Subject: Re: possible fan for Qube 2
To: Frithjof Kurtz <>
From: Brian <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 06/21/2007 21:34:31
On Jun 21, 2007, at 8:14 PM, Frithjof Kurtz wrote:

> Brian wrote:
>> Hi; it's warm in summer here and I like to keep the fan  
>> "installed" on the Qube 2; but the stock one is doesn't get any  
>> quieter.
>> There are a couple web pages with suggestions for Pabst fans etc  
>> but they aren't cheap.
>> I saw this post  from  Debian/MIPS list:
> Hi Brian,
> I bought one of the Pabst models. The thing is, it's very silent  
> outside the box, _but_ if placed inside the qube, it get's quite  
> noisy. I think the culprit is the design of the fan grill.
> Frithjof

Thanks for the reply.  That's about the same comment that someone  
made in the thread I linked; the 14Db fan would be even quieter once  
installed if they drilled out parts of the "grill".

I'll try as-is, and if need be I'll get the good drill bits out.   
Either way I think it will be quieter!