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Hi OCN, I just started my first ever sleeving project and went about cutting off the factory sleeving of my Rosewill Lightning 1000W. While cutting off the sleeving I accidentally cut through a thin(22 guage probably) brown wire which was connected to the 24 pin motherboard power cable. The thin brown cable is not standard and after some quick googling I found out that it is most likely related to voltage control to help the efficiency of the PSU (but that was deduced through some inferencing) Anyway I am lost as to what I should do. I was thinking that I should just solder the wire back together but I'm not sure.

What do you guys think I should do?
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Originally Posted by OceanicGrin View Post

Hi OCN, I just started my first ever sleeving project and went about cutting off the factory sleeving of my Rosewill Lightning 1000W. While cutting off the sleeving I accidentally cut through a thin(22 guage probably) brown wire which was connected to the 24 pin motherboard power cable. The thin brown cable is not standard and after some quick googling I found out that it is most likely related to voltage control to help the efficiency of the PSU (but that was deduced through some inferencing) Anyway I am lost as to what I should do. I was thinking that I should just solder the wire back together but I'm not sure.

What do you guys think I should do?

just solder it back together and sleeve over it, problem over thumb.gif you can put some heatshrink over the area if you want as well.
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just solder it back together and sleeve over it, problem over thumb.gif you can put some heatshrink over the area if you want as well.

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just solder it back together and sleeve over it, problem over thumb.gif you can put some heatshrink over the area if you want as well.

That is exactly what I was thinking, I was just unsure because I heard the wire acts as a measurement system and I didn't know if the solder would mess with it but I doubt that.
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