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Medion Laptop - Broken DC jack

Discussion in 'Laptops' started by dan, Mar 30, 2005.

  1. dan

    dan Guest

    I dropped my Medion laptop and the power adaptor got shunted in towards the
    machine. The visual damage appears to be the jack where the power cord
    attaches to. The machine was only dropped from a height of about 2 feet but
    the damage is done :( This is broken and sounds like it is rattling around
    in the machine.

    Is this repairable? Also if it is, is there any company's in the UK which
    will repair it?


    dan, Mar 30, 2005
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  2. Depends wahts actually happened in there. If the connector has simply
    broken a trace on the PCB, you _might_ get away with someone resoldering
    it in place. If the force of the connector getting yanked has actually
    broken the motherboard PCB (possible) - then the machine is probably a
    write-off. Replacememt motherboard + labour would likely cost the same
    as replacing the whole machine.

    Your only other hope might be to scour ebay and similar for the same
    machine with e.g. smashed screen - and do the labour yourself.
    Martin Slaney, Mar 31, 2005
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