Thread: Voltages????
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Old 28th May, 2003, 05:35 PM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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Re: Voltages????

Go out and get a cheap multimeter (or borrow one!). Then you can measure the voltages. The -12V line is used by some soundcard amps (getting rarer these days), as well as serial ports (Although serial is ok with as much as -30V or as little as -3V). The -5V line, goodness only knows what still uses it.

If you're not seeing any problems, then you might well be ok, even if the negative voltages are too low. Not all motherboards read all voltages either!

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