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I have a Thinkpad T60...AC port on rear of T60 has broken off inside (at the system board)...someone told me a docking station would be an alternative to getting AC to the system board...is this correct? Or does a docking station just plug into the same AC port?


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A docking station is a good alternative but if you have an electronic prowess then you can reattach the broken port..Just open the casing and resolder the broken port..you can provide a support for the port like a glue stick or something that will prevent it from falling off the board.
What you have been told is correct. The docking station is using different ports that are additional to those normally used. It is normally considered as a port replicator. Power is fed to the docking station through an inbuilt unit which in turn feeds the thinkpad from the slot at the bottom.
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