AC Adapter in Toshiba® Qosmio X500
Toshiba Qosmio X500 laptop comes with 180W (19V x 9.5A) auto-sensing, 100-240V AC Adapter and high capacity Li-Ion (8000mAh) battery. The laptop has a battery life of up to 3 hours. Since laptop needs direct current, an AC adapter converts main AC supply to DC. You can work your Toshiba Qosmio X500 laptop by directly connecting it to the main supply through the AC adapter.
- Battery charging problem
- Power loss from AC adapter
- Power cord failure
Battery charging problem
Sometimes it happens that you will be unable to charge or run the Toshiba Qosmio X500 laptop with the AC adapter. If there are no physical faults with your AC adapter, it might be the problem of overheating. To resolve this you need to replace the adapter. Sometimes, the problem can be resolved by changing the BIOS settings in your Toshiba Qosmio X500 laptop. For this laptop, BIOS version should be at least v1.30.
Power loss from AC adapter
When you plug the adapter into your Toshiba Qosmio X500 laptop, you will be unable to make contact and power in the laptop seems to be losing. This may be because of the loose connection of power jack. There should be some possible reasons for that which include broken power jack, broken mounting bracket on the base assembly or both. To solve this issue, you need to re-solder the points in power jack or you are required to replace it.
It may happen that your AC adapter brick is working properly but you are facing difficulties in connecting to the power supply. To check, you need try the adapter in some other Toshiba laptop. If it is working properly that might be the problem of your laptop’s charging circuit. Otherwise, it must be the problem of cord of the adapter. You should replace the cord of the adapter or AC adapter itself.