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Apevia-pst-03.840706
7.6 out of 10

Apevia PST-03

Pocket size with a LCD screen to show all the ATX power voltag Read more

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Overall 10
10

Essential Tool

Colton S., Newegg
16 July 2011
  • Pros: Tests power supplies. Not much else to say. Easy to use and works well. LCD display is also nice.
  • Cons: Floppy PSU connection is a little flimsy but I don't see another way it could have been built. No one uses floppy discs anymore so I don't even test it for fear of bending/breaking it. Not a big deal just letting everyone know.
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Overall 10
10

great tester

Race D., Newegg
6 July 2011
  • Pros: works great, lcd with onboard led light to give you a reading at a glance. test almost all power connection.
  • Cons: alittle small for my hands, but take your time and it will work great for ya. appears to be made of cheap plastic. but it works very well and will save you time in trouble shooting.
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Overall 10
10

Seems to work fine

Joseph S., Newegg
23 March 2010
  • Pros: Bright easy to read display, accurate PS assessments, aluminum case, connections for several different power connectors, inexpensive. Seems fairly rugged.
  • Cons: None so far, other than some problems with English in the instructions. Luckily it's not difficult to figure out.
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Overall 6
6.0

Essential

Anonymous, Newegg
5 September 2009
  • Summary: -Some PSUs have a -5V connectors and this may not work on those either.
  • Pros: -Easy
  • Cons: -I've ran into problems testing some 4 year old power supplies in which the tester would only flicker on for a second before immediately turning off (said PSUs worked fine).
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

william P., Newegg
22 January 2009
  • Pros: nice case,great display,reasonable price, works great so far
  • Cons: SATA test port fragile,be shure to read instructions!!
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Overall 10
10

APEVIA Power Suppy Tester

daniel j., Newegg
22 October 2008
  • Summary: Again remember if it's made in China don't chew on it because it could contain lead base paint.
  • Pros: Good for builders and it is a cheap investment for anyone who wants to learn more about PSU's and which one's are better. In the other thoughts section remember it's not newegg to watch rather the PSU manufacturer. Good thing newegg does not carry Ultra products because I have a box full of their new and used PSU's that are no good other then taking off the fans......
  • Cons: The manual/guide could have more information in it....
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Overall 10
10

User Review

TIMOTHY K., Newegg
7 March 2008
  • Pros: Great all around tester. Easy to read and understand display. Gives exact voltages, this is nice! Clear visuals on the case to show where to connect everything.
  • Cons: No problem with the connections IMO. The packaging should be better because the led screen was a little scuffed up.
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Overall 8
8.0

efficient /convenient

Charles C., Newegg
9 June 2007
  • Pros: quality metal construction .Large easy to read LCD reads pretty accurate compared with a cheap DMM.had a couple of older Superflower 450/550 watt psu's that I believed were shot,I thought.I did'nt know they came with adjustable highpots internally woot!with this I have them up and running +12.4-+5.25-+3.4 ready for duty!
  • Cons: as others have posted the sata and floppy connecter's can be easily damaged. extreme care should be taken when attempting to remove after checking voltages
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Power Supply Tester

Anonymous, Newegg
16 May 2007
  • Pros: 1)Well contructed, made of metal & not cheap plastic 2)LCD is bright 3)Tester is accurate compaired to a volt meter 4)LCD has large letters for easy reading
  • Cons: 1)Floppy and the 4 pin molex connector are difficult to remove when connected. It needs to fit the connectors a little looser so you don't rip the power cords in half attempting to remove them 2)Tester gives beeping sound when all the power connecter are not connected ie.. 20 or 24pin, 8pin and 6pin. Gives you a false sense that the power supply is bad.
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Overall 8
8.0

Must Have For a Tech's Toolbag!

Jason M., Newegg
31 December 2006
  • Pros: Unlike most PSU testers this unit actually tells the specific voltage instead of just telling if one is present. Very heavy duty casing and bright LCD screen.
  • Cons: If you are a tech you will be testing all types of PSUs from the old standard ATX models to the new ATX12V with the extra +12V connector. Although this unit will test old ATX models you will get a low voltage alarm while doing so since the extra +12V wires aren't present. This is kind of annoying!
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