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post #11 of 21
lol, aww looks like Syrillian handled it. ><;
    
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but theres no way i can fix it what is broken? do i have to do the mod now?
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I guess, you should try the mod then. Because it seems like it'd be more confusing if you do not.
    
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yea...darn i just bought this this fan, luckily i bought two so i can use the other for my cpu, but i was planning on having one for rear exhaust. i guess ill try the mod. Thanks guys.
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No problem. If it doesn't work, you can PM me directly. Then I will try something else with you to have it working.
    
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When you say "broken" what do you specifically mean?

If you post a clear pic of all the pieces that you have I am sure that we will be able to help you sort it out.

Esentially, unless the armature is burnt out or siezed.... it can be fixed.
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When you say "broken" what do you specifically mean?

If you post a clear pic of all the pieces that you have I am sure that we will be able to help you sort it out.

Esentially, unless the armature is burnt out or siezed.... it can be fixed.

Here im posting some pictures of all the pieces i have in the fm122 wiring and what broke off.

the first (from left to right) picture is a complete circuit diagram and shows what exactly is broken.

the second is a close up of the wire broken off the fan controller circuit box

the third is a close up of the wiring coming straight out of the fan.

the fourth is a close up of what the wire looks like when connected to the controller box (other fm122, sorry for bad qaulity)

the fifth and last is a close up of where the wire connects to the box and where it broke off of. There are two silver marks there, i believe thats where the wire connected to and conducted into. (the black into the left and the red into the right)


I hope this helps, i would really appreciate it if you took a look at these and helped me out again Syrillian.




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post #18 of 21
Hi.

If you wish to remove the fan controller from the line:



1: These lines need to be jumped, or snipped and connected. This will complete the circuit.

This will leave you with three wires. the Ground (Blk), the Power (Red), and the Yellow (rpm Sensor).

At this point you can do a couple of things.
  1. Leave the ground and the power lines on the molex, and the rpm sensor on the 3-pin.
  2. Remove the molex, and connect all three wires to a 3-pin connector.

Note: If you choose that latter, then you will need to make sure that you have all the components required (i.e.) Female connectors (3-pin type) for the Ground and the Power lines that run to the fan.

Generally I like the latter of the 2 choices as the 3-pin can be used on most fan controllers, or it can be powered by one of the fan headers on the Mobo.

Note: This will mean loss of fan-control unless you wire in a controller. As fortune would have it, you already have one.

Another option would be to mod the connector for 7V. This will lower the rpm of the fan, but my understanding is that this may put a little more stress on the PSU as it must account for the added resistance (PSU Gods, please comment or correct as required).

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post #19 of 21
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nice nice, perfect info, but i know very little about this stuff, i understand what you mean by complete the circuit. And in your first instruction you said to like snip the wires and connect them. Do i do that after the fan controller plug in or before?
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post #20 of 21
If you want to keep the functionality of stock controller and connectors, then "jump" the pins.

If you don't care about using that particular controller and you want to keep the least amount of "stuff" on the the fan then cut the connector off, then bare and twist the 2 wires together (insulating the new connection is wise).

...I think that is what you mean.

Just so I know that I have it right: You want to be able to run the fan without the controller?
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