Boyu tl550 hood fans

Discussion in 'Boyu TL450 and TL550 advice' started by bob o, 18 Oct 2016.

  1. bob o

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    I did a diy LED upgrade on my lights.

    Got a huge heatsink from a friend and pasted few LEDs on it.

    What I wanted to know was. Do I need those fans in the hood? As not sure if other forum mates experiencing this, but those fans humming is the most annoying thing in the world.

    Are other people experiencing this? I did clean the fans with no effect.

    So do I need them? Can I take them out? Or disconnect them?
     
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    i upgraded to led's and still feel you need them to extract the heat out of the hood
     
  4. Reepher

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    If the fans are noisy go to ur local pc shop and ask them for quite pc fans u need to extract the heat from the heat sink trust me I know or ur top canopy could melt take a sample of the fan if I can rember those are 12vdc hope it helps
     
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    Ok cool. Thanks for advice guys.

    Really, melt?
     
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    Yep u have no idea the heat coming from the back of a led esp the led chips had a 100w once it went up to 40 degrees yet the front was cool to the touch
     
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