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I broke my Sata power connector...

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http://www.overclock.net/t/844214/help-ssd-plastic-sata-power-connector-broken

Similar to that thread, the plastic housing broke off along with a pin. All of the pins are now bent and its messed up. Is there anyway that this can be repaired, or should I just chuck it in the garbage? frown.gif

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Edited by NguyenAdam - 11/16/11 at 7:53am
    
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Which drive got stuffed up, and is the warranty still good?
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See of you can get it replaced or fixed under warranty, if not I could try doing a swap on the connectors for you. I just took a 2.5" drive apart and have an extra sata and power connector. smile.gif
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See of you can get it replaced or fixed under warranty, if not I could try doing a swap on the connectors for you. I just took a 2.5" drive apart and have an extra sata and power connector. smile.gif

It would be great if you could bro. This is just so depressing. frown.gif Btw, pics are up.
    
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How does that happen?
Anyway you're gonna have to open it up and do some soldering or something if you can't replace the whole connector. You're lucky you only broke 1 pin, shouldn't be too hard to solder something back on. Then you can glue the plastic back on and it should do the trick. You should use some tape to hold everything in place once a power cable is connected to it.
    
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How does that happen?
Anyway you're gonna have to open it up and do some soldering or something if you can't replace the whole connector. You're lucky you only broke 1 pin, shouldn't be too hard to solder something back on. Then you can glue the plastic back on and it should do the trick. You should use some tape to hold everything in place once a power cable is connected to it.

Try that first adam

Btw, those connections on the PCB are sooo tiny!
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