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Straight off a car battery with no problems?

EDIT (im talking about a 80/120mm CASE fan)
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As long as the fans are rated for 12 volts then yes.
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i may be wrong with this one but i think a car battery is 12v so you would need an inverter to do that
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Originally Posted by footballplyrdan
i may be wrong with this one but i think a car battery is 12v so you would need an inverter to do that

Inverter? for what? the fans are 12v as well
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my bad, nevermind on that one lol

that would only be if your fans were not 12v
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Heh, thanks guys... My car amps is running VERY hot (like its melting wires that touch it lol..... they are prob ment to get that hot) but it will look awsome seeing amps getting cooled by led 120mm fans lol
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with LEDs I hope
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post #8 of 10
Car battery will work just great; I've used the 12volt battery from my cordless drill to test my case fans and it works great!
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rpg_pro
Straight off a car battery with no problems?

EDIT (im talking about a 80/120mm CASE fan)
You surely can.

Just one thing to aware of is that when the cars charging sytem is going (alternator) it outputs between 12.7V and 14.2V dependant upon the regulator and state of battery charge.
The only problem will be a reduction in effective life of the fan motors.

I would suggest to go with SUNON or MELCOR or PANAFLO high flow fans.

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why would you want to do that?
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