Need help wiring a computer fan for my hovabator 1602N

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  1. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EDIT: Okay now that I know yellow wire is useless. New question! On the adapter, one wire is solid black but the other has white striping like you'd see in the middle of a road. I tried both for the red and black wires. Both seem to move the fan fine. But which way does it really go? When I googled it someone said the white striped one is Negative but so is black. So would I wire + (red) to the solid black and - (black) to the striped wire? I'm not the best at this and would rather not burn my house down.
     
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  2. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone? [​IMG] I only have a few days to either figure this out or order a different one ><
     
  3. Chickenfortress

    Chickenfortress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The wiring should be
    red +12vdc
    black -12vdc
    other color is a control, measures speed of the fan.

    the red and black are standard, but some fans have instead of a speed indicator a built in thermistor. That is unlikely, as it is expensive. In either case, you won't be using it.
     
  4. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:you are the absolute /best/ thank you SO much. Got it wired now, not sure which is the right way the adapter has one wire solid black but the other has white striping like the middle of a road. i tried both. Both seem to move the fan fine.
     
  5. Rin

    Rin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone? [​IMG] I need to have this baby running before eggs arrive to be sure of things.
     

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