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-Vio1's Lian Li V1000- *(Project Silver)*

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Vio1, 30 Jul 2004.

  1. Vio1

    Vio1 What's a Dremel?

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    ok, so the higher the ohms, the less you have to move the dial to have a change?

    How do I know what pot wont blow up on me?
     
  2. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    By getting one with a higher wattage/current rating than the load.
     
  3. Vio1

    Vio1 What's a Dremel?

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    How do i know what wattage rating it has? In the electonic surplus store in my city, the pots are divided by ohms and Ks... nothing about wattage rating.
     
  4. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    Ask a member of staff.

    Its likely you will need to build a circuit if you cant find a suitable pot.
     
  5. Vio1

    Vio1 What's a Dremel?

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    anywhere to buy pots online that tell you what wattage they can take?
     
  6. Yo-DUH_87

    Yo-DUH_87 Who you calling tiny?

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    www.digikey.com (and they ship to canada!).

    If you have any soldering experience at all I'd suggest building a circuit for it.
     
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    coorz Miffed

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  8. Vio1

    Vio1 What's a Dremel?

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    whats the advantage of a curcit?

    How does one go about building one? Why would I need anything more then a pot to control the speed of my fan?
     
  9. Yo-DUH_87

    Yo-DUH_87 Who you calling tiny?

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    By using a pot you are simply dissipating voltage across the windings of the pot. I guess it works, but it lacks finesse.

    This site (bit-tech) has several fan control articles that you may find to be of interest. Take a look ;)
     
  10. Vio1

    Vio1 What's a Dremel?

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    Hi everyone, sorry for not posting any updates lately... Needed a break from modding for a few days. Will start working again on it today. I will post some pics tonight.
     
  11. Vio1

    Vio1 What's a Dremel?

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    Hi, I need some help. I was linked to Digi-Key to get some pots for my project, however Ive been up and down this list and cant find what im looking for... Can someone point me to what i need:

    http://ca.digikey.com/scripts/dksearch/DKSUS.dll?KeywordSearch?site=CA

    I need:

    1x100ohm pot
    1x50ohm pot (4 watts or higher)
    1x10k pot


    If anyone could help me find this stuff I can get the mod back and running. thnx
     
  12. Yo-DUH_87

    Yo-DUH_87 Who you calling tiny?

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    Scroll down to the bit that says "Potentiometers / Variable Resistors" and chose the type you want.

    I'd imagine wirewound would be what you would want for the higher wattage one, the rest could be other types. :thumb:
     
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    Vio1 What's a Dremel?

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    Vio1 What's a Dremel?

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    could someone with know-how about pots give me there suggestions about the above questions?
     
  15. Yo-DUH_87

    Yo-DUH_87 Who you calling tiny?

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    You want bulk packaging.

    http://dkc3.digikey.com/PDF/C043/0995.pdf

    Those would make pretty nice pots for lcd adjustment (which is what you're using them for, right?).

    So many options makes it really hard to chose, I know. There is something to be said for just going to ratshack and picking up whatever they have in stock :p
     
  16. Vio1

    Vio1 What's a Dremel?

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    Look what came in today:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    now I have to wait for my scsi cable to arrive before i can set this puppy up... Hopefully it arrives today.
     
  17. SpeedFreak

    SpeedFreak What's a Dremel?

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    dude this case is absolutely rocking - you must have an endless supply of cash tho :p

    keep it up!!
     
  18. Morpheon

    Morpheon What's a Dremel?

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    What kind of interface is that on the controller card????

    How much was all that
    :eeek:
     
  19. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    lvd scsi 68pin either u160 or u320, most likely 160
     
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    Make that 320. Hope that 15K won't be too loud or running too hot :)
     

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