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Packard Bell won't run on mains


kevrock09

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Hi My son has been gifted a Packard Bell Easynote model P5WS6. Unfortunately it came without a battery and will not run on mains alone. My quick and straightforward question is; 'Does this model require a battery inside it in order to work at all?' Thank you in anticipation Kev

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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No it doesn't need a battery.

If won't power up and you are sure adaptor output is good then looking like a DC power jack or motherboard problem.

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kevrock09

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Thanks for your reply Fruit Bat. The laptop came with no adapter either, but the voltage and amperage matched those on my partners laptop ie. 19V 3.42A, presuming this is all i need to match up, as it is a different make. Thanks again! Kev

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Size of jack plug can also make a difference

If its not making contact correctly on both inner and outer pins then it won't fire up.

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robinofloxley

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Polarity! Centre positive or negative for the Easynote and what is on partners charger?

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kevrock09

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Thanks very much for your help guys. I think for the price of a charger, that's the way forward. Just relieved it's not going to cost me double that for a new battery. Take care and thanks again. Regards Kev

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