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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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 | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse celewign May 4, 2007 6:00:41 AM This thread has reached a tidy conclusion. Cheerio. -cm | Report abuse Related ressources 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 Ask the community Publish 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 | Report abuse paki May 4, 2007 7:07:11 AM hey thank you, when you say card you mean cable right? cheers | Report abuse 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 | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse 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 | Report abuse apt403 May 4, 2007 2:06:24 PM Yep, it should work fine. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>HELP please, psu question urgent> Related ressources: ForumPC not booting after thermal paste application, Urgent help please ! ForumUrgent Question Help Please Forum[ URGENT ] Need help on PSU on my gaming rig. ForumURGENT HELP REQUIRED !! ForumAsus 8800GT 512MB or Asus 9600GT 1024MB! Urgent Help !! ForumURGENT PLEASE HELP ! Theme not changing, restricted use on Win7 ForumFinalized my computer, but i have an urgent question regarding my psu ForumReplacing PSU on my HP COMPAQ 8000 Elite... please help ! Forum5760x1080 doesnt work!? PLEASE HELP ITS KINDA URGENT ForumIntel fan installation help ( please respond, this is urgent ) ForumQ6600 build, need some advice on the parts ( Urgent ) ForumUrgent PSU Question Forum6300 fx vishera black edition More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !