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post #51 of 74
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Looking for a little help with the CW611 Installation.

Since the thermal probes do not come with any tape what is a good method to attach them?
Where is the best place to attach the sensor for the CPU and GPU leads?
There is a yellowish clear film over the sensors- that stays in place? it is heat shrinked in place.
I have the Alphacool D5 vario this unit can drive the pump directly with a 4 pin to 3 pin adaptor and I leave the D5 set at 5
post #52 of 74
The yellowish film over the temp probes are normal, don't rip them or anything. Usually I just use clear sticky tape to hold them in place. For the CPU I put at the back of the CPU backplate. For the gpu, on the heatsink or back of card (not sure about back)
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post #53 of 74
For the CPU, I stick it to the underside of the CPU block, next to the CPU if there is room.
But don't let it get pinched between the CPU and block.
Just normal Scotchtape will do.

And yeah, don't strip off that film.
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post #54 of 74
BTW, I'm working on a way to let the CW611 see rpm when it drops below 1000 rpm.
I'll let you know if it works out.
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post #55 of 74
And there is one more thing you could try.
1200 rpm for a 3000 rpm fan is about 5V.
So check if your fans will start and run using the red 5V wire instead of the yellow 12V wire from the PSU.
If they start on the 5V wire, you could get a SPDT on/on switch like this to flip from 12V and 5V.
That will only give you two speeds but for 2$, ya can't beat that price.
But you have to make sure the fans can start on 5V first.
And if you want to install two switches instead, I can show you how to get 5V/7V/12V as well.


Never mind, wrong thread
Edited by PepeLapiu - 4/20/14 at 9:57am
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post #56 of 74
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What is the best way to connect the D5 Power and tach wire to the CW611
Leaning towards splicing a old 3 pin fan connector wire.
post #57 of 74
That's what I did with mine
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post #58 of 74
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Looking to plug the Koolance temperature sensor in to the CW611 and the plug will not fit.
The temperature leads that come with the Lamptron are 2 pin but very slim and the lead for the Koolance sensor is fatter and will not fit

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/13255/koo-290/Koolance_Coolant_Temperature_Sensor_Plug_10K_Ohm_SEN-AP008G.html?tl=g30c101s457
post #59 of 74
From the sensor description in the link you provided:
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NOTE: This sensor will only work with Koolance products which use 10K Ohm @25°C sensors.
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post #60 of 74
You just need to swap the connector from the 2 pin fan type to a 2.54mm dupont type. Like this
http://www.moddiy.com/products/Dupont-2%252dPin-Female-Motherboard-No-Label-Connector-%252d-Black.html
If you have any spare motherboard header connectors, they are the same thing. Like HDD led, or speaker etc.
Or of course just take one off the original CW611 sensors. The Koolance is the only sensor I have seen that uses that connector. All the others use the 2.54mm
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