Any suggestions, please? -UPDATE - BUT NO JOY -- RESOLVED....WELL SORT OF......
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Sun Oct 17 09:35:00 UTC 2010
> Spent the evening reading RED MARS, had several bottles of wine (maybe
> more....can't recall), cried a bit on the pretzels, went to bed.....
> Woke up in the middle of the night - and concluded that there is
> something wrong with the *power switch* on the Antec case.
> After I got up and found the cleanest dirty shirt, I tested the switch
> with the multimeter. No sign of life. So I sprayed the switch with CRC
> 2-26 - and everything started to work: to whirr and spin and grind,
> except for the video card fan.
> But now I have 2x 120mm and an 80mm fans spinning at full speed 'cause
> the psu can't control them like the original (Antec 550watt) psu could -
> it all sounds like the Red Baron is revving up for a take-off! :-) . But
> I can get mail, I can post, I can browse.... What else is there in life?
>  In another thread - I think it's in the offtopic list - I mentioned
> that I used to lubricate fans with molybdenum past. Well this one was,
> but what I discovered is that the paste had hardened (?from heat) and
> the fan would not spin. I had to take it apart, clean it and lubricate it.
Don't know whether to say Bravo! or ROTL
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