Originally Posted by NJBlackBerry
It uses a standard mini USB charger, which was the standard when the now old 9000 came out.
Sounds like a dead battery. Have you tried a replacement battery for the 9000?
If you can't get a USB connection to any phone - with different cables - it is likely a broken port as you have figured out. Given the age of the BlackBerry it is probably not worth fixing; buy a new one. They are becoming very inexpensive.
The battery was changed last year, around Christmas, it works pretty good, and I noticed that it would actually charge only when I get the charger in the same height level as the other part that goes in the socket.
Guess I'll have to buy another phone, any suggestions which one should I get, it shouldn't cost over $400?