[mythtv-users] Quiet fans

Peter Loron peterl at standingwave.org
Fri Oct 17 05:36:08 UTC 2008

On Oct 15, 2008, at 5:04 PM, Yan Seiner wrote:

> On Wed, October 15, 2008 4:52 pm, Darrin wrote:
>> Nice.  If it were me, I'd complicate it a bit more and use an atmel  
>> avr
>> tiny
>> to do the same thing.  Then, you have the ability to reprogram it  
>> to your
>> whims and no potentiometers are needed.  You could even change the  
>> ramp
>> rate
>> on the pwm to be completely non-linear for your specific needs. The
>> ATtiny24
>> could do the job, has an onboard temp sensor, built in PWM, and  
>> only costs
>> $1.91 from digi-key.
> Any chance of doing a project page on this?  That could be cool.
> Even cooler (no pun intended) would be something with a termistor on a
> lead that could be stuffed into a hard drive caddy space.  :-)
> --Yan

Should be quite easy to put together...I've got some Arduino boards  
kicking around. I'd need to get a leaded temp sensor. Hmmm. I wonder  
how expensive it would be to get something together to read K-type  


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