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Can this adapter work with this Controller for fans?

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S I am looking for a way to power all 6 of my fans and I was looking and I need to pick between these 2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811995016
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812195004
Since ther 2nd one is cheaper can I use a 4 pin molex to 3pin cord and connect it to mobo so I can change the fan speeds?
And for both of them, how hard would it be to change the blue LED to a red one?
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post #2 of 8
What fans have you got? 6 off 1 mobo header will prolly be too much unless they're low noise/rpm.
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post #3 of 8
Well that fan controller is for 3 pins. Not sure how you'd have that configured really. The sunbeam thing is to have 6 fans running off the one Molex. That way you can control them all at once and have them running on one controller. The other adapter would allow you to control them individually.
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Originally Posted by Darren9 View Post
What fans have you got? 6 off 1 mobo header will prolly be too much unless they're low noise/rpm.
4 pack of 120mm fans, Cooler Master. 1200rpm
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103052

The 120mm fan from this case, Cooler Master.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-227-_-Product

gona order this Xigmatec 140mm, 1000 rpm
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233054

All are 3 pin, just not all hooked up right now.
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post #5 of 8
Never seen that second adapter before. Very interesting.
The first will work fine.
Or this one, the one I use if you want it lit up blue.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...9758&CatId=501
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I am going with the first fan controller, but I still would like to ask how hard it would be to change out the blue LEDs with red ones?
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by Droo k6 View Post
I am going with the first fan controller, but I still would like to ask how hard it would be to change out the blue LEDs with red ones?
Just get this one. No LED mod needed.

And to answer your question, it is not difficult to change the LEDs IF you have the right tools. Search google for rheobus extreme westcoast mods, first video to see how its done.
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Just get this one. No LED mod needed.

And to answer your question, it is not difficult to change the LEDs IF you have the right tools. Search google for rheobus extreme westcoast mods, first video to see how its done.
great soldering...well thank anyway
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