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    Default PSU smoke explosion in Aris' labs!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG0G...ature=youtu.be

    The largest amount of smoke from a PSU I've ever seen. Is this the new Corsair Vape series? /s
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    Yes... That is a joke.

    Though I wouldn't mind a hint of blueberry scent in my power supplies.

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    Lol that almost called for an extinguisher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orion View Post
    Is this the new Corsair Vape series? /s
    Haha! Happy to say that was NOT a Corsair PSU.

    But I do have to ask Aris if it did smell anything like blueberries.

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    Damn, that was impressive, I really do want to know what unit it was now

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyGURU View Post
    Haha! Happy to say that was NOT a Corsair PSU.

    But I do have to ask Aris if it did smell anything like blueberries.
    Can Corsair maake scratch n' sniff matte finishes in the future?

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    Aris doesn't want you to guess.

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    Primary caps blowing I guess. Haven't seen this in a video ever before.

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    most time it happen if the capacitor is build in with wrong polarity

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmzxs-XeVh0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3b7mjukhTyQ
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    best regards
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    Quote Originally Posted by tinpoint View Post
    most time it happen if the capacitor is build in with wrong polarity
    Would have never passed burn-in.

    My guess is the primary cap got ruptured in transit. I've run into a few instances in EVT stage where a cap is in contact with an adjacent part and eventually gets "torn" and explodes.

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    "Burn In" you think Andyson has an QA "just kidding"

    Yes this is posible
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