Why two power ports on a budget laptop??
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I have a couple of early Sony ZX phones in our house which have been charged every day for the last four years.
One of them has just about become unusable as even a new cable is too loose in the socket.
The other isn't far behind.

So I think that I am entitled to believe that the usb-C ports on these phones are not as tough as the barrel sockets that still work on some of my truly ancient laptops (Compaq NC610 with a real parallel port anyone?, or IBM Thinkpad T23? or how about a Toshiba Tecra 800 that still works as a Bosch KTS diagnostic computer, last update in 2007).


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RE: Why two power ports on a budget laptop?? - by dieselnutjob - 08-10-2020, 07:21 PM

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