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I have a fountain pump that uses 120V wall plug and i would like to rewire if possible so that it uses my PSU/Plugs instead any way i can do this?
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Dear god this could get interesting. I'm sure it's possible with a transformer. That's something I would not recommend doing
    
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Not easily. Should be able to control it with a relay though.
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Originally Posted by Willhemmens View Post
Not easily. Should be able to control it with a relay though.
easily done with a 120v relay switch
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=29001

hell i've seen it done back in like 2004
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post #6 of 16
I've been looking for something like this as well.

I might consider the link that was posted from dangerden, but what about this?

http://www.modthebox.com/review267_1.shtml

its the same thing, but on a pci card.

Obviously you'd need a pci slot available, and a full size pci slot as well.

I wonder which would be the better choice.

I'm leaning towards the pci relay, but am unsure how I feel with 120v in a card thats in my motherboard :/

any suggestions?
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it's the same thing, and it has no traces even close to the pci slot, they are pretty much all straight across
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i bough 2 pumps off amazon they both do about 6.5L/m or 1.7GPM i just want to know if they good pumps for a single loop consisting of the 2 gtx 570 and phemon II x6
2x XSPC RS 240 rads i was thinkin of buying another one..i would love to know you guys opinion on these pumps much thanks
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There are plenty of 12v DC to 120v AC inverters, the only question is what size pump you need and how many amps it pulls.
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here a link

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