Late '06 13" MacBook

Dopeyman

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Sep 5, 2005
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I have a late '06 13" MacBook that I messed up the port for connecting speakers.

Someone accidentally tripped over the cable. So now in order for it to work, I gotta have it slanted inside the port. I know it's not the wire cause I already tried a new one. And same results.

Anyway, my question is is this an easy fix? Do I need a new board?

Thanks for the info
 

Intell

macrumors P6
Jan 24, 2010
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Sounds as if something came unsoldered from the logicboard. It maybe fixable, if you're good at soldering. But a new logicboard would be the quickest, easiest fix.
 
Nov 28, 2010
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You could always use a USB sound card, many are compatible with Mac OS X and they are much cheaper (20 to 50 USD) than getting a "new" logic board.

You can also head over to iFixIt and see, if there are some guides helping with your problem.