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Hi guys,

I'm thinking about getting this fan controller
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813999902

but it only support 4 fans. I'm going to have 6 of these http://www.petrastechshop.com/12x38sukddob.html

Am I able to use one port to run two fans? Watt wise it seem like it should work
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Those are 4-pin fans, I believe. The Vantec Nexus fan controller supports 4-pin fans so you should be able to run them in series (multiple fans on a single channel) as long as you don't exceed 18W (I wouldn't go over 15 to be safe, but that's me).
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Those fans will have to be modded a little. The fan controler you picked out has 3pin connections and the fans are 4pin. 4pin are used in severs so you will not find many controlers that you can buy. I would sugest you get some 3pin connectors and the pins and you could mod them yourself. The only wires you need would be the yellow for rpm, black for ground, and red for 12v. If and when you decide to do this make a thread and either I'll help you out or someone else surely can.
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Originally Posted by kennymester View Post
Those fans will have to be modded a little. The fan controler you picked out has 3pin connections and the fans are 4pin. 4pin are used in severs so you will not find many controlers that you can buy. I would sugest you get some 3pin connectors and the pins and you could mod them yourself. The only wires you need would be the yellow for rpm, black for ground, and red for 12v. If and when you decide to do this make a thread and either I'll help you out or someone else surely can.
This is 305; I thought it was 205. My mistake!

You will want to get the 205-B if you want 4 fan channels. The 205-B supports 4-pin molex-powered fans.
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