Subject: Re: FW: Multia FAQ... heating problem...
To: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
From: Wilko Bulte <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/13/2000 20:52:07
On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 02:24:39PM -0400, David Woyciesjes wrote:
A 3 wire fan is normally a fan with a tacho that measures the fans rotations
per minute. Maybe the Multia tries to speed-regulate the fan??
> > From: David Woyciesjes
> > Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 2:01 PM
> > To: 'email@example.com'
> > 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?
> > --- David A Woyciesjes
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> > --- Yale University Press
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