Ivor O’Connor

January 18, 2009

PSU Testing

Filed under: Uncategorized — ioconnor @ 6:22 am

I’ve never thought about this before. It makes a lot of sense. Especially since I have a few questionable PSUs…

http://pcsupport.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ&sdn=pcsupport&cdn=compute&tm=94&f=10&tt=12&bt=1&bts=0&zu=http%3A//www.coolmaxusa.com/productDetailsPower.asp%3Fitem%3DPS-124%26details%3Dfeatures%26subcategory%3Dpowertester%26category%3Dpowertester

This product is a simple tester for switching power supply. It makes it easy to test the power supply output.
1. Turn-on your power supply.
2. Plug-in your 24 pin power supply connector to mini tester
3. Check LED light it ON or OFF
(+5V. +12V. +3.3V. -5V. -12V. +5VBS. PG)
– If the power output is working, the LED will light and you will hear a sound
– If the power output fails, you won’t see the LED light & no sound
4. Plug the HDD con, check +12V, +5V
5. Remove HDD, Plug p4(p6/p8)con, check +12V
6. Remove p4(p6/p8)con, plug FLOPPY con, check +12V, +5V
7. Remove Floppy con, plug SATA con, check +12V, +5V, +3.3V
8. Do not plug wrong position when you use P4 connector
Warning:
This product is designed only for power supply output tests. Do not leave it connected to the power supply unattended. It generates heat and could possibly damage your power supply.
24-pin Power Connector
Power HDD Connector
Power P4 Connector
Power Floppy Connector

Or check out all the testers at amazon
http://www.amazon.com/Cables-Unlimited-TST-PWR-ATX2-24-Pin-Supply/dp/tech-data/B000V6Y7L6/ref=de_a_smtd

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