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srwven
04-10-02, 06:47 AM
I am looking for articles on how to use a power supply to run a water pump, does anyone know of any?

fade2black
04-10-02, 06:59 AM
Why would you want to? Every pump I've seen is designed to run off 110V AC, just plug it into the wall man :) I think you are going to have a hard, if not impossible time finding one to run off 12 or 5 V. Good luck.

Fade

Iron Hawk
04-10-02, 07:08 AM
You can use a relay to turn the pump on when your computer turns on.

www.Overclockershideout.com has a 500gph pump+res that runs off 12v from a molex.

Istari1
04-10-02, 12:42 PM
Originally posted by fade2black
Why would you want to? Every pump I've seen is designed to run off 110V AC, just plug it into the wall man :) I think you are going to have a hard, if not impossible time finding one to run off 12 or 5 V. Good luck.

Fade

Nah, actually its not hard, there are 12 V pumps..alot of them actually. Simplest thing to do is go to radioshack and buy a relay. There is an article on the mainpage about how to do this. Some companys sell pumps for watercooling that are already attached with a normal molex connector, try one of those (they can be pricy) if you dont like to solder or dont feel comfortable doing it.

Josh

Istari1
04-10-02, 12:42 PM
WOAH 100 POSTS

Ok, enough tooting my own horn:)

Josh

Iron Hawk
04-10-02, 09:55 PM
Wow!, now you can search the clasifides.

stool
04-10-02, 11:46 PM
Check this article (http://www.overclockers.com/tips242/) out. Shows you what you need to do

Silversinksam
04-10-02, 11:52 PM
You can go the lazy route like me and just buy a PRS kit from Swiftech

It's cheaper to go to the Shack and get what you need as I paid $17.25 for the PRS kit, but it came with a nice mounting plate and all thats needed.

http://www.swiftnets.com/cgi/shop.pl/page=FrameSet.htm

http://www.swiftnets.com/_borders/PRS_kit_icon.gif

srwven
04-11-02, 06:37 AM
Got it, thanks for the site for the reostats/relay. I knew it was there somewhere but just couldn't seem to find it. Thanks