# Yate Loons re-wire question

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Right place for this? Air cooling...fans, I dunno...

I just picked up 6 yate loon high speed fans for for my TC 120.3 for a push/pull setup. One problem I'm having are the wires and that they are everywhere. Its a huge mess and I need to clean this up. I want to cut and re-wire all 6 to be powered from 1 molex instead of having to dasiy chain them.

Is this okay to do or will this short something out or not send enough juice to the last fan in the series or prevent all 6 from running at full power.Also how would a fan controller handle 6 fans on one line or one channel?
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Same exact concept if you wire them all to one molex (they're still in series = same voltage/amperage draw = no difference from daisy chaining)

As for the fan controller, it depends on how much Wattage the individual channels of the controller are rated for (since the power equation tells us that Wattage = Voltage x Amperage)

To apply that, let's take the sunbeam rheobus as an example...
It can handle 20W per channel
Voltage x Amperage = Wattage draw
12v x .30A per fan = 3.6W per fan
3.6W per fan x 6fans = 21.6W total draw
6 fans would draw 21.6W which would be 1.6W too much for a single channel on the rheobus

PM or post back if you want clarification or more help
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 Originally Posted by killa_concept Same exact concept if you wire them all to one molex (they're still in series = same voltage/amperage draw = no difference from daisy chaining) As for the fan controller, it depends on how much Wattage the individual channels of the controller are rated for (since the power equation tells us that Wattage = Voltage x Amperage) To apply that, let's take the sunbeam rheobus as an example... It can handle 20W per channel Voltage x Amperage = Wattage draw 12v x .30A per fan = 3.6W per fan 3.6W per fan x 6fans = 21.6W total draw 6 fans would draw 21.6W which would be 1.6W too much for a single channel on the rheobus PM or post back if you want clarification or more help

Yes that makes sense, thanks, perfect example since I'm looking to get that one someday.

I was thinking it wouldn't make a difference with or with out the molex's but I didnt know if the molexes served more than connecting wires and such.

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So with this controller:
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/70...r_KM01-SL.html
The Kaze master controller, the max watts per channel would be 12v x 1amp= 12W per channel. So I could run 3 (.3amp) fans per channel, which is .9amps or 10.8W (12v*.3a= 3.6W so 3fans*3.6W=10.8W). Does this look right?
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