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Rick
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      09-11-2005
To test a PS, with nothing connected should the fan come on when powered up?
Thanks


 
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nos1eep
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      09-11-2005
On Sun, 11 Sep 2005 19:00:29 GMT, "Rick" <(E-Mail Removed)> spewed the
following drivel:

>To test a PS, with nothing connected should the fan come on when

powered up?
>Thanks
>

An ATX power supply needs a signal from the motherboard to turn on. An
AT does not.
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-nos1eep
 
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Robert Baer
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      09-12-2005
nos1eep wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Sep 2005 19:00:29 GMT, "Rick" <(E-Mail Removed)> spewed the
> following drivel:
>
>
>>To test a PS, with nothing connected should the fan come on when

>
> powered up?
>
>>Thanks
>>

>
> An ATX power supply needs a signal from the motherboard to turn on. An
> AT does not.
> __
>
> -nos1eep

BUT..in both cases, they need some kind of a load.
 
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