Powering Up LPT GTI

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Bryanwalsh67
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Powering Up LPT GTI

Post by Bryanwalsh67 » 20 Apr 2019 23:01

Hi. Just wondering - do I need to give the platter a "helping hand" when I power up? Have not done so up to now, but have just read something worrying (albeit on an ebay advert) saying that if I don't then the GTI power supply will burn out quickly. When I power up now, I get a slight noise, but it gets up to speed almost instantly.. thanks.

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Re: Powering Up LPT GTI

Post by abril » 07 Jun 2019 20:03

I remember the ad from way back-total bull just trying to cover up for a PSU that is past its best.
The best thing you can do to preserve your PSU is isolate it from power when switched off as it is otherwise permanently powered.

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Re: Powering Up LPT GTI

Post by gwernaffield » 19 Jul 2019 15:00

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Re: Powering Up LPT GTI

Post by Bryanwalsh67 » 13 Sep 2019 14:57

Quick question: I've been told that it's important to disconnect the LPT from the mains electricity when it's switched off - to preserve the power supply. Is this correct?

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Re: Powering Up LPT GTI

Post by Spirantho » 14 Sep 2019 13:02

Yes, that is correct.

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