Power supply delay, 5 minutes!

By jammy_gee
Oct 2, 2006
  1. hi peeps got a shuttle x AMD 1.2ghz mini pc here, and when we power it up it can take 5 minutes before the power kicks in! the LED's on the front dont even come on,as if it is dead! Then all of a sudden TA-DAAAA its on! It oncetook 14 minutes before the power kicked in, never heard of this happening before?!!!

    What do you think guys?

    2nd Note.

    Opened the case to have a look and now the fan turns for a second or two and nothing happenes so i presume it maybe the psu???
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +395

    Thats what it sounds like to me.

    Alternatively you could just not shut down that system :)
  3. jammy_gee

    jammy_gee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    its a silent x PSU (very small) and hard to replace because they are hard to find, the motherbaordis a fx42 can be found here....

    If i was to re case the unit what case could i use the mobo is very small...thanks again
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