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Old 02-23-2008, 07:14 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Make sure the PSUs are the same size.
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The only time it is a good idea to have two power supplies is if you want one to power a phase change, peltier cooler or a water pump..
hehe you don't need another PSU for a waterpump...mine does around 900lph with 5meters head and only used around 18watts.
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Or a peltier cooler. Well depending on how powerful a peltier you get. I'm not sure. But definitely a phase change.
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