Tag Archive: 12 VDC

May 11

A quick note on “ATX” Power Supplies

After our recent activity making the emergency ATX power supplies, I got a call one evening from one of the hams who couldn’t get their salvaged 24-pin power supplies to work.  It turns out that many of the larger computer manufacturers use their own proprietary pinouts.  In this case, he got bit by a Compaq …

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Apr 27

Directions for Soldering of Compact Emergency ATX 12V Output Board

Last Friday night one of the local amateur radio groups that I’m affiliated with had a get together with good food, friends and activity. We soldered together the Compact ATX 12V board that we wrote up a little while back. There were a few people who were unable to stay and put it together.  For …

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