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3 to 2 pin fan

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Well I have an old 40mm fan that I want to be well, 2 pin instead of 3. Any simple mod I can do to it?
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Well, with the 3-pin systems, one of the wires is only for monitoring fan speed. The other two are simply the positive and negative leads. I guess you could try supplying juice with a 12v (or even a 9v) battery to the different leads until the fan runs, then you would at least know which wire you could lose.


Sorry if that helps you nil.
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just cut off a 2 pin fan connector from a different fan and cut the 3 pin off get rid of the yellow wire and the the black to the black and the red to the red
    
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