[rescue] ATX power switch

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 09:27:12 CST 2009

On Dec 3, 2009, at 5:06 PM, Phil Stracchino <alaric at metrocast.net>  

> No great rush, no.  It's just that paying three times the cost of the
> switch for UPS ground shipping is stupidly wasteful, and the local
> computer repair shop isn't interested in just selling us the switch,
> they want to charge us probably a $60 minimum service fee to have  
> their
> "technician" (who probably wouldn't know what to do with anything  
> but a
> bog-standard PC) install it for us (probably breaking something else  
> in
> the process).

Phil, are scrap ATX systems that hard to find in your area? Around  
here, they pop up all around on 'big pick-up' days, do you have an  
electronics recycling station near-by?

Just a few thoughts,


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