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post #11 of 16
No I dont lol, could you reference a picture?
I know some Antec PSU's have capacitors which are hard to unsleeve.
Although a standard sleeving that they did can be removed and I haven't heard anybody refusing a warranty because of that, they'll just send you back an unsleeved PSU.
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The cables that are attached to the PSU (the one's I want to sleeve) come with the black sleeving already on it. In order to sleeve it, I need to remove the black sleeving (PCI-E on bottom) to expose the wires and begin the sleeving process.

So If I were to sleeve all these cables, I could remove my sleeving and send it back, but still their original black sleeving would be removed and I'm wondering if this voids the warranty. From what Corsair sent me, it seems like it would.
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post #13 of 16
Just save the sleeving and reapply it if you need to rma it. You don't need to open the psu in order to sleeve it. You just need to run the heat shrink and sleeving right up to the side of the enclosure.
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I understand that and am not going to open the PSU. The way I was sleeving my other PSU, because I didn't want to screw it up, is undoing one wire at a time and sleeving it. This ensures that I don't swap any of the wires. In order to get the sleeving off, I would have to remove all the wires from the connector. Is each wire specific to it's location, or is it just the color that matters?

Like the PCIE has 3 yellow and 3 black, as long as I put a black wire back where A black wire was, but not THE black wire was, is it ok?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hokeyplyr48;12888444 
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The cables that are attached to the PSU (the one's I want to sleeve) come with the black sleeving already on it. In order to sleeve it, I need to remove the black sleeving (PCI-E on bottom) to expose the wires and begin the sleeving process.

So If I were to sleeve all these cables, I could remove my sleeving and send it back, but still their original black sleeving would be removed and I'm wondering if this voids the warranty. From what Corsair sent me, it seems like it would.

Ok, well I don't know why they would want their sleeve back, but you can keep it and remove your custom sleeving before RMA'ing it.
It's quite odd that they would want it back though confused.gif

As long as you don't open the PSU & you're not cutting cables you're under warranty.
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Originally Posted by hokeyplyr48;12888524 
I understand that and am not going to open the PSU. The way I was sleeving my other PSU, because I didn't want to screw it up, is undoing one wire at a time and sleeving it. This ensures that I don't swap any of the wires. In order to get the sleeving off, I would have to remove all the wires from the connector. Is each wire specific to it's location, or is it just the color that matters?

Like the PCIE has 3 yellow and 3 black, as long as I put a black wire back where A black wire was, but not THE black wire was, is it ok?

It doesn't matter, all black wires on the PSU are grounds, all the yellow ones are +12v, all red are +5v, etc.

You can check out the Sleeving gallery thread for reference for the pins.

Personally I just unsleeved every cable and sleeved them, then started fitting in the connectors with the color references smile.gif
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post #16 of 16
Unless you want to have a specific colour, wouldn't this do trick for you? http://www.nzxt.com/new/products/premium_cables/cb_24p
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