loud fans cisco 2950 switches lab environment

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by alphabanks, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. alphabanks

    alphabanks n00b

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    Guys I'm having some serious sound problem with some 2950 Cisco switches that I have in my CCNA lab these switches sound like a jet I've gone in and made sure the fans are clean and I even replaced one they still are too loud. So I have a few options I can run them without a fan which I really don't want to do but I want to look at two other options. The first option would be to put a heat sink on the chip that's producing heat I also thought about cutting a whole in the top and mounting a 120mm fan. Anyway guys let me know what you think here is a link below where someone did cut out a whole for a 120


    http://www.instructables.com/id/Quietening-an-ethernet-switch/
     
  2. Metraon

    Metraon Limp Gawd

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    Cant you buy cheap fans from ebay and change them ?
     
  3. DouglasteR

    DouglasteR Limp Gawd

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    Just cut the grate behind the fans, leaving a complete hole for them.

    Thank me later :D
     
  4. alphabanks

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