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post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
So how come my zalman fan controller only needs 1 x molex power to run 6 fans?

Can you make the fans run faster by getting them more power somehow.

I can adjust them from near silent to inaudible but want some more oomph to them.



6 Channels
Active RPM Sensing (All 6 Channels)
Maximum Power - 7.0W per channel
Input Voltage - 12VDC
Output Voltage - 5VDC - 11VDC 5%
Weights & Dimensions
220g
148.5mm (L) X 65mm (W) X 42(H)mm

post #2 of 6
Hi cog] you back.I think you only can supply less power to the fans.And if you increase the power you may looking in burn some of them.Is a article in pc magazine last month about it.Some shine on this.
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post #3 of 6
The problem with Fan controllers is that they use voltage controllers which are not able to deliver the full 12v due to the input source, hence approx. 11v which makes the fans run slightly slower. The only way is to deliver more on the input say 13v and then vary them down from there, although the OP1000 does have a slightly higher 12v rail which will help the Zalman.
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I seem to have run out of the 4 pin molex connectors...they are now all used up and I am trying to add in a couple of UV lamps but they get so little volts if I try and use a splitter the lamp hardly glows...

Do i need another psu just to run fans and accessories????
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anyone?
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How high do you want these to run?
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