It doesn't recognise the power cable! The cable is switched on, plugged in, and the light on the adapter box (excuse the lack of technical vocabulary) is on. The amber battery light flashes for about 1 second in every 5 when plugged in, not at all when not. When the laptop was on, it wouldn't recognise the cable as being on. Even off, the light on the optical mouse comes on only when plugged into the mains. The power worked initially, fully charging the battery once, but stopped after playing a DVD (which shouldn't make any difference). It was less than a day old and now it has died. Help!
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Re: Acer Aspire 5633WLMi Laptop
Unplug everything that isn't necessary to run the laptop ie, external mouse, battery, etc.
Then plug the ac adapter in, making sure the switch for 110/220 is appropriate for your region.
Now, does the machine turn on?
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Basically, you unplug all of the Netgear Xe104 units, wait a minute, then plug the one nearest to the Router back into a wall socket first. Wait a few seconds then plug in a second Xe104 and give it a minute to "talk" to the first unit. Then plug other Xe104's in one at a time. Below you'll find the official troubleshooting steps which you should read carefully if the basic steps above do not resolve the problem.
Also, i should tell you that Powerline adapters such as yours have improved greatly in the last few years, and you can buy a pair of new ones that are very, very much faster than yours for a very modest cost. For example, TP-LINK TL-PA4010KIT
or NETGEAR Powerline 500 1-Port Starter Kit (XAVB5201) or
ZyXEL PLA4225 4-Port 500 Mbps Powerline Gigabit
XE104 User Guide 4-2 Troubleshooting v1.0, September 2005
Power Light Not On Make sure that, if power to the AC power outlet is controlled by a wall switch, the wall switch is in the on position. Verify that the wall socket is live by disconnecting the XE104 85 Mbps Wall-Plugged Ethernet Switch and plugging in some other electrical product, such as a lamp or a hairdryer. If the error persists and you have confirmed the power outlet you are using is live, you have a hardware problem and should contact technical support.
HomePlug Light Not On If the power light is on but the HomePlug light is not, check the following: • Make sure that power is being provided to more than one PowerLine device. Another PowerLine device must be installed for successful communication across the PowerLine. • Verify that the network password is the same on all devices in the PowerLine network.
Ethernet Light is Off • Make sure that the Ethernet cable is plugged in properly at both ends. • Be sure you are using the correct cable on the router that the first XE104 is connected to. When connecting the router's Internet port to a cable or DSL modem, use the cable that was supplied with the cable or DSL modem. This cable could be a standard straight-through Ethernet cable or an Ethernet crossover cable. • On attached Ethernet device or network adapter card, check that the Link light is
Maybe a faulty LCD in the switch, when it is on check your operating system to ensure the adapter is enabled. Usually an indicator in the system tray. if not you will have to check the device manager to see if it is enabled. If the light is off but the operating system is recognising the adapter and it all works I wouldn't worry about the lack of a light.
I have the nano hercules and I had the same problem. The lower rotor would spin funny or not at all. Upon taking apart the heli (there really isnt too many pieces, just a lot of little screws so keep track of them), i found the culprit to be a tiny white gear with teeth had broken and the larger spinning gear was barely making a connection to the small teeth on the small gear (excuse my lack of technical vocabulary). I was able to remove the motor, slide the small gear w small teeth down just a tad so the big gear and the small gear lined up, added a bit of modelling glue for support and it works like new again. Hope that helps!
A. The outlet you are using is bad try another outlet.
B. The wire going from the outlet to the adapter box is defective (you may have a light on your adapter so if it is on the you know that this isn't the case).
C. The Power Adapter Circuitry or fuse has gone defective. This is NOT recommended opening up and troubleshooting!! SMPS crammed into a little box are DANGEROUS !!!
D. The cable going from the power adapter circuitry housing to the computer ends connector is defective. You can test the power adapter output voltage at the connector end if you know what your doing with a multimeter, otherwise also not advised to do!!
E. The connector on your power adapter assembly has gone defective and no longer mates properly with the female power jack on your computer.
F. The power jack on the computer may be damaged and no longer mates with the Male power adapter end.
G. The power jack on the computer's solder connections on the motherboard have become damaged.
H. The power jacks cable going to the motherboard is defective.
I. The motherboard has been damaged by any of the above conditions.
There you go 9 possibilities. All in all; get a new power adapter that matches Voltage and Current Requirements printed on the sticker underneath your laptop. If that doesn't work, then you would have to open up your laptop and get real technical with your power jack and motherboard.
Try this approach: 1. Remove the power adapter from the printer. The power adapter is the black box where the power cord is plugged in at the back of the printer.2. Disconnect the power cord from the power source.3. Reconnect the power cord directly to the power outlet in the wall. Bypass any surge devices or power outlets.4. Re-plug the power adapter into the printer.5. If the printer won't automatically power on, press the power button on the printer operator panel. I hope this helps. Should the problem continue, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center for additional assistance.
Try to unplug the power adapter from the printer. Disconnect the power cord from the power outlet in the wall.
Wait at least 10 seconds before you re-plug the power cord into the power outlet (bypass any power strips or surge devices). Re-plug the power adapter into the printer. If printer won't automatically power on, press the power button. If that doesn't help, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center for additional assistance.
Plug printer straight to power outlet in the wall. Bypass any surge devices or power strips as they can draw away power from the printer.
Properly secure the power cord.
Unplug the power adapter from the printer, replug after 30 seconds. The power adapter is the rectangular black box, behind the printer where the power cord is attached. Check if it's warm or cold. It can be a defective power adapter.
If you have access to a voltmeter, test power adapter(30V output).
If problem continues, contact Lexmark technical support.
Unplug then replug the power adapter of the printer. The power adapter is the rectangular black box behind the printer where the power cord is attached. Make sure to plug printer to a power outlet with the correct power specification. Bypass surge devices or power strips. If problem continues, unplug printer from the power source and contact Lexmark technical support to further investigate the problem. Thanks.
Are you sure that the power adaptor is working? Does it have any light on the adapter box that informs about it's operation? What usually happens is that the cable going from the adapter to the laptop gets crackled from repetitive bending, either at the plug, or at the box inlet. Inspect if the cable is intact, and if possible, checks if there's a required DC voltage on the plug. Perhaps you might need a new adapter for your laptop.