Does the Laptop AC adapter get hot? Does it need ventilation?

Does the Laptop AC adapter get hot? Does it need ventilation?

Yes, the AC adapter will get hot whilst it is plugged in and being used. This is normal. Any device that gets hot will require ventilation. Good ventilation prolongs the life of the device and avoids any accidental damage.

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