Introduction: Laptop Cooling Stand

you will need a plastic laptop stand a old cooling pad or 2 5 volt computer fans if you get the two fan way get a old usb cord or one from the dollar store.

Step 1: Making Holes for Fans

find where your fan is on your computer and mark on the stand and cut your holes big enough for air to flow through good .

Step 2: Mount Your Fans

if you have the two 5 volts fans take  the usb cord and strip it and take the red and white or the red and black wires if you use the white use it for the black twist  them together or if you have what i have take it apart and the end where the air blows out and turn that fan blowing down then hot glue it to the back of the stand

Step 3: Try It Out

your done set your computer on the stand and plug it up

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zack247 made it!(author)2010-06-27

ummm... red and black are power, white and green are for data. your pad will not work. please edit the ible and fix this.

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wizard4nh3 made it!(author)2010-06-27

the reason red and white are down there is because thats the ways mine is wired up if you hook up the red and black you will burn the 5 volt fan up thats for 12 volts

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zack247 made it!(author)2010-06-27

the voltage coming out of a usb port is 5 volts, 12 volts aren't coming out of any normal usb port

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wizard4nh3 made it!(author)2010-06-29

please take a multimeter and test the red and white wires they are 5 volts and i was wrong about the red and black being 12 volts after testing they are 5 volts .

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thewizard42 made it!(author)2010-06-29

This ^

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zack247 made it!(author)2010-06-29

???

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stv4icp made it!(author)2010-06-27

sounds good ! wonder if it could cool a crappy as hp dv9925?

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