On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 09:58:06 -0500, John Lyon <jelyon at mac.com> wrote: > Do you have older PowerBooks or iBooks with similar plugs, and does it > happen with them? If not, you might examine the plugs and see what is > different. Precisely. It does NOT happen on Pismos or Titaniums, it does NOT happen on iBooks, it does NOT (AFAIK from asking) happen on 12" PowerBooks. I'm not sure about 15"s I shall examine upon my return home. also, I am visiting the Apple Store in Ala Moana thursday, I'll ask them if there are any complaints down here.