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Re: [LinkStation_General] Re: Linkstation fan replacement

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  • Derek Taubert
    ... HYPRO is a sleeve bearing with good marketing. It still gums up with the slightest bit of dust. ... Waste of time and money, IMO. Nothing beats ball
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 12, 2004
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      On Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 09:56:40PM -0800, Wilson wrote:
      >
      > AD0412LX-G76 should be a HYPRO bearing fan instead of
      > sleeve...and it should be the most quietest one in the

      HYPRO is a sleeve bearing with good marketing. It still gums up with the
      slightest bit of dust.


      > list so far...I have the same fan in my LS...it's one
      > of the best fan I have seen so far...and I may
      > consider to get some HYPRO bearing fans for my other
      > computers if possible.

      Waste of time and money, IMO. Nothing beats ball bearings for reliability.

      Derek


      > --- lifeisfuneh <lifeisfuneh@...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > How old is your LS ?
      > >
      > > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, Derek
      > > Taubert
      > > <taubert@g...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > The cheap sleeve bearing fan in my Linkstation had
      > > been making
      > > noise for
      > > > a few months. Yesterday afternoon, it seized.
      > > Much to my
      > > surprise, the
      > > > Linkstation shut itself down cleanly (it actually
      > > pays attention
      > > to the
      > > > tach third wire).
      > > >
      > > > I found it powered off with the red diag light
      > > flashing. Powering
      > > the unit
      > > > back on would result in another clean shutdown
      > > once the system was
      > > fully
      > > > up. Heck of a feature for such an inexpensive
      > > product...
      > > >
      > > > I followed the instructions here to get the box
      > > apart:
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > http://mywebpages.comcast.net/jstewart228368/linkstation/Disassembly.
      > > html
      > > >
      > > > It has a 40mm x 10mm 12V fan, ADDA part
      > > AD0412LX-G76. For more
      > > info see:
      > > >
      > > > http://www.addausa.com/model_index.htm
      > > >
      > > > I'm going to replace it with a ball bearing fan,
      > > ADDA part
      > > AD0412HB-G76.
      > > > Found them at All Electronics:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > http://www.allelectronics.com/cgi-bin/category.cgi?
      > > category=220100&item=CF-198&type=store
      > > >
      > > > Derek
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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