how to connect 7200 fan to 9200 little giant?

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  1. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so, i have the fan, but no instructions.
    i have NO idea how to wire this correctly and i can find no information at the manufacturers website.
    can anyone give me instructions or direct me to them?
    thanks!
     
  2. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    hold on fallen let me grab my directions,

    Oh no I do not have them sorry!!! [​IMG]
     
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  3. PurpleChicken

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    The fan kit comes with connectors that let you splice into the
    cord that feeds the thermostat.


    The thermostat has 4 wires coming out, 2 for the heater and 2 that
    go to the plug. The fan get connected to the plug wires.
    You can strip off some insulation, connect the fan wire, and tape
    in with a good electrical tape.

    I'll run downstairs and take a pic. BRB
     
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    The wire going to the fan is under the white thermostat cover so don't let it confuse
    you.

    Simply:

    Wall ----------------------x---------- Thermo
    ----------------------x----------

    Connect the fan wires to the two x's.

    You can get Scotchlock connectors at Radio shack or use wire nuts.
    Tape is ok just make sure it doesn't peel off. It is 120 volts, not enough
    to kill but enough to start a fire.


    The scothlocks are nice because they tap into the plug wires without having to cut them.


    The fan is fed from 120. You can also cut the end off an exention cord and give the
    fan it's own plug.
     
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  5. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    purple chicken = smart

    fallenweeble = dum dum

    okay, it ISN'T the fan made for the LG bator. . .

    it is a smaller fan with the letters AMD (i think it is a computer fan) on it and it has three wires coming out of it a red one, a blue one and a black one.

    any ideas?
     
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  6. PurpleChicken

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    Quote:Anything else written on the fan. It's probably a 12 volt DC fan. An AC adaptor
    at Wallmart may do it.

    I opted for the Little Giant fan kits. They are $32. Could I have done it cheaper? Sure.


    Fallenweeble = Not dum
     
  7. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you purple chicken.

    i think, to avoid electrocution, i may order the LG fan and go with that.

    sigh.

    lectricity scares me!
     
  8. PurpleChicken

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    That's the best idea. Computer fans work differently. You can make them
    work but IMO it's more hassle than it's worth.

    Oh, I highly reccomend a turner for that LG. Keeping the temp stable is
    hard enough without having to open it 3 time a day.
     
  9. KKluckers

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    It took me two hours how to figure the wiring out. [​IMG]
     
  10. PurpleChicken

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    Mt first 2 bators were 9200s and I added 7200 fan kits.
    My third was the 10200 which is a 9200 with the 7200 fan
    already installed. That is what the picture is. There is no difference
    other than you don't have to put the fan in yourself.

    I'm an electronic technician/electrician and I had to think about
    it when I installed the fans. I don't think the fan kit is even touched
    by Little Giant. They just buy them already boxed from a
    supplier. I can't even remember seeing instructions in the box.
     

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