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Power supply for WS2812B

I want to build an Ambilight-like system with WS2812B and some controller. These are the devices I think about: WS2812B LED Strip 5 m 60 LEDs/m https://amzn.eu/d/9Nrg8kc (SP108E WIFI Controller) What ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero alternative with high-end USB-C OTG PD

Is there any Raspberry Pi Zero alternative that meets the following specs: At least one USB-C 40gbps OTG PD capable, 60W+ desirable, to be both charged or to charge attached peripheral, supporting ...
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How to run a 230W laptop + GPU from a USB-C docking station?

A Lenovo P16 laptop with a NVIDIA RTX 4000 can use up to 230 W power. The proprietary barrel power supply can provide it, but a standard USB-C docking station only provides about half of that. If I ...
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Is there a usb c 100w power splitter hub?

I have an Anker 240w (140w+100w) charger that I use to charge my laptops or my power bank (140w) but that’s it. Many times I’m trying my to charge multiple lower powered devices e.g. 4 trackers that ...
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How can I power SATA HDDs given this motherboard?

First-time asker here (let me know if there's a better stack for this) I recently bought a secondhand Lenovo ThinkServer TS460, intending to run a home media server on it using UnraidOS. Here's Lenovo'...
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Which cables should I use to connect a 4090 nvidia GPU to my PSU in a z790 MoBo? [closed]

Asus ROG builder newbie here. I'm building my first top setup based on the Asus ROG - Eva 02 edition, I read all the manuals already and got everything pluged in. I had not used it yet because I want ...
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Powering 5 fans from 230V wall power

I need to power 4x40mm 2-pin (already owned) and 1x120mm fans (the 120 I still need to buy, so it can either be a 3 or 4-pin), from 230V wall power (EU socket). I was thinking of using these ...
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Small UPS with network access to support my NUC home server

I have a NUC at home that I want to protect with a UPS. It uses no more than 50W so the UPS does not need to be very big, but as I am often away from home I want to be able to monitor it remotely. It ...
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USB-C magnetic charging/data cables (or adapter-tips)? Heard there can be surprisingly complicated gotchas getting the right power/data capabilities?

I've been wanting to get some USB-C magnetic charging/data cables (or magnetic adapter-tips that can go on the end of a normal USB-C cable), but I hear there can be some surprisingly tricky gotchas ...
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Is using a power bank at higher intensity risky? [duplicate]

I have a Packard Bell ZG5 with a 19V, 1.58A (30W) charger. I'd like to be able to connect it to some power bank to increase the battery life (spare parts are very expensive), so I have found this ...
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Is the power supply Modelo: MPW-3001-ACAAN1 compatible with this graphic card, rx580 8gb 2048sp gddr5 256bit pci express 3.0 × 16 8pin radeon

I only play about 6 hours per week. I am very inclined to buy this generic graphic card so I can play more recent games. graphic card rx 580 power supply https://www.coolermaster.com/br/pt-br/catalog/...
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Need Advice For PSU For Windows 98 Gaming Build

I have an old Gateway E-3400 that I am upgrading to be my Windows 98 gaming setup, but I'm afraid the stock PSU won't support all the peripherals I want. It has an NLX motherboard Link to motherboard ...
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Modded PC CPU upgrade - will the power supply manage?

I have a motherboard FOXCONN H61 with a Celeron CPU. I'd like to upgrade the CPU to possibly a i7-2600 or a i7-3770 (looking for used/renewed ones). Now here's the thing: I power the motherboard with ...
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Low wattage home server, SoC motherboard

I'd like to upgrade from a 2GB Rpi while keeping the power bill small. I have my eyes set on a Biostar J4125NHU. When it comes to IO it's got: M.2 M key PCI-E 2.0 x2 slot 2x SATA III slots some USB ...
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Smart plug to measure AC energy (power) consumption that does not require a hub

I want to measure AC power consumption over time on a single outlet. My multimeters will not do the job, as like nearly all multimeters, they display instantaneous values. To accomplish this task, I ...
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Turning my ATX computer to a mini-ITX computer

Four years ago, I built a computer. Currently, I want to transfer the parts to a mini-ITX case and motherboard. I also need support for a SATA SSD Under 200 dollars. I would prefer to spend less ...
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Is there a UPS with open source power maganement software?

