Saturday, March 15, 2008

Replacing DC Power Jack on Fujitsu LifeBook P1610

I've always enjoyed dissecting gadgets to upgrade components, replace broken parts, or just to see what it looks like inside.

I recently had to replace the black DC power jack on my Fujitsu LifeBook P1610. I looked around and found a used yellow DC power jack from a Sony Vaio VGN-S150 series. No soldering required since the jack connects to the motherboard via wires and a plastic connector. The original jack was black and the wires were shorter than the yellow Sony jack, but the new jack worked out fine. It was a fun little project taking apart the mini tablet and replacing a broken part.

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