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Broken DC jack
Posted 12 August 2012 - 02:41 PM
Posted 12 August 2012 - 10:23 PM
I one time looked at replacing the DC jack on a Dell laptop but gave it up since it was non-trivial soldering.
Posted 13 August 2012 - 12:07 AM
Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:23 AM
Yeah, soldering it. The short article I looked at made it sound like it was simple soldering, but having never done anything like that I wasn't sure how much to believe that.
It depends on what model laptop you have. You're sure yours is soldered to the board? Most newer laptops just jumper to the main board, and is insanely easy to replace. If its soldered, unless you're really good at it, I wouldn't take the chance.
The following youtubes show the process for either scenario:
Edited by timlinin8th, 14 August 2012 - 07:23 AM.
Posted 16 August 2012 - 08:55 AM
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