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Hey guys... just started sleeving my ax850 and made the mistake of labeling two wires "6" and "9". Unfortunately I can't tell which is which and I'm not willing to take the 50/50 chance of plugging it in.

Can someone with an ax850 post a picture of their 24 pin modular cable (without OEM sleeving) so that I can get this sorted out? Thank you so much in advance, +rep to anybody who can provide useful info.
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Hi ZombieAttack, i know this kind of information could be found over the net.
I hope this will help you to resolve your problem :

http://www.smpspowersupply.com/connectors-pinouts.html

Edit : found on another site that all wires are blacks for the AS series.
IMO, forget thet colors, and just be carefull with the diagrams, as they are standard but....
the best you could do is , take a multimeter and check the voltages : disconnect the psu from any component, plug and check ...

2nd edit :
take a look at this forum, one guy shows how he gone through the same problem
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/.../t-266013.html

good luck
Edited by Alrik - 8/10/11 at 3:29pm
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the problem I'm facing with the ax850 is that all the wires are black so color coding doesn't help, and it's fully modular so the wires need to be in the right places on both sides.
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post #4 of 8
Added another link, sorry for editing.
post #5 of 8
Don't worry Zombie, I had a similar issue where I mixed up a GND and +12V wire. Luckily I tested it with my multimeter before plugging it into my board.

Here's a good reference picture I found in the Corsair product forum:

post #6 of 8
Found it
http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?t=92432

Edit : a bit later than SimpleTech ^^

You'll sleep nicely tonight Zombieattack
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Excellent work you guys... I would have never started this huge project without a quality community like OCN to rely on. +rep to you both
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Time to start changing your 6's into 6's.
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