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Item#: N82E16812311003

Evercool EC-DF003 5.9" Multi-Fan Adapter With Speed Reduction

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  • 5 Connector Number
  • Multi-Color

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Learn more about the EVERCOOL THERMAL CORP. LTD EC-DF003

Model

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Brand
Evercool
Model
EC-DF003
Type
Fan Power Cables
Color
Multi-Color

Details

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Length
5.9"
Connector Number
5
Connector Detail
4 x 3pin
(2x standard speed, 2x reduced speed +5V)
Specifications
Cable Material: Copper

PSU connector: 4pin Molex

Fan connector: 4 x 3pin (2 x standard speed, 2 x reduced speed + 5V)

Features

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Features
Connects four fans to the PSU.

Speed reduction for two fans.

Choice of 5V and 12V connectors.
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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Customer Reviews of the EVERCOOL THERMAL CORP. LTD EC-DF003

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  • Jean-Denis D.
  • 1/6/2016 10:43:59 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAWESOME

Pros: fonctionne très bien et tourne très bien mes 4 fan ! manque pas de courant et assez long de cable 5.9''

Cons: difficile a cache derrière le panneau des boitiers manque un petit pousse de fils ...

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  • Romaric M.
  • 5/14/2015 6:47:30 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsReally helpful

Pros: Really helpful to increase the length of my cable for my computer case to be able to power additional fans.

Cons: Could be cheaper

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  • A R.
  • 3/29/2015 2:23:35 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Arrived quickly, worked as expected

Cons: Comparatively small cable

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  • Nicholas S.
  • 3/20/2015 1:28:01 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Buy

Pros: Great Quality

Long connectors

Cons: none!

Other Thoughts: I wish it came in black but its no reason to deduct an egg on a good product.

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  • Blake B.
  • 11/6/2014 8:24:37 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMore Fans

Pros: Easy way to add fans to your system. They seem well made.

Cons: None Yet

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  • Zach H.
  • 8/26/2014 12:35:58 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDoes what it says

Pros: Does exactly what it is supposed to do. Very affordable.

Cons: Nothing that I have experienced.

Other Thoughts: I would only trust running two fans at 12V. Or 1 @ 12V and 2 @ 5V.

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  • EDWARD W.
  • 8/23/2014 11:23:00 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWell made but not quite what I wanted

Pros: Well made, only if it did what I wanted. This is two 12v and two 5v but I wanted four 7v connection. Fortunately, it's not hard to change the configuration without ending up with a kludge.

Cons: This would be better if it was configured as four 7v connections.

Other Thoughts: Fortunately, this is not hard to 7v given that you have a molex pin extractor, two spares and crimp tool. The standard method of creating the 7v connection is by connecting the positive fan leads to 12v molex pin and the negative fan lead to 5v. The difference voltage is 7v at which most fans will operate and also be more quiet.

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  • Carl T.
  • 7/6/2014 3:27:22 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: works

Cons: None

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/24/2014 12:07:47 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsBe Careful

Pros: Works good as a splitter

Cons: Speed reduction may be problematic

Other Thoughts: There could be something wrong with this adapter. Tthe 5V speed reduction connectors may not do quite what they should. I couldn't find any problem with the wiring, but when I hooked up my 12V LED fans to them the LEDs were brighter and the fans ran much faster than on the 12V connectors or directly connected to the motherboard or power supply.

I had to immediately shut down the PC to avoid the wires shorting and the fans burning out from the strain of running higher than their rating. Judging by the noise output I would say that they were running at 130-150% the normal speed of 2000RPM, and it would've been about 800RPM if it had been a proper 5V modification (as I have done these many times before). Plus with LED fans you always know if it is working correctly or not as the LEDs will dim accordingly to the voltage reduction, not get brighter.

It is almost as if it was somehow able to draw more current from the 5V connectors than through the 12V connectors. Which doesn't make any sense, but was definitely happening. I've never seen this before.

I was in disbelief until I saw a similar review on here ...

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1 out of 5 eggswatch for the smoke

Pros: 4 fan connections on a single Molex, with voltage variability

Cons: Could not manage to run two 12v 60mm fans at 5v at the same time. Saw smoke as this adapter shuddered to keep the fans running and the wires got quite hot in a matter of seconds

Other Thoughts: Will use this only under duress in the future but will most likely throw it away. Get yourself a real fan controller.

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