I have a DC to AC adapter that I use in the car. I have used it with no problems with a variety of electric devices. However, when I use it with my laptop cord, the power converter brick buzzes. I did some research, and some people said that buzzing happens because it uses a "modified sine wave" rather than a "pure sine wave."
The reason I'm worried is that when power supplies or chargers have gone out on me, they make this buzzing noise right before they die. Should I be worried? Is it worth investing in a special DC cord for my computer?
I would anyways. Converting DC to AC back to DC isn't exactly healthy for DC items. Just buy a direct connector of radioshack, i'm sure they'll have a lighter plug adapter and a power jack to match your laptop for bout 15 bucks.
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