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 Multi rail psu PLEASE HELP URGENT - Forum Final Build Help ! Urgent Please . - Forum URGENT !! NEED HELP with Radeon 4850 or ?? for my system - Forum Urgent help......PLease ... - 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 PC not booting after thermal paste application, Urgent help please ! Forum Urgent Question Help Please Forum [ URGENT ] Need help on PSU on my gaming rig. Forum URGENT HELP REQUIRED !! Forum Asus 8800GT 512MB or Asus 9600GT 1024MB! Urgent Help !! Forum URGENT PLEASE HELP ! Theme not changing, restricted use on Win7 Forum Finalized my computer, but i have an urgent question regarding my psu Forum Replacing PSU on my HP COMPAQ 8000 Elite... please help ! Forum 5760x1080 doesnt work!? PLEASE HELP ITS KINDA URGENT Forum Intel fan installation help ( please respond, this is urgent ) Forum Q6600 build, need some advice on the parts ( Urgent ) Forum Urgent PSU Question Forum 6300 fx vishera black edition Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !