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could i use something like this...

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=BB-007-SY&groupid=701&catid=57&subcat=189

to control 7/8 gentle typhoon 1850rpm fans by having 2 fans on one controller?

i dont really want 2 controllers as it will kill the looks of my case, which is something i love.


cheers,

dan.
    
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Yea that'll work fine, each rail on that fan controller can take up to 1amp, you could probably run 5-6 fans on a single rail of that controller
    
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Originally Posted by Crabid;13200776 
Yea that'll work fine, each rail on that fan controller can take up to 1amp, you could probably run 5-6 fans on a single rail of that controller

ok, thankyou very much smile.gif
    
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what cables will i need to split the fans? 3 on one knob would be nice, im uk btw!
    
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Originally Posted by DSF_x;13200815 
what cables will i need to split the fans? 3 on one knob would be nice, im uk btw!

Personally, I would just cut the connectors off and rewire 2 or 3 of them to one.

But you could use a 3 pin splitter like this: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CB-013-AK
    
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Lamptron FC8. 8 fans and pretty colors.
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That fan controller can handle up to 30 watts per channel. According to petras site they only pull .049 amps so you can definitely hook up a couple to the same channel.
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Yes your fine. I use a Rheosmart that is rated at 30w per channel, I have had 2 San Ace 1011s(power hunggy stupid high flow fans) along with 6 other 120mm fans(tri-cools and R4's) on ONE channel and it was right a rain. Your controller will do just fine, but know this" If you have led fan pluged into it the LED's will dim when you turn down the fans, its normal dont freak:)
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