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hi there, everyone! its been ages since i posted here, but ive just started to get back into computing in a 'Hands On' type way.

anyway, i wanted to replace my laptop that i use as my media centre with a purpose built unit. i remembered that a while back i bought a little mini ITX unit from a friend, but it had no power cable with it. im hoping that i can just upgrade this a little and it will serve my purpose.

here is the general spec of the unit as far as i can tell

Case: Unknown???
Mainboard: Gigabyte GA-D525TUD
processor: intel D525 (according to mainboard spec

what i really want to know is what power lead i will need to power the unit up?does anyone know? or any clues as to how i could find out? many many thanks in advance for any help

Cheers, Rob
    
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post #2 of 7
Its really 100% going to depend on the case and what power supply is being used - the motherboard uses a 20 pin PSU, you'll have to take a look at either the PSU and list it or find out what kind of case it is (take some pictures, maybe someone recognizes it?)
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hi there, many thanks for the reply! firstly, i think this is in the wrong section :-( very sorry, could a mod maybe move it? thanks.

here are the pictures of the case and power board













I can look at some multi adapters, but im unsure what voltage it would need to be? any ideas?

many thanks again in advance
    
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Those things use a 12VDC adapter, center post is +(positive). I don't know specifically which yours is but it may be able to run on a higher voltage like 19VDC from a laptop adapter. If you can find out the brand, we could figure it out.
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See the spaces over power plug. wink.gif Should be 12V or 9V adapter.
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just an update, ive tried a 12vDC supply, with no joy :-( and i cant get any info on what make it may be :-( i guess ill just have to try usuing multimeter to trace the tracks and see if the psu is faulty, any other ideas anyone? thaks again for all the input!
    
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Originally Posted by hollandrob81 View Post

just an update, ive tried a 12vDC supply, with no joy :-( and i cant get any info on what make it may be :-( i guess ill just have to try usuing multimeter to trace the tracks and see if the psu is faulty, any other ideas anyone? thaks again for all the input!

Don't try in that way!!
If you apply anything over rated voltage, it can damage the system. Be careful with what you do.
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