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12v for a fan?

Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 4:15 pm
by Bobbystone
Whats the best way to get 12v for the cooling fan for my E3D extruder? The MAIN fan only puts out 6v And I get 0V on the OPT port. Thanks for your help!


Bobby

Re: 12v for a fan?

Posted: Tue May 17, 2016 7:45 am
by gfeliksdal
Bobbystone wrote:Whats the best way to get 12v for the cooling fan for my E3D extruder? The MAIN fan only puts out 6v And I get 0V on the OPT port. Thanks for your help!


Bobby
Hi Bobby,

If you get 0V at the opt port it seems to be damaged. Another option is to insert the fan wires into the incoming 12V line.
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