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    I haven't been able to make the trip to the local plastic store, so until then I decided to implement a temporary solution.

    I propped up the 200mm fan with some bamboo sticks. The blue leds in the fan add to the mystique .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Mackenzie View Post
    Hi Jacob,

    The larger fans are going to be quieter with the lower velocity.

    Itís a bit left field but have you considered a heavy Perspex case to block the noise with larger quiet fan(s) at the rear for ventilation?

    Another option that might work. Analyse the fan noise and create a similar noise in anti phase to cancel the offensive noise.
    Hi Ian,
    Im really happy with the result I have, thank you for the tip though! I use the adapter cable with resistors so the fan isnt running at full speed. It really is dead silent.

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    I finally got the lid made and fan mounted to it. I still have to track down a few more screws so that I can secure the stainless steel grill piece to the top of the fan.

    The Internal Ambient Temperature is 38 degrees.
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    Looks cool

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    Any idea if Solution like this could work with BSS Units? I’m thinking running without BSS fan but with this on top.

    edit: link https://www.amazon.com/AC-Infinity-R.../dp/B01LW1Q429

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    Quote Originally Posted by baldrick View Post
    Any idea if Solution like this could work with BSS Units? Iím thinking running without BSS fan but with this on top.

    edit: link https://www.amazon.com/AC-Infinity-R.../dp/B01LW1Q429
    I don't see why is shouldn't work - but won't that just move the fan noise from the BSS to the new unit?

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    This is an interesting unit, I had no idea such things existed !
    A bigger fan will be more silent than smaller ones when moving a given quantity of air, but why not simply put a big fan on the top of the BSS like Fitero did?
    The BSS already has (several) temperature sensors and the coupling will be better that way compared to an additional unit on top of the BSS. You would have to drill holes on the top cover of the BSS anyway for this system to work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonas_h View Post
    What is the temperature of your BSS units after running for a while?

    I have had mine run in the rack for three hours with 4 Noctua fans where the ones near the PSU run full speed and the ones on the other side run half speed. The fans are still noisy but better than the stock fans.

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    According to BSS spec, max temperature is 50 degrees, and I am reading 48 on mine... Don't know if I should be worried or if it is okay.

    What temp are you guys reading?
    Following your track, I use only one fan over the four of the blu160 and my finger says OK.
    To officially check it is ok, how to read real time the temperature of the blu device with London Architect? I did find the control panel in off line, but not anymore in online. Thanks in advance.

    Also, in case I will go with a wide slow noisyless fan, would be any reason not to put it inside the BLU box instead on top of the top panel as I may want to pile devices?

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    There is not enough room inside the case of the BSS unit to mount the large fan. This is why I mounted mine on top.

    I am sorry that I cannot help you with regard to finding the internal temperature of the BSS unit. I can't recall how I accessed the information on mine. It now just appears as one of the pages I see on London Architect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fitero View Post
    There is not enough room inside the case of the BSS unit to mount the large fan. This is why I mounted mine on top.

    I am sorry that I cannot help you with regard to finding the internal temperature of the BSS unit. I can't recall how I accessed the information on mine. It now just appears as one of the pages I see on London Architect.
    OK, clear Fitero, I thought it would fit.
    For temperature, no worry, I switched to Audio Architect and I've found it in 30sec.

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