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Static on Acer 5315

When I plug my music source into the Acer music jack I get lots of static. If I unplug the computer and run on battery there is no static. Anyone know what could be happening?

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This is the problem because you don't have good ground line connection. Immediately check your ground line else your laptop may got damaged because of too much static.

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FOLLOW Anti-Static Precautions

Anti-Static Precautions:
Your body carries Static electricity. Static WILL fry out (Short Circuit), the delicate hardware components inside a computer.

Relieve your body of Static BEFORE, reaching inside your unplugged from power, computer.

Computer on a table, computer unplugged from power, computer case open;
TOUCH an unpainted surface of the metal frame, of the open computer case.
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Suggest use a stiff plastic object to release lock clip.
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You want to JUST press on the Lock Clip itself.

The battery should just pop-up a little. Then a fingernail is used to lift that side up, to access the battery.

When reinstalling remember the Positive ( + ) side ALWAYS goes UP.

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Close the computer case. Plug computer back into power.
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Does your laptop even begin the boot process where it displays stuff on the screen? Do you hear fans running, disk drives running, see lights, hear the cd drive click once and notice a light that comes on the cd drive door briefly when you press the power button? If not you computer either has a bad power cord, a bad dc power jack where the power cord plugs in, a bad mother board or static build up. 1) lets eliminate static buildup by removing the power cord and the battery then press and hold the power button for 30 seconds. Then replace the power cord but not the battery and hit the power button. If it boots up you had static build up. 2) Take an ink pen and put in in the slot where the power cord plugs into the laptop, if it wiggles loosely then your dc power jack which is soldered onto the motherboard needs to be replaced. 3) If the power jack is tight and when you plug in the power cord if you don't see any lights or hear a fan, disc, cd drive, then you can almost bet your power cord is bad. 4) If the power cord is ok then you have a mother board issue. Normally motherboards will give some beeps or constantly blinking lights when you plug in the power cord and try to boot up. These beeps or blinking lights will tell the technician what is wrong with your computer.

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Headphone jacks has static


Typically, static is caused by a dirty connection, you need to clean the jack, completely. If you are not able to do that, sometimes you can improve the situation by plugging and unplugging, and twisting the headphone jack, maybe 50 times or so....If the static comes after unplugging, the jack would need to be opened up and the contact points cleaned.

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1) Check to make sure the problem isn't the cable going into the plug, from the AC adapter. (Charger)
A lot of times, where the wires meet the back of the plug, that goes into the laptop DC Power Jack, is bad.
The wires have a break from becoming stretched. Makes an intermittent contact.
Same thing for where the wires meet the charger body.

AC adapter plugged into power, unplugged from laptop, use a multimeter set to the DC voltage scale.
Use the alligator clip attachments for the probe leads, attach the probe lead's to the AC adapter's plug, and wiggle the wire, check for an intermittent break.

2) AC adapter (Charger) unplugged from laptop, Battery removed, see if you can wiggle the center pin of the jack.
You may find the entire DC Power Jack will move a little.

If the center pin does not move, but the entire body of the jack does, the jack may just need to be
resoldered to the motherboard. The solder connections may be cracked.
If the center pin moves, replace the jack.

To replace the DC Power Jack, or repair the solder connections,

1) Remove all power to the laptop. AC adapter and Battery.

2) Observe Anti-Static Precautions:
Buy and wear an ESD wrist strap. (Electro Static Discharge) Connect the alligator clip to a good ground source. I connect mine to the metal frame of an open, empty desktop computer case.
(You don't need an Anti-Static Mat)
The price of an ESD wrist strap is around $3 to $8. Found in a multitude of places.
Example,

http://www.costcentral.com/proddetail/Cables_Unlimited_Anti_Static_Wrist_Strap/ACC1400/10720671/froogle/

3) Completely disassemble the laptop down to the bare motherboard in your hand.
No Processor, Heatsink assembly, peripherals, nada.

TIPS:
A) You may wish to take photos, or make a video as you disassemble, for your first time. Also make notes.
After the first laptop the next one becomes easier.
(All of them follow a basic path when disassembling. Toshiba, HP, Acer, Gateway, you name it)

B) Use a multi-container for the various screws. Label each container for the area the screws came out of.
There may be 60 or more screws, and 12 different types of screws. Some look VERY similar to each other, but are NOT. DO NOT mix them up.
You can use a clean egg container in a pinch. Label each egg holder.

C) Take your time, use patience. Practice your soldering, de-soldering skills before working on the Toshiba's DC Power Jack, if you're rusty.
Use Desoldering Braid, and not a Desoldering Tool. (Solder S-ucker) The desoldering braid works MUCH better! (Also known as solder wick)


Pictorial, with details on how to disassemble the Toshiba Satellite A70, or A75 series of laptops,

http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/ToshibaA75/satA75_1.htm

You can click on each photo to enlarge.
Page 2, and 3 icons are at the bottom.
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Page 1::Page 2::Page 3 )


One source for a Toshiba Satellite A75-S209 DC Power Jack,

http://www.laptopjacks.com/view_part/For-Toshiba-Satellite-A75-S209-DC-Power-Jack-TS51625.html

Toshiba Satellite A70 series Service Manual, (Free)

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Go down to the line that begins with Satellite A10.
Scroll across to A70, and click on it.
This is a PDF file. May take up to 30 seconds before you see the first page.
May take additional time to fully download.
(Took me around 40 seconds before I saw the first page, with a medium speed DSL connection)

Regards,
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nplug your laptop from the AC power source and remove the battery.
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