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Forum: Cooling 05-29-2017, 04:03 PM
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Posted By garyd9
I'm curious... do you remember from when you had...

I'm curious... do you remember from when you had the hub opened up, if it's supplying voltage to each fan connector in series or in parallel?

The LED order remapping wouldn't impact me due to the...
Forum: Cooling 05-29-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
Been using this for a while, and now I'm...

Been using this for a while, and now I'm wondering if I can chain a generic WS2812B LED strip in the system.

I'm only using 4 fans on the hub, so I'm curious if I can grab three pins from the...
Forum: Cooling 05-04-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,351
Posted By garyd9
oooh! the intake vs exhaust debate! Here's...

oooh! the intake vs exhaust debate!

Here's an interesting youtube video where someone does some real world testing...

https://youtu.be/YCZ5iP5cu8g

(I have no idea the accuracy, etc. It...
Forum: Cooling 05-03-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,151
Posted By garyd9
Well, this (along with my own issues and many,...

Well, this (along with my own issues and many, many, MANY other problem reports of Corsair water coolers) has scared me away from Corsair. Perhaps if Corsair monitored their own forums and responded...
Forum: Cooling 05-03-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,151
Posted By garyd9
Why would a coolit copper+aluminum system be any...

Why would a coolit copper+aluminum system be any less likely corrode than an asetek cooper+aluminum system? Both are built based on specifications given by the same company: Corsair.

What I'd...
Forum: Cooling 05-02-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
@Charixfox, you seem to be more proficient in the...

@Charixfox, you seem to be more proficient in the wiring aspects than I am...

I'm wondering if the oddness I see in S3 is due to the USB being powered (+5v, 500 mA), and it simply running out of...
Forum: Cooling 05-02-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
edit: added actual code samples I took a...

edit: added actual code samples


I took a less calculated approach and just set up a remap array. So, when filling the leds array from a palette, I do something similar to:
const PROGMEM...
Forum: Cooling 05-02-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
Playing with this is too much fun. ;) One issue...

Playing with this is too much fun. ;) One issue that you've obviously already encountered is how to handle addressing specific LED's in a specific order. Thankfully, all my fans are installed...
Forum: Cooling 04-29-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
neat. Just soldered up some wires and am playing...

neat. Just soldered up some wires and am playing with your code. My initial WORKING runs were extremely disappointing....

I had loaded your current github code (as of the timestamp of this post)...
Forum: Cooling 04-27-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
...at risk of dragging this thread even further...

...at risk of dragging this thread even further off topic...

Here's an interesting page I found that goes into massive detail on interrupts on the Arduino Uno. (I think interrupts on the pro...
Forum: Warranty and RMA Questions 04-27-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,800
Posted By garyd9
You've already been in contact with Corsair, and...

You've already been in contact with Corsair, and you'll need to file a damage claim with them to try and get them to replace the damaged equipment if you're still under warranty.

One request...
Forum: Cooling 04-27-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,680
Posted By garyd9
~600 RPM for the water pump seems very low. In...

~600 RPM for the water pump seems very low. In your system BIOS, check to make SURE that you have "Q-FAN" disabled for the CPU fan header (or whichever fan header you plugged the pump into.)

As...
Forum: Cooling 04-26-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,507
Posted By garyd9
Not sure what "old method" you tried that didn't...

Not sure what "old method" you tried that didn't work... but in the CL software, at least when using a "v2" unit, there's an option to save the current fan/pump profile to the hardware. At that...
Forum: Cooling 04-26-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
Blah, that really sucks. As I had mentioned...

Blah, that really sucks. As I had mentioned earlier, I've only been reading everything I can on this, not actually tinkering with it. Something I read on the FastLED wiki gave me the impression...
Forum: Cooling 04-25-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
Is there a requirement to use pin 3, or can I...

Is there a requirement to use pin 3, or can I move that to any PWM capable pin? (I can't find anything documenting what capabilities the fan data out pin should have, but pin3 supports GPIO, PWM,...
Forum: Cooling 04-25-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,348
Posted By garyd9
If your fans are blowing at 100% all the time, it...

If your fans are blowing at 100% all the time, it won't bother *me* whatsoever. I won't have listen to it.

On the other hand, once you get the fans plugged into your motherboard, you might find...
Forum: Cooling 04-24-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,348
Posted By garyd9
erm.. "regular" RAM doesn't even bother with the...

erm.. "regular" RAM doesn't even bother with the cosmetic "heat spreaders." All those fins sticking up don't really do much of anything for a properly ventilated case.

Regardless, if you plug the...
Forum: Cooling 04-24-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,070
Posted By garyd9
Most likely, this is going to be "normal" for the...

Most likely, this is going to be "normal" for the 7700k chip.

Unless your water temps are really high, or you notice that water temps don't go down (slowly) after the machine goes idle again...
Forum: Cooling 04-24-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,348
Posted By garyd9
You CAN put the H100i V2 on the top of the...

You CAN put the H100i V2 on the top of the case... as long as you don't have RAM that has all kinds of stuff sticking out the top. (In other words, you'd want low profile memory.)

As for the...
Forum: Cooling 04-24-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
Now that I've read up a bunch on the board, and...

Now that I've read up a bunch on the board, and the source, etc.. I have a few more questions. ;)

This might be basic electronics... (I have the feeling it is, but I'm missing something)... why...
Forum: Cooling 04-23-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
Wow, that's amazing. Not at all something...

Wow, that's amazing.

Not at all something I'd leave running all the time, but it's a cool demo of what could be possible.

Amazon/USPS dropped off my boards and jumpers, but it might be a while...
Forum: Cooling 04-22-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,820
Posted By garyd9
It might be interesting to transplant the H60...

It might be interesting to transplant the H60 into the Air 740 machine to determine if it's the water cooler or the rest of the system that's to blame.

It seems reasonable to assume that the...
Forum: Cooling 04-21-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
This will be exciting. I've ordered a 3 pack of...

This will be exciting. I've ordered a 3 pack of those boards and the suggested cables. My 3x fan "kit" will come tomorrow and the boards/cables on Sunday. Tomorrow, I'm also expecting delivery of...
Forum: Cooling 04-21-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
So 2.5k of "RAM" and 1k of persistent storage. ...

So 2.5k of "RAM" and 1k of persistent storage. That won't fit much. Are there variants of the same "Pro Micro" board that have more EEPROM or perhaps something that can use some type of external...
Forum: Cooling 04-21-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 106,254
Posted By garyd9
Sounds like it doesn't make sense to NOT get the...

Sounds like it doesn't make sense to NOT get the cables.



That might be feasible... As for shaky hands, I can solder a PL259 connector, or two wires together, but when it comes to pretty...
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