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Posted · Original PosterOP

Okay I'm installing fans on my case, but the wires are too short, but they can reach the pmw hub at the back of the case, how do i make it work though? 

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18 minutes ago, xDylanio said:

Okay I'm installing fans on my case, but the wires are too short, but they can reach the pmw hub at the back of the case, how do i make it work though? 

That fan hub is designed to take in a PWM input signal and 12V power through sata and provide an equivalent 3 pin DC voltage control. 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
24 minutes ago, W-L said:

That fan hub is designed to take in a PWM input signal and 12V power through sata and provide an equivalent 3 pin DC voltage control. 

So basically i need a sata cable just for it? Or can you put in more noobie friendly terms? 


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Just now, xDylanio said:

So basically i need a sata cable just for it? Or can you put in more noobie friendly terms? 

It just needs to be connected to the PSU for power and have a PWM in signal input for it to operate with speed control. The PWM input comes from the CPU header or say another fan header that is capable of 4 pin PWM control.

 

If you have a good quality board that has built in fan control and can switch between 4 pin PWM control and 3 pin DC voltage control you don't really need that hub. 

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8 minutes ago, W-L said:

It just needs to be connected to the PSU for power and have a PWM in signal input for it to operate with speed control. The PWM input comes from the CPU header or say another fan header that is capable of 4 pin PWM control.

 

If you have a good quality board that has built in fan control and can switch between 4 pin PWM control and 3 pin DC voltage control you don't really need that hub. 

Well i was wanting to use it cause I have 8 fans in my pc case. So i kinda need more places to plug them in.

 

Okay so i plug in the sata power from psu and connect my fans normally to it? I've tried this but the fans dont turn on


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hopefully this helps - a sata power connector is the power cable that would go from your PSU to your HDD or SSD power port. See 9:49 for a quick shot as to what he's plugging in

 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
19 hours ago, W-L said:

It just needs to be connected to the PSU for power and have a PWM in signal input for it to operate with speed control. The PWM input comes from the CPU header or say another fan header that is capable of 4 pin PWM control.

 

If you have a good quality board that has built in fan control and can switch between 4 pin PWM control and 3 pin DC voltage control you don't really need that hub. 

As you can see by the picture, i have my sata connected, and the 3 other 3 pin fans connectors for my top case fans, they don't power on, what else do i need? 

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3 hours ago, xDylanio said:

As you can see by the picture, i have my sata connected, and the 3 other 3 pin fans connectors for my top case fans, they don't power on, what else do i need? 

You need the cpu fan header connected a 4pin pwm header on your motherboard.


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