How to make Cheap Fan Controller for your PC.
by, 24-02-10 at 01:37 AM (619 Views)
[QUOTE=CobraN;682355]Since many people here Using Cooling fans on there systems....and some of these fans are really noisy on 12V...So i have decided to Create a Fan Controller which can be used on 5V or 12V with the help of a normal 3 Way switch..
This Switch Can be operate in 3 ways...I named them accordingly,
1-Whisper Mode(Works on 5V without any Noise)
2-Extreme Mode(Works on 12v with too much Noise)
3-Off Mode (fan will not operate in this Mode)
:emergency:[COLOR=Red]Note:Switch of your Supply and Double Check the Connection...make sure they are not Loose and also not Contacting with other wires...and Try this at your Own Risk![/COLOR]:emergency:
[B]Things Required to Create Fan Controller:[/B]
1- 3 way DPDT Switch (double-pole double-throw)
2- Male Molex Connector with wire.
3-Fan for which you are making Controller.
[IMG]http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/ww262/Cobran32/1.jpg[/IMG] This is how DPDT switch Like.
[IMG]http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/ww262/Cobran32/2.jpg[/IMG] This is a 4-Pin Molex Configuration
-Take the Switch which is easily available in any Electronics Shop for just Rs.30..
-Strip Wires of Molex Connector Such that on one end you have 4-pin male molex and on other you have 4 strip Wires(Yellow,Black,Black,Red).
Now Connect the Molex Stripped wires according to the this Configuration or from above Wiring figure.
1st Row : Yellow(12V) and Black(Ground)
2nd Row: Red(+ve) and Black(Ground) Wires of your Fans.
3rd Row: Red(5V) and Black(Ground)
Now connect the male Connector with the PowerSupply.
Fix this switch at the backside of you Case...or any Other available Place...
Enjoy your Home made Cheap Fan controller....Which Can be Switch on 5V or12v depending on your Need...
[B]Here are my experimental Pics:)...Hope you Like it...[/B]
[IMG]http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/ww262/Cobran32/1-1.jpg[/IMG] Things Required for the Controller!
[IMG]http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/ww262/Cobran32/2-1.jpg[/IMG] Putting it in System!
[IMG]http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/ww262/Cobran32/3-1.jpg[/IMG] The Switch at the back Side of Case.
[B] Video of the Controlling the Fan Real Time![/B]