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i found 3 aeronotical safety switches lyin around, the ones where its got the red guard u flip up and then flip the switch... i have about 7 case fans (not including VGA and CPU cooler), so i assigned one switch to 2 fans, using 24awg speaker cable. and the red wires from the fans.. i forgot weither 3v or 5 maybe.. anyways it works.. and the desired results were acquired... but is this bad for the PSU or fans?
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no it wony harm anything as long as its wired correctly... it soundslike a good idea to me... but no harm being done.
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Sounds cool. Pics?
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Originally Posted by partythyme2
i found 3 aeronotical safety switches lyin around, the ones where its got the red guard u flip up and then flip the switch... i have about 7 case fans (not including VGA and CPU cooler), so i assigned one switch to 2 fans, using 24awg speaker cable. and the red wires from the fans.. i forgot weither 3v or 5 maybe.. anyways it works.. and the desired results were acquired... but is this bad for the PSU or fans?

ive done this idea, its awesome, i like it, if your pc manages to somehow be to cool, you shut a fan off
    
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*warning siren* THE STARBOARD ENGINE... err fan... IS ON FIRE!! SHUT IT DOWN!!!
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lol...... one day you will forget to flip it on, I hope you dont leave them on 24/7 and POOF dead FX55
    
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