I'm afraid to connect power now.

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I'm afraid to connect power now.

Post by NES_fanatic » Fri Nov 24, 2006 4:03 pm

I was hacking up my PSone and such (attaching the 1P port with wires, desoldering crap, etc.) and I was checking stuff with my multimeterm when there seems to be a connection between the + and - spots where the power jack goes. When I connect the positive lead on my multimeter to the positive connection on the MB and the negative lead to the ground spot it reads that there's a connection with 20 OHMS resistance.

Now I'm afraid to connect power to the board because I think that means it's shorted somewhere and I may fry it. But I can't find a short anywhere.

Please help me, as I have a schedule the keep pretaining to my productivity with building this, and my folks'll have my head if I fall behind any more.

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Post by NES_fanatic » Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:53 pm

Hey, come on! I need help!

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Post by daguuy » Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:56 pm

Check everything to make sure there's no shorts. If it looks good, give it some power and see what happens. There's not much else you can do.
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Post by MathiasTSM » Sun Nov 26, 2006 2:01 pm

If I was you... I would just plug it in and see if it blows up..
And if it does then atlest you had a fun time making it blow up :D
Oh, and if you were me then you'd not understand what you just said, with the multimeter and the thingy.

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Post by ArtemisGoldfish » Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:32 pm

Whip out the ol' microscope and check, and if you really don't find anything on any parts that you soldered/desoldered, the resistance might just be the normal resistance that comes from going through the circuitry.
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