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Start-up amperage is 0.3 x 3 = 0.9amps. so, for 3 fans are almost 3 amps. Some overload protection may kick in.
How do I fix this??

edit: Yellow is 12v. Yes I have the red wire on the fan adapter to the yellow

update: I have a single fan to double splitter. I tried a .27A and a .37A fan.. both of these work fine.
Edited by tlxxxsracer - 2/22/11 at 1:15pm
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Fixed the problem! Noob mistake Ill admit, I sleeved the wires and I didnt plug them back in the right way.
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Fixed the problem! Noob mistake Ill admit, I sleeved the wires and I didnt plug them back in the right way.
yaaaaaay
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I read and theres volt mods that you just swap the wires around to lower the fan speed. So i thought- what if I plugged them in wrong back at the psu... I brought out another molex wire for my psu and sure enough i did. All better. But a wasted afternoon on something so simple now I dont have 3 fans sleeved as I took them out of their sleeving to re solder.
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good you got it sorted.
    
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Originally Posted by tlxxxsracer View Post
Fixed the problem! Noob mistake Ill admit, I sleeved the wires and I didnt plug them back in the right way.
Just read this thread for the first time - don't worry as even the best of us (who are man/woman enough to admit it ) have those times and or moments.
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Does the 3 fans run at the same speed?
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