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Electronics Testing a modded psu?!

Discussion in 'Modding' started by olle, 23 Jun 2006.

  1. olle

    olle What's a Dremel?

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    I´m just finished of modding my psu and wondering on how i van test it...
    I dont want to mess up my new MB if I have done anything wrong with it.
    I dont want to end up in the "disaster mod" area.
    Somebody have any suggestions
     
  2. DarkInferno

    DarkInferno Minimodder

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    Plug it into an old mobo?

    Without load on its rails any readout you take won't be stable or true to real world voltages.
     
  3. olle

    olle What's a Dremel?

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    The prob is that I dont have any old mobo...
     
  4. larrymoencurly

    larrymoencurly What's a Dremel?

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    Big fat resistors, each connected between black & yellow wires (for +12V), black & red (+5.0V), black & orange (+3.3V), black & blue (-12V), black & white (-5.0V, not found in some PSUs), and black & purple (+5.0V standby).

    Amps = Volts/Ohms
    Watts = Volts^2/Ohms

    Be sure that the watt rating of each resistor is at least double its calculated watts or it'll melt something.
     
  5. agent420

    agent420 What's a Dremel?

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  6. olle

    olle What's a Dremel?

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    No nothing that advanced, just shortened some cables or lengthening them..
    It shouldnt be any problems but I wanna test it anyway...
     
  7. GuardianStorm

    GuardianStorm Minimodder

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    well as long as you connected them back into the correct places there should be no problems :)
     
  8. olle

    olle What's a Dremel?

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    yeah I know that but its best to be on the safe side...
     
  9. ConKbot of Doom

    ConKbot of Doom What's a Dremel?

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    automotive light bulbs are a good way to provide a good load
     
  10. TheoGeo

    TheoGeo What are these goddamn animals?!

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