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Hey guys, I'm thinking about buying a couple ap-29's for my rad and I was wondering, would I be able to control the fans using my fan controller with the 3-pin rpm sensor wire? or do I need to get a molex to 3-pin adapter? Thanks!
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I used a molex to 3-pin for my AP-29's to work with my Rheosmart.
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According to Scythe AP-29 webpage, it says:-

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Connector:
4-Pin Molex Connector with additional 3-Pin Fan Speed Signal Connector
(http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/Ca...n001index.html)

I suppose, that 3-pin Speed Signal connector is what allows you to connect your AP-29 to a 3-pin header of a fan controller.

And this review of AP-29 (pages 2 and 3) shows 2 methods of connecting an AP-29 to a fan controller. The google translation is funny but I suppose with an AP-29 on hand, it is not too hard to follow.

Link (page 2):http://translate.googleusercontent.c...aDeUFuAexURuZg
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