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Test pins Compaq1600 Need to test output for battery volts

Discussion in 'Laptops' started by belschner, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. belschner

    belschner Guest

    Some one please help--I have an old laptop i use just to surf. Compa
    1600 now I know some of the older laptops do not work unless theres
    battery in them - ""I guess a working one. "" I
    looking to test the pins on the circuit board to see if Im gettin
    voltage with a meter. ( AKA to see if my battery is dead ) I don
    get anything on the test light on my battery . I want to make sur
    the charging circuit is working before i get a battery this thing i
    not worth putting money into unless its the battery is the problem.
    I guess the circuit board could be bad aswell. But want some inpu

    Please advise what pins to test toor where some where else mayb
    testing points ,,,what readings I should get??????
    belschner, Mar 15, 2006
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