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Basiq, the simple choice in high quality, value priced power supplies.

Building on a budget doesn't mean you have to trust your components to an un-reliable no-name brand. That's why Antec took its years of experience and knowledge in building world-class power supplies and made Basiq. The workhorse of the Antec family, Basiq is built with solid quality you have come to expect from Antec products at an unbeatable price. Basiq does the job simply, efficiently and reliably, making Basiq a solid power supply built to satisfy the demands on the entry-level power user or the budget minded system builder.


Features and Specs


Dual +12V outputs provide maximum stable power for the CPU independently of the other peripherals with Industrial grade protection to prevent any damage from your system.

Certification and Reliability

80 PLUS® certified: Reduces operating costs and protects the environment. Features a universal input with Active PFC and is ATX12V Version 2.3 compliant. Backed up with a 3 year parts and labor warranty, start your build with ease of mind.


Constructed of high quality components and designed to provide a long-lasting, durable power source for hard-working PCs, this 500 Watt Power Supply is guaranteed to last you for builds to come

Overall Features

• 80 PLUS® Certified: Reduces operating costs and protects the environment
• Universal Input with Active PFC
• Low Noise 80mm Cooling Fan
• ATX12V Version 2.3 Compliant
• Dual +12V Outputs provides maximum stable power for the CPU independently of the other peripherals.
• Industrial Grade Protection: OVP (Over Voltage Protection), SCP (Short Circuit Protection), and OCP (Over Current Protection)
• Backed by a 3-year parts and labor warranty
• Safety: cUL, FCC, CB, BSMI, Gost-R
• Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.5 x 5.8 x 5.5"
• Weight: 3.7lbs

Technical Specifications
Wattage 500 Watts
Compliant With ATX12V version 2.01
Input Voltage 100 - 240 V1
Input Frequency Range 47 - 63 Hz
PFC Active
Efficiency 80 Plus
MTBF  10,000 hrs
Fan 80mm low noise cooling fan
Protection OVP, SCP, OCP
Regulatory UL, CB, CE, CSA, TUV, FCC
Model BP500U
Connectors 1 x Main connector (20+4Pin) - 1 x 12V(P4) - 5 x peripheral - 2 x SATA - 1 x Floppy - 1 x PCI-E
Part Number 0-761345-23500-6
Dimensions (HxWxD) 3.4" x 5.9" x 5.5" / 86mm x 150mm x 140mm
Weight 3.7lbs 1.7kg
Origin China
Additional Information Additional Information
  +3.3V +5V +12V1 +12V2 -12V +5Vsb
MAX 30A 30A 18A 18A 0.5A 2.5A
TOTAL 152W 432W 6W 12.5W
Static Characteristics
  +3.3V +5V +12V1 +12V2 -12V +5Vsb
Regulation ±5% ±5% ±5% ±5% ±10% ±5%
Ripple & Noise ≤50mV ≤50mV ≤120mV ≤120mV ≤120mV ≤50mV
Other Specifications
Input Voltage 100VAC - 240VAC ~ ±10% (Active PFC)
Input Current 8A - 4A
Input Frequency 50Hz - 60Hz
PFC active
Operating Temperature 0⁰C - 40⁰C
MTBF ≥ 100,000 hours
PROTECTIONS Over Current Protection (OCP), Over Power Protection (OPP), Over Voltage Protection (OVP), Short Circuit Protection (SCP), Surge & Inrush Protection (SIP), Under Voltage Protection (UVP)
Safety Certificates cUL, FCC, CB, CE, TÜV, CCC, C-Tick, S-Mark, KCC, Nemko
Origin Made in China
Dimensions & Weight
Model 3.4" x 5.9" x 5.5" (HxWxD) / 86mm x 150mm x 140mm (HxWxD)
Net Weight 3.7lbs / 1.7kg
Unit Carton 8.3" x 9.1" x 4.3" (HxWxD) / 210mm x 230mm x 110mm (HxWxD)
Gross Weight 4.6lbs / 2.1kg


20+4 pin

1 X 20+4 pin

4 Pin ATX 12V

1 X 4 Pin ATX 12V

6 Pin PCI-E

1 X 6 Pin PCI-E




5 X Molex


1 X floppy

Manual Download File type File size
BP500U Manual EN 70.10 Kb
Product Flyer Download File type File size
BP500U Flyer EN 98.72 Kb
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Hardware Secrets BP500U "In summary, if you are building a basic or intermediate PC and want a power supply that will do the job and, at the same time, provides decent efficiency, great voltage stability, low ripple and...

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