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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    yes.. works straight away with new PSU dangled off back.. and broken PSU not lighting up my tester like others do... it's babooooo
    So the motherboard is fine??


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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    yup

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    it was a tiny pop.. barely audible.. but so different to a normal PC start up noise, we both knew qwhat it was immediately.

    But no smoke.. no nasty smells etc. Having taken the PSU apart there's nothing obvious at all, so it must be one of the wrapped components, or maybe a PCB component that I can't see.....

    SO... PSU needed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    Good news!

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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    How much do you want to spend and do you mind doing a bit of modding?? Is noise important?


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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    Modding.. no dont want too. or i'd just hang a PSU off the back/top

    Noise.. quiet please... as it was..

    Spend.. £20 for a second hand PSU to fit would be ideal

    what you thinking then?

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    SO... PSU needed.
    Quote Originally Posted by circuitmonkey View Post
    Good news!
    I'm not sure I'd go quite as far as Good news, but certainly better than the alternatives. Can't help with the PSU though, I'm afraid - I've got a couple of spares lying around but they're full ATX (also, one is a Q-TEK, which may have put you off anyway )

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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    There is this PSU:

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/400W-1U-Server...item3ca76f58e1

    I have it and it will just about clear the capacitors on the mainboard in my G2 Shuttle. You will need to split the 4 pin ATX connector in half to fit into the motherboard and the 24 pin connector should be fine. Also a small bit of the back needs to be cut out as the power plug and switch are a different height.

    However it is noisy so it rules this option out.

    If you are a bit patient there is a person who has listed quite a few brand new 250W Shuttle PSUs for under £30 delivered in the last few months. A few weeks ago another person listed a few new 300W Shuttle units and most of these went for under £30 delivered too IIRC.

    TBH, I would not get a secondhand 1U unit and it is worth spending the extra few quid for a new unit.


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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    ah...... CAT you might have saved the day on that tbh, I could check out the noise and change a fan is needed.. it won't draw anywhere near 400w in this machine.

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    If you can a wait an hour or two I can check the clearance again in my Shuttle G2 case. I am planning to do the mod soon but if I can post some picture it will give you an indication.


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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    I just realised that PSU won't help!! Sorry!!



    The RAM will clash with the PSU meaning it is impossible to fit the PSU into the chassis unless you cut the top of the cage. My SN41G2 has the RAM slots at the front.

    The only other way is to mount the PSU on the other side of the case where the card slots are.





    You will need to cut the dividing plate between the two slots at the back and you could use some plastic ties to suspend from the guide rail on top.
    Last edited by CAT-THE-FIFTH; 25-03-2010 at 05:56 PM.


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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    You will need to measure the top of the guide rail to the top of the RAM to see how much height you gave got to play with.

    The standard Shuttle PC40 250W which I have in my G2 is 81MM in height.

    The PC35I2402 is 75MM tall:

    http://www.atxpowersupplies.com/240-...35I2402-SN85G5

    The 1U Wintact is taller than the PC40.
    Last edited by CAT-THE-FIFTH; 25-03-2010 at 06:17 PM.


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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    bugger..... I'll measure the gap first though.. the ram is quite low down

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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    my (broken) PC35I2402 is only 67mm tall ! (it's 2.5 inchese exactly) those stats on the link show TALL and WIDE arse about face for this fitment.. it goes in narrow and tall in this case

    A 75mm would fit easily.. just have to take it out to swap ram.. no hardship.

    But 80mm won't quite fit.

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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    that Wintact is far too deep isn't it?

    the ebay one for £15
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/400W-1U-Server...6f58e1&afsrc=1
    Dimensions: 200(L) x 100 (W) x 40 (H) mm

    200 is just ok.. 40 is very narrow.. but 100 is mammoth depth.

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    Re: pop.... sinking feeling

    You should check out LinITX: http://linitx.com/viewcategory.php?catid=150

    I've been using the FSP 220W PSU in one of my HTPCs, rather than buying the proper Antec mATX PSU which was double the price. Its 80PLUS too

    Little bit more pricey than you're looking at, but you get what you pay for with PSUs...

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