can be purchased for $7 but if it keep breaking than this is not a solution. Once the T-adapter can be ordered but it comes from China. The solution is to plug the power cord directly from the back of the cooling fan and not use a USB port.
In this post another alternative use of the power outlet adapter instead of the USB T-adapter port plug.
This post shows the four steps to power the laptop using an Radio Shack AC-to-DC Power Adapter and an Adaptaplug-M.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the Ninja cooling fan. Fig.2 shows RadioShack AC-to-DC Power Adapter 5voc to 3.5A Power Adapter. This is the alternative power supply to the T-adapter cord. Fig.3 shows the base of the adapter with the cord wrapped around it body.
|Fig.2 Adapter |
$32 US Tax included
|Fig.3 Body |
with USB port
|Fig.4 Flip down|
|Fig.5 Flip up|
Step 3: Adapter Specification:
RadioShack 5V 3.6A AC Adapter with 1 USB (Black) Catalog #: 2730928
This adapter can provide 3.6A total power:
- Cable output - max. 1.5A
- USB output - max. 2.1A
- Aggregate - max. 3.6A
- Input: 100-240Vac, 50/60Hz
- Output: 5+/-0.3V 3.6A
- Cable spec.: UL1185 straight cable/ OD3.5mm/American wire gauge (AWG). #18/ 6ft/ Black
- Green Power LED
- With input over current protection/ output over current protection/ output short circuit protection
- In case of overload: LED will flicker to signify overloading & unit will stop charging end devices until at least one of the devices is being unplugged.
Parts Warranty: 90 Days
Step 4: Fig.6 show the Radio Shack Adaptaplug M. Fig.7 shows what the plug looks like. Fig.8 shows what the Adaptaplug M plugs into the end plug of the AC Adapter. Fig.9 show how the Adaptaplug M plugs two prongs plugs into the AC adapter. Now push it in all the way. The chrome ends plugs into the laptop.
|Fig.7 White plug|
|Fig.8 Charger side|
|Fig.9 Push in|
|Fig.10 Laptop power plug|
|Fig.11 Two fan|
|Fig.12 Power on|
|Fig.13 Laptop side|
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