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Cooling Fan Author Message danny1david New Member 26-CT-4128 Call Sign : 8 Posts : 0 Times Thanked : 2021-05-21 Join date : Blackburn Lancashire QTH or Location : CRT SS9900 SS 2000 Equipment Used : 55 Age :
Subject: Cooling Fan Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:28 am
Cooling fan for a SS9900.
Could anyone recommend a decent cooling fan for a ss9900 please Guest Guest
Subject: Re: Cooling Fan Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:10 am danny1david wrote: Cooling fan for a SS9900. Could anyone recommend a decent cooling fan for a ss9900 please
Hi Dave, I just use a 12volt Computer fan, with a couple of black zip cable ties to keep it on, very cheap from the "Big A" or the Fleabay.
Also I find the V4 Radio only gets hot on full power FM and waffling Hi, Cheers
Markone Senior contributor 26-CT-3433 Call Sign : 160 Posts : 6 Times Thanked : 2020-04-06 Join date : Hull QTH or Location : Midland Alan 88s + crt 9900+5/8 gain master Equipment Used : 54 Age :
Subject: Re: Cooling Fan Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:05 pm
any type of fan will do,12v car fan (cheap clip on type as in accessories shops)plug into PSU, or a desk fan and turn down power when you can.
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Like 1 Dislike Northern Crusader Major contributor M0GVZ / 26CT1760 Call Sign : 487 Posts : 32 Times Thanked : 2019-11-13 Join date : IO94SA QTH or Location : Icom 7300, TS480, President McKinley, Albrecht AE6110, CRT Mike Equipment Used : 52 Age :
Subject: Re: Cooling Fan Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:41 pm
If you want quiet fans look at the Noctua range. Also you're better off with a larger fan running at a slower speed.
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Like 2 Dislike Victor CT Directors 26-CT-3228 / M7VIC Call Sign : 4205 Posts : 262 Times Thanked : 2019-11-10 Join date : Bedford QTH or Location : Various Equipment Used :
Subject: Re: Cooling Fan Tue Jul 27, 2021 5:04 pm
Great suggestion on the Noctua fans there Conor.
Only discovered them recently myself and boy are they well built, sure to last and unearthly quiet!
Loving the suggestion of a bigger, slower fan also - nothing worse than struggling with a QSO trying to hear their voice over the drone of a bank of small fans whirring away.
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Like 1 Dislike danny1david New Member 26-CT-4128 Call Sign : 8 Posts : 0 Times Thanked : 2021-05-21 Join date : Blackburn Lancashire QTH or Location : CRT SS9900 SS 2000 Equipment Used : 55 Age :
Subject: Re: Cooling Fan Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:12 am
Cheers, thanks for the suggestions.
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