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 From:  Chris Taylor <chris at x dash bb dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] WRAP Cases/PSU Short
 Date:  Wed, 15 Mar 2006 23:02:39 +0000
Hi all,

Turns out that I can't reproduce the issue - serial cable or not. I've 
no idea what caused it with the first board I put together but I'm not 
complaining ;)

Sorry for wasting anyone's time...

Chris

Chris Taylor wrote:
> Holger,
> 
> Interesting. I must confess that when it happened on the first one, I 
> just verified it by wiggling the power cable and then decided to 
> insulate the lot. However, I'm pretty sure it only happened when I had 
> the null modem cable connected. If possible, could you plug a null modem 
> cable into one of yours and then move the PSU jack?
> 
> I'm using all of the mounting hardware provided with the case. My cases 
> are all plain aluminium but I'd imagine the anodised (red/black) ones 
> are conductive anyway...
> 
> I'm going to peel the tape off one now and see if I can repeat the issue :)
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Chris Taylor
> 
> Holger Bauer wrote:
>> I use a lot of these devices (70+) and don't see that problem. Make 
>> sure your board is grounded to the case (if you mount the board with 
>> the screws inside the case it is grounded). If the problem still 
>> persists check your psu. I use the ones pcengines sells.
>> Holger
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Chris Taylor [mailto:chris at x dash bb dot org]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 8:32 PM
>>> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>>> Subject: [m0n0wall] WRAP Cases/PSU Short
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> Slightly OT I know, but I figured this would be a good place for this 
>>> question :)
>>>
>>> I've just bought my first set of WRAP boards with their corresponding 
>>> cases (from pcengines.ch). They're all the 1C-2 model, with the case 
>>> that looks like: http://pcengines.ch/pic/case2.jpg
>>>
>>> Now, the problem I'm finding is that the sleeve of the PSU plug is 
>>> easily shorted to the case, which stops the WRAP working. I've 
>>> temporarily fixed this by putting a small piece of sellotape around 
>>> about 1/3 of each PSU plug (nearest the plastic). It works perfectly 
>>> but is obviously not the most elegant solution...
>>>
>>> I'm just wondering if anyone else has run into this problem and what 
>>> you've done to solve it? I'm currently considering enlarging the hole 
>>> in the case, adding a rubber grommet, applying some kind of 
>>> glue/sealant or some combination of the above.
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>
>>> Chris Taylor
>>>
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