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I see when people sleeve their PSUs that they depin their all their cables and keep diagrams on how to put it back together.

Can I just do one wire/sleeve at a time? So depin one cable on my 24pin and put it back after it is sleeved, then do the next one.
This way, my cables won't get mixed up and cause problems to other hardware in-case I did make a mistake putting it all back together.
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post #2 of 7
You can buy sleeved cables from Corsair

If you did not know already
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post #3 of 7
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I bought all the tools for sleeving and bought a bunch from MDPC but did not know the common sense of sleeving. Like how to make an extension, what size AWG wire, like a sleeving guide for dumbies.
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post #4 of 7
You've seen the Sleeving forum's FAQs and Video Guides? There's also the pinouts for the AX1200
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post #5 of 7
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Yes I did, thank you.

But why are there pinouts? Don't you just line the wires up in the same spot as other male or female connection?

Or do they not line and people need these maps?
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post #6 of 7
Surprisingly, quite a few people don't make a note of the pinouts, start sleeving, get distracted and lose track of what goes where. Having the pinouts available is insurance in case it goes wrong and is especially convenient if you're making up your own cables.
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post #7 of 7
Most important thing: label your wires! And only do one connector at a time smile.gif Sleeving is just time consuming, and is pretty hard to mess up as long as you label things.

If you don't have any previous sleeving experience I can suggest that you try it on an old PSU on a cable or two - or more, if you still don't feel sure about sleeving a $200 PSU.

Admittedly with the AX1200 you can always buy new cables, but it always sucks to have to pay for new cables when you could have saved the time and money doing it on a crap PSU.

*EDIT*

Just noticed your question in the OP, yes of course you can do that if it's easier for you. From what I've seen it's easier to take off all the connectors at once, to avoid running the cables around eachother - kind of defeating a nice looking sleeve job.
Edited by gonX - 9/11/13 at 5:23pm
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