I'm gearing up to do a case mod for a disembodied iMac, and am wondering about power supplies. The box I'm putting the iMac into is plenty small, so I'm trying to scrimp on space and use the smallest PS possible, but I'm also trying to keep the engineering to a minimum.
Lots of people have hacked iMac boards (and other models) to use ATX power supplies, but one of the perrenial problems with this is soft boot; ATX supplies weren't designed for that. So I was wondering if it's possible to use the PS from a different Mac — one that is designed for soft boot — as a short cut.
I've got several old 7100 PS's lying around, and if one of those would work, well that would just be dandy! This seems to be something that ought to be fairly straightforward, so I'm hoping I don't have to blaze any trails here. I pulled one apart today to see if the components removed from the metal enclosure would fit my case, and they would, but I have no idea what the pinouts are for the thing. Does anybody have any info they could pass along on this?