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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by baileyrash, Feb 14, 2005.

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  1. baileyrash

    baileyrash Thread Starter

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    Is there any way to power a laptop other than through the DC? My toshiba 2800-s201 recently slid off the coffee table and landed on the DC-plug. It did some damage to the DC-in apparatus.

    Will this be an expensive repair? Are there any alternate power solutions (aside from using a separate battery charger) like port replicators or docking stations?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Skivvywaver

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    I don't think so man. Even my desktop runs on DC current. Granted it is converted from AC but.................

    If you are asking if there is a way to rig it up maybe, but I am not the one to ask.

    Take it to a computer shop and get an estimate on getting it fixed is all I can say.
     
  3. Arcadion

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    The power socket should be repairable, that's what I'd try.
     
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