New audio ?

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  1. G33

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    OK, everything on the R50e works except audio.
    Thanks to you guys we ran through all the stuff.

    SO, is the audio on a card that plugs into the motherboard?
    Can I just buy that and plug it in?
    Sounds like a cheaper way than a new mobo.(Play on words)
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    tous GET A ROPE!

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    No.
    Ma'am, you need to accept that your machine is failing.
    It will not magically get better.
    Replace it forthwith when you can plan and it's convenient.
    Panicing, 'got to have it right now,' rarely leads to satisfying results.

    <--- willing to sell a Compaq Portable (luggable,) PC-DOS included, for the retail price in 1982 (~$4,000) :supergrin:
     

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    It has been with me all over the world.
    Some real hell-holes.
    Even charged it in a right-hand drive Red Cross Toyota truck.

    Geez, I can fix my 1964 Model 58 Smith...but not this?
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    For nostalgia's sake, clean the unit well and give it a place of honor on the shelf next to your other keepsakes. It will serve well as a momento; it will not serve well as a computer.

    <--- stubborner
     
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    I could put a skull on it!
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    With these I could play sound from my DVD player/iTunes?
    :wow:
     
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    I don't see any reason why not .. They function just like a regular sound card. The internal laptop speakers will not work however, you would have to use headphones or external speakers.
     
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    Cool beans!
    Have plenty of externals.:wavey:
     
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    Blast 'nuff said

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    Jes!:supergrin:

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    Ma'am, you are engaged in what we call in engineering: "Hanging a bag on it."

    It is the concept of trying to solve a problem by adding on more stuff in the hope that if enough stuff has been added, the underlying problem will somehow be overwhelmed. Consider, if one designs a loadbearing wall that cannot support the load, is it better to nail on 2 x 4s until it looks like it will work or re-design the wall?

    Such an approach is seen often in software engineering, the idea that any problem can be solved with enough IF ... THEN ... ELSE constructs.

    Your machine is failing and you propose to double its value in bags. The bags do not solve the problem, they just hang there. One day soon, the computer simply won't operate at all ... and you will have a box of bags to hang on the next one.
     
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    Jes.
    Bag it.
    [​IMG]
    It amuses my two cats.


    Seriously, I understand.
    It is my #2 laptop.
    It is fun to work on it and learn new things.

    If I found Dear Tous in the desert all broken up, I would try to put him back together.
     
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    You would hang bags on me? :shocked:

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    tous GET A ROPE!

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    I freely confess to being a lifelong member of the 'the sock has a hole in it ... 95% of the sock is still good ... wear it' club.

    Or maybe it's just a mens thing that we do that. :supergrin:
     
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    Strange...guys say they like it?
    :supergrin:

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