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Re: [SLE] Strands on PSU (somewhat OT)
  • From: Rikard Johnels <rikard.j@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 00:49:30 +0200
  • Message-id: <200607170049.36850.rikard.j@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 16 July 2006 21:48, James Knott wrote:
> Hans du Plooy wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > I wanted to replace molex connectors on a power supply, ripped them off,
> > and then realised I didn't mark which black goes where (there are two).
> > Does it matter or are they interchangeable?
>
> Yes. ;-)
>
> They should be the same. The safest way to find out, is to use an ohm
> meter or continuity tester to verify. If you hook them up wrong you'll
> let all the smoke out, when you turn the power on. If the smoke
> escapes, the power supply won't work. ;-)
>
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Yes they are the same. (Both being "Ground" or "Earth" or "zero voltage"
depending on what you call it.)
Both black are probably interconnected in the PSU to begin witth.

Red is +5 and Yellow is +12 volts if i remember correctly.

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