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Antec Phantom 500 burned out

... due to some overvoltage / surge on AC mains. We opened the PS and found nothing visibly burnt/ charred / blown. Are checking the input ckt upto CX1 CX2 (X capacitors?) and so far havent found any problem. Any ideas on which component may have gone bad and how to check.

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Jai

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  • Jai_FY Jan 10, 2008

    It appears a MOSFET IRFP460A is bad, shorted across.

    Thanks anyway.
    Jai

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U can buy a ps tester on ebay to make sure all rails are ok 5 bucks for it easy to use great tool to have dont have to be bunrt to have bad rail i seen it

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