PicoPSU Power Kits

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Livin Wrote:If you are trying to say they are the same... They definitely are not, there can be huge differences.

He is saying they are different and the power brick will determine peak power for the PSU part.
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eskro Wrote:CANADA

120W: PicoPSU-160-XT + 120W Brick + P4 extension + 2.1mm to 2.5mm adapter = $77

Oh, boy. It seems there's no end to how much you can mod. So now I see this post and I like the "completely silent" idea Nod

After following the links and looking for alternatives trying to put all the pieces together in my head, why the 2.1mm to 2.5mm adapter? From what I can see, the 2.5mm is on both ends, no need for adapter. What am I missing? Confused
Thanks!

EDIT: sorry, I was looking at another brick that came with 2.5mm The one up here is 2.1. My bad
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You can get custom-made mounting plates here: http://outsidethestb.blogspot.com/

They fill in where the PSU would have been mounted in the case. The ATX ones can even come with an 80mm fan, say if the PSU fan would have been the only one in the case. There's an option for the single hole or the 3-hole like in your picture above. There's SFX size too.

I am using a couple myself -- one in an Apex MI-008 and another in a Lian-Li PC-Q07. Dig down through all the stuff and there's some pics of them.

[Image: IMG_0174.JPG]
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(2012-03-30 00:27)Dougie Fresh Wrote:  You can get custom-made mounting plates here: http://outsidethestb.blogspot.com/

They fill in where the PSU would have been mounted in the case. The ATX ones can even come with an 80mm fan, say if the PSU fan would have been the only one in the case. There's an option for the single hole or the 3-hole like in your picture above. There's SFX size too.

I am using a couple myself -- one in an Apex MI-008 and another in a Lian-Li PC-Q07. Dig down through all the stuff and there's some pics of them.

[Image: IMG_0174.JPG]

Nice! Big Grin
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Thanks! ABS plastic is a wonderful thing! Smile
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So eskro....

Ill be getting this:


10A 120W AC to DC Switching Power Supply 110-240vAC to 12vDC PicoPSU Compatible


and this.....


Mini-Box picoPSU-120, world's tiniest 12V DC-DC ATX power supply unit (PSU)

I really hope that is the problem with my build and not the mother board.....

We will see tomorrow.....
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yepp! those 2 are great!

perfect combination with no hanging wire!!

very much, you'll enjoy!!

[Image: 8Ca9Q.png]

You'll need a MOLEX to P4 for your 4pin CPU power socket

http://www.monoprice.com/products/produc...1&format=2
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Oh man.... did not even notice that..... Smile Thanx....
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FTW!!
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Be buying this on ebay

it's 6" will work great!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/P4-to-LP4-Molex-...672wt_1168

Or maybe a 12" I am going to get the BRACKET out.... and where the old power supply that the isk-300 is I am going to double stick tape my SSD
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Check this out....

Short-Circuit.com they are also on Ebay..... and look it's FREE ship here....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/picoPSU-150-XT-D...290wt_1399


I think this 150W Pico will work the best....

It has the P4 and it looks it will reach.....

and it wont dangle on the ISK-300......

I think this one is the winner.......

[Image: picopsu-150-xt-1-lg.jpg]
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I won't say I told you so when the wiring harness melts because your AC adapter is 2A over spec. Smile
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(2012-05-11 16:21)Dougie Fresh Wrote:  I won't say I told you so when the wiring harness melts because your AC adapter is 2A over spec. Smile

Are you talking to me? about this one?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/picoPSU-150-XT-D...290wt_1399

Then if so what to get?

So from the ebay link above that Power Brick is 12.5A

it needs to be 10.5A?
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(2012-05-11 17:00)Beer40oz Wrote:  
(2012-05-11 16:21)Dougie Fresh Wrote:  I won't say I told you so when the wiring harness melts because your AC adapter is 2A over spec. Smile

Are you talking to me?

Then if so what to get?

So from the ebay link above that Power Brick is 12.5A

it needs to be 10.5A?

I would just buy the recommended brick that mini box suggests just to make sure.

102W Brick
http://www.mini-box.com/picoPSU-120-102W-power-kit

150 Brick
http://www.mini-box.com/picoPSU-150-XT-1...-Power-Kit
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KraziJoe that 150 on you link is no good.... the cord will hang..... (unless you modify your case)
I am trying to find the right one the the ISK 300

That needs no modifications

Dougie Fresh please help..... you seem to know more on the PICO's
(This post was last modified: 2012-05-11 17:36 by Beer40oz.)
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