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Re: Fans General

Bill Wichers wrote:

> For speed control with DC fans, don't just use a resistor -- use a
> voltage
> regulator such as the LM317 chip. This is *much* safter and will do a
> better job to boot. The chip can be purchased from radio shack, and
> with
> one or two additional components will create a variable voltage
> regulator
> for a few bucks. Be sure to mount it on a little heatsink (or just
> use a
> piece of aluminum).

Great idea.  Maybe you could post a diagram of circuit -- or perhaps a
pointer to such a page -- or perhaps email offline to those, such as
me, that are interested in seeing such circuits.

Scott H.

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