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This doesn't have to do with a PSU in a computer but I didn't know whereelse/who else on overclock would know something like this. So I am trying to replace the power adapter for my Wireless racing wheel and its calling for 24v DC 1.0A. I have a 15v 1.0A that I just tested and it won't work. The next thing I can get is a 30v but I'm wondering how much damage this could do (if any). Would it be a bad idea to try?

Sorry I don't know much about electricity.
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Bad idea. 6v difference is massive for any electronic. Will burn, sorry frown.gif
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post #3 of 8
It may run for some time, but the difference in voltage will shorten it's life.
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whats it for?
model number?
web page link?
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post #5 of 8
I would only use a 24V supply you might not kill it with a 30V supply but you are risking it.
post #6 of 8
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it is the standard wireless xbox 360 racing wheel with force feedback. I need a power supply of some kind with 24vDC 1.0A and the plug is a 2.5mm inner 5.5mm outer.
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post #7 of 8
Like others have said, 6 V is a major difference to electronics. Major enough to cause some damages if you go along with your plan.

Don't do it.
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