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charger plug in

by lrbwacko / April 25, 2013 10:27 AM PDT

I dropped my laptop on the corner and where you plug it in became out of line so i opened the comp up and the black and red wires weren't attached very well so i was going to reattach them. Time went by and i forgot what color goes on top, red or black, and what color goes on the side? Silly me. Can any one help?

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Sure.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 25, 2013 10:32 AM PDT
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The negative side is usually easy to find. I'm not there so let's just say that all laptops I've fixed in decades have the negative side shared with some hundred points such as the case shield.

Black in all units have gone to this negative connection.
Bob

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charger plug in
by lrbwacko / April 27, 2013 8:44 AM PDT
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Thank you so much for such a quick reply. Red +, Blk -.. Just one more thing... I didn't see any + or - signs on the plug in part, so am I correct in thinking that the "Red +" wire goes to that long cylendrical silver thing?

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I can't tell you that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 27, 2013 9:09 AM PDT
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I can, if I was there show how ground, the minus side is abundant at many points on the computer.
Bob

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Plug-in
by Willy / April 25, 2013 1:47 PM PDT
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Check your plug, that connector should have a decal or in some way ID's the +/- of the connection. That in turn offers what is blk-, red+ is usually the color code of wiring. The adapter should have the decal/sticker attached. On top of what Robert offered, this should explain it all.

tada -----Willy Happy

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