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Did you see any where ( as in other sites) on the dimensions of the various Pico PSU ?
it seems size does matters.
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For what I read you'd better have a small one efficient than a lazy big one : does size really matter? :lol:
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I have a 160w Pico PSU ; it is 3.7 cm tall. Mounted on the CT60e board it reaches 5 cm above the Falcon board in total. The clearance without shielding below the top cover is 5 cm, so it's fitting without margin.
I believe that's the maximum size if you want to keep the original case.
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So should get a 100W Pico ?
It be smaller?
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This will interest everyone. http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?na ... y&reid=207

I went with the PicoPSU 120-WI-25 and 19V brick. Will install on TT.
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Gaiyan wrote:This will interest everyone. http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?na ... y&reid=207

I went with the PicoPSU 120-WI-25 and 19V brick. Will install on TT.
Why would you put this in your TT? I re-capped my original TT PSU with Exxos's cap kit and it works like a charm. I would hate to use Pico's unless forced to (like in the ct60 for instance).
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Why not? They're not bad PSUs, at least not the one I bought. I'll still have my original PSU so it's reversible.
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