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Old 04-23-2007, 02:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I left my power cord for my mini-ITX computer, which is a 12V PSU, somewhere. I was wondering if I would be able to boot it with my laptops charger, which the output is 16V, without side-effects? If there will be side-effects what are they?

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Snap, crackle...Oh, and pop I would think.

It could damage the motherboard, or the system might just fail to power on. Purchase a compatible PSU for a Mini ITX PC at 12v.


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lol, yeah. basic rule: if you apply voltage which is over max rated voltage on unit...boom.
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