PSU options in 2019

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PSU options in 2019

Postby Silence The Fallen » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:13 am

Hello!

It's been a long time since have been on here. I'm guessing it was about 9 years ago that my 1040 STE quit working overnight. I would flip the power switch and would get absolutely nothing as if it were not plugged in. I got some help on here and most signs pointed to the power supply being bad.

Fast forward many kids and many years later and I think its time to buckle down and bring this 1040 STE back to life.

This brings me to my question. What are my options for a new PSU for my US 110v 1040 STE?

I have looked around the last few days and it looks like my only options are an Exxos PSU or a Pico PSU.

I'm leaning toward the Exxos as it looks fairly simple. I just have to cut off my old power plug and switch and wire/solder it to the new PSU.

Is there anything I have overlooked? Are there any other options for a new power supply?

Thanks in advance!

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Re: PSU options in 2019

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Re: PSU options in 2019

Postby frank.lukas » Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:18 pm

The old Atari PowerSupply´s are very good, so build them up with new parts ...
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Re: PSU options in 2019

Postby Timnaber » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:16 pm

Also posted this in the other thread:

Exxos has some: https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/last/storenew/#0094
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Re: PSU options in 2019

Postby Silence The Fallen » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:48 pm

mpattonm wrote:And then there is STPSU: https://centuriontech.eu/product/stpsu-st/

Thank you!!! This is fantastic and exactly what I wanted. I looks to be back ordered, but I'm ordering one.

frank.lukas wrote:The old Atari PowerSupply´s are very good, so build them up with new parts ...

I planned on recapping it 9 years ago and its never happened. Soldering and multimeter skills that I would love to obtain one day but not gonna happen anytime soon. Between the kids, wife and work I only have the time to learn so much. These past years have been spent learning about my vehicles to work on and lots of DIY on the house, my time is just spread to thin. But one day... one day...

Timnaber wrote:Also posted this in the other thread:

Exxos has some: https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/last/storenew/#0094

I mentioned this as one of my options in the OP and it was what I was leaning towards, but the STPSU that mpattonm linked to stole my heart. I like the plug and play design of it.

Thanks for the help and suggestions everyone!


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