[RC5] Is that smoke I smell?

Markus Landgren ei1lama at chl.chalmers.se
Sat Mar 23 10:26:44 EST 2002


The one that came with my fan is green-blue-black, I think that's 5.6 ohms.
That slowed it down to 2000 RPM, although I don't remember how fast it was
earlier. I think it was 3000+.




At 18:04 2002-03-23 +1200, you wrote:
>blitz wrote:
>
>> If youre using the DC fans, a small value resistor, (I cant remember 
>> the value rite now, but it's like 3.2 ohms) will slow down and quiet 
>> that fan for you. 
>
>
>Just put it in series with the +'ve fan wire?
>
>Anyone else know what a good value resistor is?  I've got a couple of 
>2700RPM fans i'd like to slow/quieten down to
>

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