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Evercool 17mm 5V Cooling Fan

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About this product

Overview

Product overview

• Spinning at 11,000RPM, just 15dBA of noise is emitted so it’s nearly silent
• Moves 0.6 cubic feet per minute (CFM) of air, producing good airflow around your system despite the small size
• Standard 3-pin fan connector for connecting to almost any motherboard
• Supplied with a 3-pin to 4-pin Molex adapter, for direct connection to a power supply (PSU)

How much air does this fan move and is it loud?
This tiny fan can move a satisfying amount of air despite its compact form factor. The fan is perfect for cooling chipsets, hard drives and small form factor cases. It spins at 11,000 RPM to provide you with 0.6 cubic feet per minute (CFM) of airflow. Despite spinning at such a high RPM, this fan only produces 15dBA of noise. This makes it great for installing in systems where you want to keep ambient noise production to a minimum.

Would this fan be good in places with a restricted amount of space?
Capable of achieving up to 2.5mm/H2O of static pressure means that this fan is perfect in cases or areas where space is limited. With a good amount of airflow produced and high static pressure, you could fix this fan in a number of situations.

Rated 2 out of 5 by from PROS: This fan is almost silent when running on its own, and moves a surprising amount of air for its tiny size. CONS: Very noisy when connected to a metal or plastic enclosure. Rubber gasket or washers recommended. Also I have yet to find a hardware store who sells fixings small enough to fit the mounting holes (approx 1.5mm diameter) - Maplin does not stock anything suitable. I was very disappointed when the fan stopped working before I had finished mounting it due to one of the (very thin) wires becoming detached from its contact at the motor. Glad I bought two, I have super glued the wires to the chassis to stop any movement at the contacts on the second one.
Date published: 2013-04-01
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Specification

Specifications
Manufacturer Evercool Thermal
Product type Fan
For use with Case
Colour Black
LED colour N/A
Fan
Fan diameter 17 mm
Included fan quantity 1
Noise level 15 dBA
Airflow 0.6 CFM
Static pressure 0.1 inch/H2O (2.5 mm/H2O)
Rotation speed 11000 RPM
Fan bearing Ball
Adjustable fan speed No
Mounting kit included No
Fan Power
Power wattage 0.4W
Operating voltage 5 V
Power draw 0.08 A
Power connector 3-pin fan connector
Dimensions
Fan
Width 17 mm
Depth 8 mm
Height 17 mm
General
Fan weight 7.5 g
Manufacturer warranty 1 year
Cables included and length Attached 250 mm power cable
Package contents
Fan
3-pin to 4-pin Molex adapter

will this work on a raspberry pi v2 ?

Asked by: jake 21
The Pi is not designed to run a fan, as such there is no 3 pin connector as would be found on this fan. As such we would be unable to guarantee compatibility.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-08-28

What are the external dimensions of this fan?

Asked by: barra733
This is 17x17x8mm
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-07-17

does this product have to have the 3rd wire (fan control) connected to be used or not thanks
Asked by: daniel budd
it doesn't have to have it connected but the fan will not be able to adjust speed if a 3rd wire is not utilised.
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2017-01-27

Will these fans run ok on a 9v battery,I require them to do so for a project thanks.
Asked by: marjoon
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: LC
Date published: 2015-07-17

What is the noise level (DBA) of the 17 x 17 x 8mm Cooling Fan (EC1708M05E)?
Asked by: Matt
approxiamtly 40DBA
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2016-07-09

can you tell me why there are 3 and what the 3rd one does?
Asked by: Dermot
the 3rd wire is for controlling fan speed (not necessary if you have the fan running at a set speed)
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2016-07-09

What value current does the fan use?
Asked by: david
0.06~0.225A
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2015-07-17

can two of these fans run off one USB port?
Asked by: chosen1
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: LC
Date published: 2015-07-17
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