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[Node] Does the Node recharge the laptop?

The AKiTiO Node provides 5V/3A (15W) through the Thunderbolt 3 connection. If the laptop accepts power from sources other than the original power supply and it's capable of being recharged with 5V/3A, then yes, the Node can recharge the laptop. However, this amount of power is only enough to maintain the current battery level, so to fully recharge the battery, you will still need the original power supply.

If your laptop has only one Thunderbolt 3 port and the same port is also used to recharge the battery but it does not accept power from the Node, you will only be able to use the Node for a short time before having to disconnect it and recharge the battery with the original power adapter.

Please note that the Razer Blade and the Razer Blade Stealth do not accept power from a 5V/3A source like the AKiTiO Node.