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Thermaltake USB Powered Mobile Fan 12 Review

Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:02 am
by Apoptosis
Thermaltake USB Powered Mobile Fan 12 Review

Thermaltake comes to us today with an interesting gadget in the Mobile Fan 12. A unique product, the Mobile Fan 12 is a 120mm USB powered fan meant to sit next to your keyboard or mouse and cool your hands off during the long hours of typing or gaming. Today we'll see just how useful this gadget can be.

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Article Title: Thermaltake USB Powered Mobile Fan 12 Review
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Pricing At Time of Print: $17.18 shipped

Re: Thermaltake USB Powered Mobile Fan 12 Review

Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:09 pm
by gwolfman
I'm interested in seeing the USB adapter they got going there. What's on the fan side? Is it a proprietary connector or what? Any close up shots? Thanks LR :D

Re: Thermaltake USB Powered Mobile Fan 12 Review

Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 5:59 pm
by Tator Tot
gwolfman wrote:I'm interested in seeing the USB adapter they got going there. What's on the fan side? Is it a proprietary connector or what? Any close up shots? Thanks LR :D
It's a standard Molex 2 pin connector you often see used on PSU fans. Though it's electrically 5v only (because of the USB nature) so not many fans would actually work while connected to it.
You also find this connector on graphics cards that do not feature a 4pin PWM Controlled fan(s).

I added a picture of the fan end of the connector.

If you would like anything else, please feel free to ask. :)

Re: Thermaltake USB Powered Mobile Fan 12 Review

Posted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 5:54 pm
by shaxs
I actually really need something like this and was going to buy one soon. I have a htpc that is hidden in my dresser in my bedroom. Its in a cabinet with a closed door. The compartment is getting to 105 F + since there is no ventilation. So I will be installing one of these to vent hot air out of the dresser.