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Re: Volume dropping in and out while recording audio.

Hey Walter, thanks for answering my question so quickly.

Is it at all possible to avoid resoldering the motherboard? Could I maybe buy an external USB sound card and disable my internal one?


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I’ve never tried using an external USB sound card before but apparently they are available. As far as disabling your existing sound card, check in the BIOS (Setup Menu <F2>). It is also possible to disable under “Device Manager”. Here’s a link to service and owner’s manual for your model: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins6400/en/index.htm




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If you jiggle the cable and it starts working, then you probably have a cold or broken solder connection on the audio jack. The sound card is not a card but integrated into the motherboard. You could have a technician re-solder the connections on the motherboard but if that doesn’t work the motherboard will have to be replaced.



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You are on the right track, sounds like a noisy volume control. Can often be repaired with a squirt of cleaner spray into the potentiometer assembly.But I suggest you use crc2-26 contact lubricant spray, not silicone spray which is a great materials lubricant, but not electrical. Worst case, the Vol Potentiometer, may have to be replaced. Go for the CRC first and see how it goes. Good Luck, happy FixYa

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