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Old 01-16-2008, 06:56 AM   #1
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I was just taking the hard drive out of an old computer, and noticed the power supply and how similiar it looks to Much More's Power Master. I also noticed that this too is an AC/DC power converter. It has the same power input and output of my Cell Master, (120V/12V 40amps) as it says on the casing. With a little jimmy rigging, could I get this thing to work? I have an old charger that I don't care about, and the worst that I am risking is a little electric shock, can't say that my brain isn't already fried. So I am asking all of your opinion's or past experiences, would this thing possibly work? If it does, then I would have an awesome power supply that I didn't have to pay $300 for!!!
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yea there some people who make pretty nice power supplies from computer power supplies. if you do a search online you can find how to do one yourself. same goes for motor coolers. seems pretty simple.
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Found THIS online awhile back. Hope it helps...

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Old 01-16-2008, 07:14 AM   #4
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Wow, awesome! I have a crap ton of old computers! I am going to make a couple of them that way I can give them to a couple of my buddies. Or maybe sell a couple. I mean I could sell them for $50 when a normal 40amper costs five times that. But I am too nice if it didn't cost me anything to begin with. I just don't think it's right to sell something I got for free. Unless I put untimely hours of work into it, which this doesn't require.
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heres a page thats a little easier to read:

http://www.wikihow.com/Convert-a-Com...b-Power-Supply
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