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woodwormm

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I'm after a couple cheap, readily available 12V transformer to run a PC fan in a keezer and ferment fridge

who knows of something cheap and easy to source ? I'm hoping under 10 bucks a pop, even cheaper, even better!
 

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Looked on fleabay for 12volt power supply?
 

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I use a Jaycar 12v switchmode adaptor on my aquarium pump. The switchmode means its only drawing current when the device is on, much more efficent and lasts longer.
http://www.jaycar.com.au/productView.asp?ID=MP3282 this is the least expensive @ $14.95

In my brewery controler I have a LED light transformer which supplys regulated (constant) 12v power to run my brown pump.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/DC-12V-2A-24W-S...=item46055d4498 for $6 why not
The above will need to be wired into the freezer power supply but would make a neat install.
Jaycar have a similar product but its $55 http://www.jaycar.com.au/productView.asp?I...SUBCATID=999#12

I looked at 12v down lght transformers as Bunnings has heaps on the shelf but there 12v AC :(

Hope it helps
Dan


P.S Dont wire it up your self if your not qualified
 

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Computer fans are 12 volt DC so need power supply rather than just a transformer.

If you don't have one around the house (I have 4 12v DC old power supplies) should be able to pick up cheaply at an Op shop.
 

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who knows of something cheap and easy to source ? I'm hoping under 10 bucks a pop, even cheaper, even better!
Ebay, think I paid about $2 inc delivery, one died (internal wire came unsoldered) after a year but the other is fine.
 

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I bought a couple of them at Red Cross or Vinnie stores, there's a big box full of them and usually 20c or so each.

If probably got a couple here you can have for the postage price if you want.

batz
 

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I bought an adjustable dc plugpack thing off ebay for... 3$ delivered or something silly.

been running my PC fan in my beer fridge ever since ;)

another time I wanted one *now* and couldn't find a spare in my box, so just picked up one at woolies.
 

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I bought an adjustable dc plugpack thing off ebay for... 3$ delivered or something silly.

been running my PC fan in my beer fridge ever since ;)

another time I wanted one *now* and couldn't find a spare in my box, so just picked up one at woolies.

cheers guys, thanks for all the replies and fair call Malted on the fleabay thing

just ordered a couple of these

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/140579851450?ru...1#ht_2792wt_909

everytime I look at the salvos I find all manner of 3 or 5 or 6 volt.. never seen a 12 volt...

just going OT a bit ... PC fans in keezers and fermenting fridges . When do you run them? flatout 24/7 or running when the fridge is running (ie switched by the same STC1000 as the fridge?)

I was contemplating in my Keezer, running a fan either when the keezer turns on, or on a timer to run 15 mins once an hour - opinions?

In my ferment fridge I'm thinking 2 fans, 1 to come on when the heat pad comes on and the 1 to come on when the fridge turns on , or should i just run one 24/7?

cheers
 

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24/7

I put a meter on mine for a week (fan only running 24/7) and it didn't register.
 

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