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oh i see..i wouldnt know because ive never opened it up before
    
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Originally Posted by ShawnMcGrail
Common theory, But the only way your going to get shocked is if you an idiot, And Idiot that likes to touch EVERY cap and solder point in the PSU.

Just pop it open, Take out the fan, Put a new one in. Simple.

Just don't go around gropping every single cap, and your going to be fine.
Take it from an idiot Thats me power is no joke I have been shocked so many times its beyond not funny, Its actually funny. As a child i was dared to grab onto a n alectric cow fence at a leather ranch. They use cows for lether you know Well the fence zapped me so hard that the electric current made my hand clasp it. So i stand there getting shocked for a good 10 seconds before my brother pulls me off the wire. After that point i have always been fascinated with getting shocked. A few days after that I was showin my brother how electricity would flow from me to him. I did not grab it this time. I just touched it with my arm. I have been Zapped by 120volt current. And even high current automotive. I have been zapped by a step down transformer at worka few years ago. Something like 240 volts. That hurt the most. Out of all of them the cars distributer cap made my heart jum. I think the high voltage is the worst as far as stopping your heart and all that. The high current high amps would be like the step down transformer. That hurt my arm for a good couple of hours.

I have not had the pleasure of being zapped by a computers PSU but I honestly dont think it would be that bad. The caps are very small the transformers adn transistors are all step down. Stay out of yoru TVs and CRT monitors though. They have voltges that are higher than I would recomend.

No matter what be carefull. I was a moron as a kid. And the others were accidents. Stay away from the battery looking things and any thing that is connected to a heatsink. Basically pull the fan out and dust it off spin the blades a few times and then try and start it up. If this does not work you can try spinning the fan with your finger to start it up. If that does not work buy a new one. I know alot about power. I work around it all the time. Some of the stuff i work around will kill you. Three phase power is the highest i have worked with and it opperates at more than 600amps 220volts. No jokes here guys.

Was that too much text for a simple answer like BE carefull? I dunno maybe too many beers
    
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nah ahh man thanks i needed some entertainment and something ta cheer me up..since my computer broke lol im going to try that i wish everybody posted long posts like that lol
    
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post #14 of 24
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Originally Posted by suthernkid
nah ahh man thanks i needed some entertainment and something ta cheer me up..since my computer broke lol im going to try that i wish everybody posted long posts like that lol
Cool beans ADD and beer makes me more interesting.

Lemme know if you run into any problems. I know my way around a PSU. If you see anything burnt on it it most liely can be replaced pretty simple with a soldering iron and a steady hand.
    
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yea man i just opened up (didnt get shocked) thankfully lol i took the fan out spun it a couple of times and put it back in and i still got nothing everything even looked pretty good from what i could see nothing really looked burnt out
    
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That sucks man. What state do you live in? I have a few PSUs laying around. Nothing to great but should hold you over for a while. And the price is pretty much free. Shipping is all I would ask of you. I need to look for one to make sure they are all not in use
    
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i live in seattle but im 15 so i couldnt paypal or anything ya know?
    
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Originally Posted by suthernkid
i live in seattle but im 15 so i couldnt paypal or anything ya know?
PM me anyways. Ill see how much it costs and see if i can get it sent at work for free Gotta find it first. It might be used already. Just message me and I am sure i can find once in case somewhere in this house.
    
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thanks man that would be great..a funny thing is that any one you find would probably be better than this one lol

wish i culd give u like 50 rep points lol
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by suthernkid
thanks man that would be great..a funny thing is that any one you find would probably be better than this one lol

wish i culd give u like 50 rep points lol
no problem. 50reps Gee thanks. I stopped counting a while ago. To some it is the reason they answer questions. I am in 12th place for most reps. Not bad I guess
Especially out of 16000+ members

Just found something out of a HP. It was a fairly new PC I got it because the mothorboard blew and I fixed the computer with a spare mobo I had. I gave him a case I had laying around and it took the PSU i was thinking of. But at least the HP is here. I might have another. 400watt or 350watt. Just got to find it
    
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