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Silencing a phase cooler

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Has anyone had any success at this? I have a system I use for benching and media. I have a ss tuned for 300w that I'd like to use but it is very loud.
Any suggestions on an enclosure?
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post #2 of 4
pack foam around it. like the stuff your motherboards come sitting on, but much thicker. they use that stuff for sound proofing rooms. and ive used if for dampening my guitar amp, works really well because it absorbs the sound. if you do that the box shouldnt matter.
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The compressor is loud, and hot. You can't smother it to make it quiet.
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The compressor isnt the problem, the fans are pretty loud. I am building an enclosure that will go behind my entertainment center. The enclosure is divided in two sections top and bottom with 200mm fans to manage airflow.
pic 1 is entertainment center enclosure will go behind.
2 enclosure between end cabinets, phase and pc go in the left side cabinet
3 bottom section with intake fan installed
4intake
5 bottom cabinet with interior insulation. all cabinets are 3/4" plywood and will be insulated with 1" foam inside and out





Edited by closeracing - 6/12/10 at 7:44am
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