SATA connector broken off m/b

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by ugh!, Sep 26, 2006.

  1. ugh!

    ugh! Guest

    Yanked the cable and the pastic thing came off the pins that stick out from
    the m/b. Fixed it once before by bending the pins back and putting the plastic
    connector (that you plug the cable into) back over the top, but the second
    time it happened the pins snapped off.

    Is there a good chance of this being fixable by any computer servicer? The
    pins are gone so they'd have to solder some replacement pins onto the
    ugh!, Sep 26, 2006
    1. Advertisements

  2. ugh!

    Gordon Guest

    Not quite, it was the *second* yank that did it ;-)
    Gordon, Sep 26, 2006
    1. Advertisements

  3. ugh!

    Rob Guest

    If you have a spare pci slot, get a sata adapter card. Safer than having
    the mb fried attempting a tricky repair job.

    Rob, Sep 26, 2006
  4. One good yank deserves another.

    Ah, you're nothing but a yanker.

    And other yank jokes at your expense. :)
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Sep 26, 2006
  5. ugh!

    jasen Guest

    sure, If you can find one that does component-level repairs.
    It might be cheaper to use a PCI SATA card.

    jasen, Sep 26, 2006
  6. ugh!

    ~misfit~ Guest

    The second time? You chose your nickname wisely.
    ~misfit~, Sep 27, 2006
    1. Advertisements

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.