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Notebook power connector

I have the power connector out and have a replacement, i need to know what leads go where from the jack to the connector board, it's an averatec 3200

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First ,you'll need a continuity tester or a digital multimeter set to the continuity function.
Now test for continuity between the center post in your jack and the wire leads.Find out which wire lead connects to the center post of your jack.Mark that wire with a small piece of masking tape with a + sign written on it.Now test for continuity between the outside shell of any of your I/o ports (i.e. USB,Video) the places on the motherboard where the wires from yor jack are supposed to go.If any of those points shows continuity to metal shell of you I/O ports,then the wire with the + sign does not go there.Connect the wire with the plus sign to the other connection

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http://www.machinaelectronics.com/store/buypart/HP_Pavilion_DV8000_DV8309US/DC020005G00

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1) http://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-DV8309US-DV8310CA-DV8310US-DV8315CA-MOTHERBOARD-USA-/390300779614?pt=Motherboards&hash=item5adfbd445e

2) http://www.sparepartswarehouse.com/HP,Laptop,Part,417029001.aspx

NOT advertising for either seller above. From a quick search. Proceed at your own risk.

HP Support > Pavilion dv8309us Notebook PC > Manuals,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&lc=en&product=3192906&

In the list left-click on -
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