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    My Tagan PSU just exploded !!!

    I came home to find the PC had turned itself off while i was out ( I had left it burning a DVD)

    I couldn't get it to turn on so i made sure all the cables etc were still in place with no luck so i tried a different power lead. As soon as i plugged it in and turned the switch back on there was what could only be described as an explosion and a large flash/flame that came from the PSU. I kid you not, if i had by head still near the thing i may have been injured.

    So, can i send it back please ? I've still got the box I think. Its around 2 months old.

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    And what if it has taken my CPU / Video card with it ? I'm not a totally happy person right now.

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    If you've got the receipt i cant see it being a problem.....lucky there matey, you might have done yourself an injury.....or worse

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    you sure its a tagan and not a Qtec?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flash
    you sure its a tagan and not a Qtec?
    lol yeah i heard about them, so i did some research and Tagan was supposed to be a quality brand. Fat lot of good that did me.

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    We need pics tbh

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    whenever i hear this exploding i get a picture of peter kay in phoenix nights with his 10 items plugged into an overloaded socket which goes - taking out the electric in the house leaving him stuck on his stair lift!

    got anything else plugged to your wall socket?

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    psu explosion can usually be attributed to really dodgy input voltage.

    you DO use a surge protector, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by directhex
    psu explosion can usually be attributed to really dodgy input voltage.

    you DO use a surge protector, right?

    Absolutley, and the laptop and all the other stuff such as monitor etc on the same surge protected gang plug are still working.

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    Stolly,

    Give the returns guys a call and I am sure we shall be able to get this sorted for you.

    Regards,

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    Cheers mate, will do.

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    Stolly,

    As per our telephone conversation,

    The RMA and instructions have been mailed over to you.

    Wesley

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    Quote Originally Posted by wesleyaldred
    Stolly,

    As per our telephone conversation,

    The RMA and instructions have been mailed over to you.

    Wesley
    Thanks for the prompt attention. I've got to go away on business so i won't be able to get it posted until the weekend but expect it to arrive early next week.

    Cheers !

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    Ok, I shall keep my eye out for receipt.

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    re: mine popped too!

    hey! just read about the psu. mine popped also.. the power was off but if popped... was the mobo ok? my pc is two weeks old... doh no surge protection...

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    my mate exploded his tft by plugging the power supply for his speakers into it. made a massive bang but our awesome student accomodation insurance sorted him out a new one.

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