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Converting HP Server proprietary PSU to normal ATX PSU

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PSU model #: dps-600cb
I modded a HP Proliant ML530 G2 case to fix a normal ATX motherboard
but I want to use the 2 - 600W PSUs from the case.

The backplane they are connected to has something that looks like a normal ATX 24 pin power connection but it's not. I know this because the 5v standby power is in the wrong pin.

So here is a simple question does anyone have the pinout for this PSU, backplane or even know how to just turn it on?

I looked all over google and found other people asking the same question but with no answers. frown.gif
Edited by v3dgames - 7/21/11 at 6:33pm
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it should be the green wire to any black, id have thought that would be kept universal. if not you could just trial and error it until you find it. it will be something to any black, and im 99% positive that if you trial it nothing will get damaged.
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Originally Posted by Kal777;14279487 
it should be the green wire to any black, id have thought that would be kept universal. if not you could just trial and error it until you find it. it will be something to any black, and im 99% positive that if you trial it nothing will get damaged.

Totally different kind of PSU. wink.gif
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Originally Posted by Tweex;14280350 
Here you go:

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/96712-how-jump-start-power-supply-psu.html

Same thing as above, this is a different kind of PSU, hot swappable, different connects. wink.gif

@OP

Somewhere you'll have to find a pin-out/diagram stating which two pins to close a circuit on to power it up; for that information you may seek manuals at HP website. Who knows if they even offer that to the public. redface.gif
    
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post #5 of 7
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I looked around I found people who even called hp and did not get a answer on this
I also found http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1292514 but none matched my PSU.

My only option was to randomly short pins until it turned on.
I found the pin smile.gif now I am checking all the output voltages. After I know what all the pins do I will wire up a ATX power connector then test it with a old motherboard before I put anything nice in it

Here is what the sticker on the PSU's says

600W Max.

+5V 36A Max.
+12V 34A Max.
+5VSB 2A Max.
-12 1A Max.
+ 3.3 40A Max.

And I can connect up to 3 of these PSU's to the power backplane.

Right now I only have 2 but still that's 68A on the +12V rail
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post #6 of 7
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I got it working with a normal ATX motherboard smile.gif
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post #7 of 7
v3dgames, what pins on the 24 pin layout did you short together to turn it on? Mine is stuck in standby mode so i know the i have not hit the pson pin yet. Also on the rear pins do you know what voltages are applied to them? Thanks and sorry for necro'ing this but im trying to get this psu to turn on.
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