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Well i have an antec earthwatts 650w power supply that i use in my matx system, i plan on removing a molex line since this system will never use more then 1 molex connection. I don't wanna cut off the lines then tape off the wire since it will be ghetto looking. I would like to open the power supply and remove it at the source, does anyone know the best way to go about doing this?
The warranty does not matter to me.
Edited by jrad - 6/12/11 at 6:49pm
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Open up the case, use a soldering iron or just cut it straight up?
    
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Thanks i'll try and desolder it, hopefully i wont damage anything.
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Cut it at the base, make life easy.
    
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I am the first guy that says "warranty does not matter to me" but then I had a Corsair 850W pop a cap (not that kind of cap) on me and I was just about denied warranty because I modified the heatshrink on the 24-pin cable. I know I paid 100.00 or so (can't remember exactly) for that P/S and would have hated to lose the money, just my experience.
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I am the first guy that says "warranty does not matter to me" but then I had a Corsair 850W pop a cap (not that kind of cap) on me and I was just about denied warranty because I modified the heatshrink on the 24-pin cable. I know I paid 100.00 or so (can't remember exactly) for that P/S and would have hated to lose the money, just my experience.
You can remove the heatshrink and sleeving on Corsair PSUs and keep the warranty, as long as you don't open up the PSU enclosure.
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