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  • CoolerMaster SNA95 Slim Notebook Adaptor Review
  • CoolerMaster SNA95 Slim Notebook Adaptor Review



    Back in the day before the land of custom computers and laptops most every portable device that needed external power used one of 6 different DC power plugs.  Due to this sudo standard it was extremely easy to replace the power adaptor if you're was broken or lost.  Simply head down to the local Radio Shack and pick one up.  Sadly when custom computers came around any sort of standard was quickly dismissed in favor of enforcing brand loyalty on even the smallest of levels.  That way if something went wrong you would go back to them for the solution.

    In this review we will be looking at the Slim Notebook Adaptor from CoolerMaster that doubles as a universal power supply for not only Notebooks but any USB device that needs to be charged.  The CoolerMaster SNA95 is a 95W power adaptor that operates at 19v DC which happens to be the nominal voltage for charging laptop batteries.
    As the name indicates the Slim Notebook Adaptor is well, slim.  The power adaptor sits on a slotted plastic base to both elevate the device and provide a convent way to wrap up and store the power cables.
    Here are some quick specs on the SNA95.
    Input Voltage 100-240Vac full range
    Input Frequency Range 50-60 Hz
    Output Rating 18 ~ 20Vdc / 19Vdc?4.74A 4.75 ~ 5.25Vdc / 5Vdc?1A
    Output Power Total 95W / Peak 150W
    LED Indicator
    - White LED for power on
    - White LED flickers for OCP/OPP/SCP
    - Blue LED for USB charge
    Operation Temperature 5 ~ 40°C
    Efficiency Up to 90%
    Dimension 75 x 17 x 145 mm ; 2.9 x 0.7 x 5.7 inches

    for a full list of specifications please consult the CoolerMaster website.