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2 years ago#1
I have a small little PSU that I'd like to use for hard drives that I use with USB converters BUT there's no way to turn it on without the mobo....

I've tried the paper clip method but I still need a switch apparently. If I were to wire in a switch of my own which wires would I use?
2 years ago#2
don't, you will end up like that one guy who opened his psu
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2 years ago#3
Thanks but I know how to unplug it from the electrical outlet.

Anyone?
2 years ago#4
Don't capacitors store electricity sometimes?
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2 years ago#5
Yes they store electricity long after unplugging it from the outlet.
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2 years ago#6
PSUs can store enough power to instantly kill you for a very long time, unplugging it isn't going to do ****.
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2 years ago#7
jakeDiLLa posted...
Thanks but I know how to unplug it from the electrical outlet.

Anyone?


We'll be reading your obituary in the coming days.
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2 years ago#8
jakeDiLLa posted...
Thanks but I know how to unplug it from the electrical outlet.

Anyone?


So did the kid that 'salvaged' his for spare parts.
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2 years ago#9
Its a pretty simple question, can I get anything besides horrible attempts at jokes?
2 years ago#10
PhilOnDez posted...
instantly kill you for a very long time

I know how this was supposed to be read but it still makes me lol.
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