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Topic # 228765 21-Jan-2018 19:13
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I got given an old Shuttle XPC that I am wanting to use as a Plex server, but it is missing a few parts. The most problematic of these is the power supply, as it uses a strange, possibly proprietary case it won't fit an ATX PSU. 

 

The model number is the Shuttle SG31G2

 

Any help in sourcing a reasonably priced PSU would be much appreciated.

 

 





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  Reply # 1944676 22-Jan-2018 11:22
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I believe they are just standard Flex ATX PSU's

 

https://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/components/cases-power-supplies/power-supplies/auction-1519534058.htm





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Yep .. its flex .. this is the spec sheet - http://www.shuttle.eu/fileadmin/resources/download/docs/spec/accessories/PC45G_e.pdf




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  Reply # 1945209 23-Jan-2018 10:33
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I ended up buying this one, which hopefully will fit:

 

https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1521896651





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  Reply # 1945919 24-Jan-2018 11:01
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So, turns out the PSU I bought doesn't fit. I don't really want to spend $89 on an old Shuttle PC though so I might give up if i can't find a cheap one somewhere. 





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  Reply # 1945976 24-Jan-2018 12:20
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What sort of content are you hoping to stream from the Plex server?  An older PC might not handle some decoding.


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  Reply # 1945990 24-Jan-2018 12:41
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I have an old https://www.shuttle.eu/_archive/older/en/sb61g2.htm Not sure is the PSU fits




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  Reply # 1946197 24-Jan-2018 17:26
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dacraka:

 

I have an old https://www.shuttle.eu/_archive/older/en/sb61g2.htm Not sure is the PSU fits

 

 

Worth a shot, how much do you want for it? 





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  Reply # 1946198 24-Jan-2018 17:27
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gehenna:

 

What sort of content are you hoping to stream from the Plex server?  An older PC might not handle some decoding.

 

 

Most of the content won't require transcoding and generally the highest resolution is 720p





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