Having problems with your Dell Inspiron E1705 Notebook ?

Laptop does not work with AC adaptor, does not charge. Mother board issue

\015 When I tried to fix my AC adaptor, I think I connected the two wire in opposite way and damaged the mother board. Now the laptop works with a charged battery. Deos not work with AC adaptor. Battery does not charge.\015\012\015\012Sent it to Dell. Dell said the mother board needs to be repalced and they charges $500. Did not ask them to fix since with $500 I can buy another new laptop.\015\012\015\012Since the laptop works with a battery, I'm thinking connecting a AC adaptor directly to the battery connector (connector on the laptop which connects to the battery) or Or open the battery box, replace the battery cells with a \015\012AC adaptor (At least it can be used as a desktop).\015\012\015\012I saw an article about how to open the box and replace battery cells.\015\012\015\012I just wondering if there are other better solutions?\015\012\015\012Thank you.\015\012Tree\015

Answers :

You may be able to get a battery charger but its rare.

If you do wish to use the AC adapter, take care with positive and negative. Also the voltage of the battery is actually lower than the AC adapter in order to get charged. I don't know what is going to happen if you do choose to use AC adapter as battery. 75% chance that it will work.

Good luck!
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