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i need to connect 2 of this fan into one channel. My understanding is that this fans actually draw 16W at start up in full rpm and then drop down. I would never run them on max i'll probably be running them at around half that (2000rpm). Is this 16w x 2 (32w) power is draw even if the fan controller knob is in half position (2000rpm). i have a lamptron FC2- v2 (30w per channel)

My situation are
i Must connect 2 fans with one line since the other lines are already taken
Why ap-30? cause i already have them
Ap-30 already converted to 3 pin 12 v so is not a problem.
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post #2 of 6
they only run at 0.56 ampere which is 6.72 Watt
it starts with 1.35 ampere which is 16.2 Watt

you are fine with 2 of these on one channel
Edited by justanewguy - 3/2/12 at 5:04am
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again edit bug, i added info in the previous post and edited it but it looks like that its bugged again.
sorry for double post but i have to:

they only run at 0.56 ampere which is 6.72 Watt
it starts with 1.35 ampere which is 16.2 Watt

you are fine with 2 of these on one channel
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Originally Posted by justanewguy View Post

again edit bug, i added info in the previous post and edited it but it looks like that its bugged again.
sorry for double post but i have to:
they only run at 0.56 ampere which is 6.72 Watt
it starts with 1.35 ampere which is 16.2 Watt
you are fine with 2 of these on one channel

it won't be a problem since the start up watt is higher than my fan controller support?

16.2 X 2 = 32.4w (start up power draw)
fan controller = 30W

but fan controller will always be running them at 2000rpm.
Edited by eduardmc - 3/2/12 at 5:14am
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post #5 of 6
still doubt that you get any problems with it, even if it needs more power than supported at startup
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post #6 of 6
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i see what you mean with the [edit] not working.

my previews post was asked has a question. if i won't have any problem my fan start up draws been higher than my fan controller?
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