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Compaq Armada Serial Port Broken

I have a Compaq Armada E500 but the pins of the serial port on the back side of the laptop are broken. My question is that if this serial port can be replace or i need to change all the mother board? Thanks a lot

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  • SEVETEC Sep 14, 2007

    Thanks a lot Syclar,

    Yes I know you are right but this laptop is not mine is for a costumer so he wants to repair.

    I bought a serial port replacement but i really dont know how is the structure of this port because he just told me about this problem.

    I will suggest him to buy a USB to Serial converter, but the problem is thar sometimes and for some aplications this converter doesnt work.

    Thanks for your help Syclar

    PD. how can i contact you by mail?


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Do you really need the serial port? You should be able to find a USB to serial converter fairly cheaply.

Posted on Sep 13, 2007

  • Simon Clarke Sep 17, 2007

    You could download the service manual from but I can't really answer the question without disassembling it myself. The manual will at least give you the part no.


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