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Hey, I was just wondering if I bought a second LED fan for my case, if there is anyway to hook it up to the same button that turns the light on and off for the front fan that came with the case.
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Hey, I was just wondering if I bought a second LED fan for my case, if there is anyway to hook it up to the same button that turns the light on and off for the front fan that came with the case.
You can't do that without some modding, unless you got the exact same fan, which I believe is an OEM fan. If you managed to get one of them you could use a 3-pin Y-Splitter and hook up both fans to the button since they use a fan connector. I've got one of those fans laying around if you want, blue variant however.
     
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Hey, I was just wondering if I bought a second LED fan for my case, if there is anyway to hook it up to the same button that turns the light on and off for the front fan that came with the case.
The stock LED fan uses a proprietary connector so you could not wire it up to the switch. If you bought another stock fan from CM instead of a regular old LED fan, you could probably wire it in if you can handle a soldering iron. Of course, you could also make a "pass through" for another wire, and extend that to your second fan if you bought a normal LED fan, but this would mean disconnecting all 4 led wires and running them into the button. Probably too much work.

Alternatively, you could look into fans that have separate light controls already on them. The only fan I know of that does this is the Enermax Apollish, but it does look pretty cool. It also has different LED modes.
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