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post #21 of 33
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Originally Posted by Armadi110 View Post
Ill stick to my solar powered fan
What computer nerd has his rig by the window?

~Gooda~
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post #22 of 33
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Originally Posted by Liability View Post
Obviously you either

A) Didn't read the article or
B) Never stuck your finger into a fan

It says these fans are a stripped down version of a normal computer fan. Your finger will be a bloody mess if you get hit by it.
A) Yes I did read the article
B) Yes I HAVE stuck my finger into small fans before. Ones that dont have covers. They are all the same. Not enough mass on the blades to really do anything. Your finger just stops the fan.

Now think about it. Who is gonna release something like a fan on the market that'll cut you up without a cover? That's risking lawsuit territory. I've jammed my fingers into all of my fans on my comp on accident. And I am including the three of my Panaflo Ultra 120mm fans when they have been on over 2500 RPM's. Nothing happens. I've only skinned a knuckle once. Now just don't go sticking an eyeball in the and you'll be good.
Edited by slipstream808 - 5/30/08 at 10:17pm
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post #23 of 33
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What computer nerd has his rig by the window?

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post #24 of 33
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Originally Posted by Brenbren View Post
haha. that is so lame. actually. i think having 4-6 of them could be cool.

one for your face, one for both your hands. and one for your balls.
I'd need one of these babies



post #25 of 33
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Originally Posted by dskina View Post
I'd need one of these babies



that thing is child's play - it wouldnt even push a cool breeze onto me



This is what you need.
I cant sleep without one at night. Not joking.

Patton Fan + Water Cooling + Air conditioner = FTW
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post #26 of 33
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
that thing is child's play - it wouldnt even push a cool breeze onto me



This is what you need.
I cant sleep without one at night. Not joking.

Patton Fan + Water Cooling + Air conditioner = FTW
Watercooling my balls?


post #27 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
that thing is child's play - it wouldnt even push a cool breeze onto me



This is what you need.
I cant sleep without one at night. Not joking.

Patton Fan + Water Cooling + Air conditioner = FTW
Yeah box's fan suck when there a good distance away and not at full speed. Patton fan's kick butt, It's like a jet engine but in a good way.
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post #28 of 33
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
These are extremely easy to make yourself. I'm surprised no one has done a FAQ on it yet.
No need:

How To Make a USB fan out of old CDs
http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/vi...ld-cds-171259/

How To Make a USB fan out of an old 80mm casefan(even less involved)
http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/vi...-parts-149527/
Edited by Jarhead - 5/30/08 at 10:48pm
post #29 of 33
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Originally Posted by Jarhead View Post
No need:

How To Make a USB fan out of old CDs
http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/vi...ld-cds-171259/

How To Make a USB fan out of an old 80mm casefan(even less involved)
http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/vi...-parts-149527/
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post #30 of 33
I use a Tricool with two grills on it and have it hooked up to the PSU from an old external CD drive. Works great and the PSU has come in handy for breadboard work.
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