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Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-22-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 4,107
Posted By Kvar
OCZ is well recognized name for memory by many...

OCZ is well recognized name for memory by many enthusiasts and I think they got their foot into the market by getting their name out with their memory products. Once the brand earned recognition, it...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-31-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By Kvar
My ultimate goal is to come up with non-invasive...

My ultimate goal is to come up with non-invasive diagnostic strategies using test equipment though.

The brick was putting out +5v/+12v just fine and it did so even with load, but HDD didn't...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-30-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By Kvar
The power supply continues to provide +5v/+12v. ...

The power supply continues to provide +5v/+12v. It does not shut down. It just won't power the hard drive.

Ok, so the damaged capacitor still holds about 400F, but I don't think capacitance is...
Forum: Testing Methodology Discussion 05-30-2009
Replies: 22
Views: 16,594
Posted By Kvar
Power supplies can contain ripple at two...

Power supplies can contain ripple at two frequencies.

The switching frequency, and the switching frequency modulated at 2x line frequency. (100 or 120Hz).
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 05-30-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By Kvar
Question PSU clearly faulty, can't diagnose it electrically

This morning, I got to my computer and found a "delayed write failure" balloon for my external hard drives. This thing happens once in a while, so I didn't think much of it and I rebooted the PC.
...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-23-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 15,344
Posted By Kvar
As long as your power supply is not North America...

As long as your power supply is not North America specific model, you should be fine. Power in Norway is 230v derived from 230v 3ph Delta and there is no neutral. Power in most of Europe is derived...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 03-23-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 3,333
Posted By Kvar
Do modern PSUs have minimum load reqs on 5v?

I'd like to adapt a computer power supply to serve a non-computer 12v application requiring a large amount of current.

Any word on what sort of load I need to apply on 5v in order to be able to...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 11-18-2007
Replies: 17
Views: 6,252
Posted By Kvar
There's nothing wrong with using a 12 or 14AWG...

There's nothing wrong with using a 12 or 14AWG extension cord with 3 outlets on the end or using a power strip to make one outlet extension cord into however many outlets. I would prefer it like...
Forum: Hot Deals 11-14-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 5,871
Posted By Kvar
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170168344537
Geez. $14 S&H + $5 S&H for each additional remote? Surely it must be very laborious to add another remote into the same package so...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 10-12-2007
Replies: 11
Views: 8,157
Posted By Kvar
What leads you to that assumption? Such as...

What leads you to that assumption?

Such as what make and model?

You'd have to use a traceable calibrated(i.e. something with certificate of calibration from an accredited metrology lab and...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-20-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1,578
Posted By Kvar
PSU and mobo don't work together, who's at fault?

Jonny, another topic was already started on hardforum, but I haven't found a solid answer. If you don't like it, please delete.

My motherboard, Gigabyte 7DXR refuse to work with an Antec EA-380...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-20-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 11,278
Posted By Kvar
Can I see a shot of the Brand Electronics meter...

Can I see a shot of the Brand Electronics meter reading the wattage with the Brand Electronics connected to the wall, then the Kill-A-Watt into Brand and power supply into Kill-A-Watt?

Can you...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-16-2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3,916
Posted By Kvar
You'll usually get the highest efficiency from a...

You'll usually get the highest efficiency from a PSU at 25-50%. It often goes down about 5% at 100% load. So, the size should be about twice that of 0.8*normal state (not stressed, but with all...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-15-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 11,278
Posted By Kvar
So, he keeps saying current transducer.. I'm not...

So, he keeps saying current transducer.. I'm not sure which, as I don't see it in picture. Since he has a Brand Electronics power meter, which I can see in the picture, I want to see what the...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-15-2007
Replies: 3
Views: 2,481
Posted By Kvar
People that sell power supplies. 1200W gives...

People that sell power supplies. 1200W gives them an opportunity to sell people with 800W PSU to make an unnecessary purchase that's very profitable to the merchant.
Forum: Hot Deals 08-14-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 5,871
Posted By Kvar
This really isn't a question you'd ask someone...

This really isn't a question you'd ask someone who's advertising on behalf of the company in question.

ALWAYS use your credit card and you can feel safe.
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-13-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 3,431
Posted By Kvar
Get him a board with integrated graphic for his...

Get him a board with integrated graphic for his purpose. A 250 or 300W power supply will be enough for him and you should be able to get one for $30-40 on Newegg.com or Frys.com
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-12-2007
Replies: 6
Views: 7,391
Posted By Kvar
It will functionally work. It probably won't...

It will functionally work. It probably won't work, compliance wise.

Computer power supply is designed with one side of the line being near ground level and other side being 115 or 230v with...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-11-2007
Replies: 0
Views: 2,688
Posted By Kvar
Did the 2000W X3 PSU never materialize?

http://legitreviews.com/article/436/1/

It says the 2000W was supposed to be out the first quarter this year, but I don't see it. Did they ditch the plan and went with 1600W instead?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-11-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 4,981
Posted By Kvar
Which I find it very accommodating. They go by...

Which I find it very accommodating. They go by the manufacturing date or receipt date, whichever is favorable to you.




I presented exactly what they present in their own documents and...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-10-2007
Replies: 32
Views: 11,278
Posted By Kvar
Are there identical Seasonic clones of Earthwatts...

Are there identical Seasonic clones of Earthwatts they sell on their own?
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-07-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 11,931
Posted By Kvar
Read those articles. Every watt in = every watt...

Read those articles. Every watt in = every watt out as heat. You obviously don't believe what I have to say and if these articles aren't even credible to you, then you'll keep believing what you...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-07-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 11,931
Posted By Kvar
Yes it does. Yes conductors are heating...

Yes it does. Yes conductors are heating elements. Heating elements are conductors with large resistance to concentrate the heat.

Search on google "power input" "heat output". Since you're not...
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-07-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 5,112
Posted By Kvar
Cool. Get a Kill-A-Watt. I'd like to know what...

Cool. Get a Kill-A-Watt. I'd like to know what you cna actually load that thing up to ;)
Forum: PC Power Supply Discussion 08-07-2007
Replies: 52
Views: 11,931
Posted By Kvar
It is the very movement of electrons that...

It is the very movement of electrons that generates heat.
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