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post #1431 of 1963
Nope, they work great. I got both the QE and PE versions too.

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post #1432 of 1963
Haven't even finished my current build yet and I want to start a new one using this controller. (Current build is using an aquaero 5 lt.) New build will have 6 voltage controlled fans. 9 or 18 akasa vipers on pwm. Two aquacomputer d5 pumps (Will use aquabus) 1 MPS flow sensor. My main concern is about being able to run all three of these off the aquaero. The high flow MPS sensor has a four pin aquabus connector. The two aquabus d5's also have 4 pin aquabus connectors (though I've only seen them connected using 3 wire connectors in reviews, whats the fourth pin for?) How would I connect these to one aquaero 6?
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post #1433 of 1963
I've got a quick question. I saw this brought up on the water cooling thread and thought I would post it here...

I have (4) of these...



I plan to hook up all my fans to these and then subsequently connect each one of these to a channel on the A6. Will this work or will I run into problems?
    
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post #1434 of 1963
How will you connect it to the Aquaero? I don't see any RPM output. I am not sure if there are molex to 4-pin adapters that provide variable power.
post #1435 of 1963
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How will you connect it to the Aquaero? I don't see any RPM output. I am not sure if there are molex to 4-pin adapters that provide variable power.

My fans are all 3 pin. I thought they were still controllable via the A6. Am I wrong?
    
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and I'm actually using this one...



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post #1437 of 1963

If you have a molex => 3Pin adapter, all youd have to do is pick any one of the 8 fans plugged into the PCB, pull the RPM wire out of the fan connector, put it in the molex -> 3 Pin, and you'll have rpm feedback

    
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post #1438 of 1963
you can make a cable using a 3 pin fan female connector and then this would work fine!!
post #1439 of 1963
Looking at the back of the board...



You can see that only two pins are live to the Molex input. So could I simply solder a wire from the unused pin on the first 3 pin terminal closest to the molex connector to the third pin in the molex connector... then add a wire to my molex to 3 pin adapter... should that work?

    
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post #1440 of 1963

A Molex pinout is 12v | Ground | Ground | 5v

A fan header is Ground | 12V | RPM

 

The RPM wires connecting to your PCB are going nowhere. You simply need to take the RPM wire/pin out of ONE of the fan connectors and insert it into the connector connecting to your fan channel.

 

What you're talking about will not work. Only one fan can send RPM feedback to any given fan channel. Otherwise your fan controller will get crazy random feedback. It's really simple to do what I'm recommending

 

Since the 3rd wire on a fan connector is RPM and the 3rd wire on a Molex is Ground, No Molex -> 3Pin adapter should have a 3rd wire on it.

    
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