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Help , electric current from adaptor question Answered

Ok kind of a noob question .. so im running 4 12v dc fans using .28 A current in Parallel with an adaptor that outputs 12V with .3 A current. my question is, will i need to add something (resistor or w/e) to limit the current  so my fans dont fry or will i be ok with nothing?.. i also want the voltage to remain at 12V , because i need them running at full 

I searched the forums, couldn't find any specific answer

Thanks for your help!!

-Chris

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cholborn
cholborn

9 years ago

heres a circuit diagram ...

circuitdiagram.jpg
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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 9 years ago

You're more likely to run the fans slowly, rather than burn them out.

If he adaptor is limited to putting out 0.3A, and assuming the fans are identical, then each fan is only going to get a touch under 0.08A each.