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Your best bet would be to find a molex connector with something useless already attached to it, you could just cut the cables and connect them to your LED circuit instead.

Alternatively you could buy a molex connector and pins and crimp the pins yourself. The yellow wire is +12V and either of the black wires is +0V (making 12V between them). You're best off soldering the wires together, and soldering the resistor in to the circuit. The resistor will be dissipating quite a lot of heat so try not to heatshrink or tape over it.

A good method for avoiding the crimping is to buy a molex splitter and just pull one of the connectors off, use the bare wires to connect your LEDs up. wink.gif
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Originally Posted by Killhouse;13783493 
Your best bet would be to find a molex connector with something useless already attached to it, you could just cut the cables and connect them to your LED circuit instead.

Alternatively you could buy a molex connector and pins and crimp the pins yourself. The yellow wire is +12V and either of the black wires is +0V (making 12V between them). You're best off soldering the wires together, and soldering the resistor in to the circuit. The resistor will be dissipating quite a lot of heat so try not to heatshrink or tape over it.

A good method for avoiding the crimping is to buy a molex splitter and just pull one of the connectors off, use the bare wires to connect your LEDs up. wink.gif

I have plenty of 3pin fan to molex connectors that came with my Xigmatek fans, i could use one of them.
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Perfect, good luck thumb.gif
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