Can I use my professional pc charger?


I would like to know if I can use my professional pc charger with my Framwork.
Here the features :
Input : 100-240V / 1,8A / 50-60 Hz
Output : 20V 3,25A / 15V 3A / 9V 2A / 5V 2A


By the looks of it, it does indeed support the right output to charge the FW, as long as it has a USB-C plug you should be all good. (it almost certainly will but need to double check)


The issue is the negotiating protocol.

The Framework use the PD protocol, so check your power supply.

The general setup is that if the negotiation fails and the laptop can’t get 20V at 3A for a full on charge, or less if the power chips ask for then it will drop to a standard 5V at 0.9A.

So 5V at 0.9 A may allow charging whilst not it use but that will take some time

Thank you for your answers.
If I understand, the main risk is only to take more time than the official charger ?
No damage for the battery or the computer ?

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I have used the following
Anker 100 Watt
Framework 65 Watt
Samsung 45 Watt
Apple 30 Watt
Samsung 25 Watt
and even a Samsung 15 Watt

I may have once connected it to a Lenovo 65W as well.

With anything less than the Apple 30 Watt, the computer lost charge while actively using it, but would slowly charge when off.

All of these are USB PD compatible.

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