I wonder if there is a UPS power supply with an open source power monitoring application? To be more clear, I need to automatically store data such as remaining battery or power consumption and write ...
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Multiple GPUs machine with more than one PSU

Does anyone have experience with using a machine for training Deep Learning models (R-CNNs for semantic segmentation), using multiple GPUs and powering it with more that one PSU? E.g. one PSU for ...
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do i need to upgrade my power supply after adding a new hdd drive?

I have a pc with this configuration and my power supply is 650W do I need to upgrade my power supply if I add a Western Digital Blue 4TB Hard Disk Drive? core i5 10400F, Asus TUF 2060, WD Blue 1TB, ...
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dual video cards, need recommends for motherboard and psu

I'm finally taking the plunge and getting a new system. For Blender and other modern 3d applications, my old Nvidia 2060 card just isn't cutting it no matter what settings I change. So I'm thinking ...
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What is the max USB cable type-A male to type-c male Volt/current/Wattage possible?

I am struggling to understand USB type-C specifications in terms of power supply, took me a lot to figure out about USB data bandwidth but now that type-C is used to charge mobiles need to learn more. ...
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Is 750 watts enough for a Ryzen 7 5800X and a MSI RTX 3080 gaming Trio Z

just bought the components for my first build: MSI RTX 3080 gaming Trio Z Ryzen 7 5800X (Without an IGPU) Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240L RGB V2 ASUS ROG Strix B550-E Gaming PNY 3600MHZ 2x8gb RGB ...
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Minimum PSU for 5600G (no dedicated GPU) without compromising the performance?

I have found on shopping sites that small PSUs are little cheaper than 500+ Watts PSU. So I want to buy the lowest one because I have no plans for adding external GPU. I would be using 2x8 GB RAMs and ...
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180-W PSU for i9-9900

In HP ProDesk 400 G6's specification you can see i9-9900 is supported. And it has a 180-W power supply. If I install an i9-9900 (non-K) on it and bring it to high load, is this power supply enough? I ...
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I still have an Xbox 360, but how do I get it working?

We're talking about this because I own one, roughly dating back 10 years ago when I got it for X-mas. It's an S [slim] model, and after many years of disuse (I believe as of 2016, the same year the ...
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How to power 24v noctua fan?

There exists 140mm computer fans: Noctua NF-A14 industrialPPC-24V-3000 IP67 PWM: They are supposed to be powered from 24V to get full RPM. How in computer system it is supposed to power them with 24 ...
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Why using an adapted 15-pin SATA connector, my Hard Disk does not turn on?

I have bought this cable in order to use a separate USB adapter to power my desktop hard disk (3,5") At one end is a normal USB male connector, and on the other end is an adapted 15-pin plug. ...
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Graphical card burned ? Help?

This is the second time that my graphical card burned. I purchased my compter on the website CSL computer there is little more than 2 years and the warrantly is out of date. The configuration is : ...
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Hardware (PC parts) slotting website

I am in a need of any kind of simulation website/software that can allow a person to slot in the right parts in a PC. For example, if you put in RAM where a graphics card should be, there would be an ...
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"Laptop" without a screen. I.e. a lightweight PC with a battery

With the end of working in offices. I tend to work in coffee shops and I have a tablet that I bring as a second screen. One thing that this working situation changes is that I carry my work laptop ...
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How much wattage power supply is enough?

I currently have a PC that has a Intel i5-6500, Nvidia GTK 1060 3GB, HyperX Fury 8GB. The power supply I have is Corsair VS550w, but it recently broke, and no longer works. So I am currently using a ...
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Can I use Desktop PSU as Laptop Power Supply?

I have tried to search video in YouTube to find out a way to connect it. I can use Laptop while charging and without it but I want to use it without battery and without connecting to laptop's adapter ...
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Which PSU do I need for this setup?

