[RC5] Is that smoke I smell?

Steve B steve at bov.nu
Sat Mar 23 12:23:53 EST 2002


Never tried this myself but read somewhere that you can rewire fans across 
the +12 and +5v supply rails therefore running them on 7v instead of 12v


At 10:26 23/03/2002 +0100, you wrote:
>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+.
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>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.
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> >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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