Having problem in my power supply.

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I bought new power supply recently for my p4 computer but when i going to plug in the power cable on it,sometimes it sparking. Me also changed the power cable but sometimes still have same problem,Sometimes it work good but sometimes it spark.

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Answered By 0 points N/A #127905

Having problem in my power supply.

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Hi there Mitsystem.

Where does the spark come from? Do you see the spark from the plug as you plug it into the AC wall outlet? If you do, then that is normal since your PC draws current immediately upon being plugged in hence, the sparks. If you want to lessen the sparks, I suggest turning off everything such as the monitor so that it doesn't draw power immediately upon plugging it in. If the spark is coming from the AC plug connector in the power supply unit itself, then try cleaning the contacts.

Sparks usually appear when there is poor electrical contact between metal surfaces caused by accumulated dirt, dead insects, cobwebs or, rust. Clean the contacts using sandpaper or contact cleaners that are available in electronic shops.

Answered By 0 points N/A #127907

Having problem in my power supply.

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Hi,

According to your details, Fault in your PSU and Don't Use it when Sparking. That is a huge risk for your Motherboard and other devices. Check your PSU basically and I recommend New PSU. Don't Burn your valuable devices.

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