View Single Post
Old 08-19-2018, 01:48 PM   #130
Per Hansson
Super Moderator
Per Hansson's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
City & State: ----
My Country: Sweden
Line Voltage: 230v 50Hz
I'm a: Knowledge Seeker
Posts: 4,366
Default Re: Dell Precision 470 Workstation

Originally Posted by Topcat View Post
Glad you're keeping such a classic freight train workhorse running! I've still got mine (Paxvilles), I still use it for various things.
Yea, I'm glad I finally went with my gut feeling and did not boot it up: it has been off the whole summer.
Maybe one more start would have killed it considering the state of those capacitors!
Originally Posted by Wester547 View Post
The Nichicon HDs in the Hipro PSU also appear fine. This is why mixing crap caps and good caps is an unwise practice. It would be interesting to diagnose why the original Delta PSU failed (as I rather like Delta PSUs ), but thatís probably for another thread.
Indeed, as for fixing the original PSU: well this thread is 10 years old so probably it's been buried quite deep now at the local junkyard
"The one who says it cannot be done should never interrupt the one who is doing it."
Per Hansson is offline   Reply With Quote