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Old 05-16-2018, 11:00 PM   #1471
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Default Re: the gutless, bloated, and fried power supply hall of shame

Originally Posted by ruky con View Post
The fan is seized up and it looks like the motor got really hot
But it's a Yate Loon, so it's probably still okay if you disassemble it and clean the bearing (I would certainly save it ).

Originally Posted by PeteS in CA View Post
With those heatsinks and the 470uF input lytics that might be a credible 250W PSU.
And that's only if you ignore the massive ripple and noise that would be present on the output at that power level. With a single cap per rail, good luck trying to get more than 150 Watts out, if even that much (though the design can impact that a little... but in a cheapo PSU, I doubt it).

Originally Posted by kaboom View Post
Those always seem to be rated twice what they can barely do.
Well said.
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