[maemo-users] help!? my N810 seems dead(ish)

From: James Sparenberg james at linuxrebel.org
Date: Wed Dec 19 05:16:12 EET 2007
On Monday 17 December 2007 08:56:21 pm Joshua Layne wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Dec 2007 01:56:43 +0000, Peter Flynn <peter at silmaril.ie> 
> > <snip>
> >
> > I have the identical problem, and some poking around revealed
> > that the wire from the charger to the unit is internally broken
> > close to (or within) the rat-tail that comes out of the charger
> > plug.
> >
> > These chargers seem to be very fragile, which is disappointing
> > for something that cannot be replaced easily (not in stores), and
> > the closest (N95 charger) costs €25.  They also cannot be opened
> > for a simple rewiring repair, even after removing the two
> > retaining screws, as they appear to be sealed.
> >
> > How do I buy a replacement charger (or 3 or 4 of them if they are
> > fragile)?
> having gotten a full charge by leaving my N810 in the car for a few
> hours (my DC adapters stayed powered with the car off, thankfully),
> I can say with a fair assurance that I have the same problem as
> Peter.  I will be getting the power adapter replaced under warranty
> if at all possible.  If nothing else, Nokia is more likely to
> acknowledge it as an actual issue if they have had warranty issues
> on it.  However, a brief search on google shows some fly-by-night
> places that have it for really cheap (like a few dollars), so I may
> just pick up a replacement and a spare for the office./;
> My power cord had not moved from where it had been originally
> plugged in when I bought the unit, so it shouldn't have failed.
> Apologies for my panicked initial post - I was worried I would be
> without my baby ;P

IF the n810 uses the same power supply/charger as the n800 then one 
way to get 'official' Nokia chargers is buy going to t-maobile or 
other phone dealer and buying a charger designed to fit a Nokia 6103 

I have that phone and the chargers for my 770 n800 and phone are all 
the same.  


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