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post #11 of 18
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That's why I asked about other connections, I was concerned about the molex's high resistance in a 200+ W connection.

I was thinking of an RCA female and male connection, 1/4" jack- Is that doable?
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post #12 of 18
I don't know if the RCA will have the same problem, but after what happened to the molex, I think solid connections may be best

You could try, but then again, if they didn't get hot when used, I imagine if one was a little loose it might tend to the same thing. I had very annoying burns on my hand when I tried to get the melting plastic away from my video card
    
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post #13 of 18
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I hear ya

I guess I'll go with soldered connections- I'll figure out a way to detach my TEC if needed.

As for a connection to the Meanwell PSU, what type of terminal should I be using?
Attached is a PDF of my PSU.
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post #14 of 18
What about ICE? (In Car Entertainment)

Im sure you must be able to find some connectors in that sort of store, ya know for hooking up beefy poweramps and stuff, they draw ALOT of current at 12v!!!

I`ll have a look meself!!!
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post #15 of 18
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Thanks

Mr. Crowley, I attached a PDF of my Power supply- Are you able to tell me what sort of terminal I should use to connect my wire to the PS's terminals?
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post #16 of 18
I saw the psu you chose, I think it might be a similar model, just without the case, does it not have the screw-down terminals? Like in the pdf? This is what mine has, you just screw the wires down like a car amplifier

Have you ordered it yet?
    
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post #17 of 18
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Sounds good to me- I didn't see the ends, so I didn't know. I still haven't ordered it yet, along with the Pelt...Waiting on some money for that.
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post #18 of 18
I think you might want a mean well with a little more juice

That 437w pelt can be run on 24v, and will be colder than at 15v, I think even though mine can be tuned up to 19v, it still doesn't seen to have much more punch to it.

If you get two pumps for that monster of a waterblock, I think you could get some serious chills at 24v

Edit: Also, the psu itself gets quite warm with just a 188w pelt

I got my mean well on ebay from an antique dealer for like $35, keep an eye out
    
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