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The "PSU PC"
By Jeffrey L. Stephenson - Posted on June 25, 2003

Introduction

What do you do on a rainy day? Faced with one recently I decided to have fun with a computer project. What ensued was a journey where I walked that fine line between genius and insanity. Enjoy the trip.

The "PSU PC"

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This is the finished product undergoing final testing. What do you do with an ugly beige case? Give it an extraordinary send-off. I used it to test my latest computer design and to give it a little dignity in the deal. Notice the lack of CD or floppy drives. These things are not needed.

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The secret revealed. A disco ball powered computer. Using technology first dabbled with in the late seventies I was able to harness the unbelievable power of the disco ball. Instead of using its energy to make people do stupid things in ugly clothes I was able to redirect its incredible power for the better good of mankind.

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The only peripheral required is a specially designed power supply, which not only provides the electricity but also gathers the disco ball's powerful, encrypted signals.

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Close up of power supply. This computer is operating in these pictures. No, I'm not kidding.

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OK, OK. Back to mother Earth. The inspiration for this project, besides the powerful drugs I have to take, was this picture from my Humidor Mini-Me project. It shows the Mini-Me next to a 300W ATX power supply. Someone asked me if I could put a computer inside a power supply. All I needed was a boring rainy day.



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