Laptop power connector is broke

By Expired
Aug 8, 2005
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  1. I was gave a Compaq Presario laptop 12XL300 with a broke power connector. Could someone look at the images below and tell me where the the connector needs to be soldered. It seems someone had soldered it before but it had so much solder on it i couldnt figure out where it was broke so i tried to clean it off some.

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  2. bravosboy

    bravosboy Newcomer, in training

    laptop dc power connector protector

    A tip for laptop owners. After trashing two Toshiba laptops due to continual problems with the DC power plug connection, I discovered a quick, cheap ($6) fix that is being offered on ebay. It won't repair existing problems but it will prevent future problems by simply removing the stress put on the DC cord that eventually cracks the solder on the mother board or prevents good contact within the connector itself. Suggest that laptop owners consider this to prevent an expensive repair later. It is adaptable to any laptop/notebook and can be viewed at ebay by querying "DC power jack protector".
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