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I have 3 Delta FFB1212EH fans
I'd like to get a fan controller for them, so I can slow them down when I do not need them at full speed and save power

the 3 fans are paralleled together in to one 4 pin molex connector
are there any fan controller s that can handle 3 Delta FFB1212EH fans on one connector


specs on the fan can be found here
http://www.delta.com.tw/product/cp/dcfans/download/pdf/FFB/FFB120x120x25mm.pdf


EDIT:I'm am not bothered by the fan's noise, it's just that it wasting so much power when my system is idling
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 12/28/10 at 8:49pm
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According to Newegg they need 17.4Watts each?? Getting a fan controller that can handle three of these is going to be tough. The most I've seen is one with 45w per channel.
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52.2 watts on one, Damn

All I can think of is this. 60w

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Lamptron-Fan-atic-Speed-Controller-channel/dp/B002R8BTZ8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1293593945&sr=8-1"]Amazon.com: Lamptron Fan-atic Fan Speed Controller 60W x 5 channel Black: Electronics[/ame]

there's only 3 functions on this though.

5v, 12v, off

Before buying this, try to see if your fans run under 5v spec. Your fans may not work under 5v.
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52.2 watts on one, Damn

All I can think of is this. 60w

Amazon.com: Lamptron Fan-atic Fan Speed Controller 60W x 5 channel Black: Electronics

there's only 3 functions on this though.

5v, 12v, off

Before buying this, try to see if your fans run under 5v spec. Your fans may not work under 5v.

no, they can't run at 5v
the voltage range is 7v to 13.2v
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is this a safe thing to do
http://www.silentpcreview.com/article6-page1.html
skip to the 7v part
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