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A530 TM5600 LAPTOP

How do I dis-assemble the casing? All attempts have failed.
I need to investigate loss of power/battery charging. It's probably only a dry joint but impossible to get at.

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  • Ted Kelly Dec 06, 2007

    PC CHIPS A530 TM5600

  • Ted Kelly Dec 06, 2007

    NOT WHAT I NEEDED!
    I first of all need to open the case.
    I removed all screws, looked under stickers, etc., but SOMETHING prevents separation.
    This is what I need to identify. Ideally I want a manual with disassembly sequence; failing that, advice on what I could have missed.
    It is specific to this make and model, not general.
    Thankyou.

  • Ted Kelly Dec 06, 2007

    Link goes nowhere!

  • Ted Kelly Dec 06, 2007

    Link does not work

  • Ted Kelly Dec 07, 2007

    No, that doesn't work.
    Keyboard clipped in and screwed under speaker grille.
    Prised that off and UNSCREWED keyboard.
    Case still will not separate.

  • Ted Kelly Dec 07, 2007

    ALL MEASURES SO FAR INACCURATE OR DO NOT ADDRESS PROBLEM.
    I need disassembly instructions for PC CHIPS A530 TM5600.
    Thankyou.

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Hi herbal-lee, goto www.ecs.com.tw and get your hands on the manual. on page 84 there is instructions on how to open the laptop. you need to remove the panel above the keyboard with the speakers. then there is a few more screws that will let you remove the keyboard and get the the guts. after you go that far there as little plastic clips around were the panels join that will need long finger nails or a fine blade/tools to unclip.

but if you are having a problem with battery charging/power it is most likely the battery at fault. most lithium ion batteries contain controllers that burn out or thermal fuses that blow if the cells gets too hot (stops the cells exploding and injuring people). you can test for both of these battery faults by connecting a voltmeter and testing for a voltage (12-18v)

best of luck

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  • Robert sturzbecher Dec 07, 2007

    here is a direct link to the manual
    http://www.ecs.com.tw/dlfile/manual/desk...

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Can u please tell me your laptop's brand and model number?

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