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Old 5th February 2014, 03:07 PM   #11
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any luck with reducing your fan noise?
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Old 7th February 2014, 06:43 AM   #12
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any luck with reducing your fan noise?
Yes I did.

I ordered a fan in ebay, not dead silent, but a lot more quiet than the original Superred that QSC uses.

The only way to remove the fan was to use some force as the fan is quite stuck on the four pins it is slid onto.I testet the two fans in free air, and it was an enormous difference. After confirming it worked, I simply removed the strips holding the cable for the original and took it out(it is still complete in case I need it later). Then i installed the new fan and taped the cables together.

Result, very pleased. Almost can not hear the sound and at the levels I have been playing, the air coming out is still ice cold. I have not pushed the amp, but then, not often you need to do that at home in a small room :-)
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