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Offline DimitriPTopic starter

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PSU fallen toroid (contains enormous picture)
« on: June 18, 2019, 05:28:08 am »
This is the second HP power supply that the toroid has fallen out of the PCB.
Since it is the second one, I knew to look ofr it and take a picture while still in the power supply.

Can't tell if it's concidence or smart engineeering:
PSU oveheats,  toroid solder joints melt, toroid falls off, no more heat !
It's also conveniently mounted upside down - - so gravity helps.

« Last Edit: June 18, 2019, 05:30:04 am by DimitriP »
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Re: PSU fallen toroid (contains enormous picture)
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2019, 05:44:45 am »
The windings on that toroid look pretty badly black/charred.
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