Power supply repair (Sun)

Slightly OT but certainly in the DIY realms ...... We have a Sun Fire V100 with a dead power supply (outside of warranty). The Sun resellers report that we cannot buy a replacement one as Sun do not offer one. Instead we would have to get a Sun engineer to come out and replace it (and would cost an absolute fortune). Does anyone know if there is a way of reparing these units?. We`ve had the lid off the PSU and noticed there is a fuse hardwired to the board next to the mains stepdown transformer- anyone know what rating this would be or if there are any other components we should be checking ?
John
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have a look here http://www.watt-power.co.uk /
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http://www.sun4less.co.uk/Sun4Less/powersupp.htm
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John wrote:

99 times out of 100 yoir problem will be a fuse, plus whatever caused it to blow. If you replace the main electrolytic - 400V rated - and the power transistor, it should work. Oh, and the fan probably siezed, which is why it blew.
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John wrote:

Chuck it out and use Linux on a old 486
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John wrote:

Talk to acara.co.uk
They should be able to sell you another one.
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When I read this, I thought coal, gas or log? :S
Then looking at the replies I realised what it is and thought of this:
http://links.epanorama.net/links/psu_computer.html
There are some schematics available, so out with the soldering iron and multimeter...
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"John" wrote

I have a Sun reseller contact if you want to drop me an e-mail.
I'm sure he can get one at a good price (or he will have one on the shelf)
Regards,
Paul.
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