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Old 02-06-2010, 03:00 PM   #1
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computer fans

I've heard of a lot of people using computer fans to cool off their canopies. My question is, how do you plug the computer fans in?
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Old 02-06-2010, 03:55 PM   #2
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I went the same route and purchased the following:

CG 110v AC to 12v DC Power Supply with 4 Pin Molex (2000mA)
Petra's Tech Shop

This should give you an idea of what would be needed.
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Old 02-06-2010, 04:50 PM   #3
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What, no fan speed controller <g>
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Old 02-06-2010, 04:50 PM   #4
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thanks innovator. I didn't know they made those.
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Old 02-06-2010, 05:08 PM   #5
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I didn't bother with a controller. I used 4 fans (only needed 3 in retrospect) that run as long as the lights are on. I'm not sure it was more of a hassle or not than purchasing standard IceCap fans.
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lol I had a couple extra adapters and just rewired it directly to two 120mm fans and taped them up good with electrical tape. Not really recommended.
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Old 02-12-2010, 03:34 AM   #7
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NZXT Sentry LX LCD Fan Controller at TigerDirect.com

theres a nice fan controller for you. few blue LED fans and hey presto, look cool at night, when um light off and dont need fans.. hmm ok nevermind
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Not sure the temperture probes on that controler are meant for salt water.
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