Please Help - Keeping my Onkyo 875 cool.

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  1. stuart1976

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    I have just completed my Floating Wall build but have hit a snag.

    My Onkyo 875 is overheating and cuts out on the picture and sound. I have about an inch of clearance for the top of the amp and I thought that would be enough. I'm sure I've read on here about people installing PC Cooling Fans in their cabinets to keep their equipment cool. I could give that a go but am at a loss about how to power them.

    Anyone here able to help?

    DIY Thread Here - http://www.avforums.com/forums/home-cinema-diy/1357202-my-floating-wall-build-last.html
     
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    Quiet PC sell a 12v adaptor for powering PC cooling fans. LINK
     
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    Thanks for the quick reply, I think I have managed to sort it out.

    I'm going to run two 120mm fans from a AC/DC power supply connected to the 12volt output from the amp. That way the fans will only run when the amp is on.

    Just ordered everything online so hopefully will be sorted by end of next week. I can run the amp for about 3 hours before it overheats so will have to curb my gaming and blu-ray sessions for a bit.
     

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