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#537956 - 24th Jun 2011 9:27am Replacing the DC socket on my motherboard...
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So my laptop stopped charging (over a year ago now) - Went through a couple of AC adapters thinking they were the problem - but found I was breaking them due to pulling them tight against the inside of the DC socket.

After speaking to a couple of people I would consider quite knowledgeable with computers, I was told it was most likely that the DC socket was either faulty or the connection between the socket and the motherboard wasn't good.

I recently decided I was going to get it up and running so have took the laptop to bits (to remove the motherboard) and went about buying a couple of DC sockets from ebay... borrowed the brother's soldering iron and rosin core solder... but I'm unsure about doing the soldering bit... I know how to do it, just don't trust myself to be careful enough to not break it further lol...

So to the question, is anybody on here good with a soldering iron/electricals that would be happy to do it? Would be great, thanks!

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#537957 - 24th Jun 2011 9:31am Re: Replacing the DC socket on my motherboard... [Re: Davey_Martin]
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do you have a de-solder pump, to remove old solder as you heat it up, if not i have one and can do this for you


Edited by willo (24th Jun 2011 9:31am)

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#537993 - 24th Jun 2011 10:31am Re: Replacing the DC socket on my motherboard... [Re: ]
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If you're stuck i replace power sockets all the time

If all you need is the socket soldering in and you have it just pop send me a pm.
Would have sent this as a pm but you're over your limit


Edited by Mark (25th Jun 2011 9:51am)
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