power supply

  sassy79 19:04 05 Dec 2007
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Can you have the power socket changed on a laptop, i have a compaq r4000 laptop, and it will cost £79-99 to get a new one, and also they have stopped making the adaptor..it is an oval shape, very unusual
thanks

  MAJ 19:11 05 Dec 2007

Is this it? click here

  MAJ 19:18 05 Dec 2007

Some on ebay as well. click here

  sassy79 19:18 05 Dec 2007

What else you need to know...i want to know if u can have the socket changed to fit a normal shaped charger

  sassy79 19:19 05 Dec 2007

The ones on ebay are not the correct voltage or ampage, i have checked

  MAJ 19:59 05 Dec 2007

Let's say it's possible, sassy79. What's it going to cost to get it done, £30 - £40, then you have to buy another adapter, £25 (??)? That's assuming who ever does it doesn't mess up your laptop with a slip of the soldering iron. Dangerous.

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