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The 120v fan project

post #1 of 26
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The Plan:

The tools: Medium size philips. Electrical tape/tube tape/duck tape.

The parts: Large UNBROKEN SEALED bike tube. Extra medium-small tube if it's not long enough.

And finally, the 120v fan. You know those older things you use to beat the cake? Stick two of the prongs in and it turns. Well, I found one in my storage. I took the bottom off and noticed it was like a 1/2 foot motor. Going to take the bottom off, put a hose near the fan/motor, plug the other end into the back of my computer for an extra little push!

Here are the pictures so far...






Testing begins in a few minutes.


EDIT: Who thinks it's going to blow up in my face :sad:
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post #2 of 26
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Looks like I'll have to put the back on so I can connect the hose to a vent on the bottom. It's really loud .
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Damnit. My flashlight burned out. Testing still in a few minutes >_>
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post #4 of 26
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Is anyone even going to read this >_<?
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post #5 of 26
Why a bike tube? They don't like extreme changes in temp. I think you might be better off with 1" PVC pipe.
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post #6 of 26
i did, what exactly are you going to do with it, have a tube sticking in your case with a skin tearing amount of air coming out?
    
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post #7 of 26
LOL..your room might still get cold...LOL
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post #8 of 26
I think i know what you are doing, but your pictures are horrendously confusing. Do you mean to put a blender outside your house with a fan pushing air through a tube through your wall and into your case? That's all I can gather from what I see there.
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post #9 of 26
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I ended up putting it right by my computer because the tube wasn't long enough.

Was just for fun, nothing permanent =P. Not really a lot of air flow going through the tube, dropped my gpu card by about 2 degrees for the charge that I can't even hear my speakers!


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post #10 of 26
LOL thats crazy, custom fit it a little better, (rather than a bike tube) and you might have one heck of a cooling solution
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