Question about wiring a dc fan

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  1. Jim Tressler

    Jim Tressler Stunt Coordinator

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    Hello all,

    I am about to install a small pc fan in my HT to cool it off a bit. Question on the AC/DC adapter: If the fan is rated at 12volts and 100mA , will an AC/DC adapter that is "rated" at 300mA be ok? or do I need to find one that is 100mA? or is it ok as long as the adapter is "rated" at 100mA or higher?

    thanks!

    Jim
     
  2. Jim Mc

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    The fan rated at 12volts and 100mA means the fan needs 12v and draws up to 100mA. The power adapter rated at 300mA means it is has the capacity of up to 300mA. Assuming the adapter is 12v out which you did not actually say. You are all set.
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  3. Jim Tressler

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    Thanks for the info Jim! - Yes the adapter is 12volt, 300mA.
    Jim
    btw.. excellent HT setup [​IMG]
     

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