HELP please, psu question urgent Tags: Power Supplies Socket Corsair Power Components Last response: May 4, 2007 2:06 PM in Components Share paki May 4, 2007 4:15:38 AM Hi, i recently purchased a corsair Corsair HX Series 520W Modular PSU i purchased it from ebuyer.com but the power socket which i recieved for it resembles the american type power system. 2 pin socket in comparison to the UK 3 pin socket. now i currently have an old power plug from my previous computer which i could use, but would this fry the psu? please help Thank you More about : psu question urgent valis May 4, 2007 5:11:20 AM be absolutely sure of your voltages before you go plugging things in, US runs on 120, you may be running on 210 or 220. generally not a good idea to mix the two. bad things happen NaDa May 4, 2007 5:51:33 AM There is no switch for 110/220V on new PSUs - ones that have active PFC. And the corsair units have active PFC. I am not sure about the plug. Can you take a picture and post it? I cant find anything like that on the corsair web site. Related resources Please help with a PSU question - Urgent! - Forum PSU question URGENT please!! - Forum Urgent! Help with Psu please! - Forum Really urgent question! Please help! - Forum please need quick and urgent! help on active PFC PSU - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer celewign May 4, 2007 6:00:41 AM This thread has reached a tidy conclusion. Cheerio. -cm paki May 4, 2007 6:44:21 AM what is PFC? and what do you mean conclusion lol am still confused as hell the power plug is the american type in the uk its a 3 pin diamond type plug. american is 2 pin paki May 4, 2007 7:07:11 AM hey thank you, when you say card you mean cable right? cheers paki May 4, 2007 12:44:42 PM ok this is the kind of cable i got with it. i found the name of the cable http://www.linhaw.com/product.htm?pid=499118&catid=2035... does that help anyone understand? cheers apt403 May 4, 2007 12:51:32 PM That's definitely not a US plug, it looks like a CEE 7/7 or 7/17 (grounded and non-grounded) plug, both are backwards compatible with French and German sockets. paki May 4, 2007 1:26:19 PM so it is some kind of european plug? then its ok if i use my old power cable? cheers apt403 May 4, 2007 2:06:24 PM Yep, it should work fine. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI have an urgent question. Will a Gigabyte $120 Matx mobo bottleneck a gtx 770? please help! Forum SolvedNeed PSU for my new build. Need urgent help please! Forum SolvedHelp please urgent. PSU and graphic Card. Forum SolvedUrgent SEASONIC PSU Help please !!! Forum Complete noob question about Cabling URGENT HELP PLEASE Forum SolvedMulti rail psu PLEASE HELP URGENT Forum SolvedUrgent Question Help Please Forum ATI 6870 - 500W PSU (PLEASE HELP URGENT!) Forum please help question about raid(URGENT) Forum SolvedPSU question, need help urgently. Just moved and need quick help. Forum SolvedUrgent PSU help Needed! Switches on for less than a second Forum SolvedPC powers on, no display, no hdd light (please, urgent help needed) Forum Solved(Please) Need urgent help for installing Windows XP on my dell laptop (Drivers Help) Forum SolvedMemory Compatibility, And PSU check, EXTREMELY URGENT PLEASE ANSWER!!!!! Forum SolvedNew Desktop Build, Urgent, Please Help Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !