Repair guides and support for the ultra-light laptop computer line by Toshiba.

19 Questions View all

Can the audio component of my Portege R830 be replaced?

I have noticed that the sound has been getting considerably weaker over the past few weeks.

Thanks for any assistance you can offer.

Answer this question I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

1 Answer

Most Helpful Answer

Unfortunately, the sound chip is soldered as part of the motherboard.

Some suggestions/questions:

• how is the sound level through the speaker/headphone jack?

• if your laptop has bluetooth, try paring to bluetooth speakers

• if your laptop doesn't have bluetooth, try a USB bluetooth dongle and pair it to USB speakers

Bluetooth bypasses any need of the sound chip in your computer.

There's also a USB sound adapter you can use:

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1
Add a comment

Add your answer

P Day will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 39