Acer Aspire 1300 laptop - how to get in!

Discussion in 'Acer' started by Paul, Nov 23, 2003.

  1. Paul

    Paul Guest

    I have an Acer Aspire 1300 laptop with a shattered power socket. I have
    removed all the visible screws but it's still connected in the middle

    I've tried all the usual places, under keys, the panel below the keyboard
    etc. but no luck.

    Anybody got any clues? I know what to do once I get in there, but I don't
    want to break anything on the way.....


    Paul, Nov 23, 2003
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    Paul Guest

    Sorted now.... Acer tech support were excellent.

    Turns out you have to take off the panel *above* the keyboard, then
    dismantle and remove just about everything (LCD, keyboard, fan, CD, floppy,
    CPU, etc.) to get through to the vital central screw. Can't think why I
    couldn't figure it out...

    Typical really - I only want access to the bottom of the motherboard to
    solder on a new power jack but that's the very last thing to be made
    Paul, Nov 25, 2003
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    tim Guest

    on the 1300, this is a common problem with the power socket pin,all that is
    required as you mentioned,remove the old one and solder another.Its so easy.
    tim, Dec 7, 2003
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    dorin Guest

    Can anybody name model of this power pin. I can not identify it.
    dorin, Apr 27, 2004
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