I want to mine some altcoins via NiceHash with two graphics cards 24/7 or at least in the evening and night. I was wondering if my PSU is good enough for my setup since I want to buy an extra graphics ...
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I'm looking for the right hub / adapter which can work with my vga to smartphone cable and some other USB devices like mouse and keyboard

I'm using the adapter that you see below to attach a VGA monitor to my smartphone and I see on the monitor what I see on my smartphone (samsung note 3) : now,what I want to do is to find the working ...
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Hybrid USB Charging (Power Delivery) and PC Connection

I have an Oculus Quest 2 that I am using with my PC for running VR games from Steam. The headset needs to be plugged in while playing Steam VR games. My desktop does not have a USB-C native plug, but ...
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USB 3.1 splitter Type C (male) to 2x Type A (male)

Because the default power of USB 3.1 is at max. 4,5 Watt I thought I could use a splitter or Y cable for that. The idea is that one USB-A male connector transfers the data (10 Gbit) and power and the ...
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What multi-port wall USB-chargers exist which support QC 3.0?

I'm looking for a US wall-plug charger which supports Qualcomm Quick Charging 3.0 (QC 3.0) or later The trouble is that while there a re many chargers with one QC 3.0 port, and other 5V 2.1A ports, I ...
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Getting zapped by computer (not exactly but yes) [closed]

I am getting current on the screws and metal portions of my computer for some reason and it only happens when i am standing on the ground and using the tester or getting zapped by it on the softer ...
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Adding Video Card to PC: Power and Wattage Considerations

I currently have a system with an Intel CPU and an integrated GPU (see below). I am pondering adding a more powerful GPU, say, along the lines of these: https://www.newegg.com/gigabyte-geforce-gtx-...
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USB C 3.1 Mini PC capable of running Linux

I have an MBP for work. I want to have a dedicated development environment for private projects to not mess up my work setup. Also, I wanna run Linux (just Ubuntu something). The MBP is currently ...
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Can someone help me identify the specifications of a UPS for a 20-core high-performance computer?

Firstly, I am a software developer that has been delegated the task of finding a UPS for my team's 20-core test-suite machine. It is powered by a 1kW-rated Corsair RM1000X power unit. I live in South ...
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Power Supply 550W

I have the following system: i5 8400, MSI B360 Gaming Plus, 16GB of DDR4 (2x8), GTX1050 Ti, 4 case fans (3 of them powered at 5V and one from the MB), CM Hyper 212 Evo, 1 SSD, 1 HDD, 1 ODD. I need a ...
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Connecting 8pin/6+8pin RTX 2060 to 2x6+2 pin Chieftec CTG-750C?

I see that the Nvidia RTX 2060 comes with 8pin or 6+8pin power ports, but my power supply, Chieftec CTG-750C, only has 2x6+2 pin power ports. Which RTX 2060 should I buy so I can connect it to my ...
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How would you power multiple 3.5" hard drives without using an ATX power supply?

The idea is to grab an Intel NUC and plug one of these SATA to M.2 adapters into the M.2 port to connect four 3.5" HDDs as part of a build-your-own NAS project. The NUC however, cannot power the hard ...
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10 watt wireless charging receiver for phone

I want to add wireless charging to my USB-C phone. I have found many 5 watt Qi charging receivers online, like these, but no faster ones. 5 watt is way too slow compared to my usual wired fast ...
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Recommended PSU for a 6 card mining rig?

As the question suggests... Some background info first.... I'm looking at building quite a few mining rigs that can mine a wide variety of coins. Each rig is going to have 6 GPUs each, and are going ...
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USB-C Hub with PD and DP Alt Mode

I have been looking for a USB C hub that is able to charge via PD whilst at the same time taking the video signal from the port and offering it on a separate USB C port on the hub. However after weeks ...
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What is the most affordable PSU for my requirements?

I have been reading a lot of things in the internet today about power supplies and I still cannot come to a conclusion on what exact PSU should I buy. The image below shows what I think is my power ...
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Acceptable power bank for MSI gaming laptop? [closed]

My laptop is a GL62M 7RDX. The AC adapter says: INPUT 100-240V ~1.8A 50-60Hz OUTPUT 19.5 V === 6.92 A a 135 W I am considering using the following power bank: MAXOAK 50000mAh 185wh 6 Port(5/12/20v)...
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How to supply jetson tx2 with dji matrice 100 battery?

I want to put my jetson tx2 dev kit on the drone but i don't know how to supply the jetson using drone's battery. I think i need a dc/dc regulator (converter) cause the jetson require at most 19.6V, ...
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