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The pin from the from this system broke off when I tried to

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The pin from the jack from this system broke off when I tried to remove it from my Mac Book Pro and is lodged in my laptop. As a result, I have no sound from the Altec speaker system and no sound from the laptop itself. How can I get this thing out of my laptop?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Theater-Stereo
Expert:  ITPeter replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

You can try using a very fine pair of scissors and opening them up inside the port to press against the plastic part and help pull it out.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Tried using manicure scissors. Couldn't get a grip. Couldn't remive
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Couldn't remove.
Expert:  ITPeter replied 1 year ago.

Which jack is it?

Could you attach a photo?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  ITPeter replied 1 year ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** also attach a photo of the jack where the piece is stuck?