[mythtv-users] OT: EPIA 800 Fan is noisy

migmog migmog at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 16:58:32 UTC 2007

On 27/06/07, Derek Conniffe <derek-mythtv at rivertower.ie> wrote:
> I've taken to disconnecting (snipping) the + connector to the CPU fans and
> connecting it to the red 5V wire on a spare hard disk connector - I'm sure
> this is pretty bad but it makes the fans a lot quieter (they run slower
> and the RPM, and CPU temp, can be read with lm_sensors).
> Derek

You don't need to do that. Just plug in the connector backwards, and
you get 7V instead of 12V to the fan, and it slows down almost as
much. The sensors all still work.


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