Intermittent power supply (OT)

From: Gary Hildebrand <>
Date: Sat Dec 28 06:55:00 2002

"Charles E. Fox" wrote:
> Hi, has anyone experienced a condition in a pc power supply that would
> intermittently put out a high enough voltage to zap the hard drive?
> Regards
> Charlie Fox

Is it the +5 or the +12 lines? Sounds like you might be getting
transients that are nailing things. If it is a standard AT or ATX power
supply I'd change it out first (cheap and simple). Then maybe move onto
an online UPS.

Gary Hildebrand
St. Joseph, MO
Received on Sat Dec 28 2002 - 06:55:00 GMT

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