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Femal pin jack

Any help with how I can get to the femal pin jack so I can check to see if it has come apart from the motherboard. thanks

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1) The jack your AC adapter plugs into on the motherboard, is the DC Power Jack.
Motherboard out of case, power to motherboard, take your multimeter and see if you are getting 19 VDC at the DC Power Jack's positive solder joint, on motherboard.

The center pin of the jack is Positive. (The inner cylindrical shell is Negative)
Follow the DC Power Jack's positive pin from the Center of the jack, to the motherboard.

You probably won't be able to touch your meter's Positive (Red) probe, to the DC Power Jack's positive pin under the jack; so touch it's solder joint on the opposite side of the motherboard.
(DC Power Jack should be soldered close to the motherboard, is why)

Of course also touch the Negative lead, (Black probe), of your meter, to the Negative, (Ground) solder joint for the DC Power Jack.

Getting 19 volts DC?

See if there is a cracked solder joint, for any of the DC Power Jack's pin connections to the motherboard.
ANY perceptible movement of the DC Power Jack on the motherboard, indicates a bad power jack, and may indicate a broken/cracked solder joint.
Center pin of DC Power Jack is loose? Bad DC Power Jack. Replace.

2) DC Power Jack is determined to be in good repair? No cracked/broken solder joints?
The next components in the power circuit on the motherboard, leading From the power jack, are P. MOSFET's.
Power MOSFET.

Power MOSFET Wikipedia the free encyclopedia

More information using a prior solution,

Dv6000 power light does not come on any more

Check the links given.

3) The last thing that concerns me, although I probably should have listed it first; is the AC adapter you are using.
Concern is that it doesn't have the 'intelligent chipset' that matches the Compaq CQ1-1225 All-In-One desktop PC's circuitry.

AC Adapter For Compaq Presario All in One CQ1 1225 Desktop PC Charger...


Just my thoughts..........
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joecoolvette

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You have to take the laptop apart to fix it.

Maybe your DC Power Jack which is where the power cord plugsinto the computer is bad. Take an ink pen and push the tip inside thejack and see if the little pin wiggles, if so the jack is bad. You'll have totake the laptop apart to fix it. Most times it is soldered onto themotherboard, so you will have to desolder the old and solder a new one.

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What is the center pin??

Would you by chance be talking about the DC Power Jack where the Power Cord plugs into the laptop? If so, then see the steps below if your laptop is not booting and you think the DC Jack is your problem.

Maybe your DC Power Jack which is where the power cord plugs into the computer is bad. Take an ink pen and push the tip inside the jack and see if the little pin wiggles, if so the jack is bad. You'll have to take the laptop apart to fix it. Most times it is soldered onto the motherboard, so you will have to desolder the old and solder a new one.

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A common weak spot on most laptops is the DC power jack. If someone trips on the wire while you have the power adaptor plugged into your laptop, chances are that the power jack will get damaged.
On most laptops the DC power jack is soldered directly to the motherboard and there are only three or four small pins holding it in place. Unfortunately that makes the power jack quite weak. Any sideways pulling of the DC power cord while attached to the laptop will usually dislodge at least one of these pins, breaking the solder around it. Modern laptops use quite a lot of power, from about 70W to 120W or even more. The bad electrical connection from the dislodged pin will cause sparks and heating that will eventually burn a hole through the motherboard and can even be a fire hazard.

The usual signs of that are:
  • The battery is not charging properly or stays at half charge despite that you have been using the power adaptor.
  • The screen flickers (the brightness is changing) while the power cord is plugged in. This is caused by the laptop switching between DC power (screen is brighter) and battery power (screen is dimmer).
  • The DC plug gets hot after a few minutes of use and may even smell of burning.
  • There are "scratching" sounds coming from the DC jack.
You need to take the unit apart and check/resolder the DC jack on the system board.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response

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Hello my laptop t41 power is not even flash but the adapter is working,am technician and i have troubleshoot allot.


I concur with what Diegotech stated.

To iterate further;

1) The DC Power Jack (DC IN), may have cracked solder joint/s on the motherboard connector, (Female), where the DC Power Jack plugs in.

Resolder

2) The DC Power Jack may be broken.
Center Pin mount, and/or body of DC Power Jack, and/or Outer Shell mount.

Replace DC Power Jack.

3) Wires from the DC Power jack plug to the female connector on the motherboard, may be bad.

Replace DC Power Jack.

Two examples, of a place to buy an IBM ThinkPad T41 DC Power Jack,

1) http://www.buy.com/prod/dc-power-jack-connector-socket-for-ibm-thinkpad-t40-t41-t42-r50-r51-r52/q/sellerid/23962916/loc/101/215782035.html

2) http://www.machinaelectronics.com/store/buypart/IBM_Thinkpad_T41/DC-P001

Past this point it's a bad DC sensor on the motherboard.

Replace motherboard.

IBM ThinkPad T41 Service Manual, (Free),

http://www.tim.id.au/blog/tims-laptop-service-manuals/#toc-ibmlenovo

On this page go down to the 8th line.
The one that starts with > ThinkPad T20.

Go across, and click on > T41

Takes approximately 2 seconds to see the first page, and additional time to fully download.

Page 142 for 14.1 inch LCD screen
Page 151 for 15 inch LCD screen

(PDF file page number box at top)

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DC Jack diagnosis:
1. Test power adapter for output voltage. Bend the power cable in various directions while doing this to be sure that there is no broken conductors in the cable.
2. If power adapter is Ok, connect it & see if the power LED on the laptop will glow when you jiggle the power connector in various directions. If yes, then the DC jack might be loose or damaged, & need to be either re-soldered or replaced.
3. If not, then disassemble the laptop. Remove any components that attach to the laptop's motherboard first (e.g. battery, hard drive, RAM, wireless card, optical drive, ... etc.)
4. Next, remove the keyboard & the LCD screen.
5. Finally, unscrew all screws that hold the upper cover & lower cover together so that you could gain access to the motherboard.
6. Inspect the solder points connecting the DC jack to the motherboard. Make sure that none of them is loose. If any, re-solder them.
7. Inspect the center pin in the DC jack. Make sure that it is not broken or loose. If it is, then you might need to replace the DC jack.
8. When you are done, re-assemble back the laptop.

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Hello,

You are speaking of the female power jack plugin...that is inside your laptop.

Ok first thing you would have to find a replacement power jack...ebay would be your best bet or a quick search on google might find a website.

If you can do that know in advance that you will have to take your laptop apart. Working on a computer can get complicated but a laptop is even harder.

If the first two things I mentioned is not a problem then the last thing is you will have to be pretty experienced at soldering. If the power connector is soldered onto the motherboard (always is) then you will first have to remove it without damaging the board itself. Then you will have to be able to solder all the connections back on without getting any solder on the area around it as you will damage the motherboard.

Post back with any questions or comments. But what I'm getting at is if you can't do all those things then your only option is to go to HP's support site and email them to ask how much it would cost you to have them repair it.

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Femal pin jack


you'll need to take the entire notebook apart to access the motherboard..

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