1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

How do i fix a "touchy" speaker 3.5mm jack?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by El_Mayo, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. El_Mayo

    El_Mayo

    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2009
    Messages:
    2,819 (1.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    222
    You know the type... it works but if you so much as touch the wire the sound goes.
    The main speakers work 24/7 but the subwoofer has no sound depending on the cable D:
     
  2. erocker

    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2006
    Messages:
    40,500 (12.50/day)
    Thanks Received:
    15,199
    Just remove the jack, inspect it and make sure the solder points are good, clean it up with a qtip and alcohol and you should be good. If you notice a solder point is cracked, get the soldering iron out and throw a small drop on there. It's a very easy soldering job, even if you haven't done it before, you can do it. :)
     
  3. El_Mayo

    El_Mayo

    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2009
    Messages:
    2,819 (1.26/day)
    Thanks Received:
    222
    fudge
    i don't have a soldering iron :'(
    i'm doomed :(
     

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page