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Old 14-09-2007, 07:55   #1
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Old 14-09-2007, 10:31   #2
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On a related note, I found a site recently with 12 volt power supplies for PC's. They are designed to go in the regular power supply spot in a desktop case.
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On a related note, I found a site recently with 12 volt power supplies for PC's. They are designed to go in the regular power supply spot in a desktop case.
Got a link SK? Or is that a secret?

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Old 14-09-2007, 18:56   #4
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On a related note, I found a site recently with 12 volt power supplies for PC's. They are designed to go in the regular power supply spot in a desktop case.
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