semi-OT: Power Computing 100 power supply

From: Marion Bates <>
Date: Fri Apr 4 10:04:00 2003

Ah, cool! Thank you for the advice. I am even more eager to try
replacing that motherboard battery now.

Thanks again.

-- MB

(By the way -- is everyone getting two copies of my posts? If so, I
apologize...recently unsubbed and resubbed because I changed email
accounts, and maybe I did something stupid.)

On Friday, April 4, 2003, at 09:46 AM, Dr. Ido wrote:

> Also, most switchmode power supplies will not power up without a load
> of
> some sort. For example, to test ATX power supplies outside of a
> computer I
> connect an old HDD as a load and short the power-on line to GND. Same
> principal applies to Mac power supplies except you short the power on
> line
> to +5V (from memory, it's been a while so check before you short
> anything).
Received on Fri Apr 04 2003 - 10:04:00 BST

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