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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-07-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By Phaedrus2129
I tested an HEC FlexATX recently. It performed...

I tested an HEC FlexATX recently. It performed fine, even under a high-heat torture test (I put tape over the fan intake and all vent holes). HEC does make a lot of low-end crap, but they can also...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 07-06-2013
Replies: 184
Views: 442,457
Posted By Phaedrus2129
People in engineering and product management...

People in engineering and product management spend hours upon hours making sure that the customer has to do the minimum amount of thinking possible when using their product (because many customers...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-18-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,021
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Oh, you have the 12Z? Then that's a totally...

Oh, you have the 12Z? Then that's a totally different PSU. I think they fixed the issue in that one, yeah.


Still, it's not worth much even with new caps. It's a mediocre low-end OEM unit. A few...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-18-2013
Replies: 24
Views: 3,021
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Improved ripple & noise performance, and better...

Improved ripple & noise performance, and better hold-up times. And you'll have to worry less about a cap blowing in the future.

But the fact remains that this Bestec's +5VSB rail has a fatal...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-18-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Kip's a great guy, but not a PSU expert. I'm glad...

Kip's a great guy, but not a PSU expert. I'm glad he got the footage though, that is interesting. I agree with bobnova, I think what's going on is that the PFC stage is doing synchronous...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-18-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Phaedrus2129
500mV is a problem if you want to use an RS232...

500mV is a problem if you want to use an RS232 port and your motherboard doesn't generate the signal voltages itself. In other words, if you're living in 1996. Hm... The Billboard #1 hit that year...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-17-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,147
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Or something like that. :p

Or something like that. :p
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-17-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,147
Posted By Phaedrus2129
EVGA is not a US company, they're Taiwanese. They...

EVGA is not a US company, they're Taiwanese. They do sell mostly in the US though.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-16-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 3,147
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Some people take a while to take advice.

Some people take a while to take advice.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 06-14-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Maybe you could cobble together a linear power...

Maybe you could cobble together a linear power supply? Get a transformer, rectifier, caps, etc.


Or if you're really an EE guy, Intersil has a neat chip called the ISL8225M that is a very nice...
Forum: General Hardware 06-11-2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,662
Posted By Phaedrus2129
I suggest paint.

I suggest paint.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-24-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3,076
Posted By Phaedrus2129
According to Westom a magical "whole house"...

According to Westom a magical "whole house" earthing line completely solves all surge issues. Perhaps because he works or consults for a company that sells them (probably not as an engineer...),...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-24-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3,076
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Yeah, I warned GS about Westom, he knows. ...

Yeah, I warned GS about Westom, he knows.

But I'm not an expert on surge protection, so I referred him here. I know we have some knowledgeable people.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-05-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Yes, I fixed that a little bit later. The 4W was...

Yes, I fixed that a little bit later. The 4W was with them in series.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 02-03-2013
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Speaking of design, ...

Speaking of design,

http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2013/031/9/1/buck_regulator_current_by_phaedrus2401-d5tdlmu.png

I've started picking up the basics of SMPS design. This was originally...
Forum: Electronic Component Discussion 01-18-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1,059
Posted By Phaedrus2129
You can tell which by using a multimeter to...

You can tell which by using a multimeter to measure current through the pot. If it's a few amps, then it's the former. If it's in the mA region then it's a feedback loop.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 01-02-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Phaedrus2129
That's what I said... Effective, ain't it?

That's what I said...


Effective, ain't it?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 01-02-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Coodmax. Because why the hell not?

Coodmax. Because why the hell not?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-26-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 4,246
Posted By Phaedrus2129
I said "as reliable as you're likely to get"....

I said "as reliable as you're likely to get". They may have been lying; they didn't have much motivation to do so, but hey. Or it may have only been discussed and never put into production. I just...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-14-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By Phaedrus2129
I personally ran a half dozen units of the final...

I personally ran a half dozen units of the final PVT revision at 100VAC input, two of them in the hotbox at 50C overnight, no issues. We'd had issues with low voltage input, that's why we tested it...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-10-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,417
Posted By Phaedrus2129
A ball bearing fan isn't exactly cheap crap. It...

A ball bearing fan isn't exactly cheap crap. It may be a bit noisy, but it's not like it's a sleeve bearing.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-10-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,417
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Glad someone noticed.

Glad someone noticed.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 12-10-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 2,417
Posted By Phaedrus2129
Price will probably drop after the holidays; they...

Price will probably drop after the holidays; they won't drop the price during the Christmas frenzy. Of course, the actions of EVGA management are, as always, inscrutable.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-14-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,991
Posted By Phaedrus2129
And that's the ultimate problem with rating...

And that's the ultimate problem with rating systems, like 80PLUS or what I proposed.

An independent organization needs money to support itself, to pay for the equipment and facilities. However...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-14-2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,991
Posted By Phaedrus2129
The problem isn't naming. The problem is too many...

The problem isn't naming. The problem is too many SKUs being sold simultaneously, with too few differentiating features. There's a reason I left off VX and older HX models (I honestly forgot the...
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