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    Keep in mind as you dive into this project that drawing too much power from your Pinebook Pro could cause problems, or even damage.

    All this tutorial is doing is attaching a higher wattage power adapter to a device not designed to power high-draw USB-C devices.

    I find it rather unsettling on various levels. The tutorial specifically warns you can damage the battery if you plug in a properly designed high-draw USB-C device to the laptop.

    That really sounds like someone cut a lot of corners designing this laptop.

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      I think these laptops are intended for people who are willing to take that responsibility. From what I’m reading on their site, these are not consumer products for daily driver purposes, but experimental gear, in the vein of Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Their store pages even have notes about why you might not want to buy them.