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Power Switch has Failed

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#1 SimRacer


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Posted 01 February 2012 - 06:42 AM

I think the power on/off button on my Ultra brand tower has broken.
I did find a tip in another thread to test this.
I said to briefly short the 2 pins on the mother board that the power swhitch connects to.
The way stuff is crammed into my case in that area this would be very difficult to do safely.

Is the reset button also a momentary on switch like the power button?
If so, then perhaps I could connect the reset button to the power switch pins and have a way to power up?
What do you think? Would that work?


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#2 jhayz


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Posted 01 February 2012 - 07:29 AM

IMO, If you are unsure of this steps, please make a replacement for the power switch as precautionary measure.


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Posted 01 February 2012 - 09:50 AM

Yes, using the reset switch as you desribe will work.

#4 SimRacer

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Posted 01 February 2012 - 09:58 AM

Thanks dif.

Edited by SimRacer, 01 February 2012 - 09:58 AM.

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