Subject: FW: Multia FAQ... heating problem...
To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org' <email@example.com>
From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: 04/13/2000 14:24:39
--- David A Woyciesjes
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> From: David Woyciesjes
> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 2:01 PM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: Multia FAQ... heating problem...
> Tim Rightnour---
> You mention replacing the fan in the Multia, with a stronger one.
> (http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/alpha/multiafaq.html#overheat ) Has anyone
> tried cutting off the little resistor that's connected to it?
> I replaced the fan in one of mine. I'm starting to get the other
> Multia going, which made me curious as to what the little red thing on the
> fan did. So I clipped it off of the extra OEM fan, while it was connected
> to the power supply. When I did, the fan output must have at least double
> or tripled in flow! I'm gonna let it sit and keep running for now (the
> mother board is disconnected) to see what happens next. Apparently that
> little red thing is a resistor which slows down the fan for some odd
> reason... Do you know anything more about this?
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