MBP Metallic 'pinking' sound

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by MisterD, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. MisterD macrumors newbie

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    Hi

    I have a reasonably new 15" MacBook pro (April '10) and it just started doing 2 things...

    Firstly, a small metallic 'pinking' sound to the right of the trackpad appears from time to time. Tried to diagnose this sound but it is not a very reliable problem. Occasionally when the MBP is moved from one location to another but also when it is static on a flat surface and my hand is on the area to the right of the trackpad it appears.

    Now, a week or so later after the first problem appeared, the static electricity problem that has been reported whilst using a travel adaptor on on this forum is also happening. Are the two related? Do I need to worry?

    Many thanks in advance

    Mister D
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

    miles01110

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    The metallic click you hear is most likely the sudden motion sensor i.e. normal.

    As for static electricity, I'm not sure what you mean. You can use the groudned plug...
     

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