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Looking for a Molex to 3-Pin fan connector

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I currently have two fans that only have a Molex connection and I would like to put them on a fan controller that I just got. So i am looking for a cable that converts from Molex to a 3-Pin Fan connection. I have seen a few but most seem to be designed to go from 3-Pin to Molex. Befor I buy that I just want to make sure it works, and if not, can someone point me in the right direction for what I am looking for? The fan only have a positive and negative wire going into the Molex connection so I know it will work.
post #2 of 5
most fan controller comes with adapters like that.
post #3 of 5
Thread Starter 
I checked and mine doesnt. Its a Lamptron CW611 :-/
post #4 of 5
If your two fans each have molex-only connectors they are probably 2-pin fans having a red 12V wire and a black ground wire, in which case your Lamptron won't be able to control them.

All you can do is hook them to a molex connector from the PSU and run them at full speed.

However, if you get a 3-pin fan with a dual molex/3-pin connection, like a Xilence Red Wing, and you have a molex splitter you can plug it into the molex connector on the 3-pin fan, hook your 2-pin fans to it and hook the 3-pin connector to the Lamptron to let it control all three fans through the 12V wire.
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Calimo Min
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Calimo Mid
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CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Amd A10-5800K Gigabyte F2A85X-UP4 G.Skill F3-2666C11D-8GTXD WD Caviar 1002FAEX-1Tb 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
3TB WD WD30EURS AV-GP, SATA III, IntelliPower Seagate ST400DM000 4TB Barracuda SATA-III - 590... Seagate ST400DM000 4TB Barracuda SATA-III - 590... Seagate ST400DM000 4TB Barracuda SATA-III - 590... 
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Seagate ST400DM000 4TB Barracuda SATA-III - 590... Optiarc AD-7280S DVD-RW Scythe: Mugen 3 2 off Scythe AP15 Gentle Typhoon Fan 
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1 off Zaward 140mm ZG2-140B Golf PWM Top Fan MS Windows 7 Ultimate w/SP1- 64 Bit Edition Samsung 2333SW Saitek Cyborg C5 
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Corsair TX650 Watt Casecom 5288 Type KM  Gigabyte GM-M6800 Trust SP6210 5.1 w/modded speakers 
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Fan speed can be controlled on 2pin fans same as 3pin fans. Only difference is the 3rd pin which is the RPM/speed sensor lead from fan.. so you cannot monitor fan RPM on a 2 pin fan. wink.gif
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