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I've seen a picture a while back ago, where someone had the plug that plugs into the back of the power supply, and to the wall, it was sleeved and had cool colored ends to it, i'm talking about the three pronged plugs like this




anyone know either how to mod the ends to these, or if anyone knows where i can buy modded versions of this cable for a ax1200i and a ax860? (i heard theres a difference in size depending on the watt's, and by looking at the difference between the two, it seems so)

preferably the latter, as i don't want to destroy my stock cable

Thank you biggrin.gif
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That mod (I remember it too, was a MOTM if i remember correctly) was a cable made to length, with a different end peice put on. They seem to be used a lot for Hi-Fi audio gear, so perhaps starting there would be a good place to track down what you need.

As for the cable difference, a higher rated PSU will want thicker cables. Too thin, and the cable could melt and short itself. Which is bad.
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I've seen a picture a while back ago, where someone had the plug that plugs into the back of the power supply, and to the wall, it was sleeved and had cool colored ends to it, i'm talking about the three pronged plugs like this




anyone know either how to mod the ends to these, or if anyone knows where i can buy modded versions of this cable for a ax1200i and a ax860? (i heard theres a difference in size depending on the watt's, and by looking at the difference between the two, it seems so)

preferably the latter, as i don't want to destroy my stock cable

Thank you biggrin.gif

This link should help you!

http://www.overclock.net/a/guide-how-to-sleeve-a-psu-power-cord

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woot, thank you so much, i'll just find a identical cable to mine at fry's or something and sleeve that one and order nice ends biggrin.gif thank you so much
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GOD I LOVE THIS WEBSITE!!! Been looking for these connectors half the day and couldn't remember where I saw them.

THANK YOU!!


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Instead of buying a cable and replacing the plugs, just go to your friendly neighborhood home center or hardware store and buy a length of #14 SJO cable. It should cost less unless you can find a cable to cannibalize at a thrift store.
     
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good info, Been looking for these connectors half the day and couldn't remember where I saw them.thanks 23.gif
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