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case fans blowing in or out

peter vandenhoeke
peter vandenhoeke Member
edited March 2020 in SmartSDR for Windows
I own the Flex 6500.I took out the case fans for cleaning and removing dust but in order to replace them correctly, do they need to **** out?

Answers

  • Bill -VA3WTB
    Bill -VA3WTB Member ✭✭✭
    edited December 2018
    They **** in,,
  • Bill -VA3WTB
    Bill -VA3WTB Member ✭✭✭
    edited December 2018
    They **** in,,
    what I did was get air filters for an air purifier at Walmart and cut them to size then slid them inside the case in behind of the air holes,,keeps the radio nice and clean
  • WA2SQQ
    WA2SQQ Member ✭✭
    edited March 2020
    A dryer sheet works great.
  • K3SF
    K3SF Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    and smells good too ;-)
  • RoyS
    RoyS Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    Gives a whole new meaning to the term "software"
  • WA2SQQ
    WA2SQQ Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    I recycle them after my wife is done! :-)
  • Pat N6PAT
    Pat N6PAT Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    Interesting. Do you attach them to the outside of the case or the inside
  • WA2SQQ
    WA2SQQ Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    To the outside. On my ACOM amplifier I use for small magnets to hold it in place
  • Ned K1NJ
    Ned K1NJ Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    Cool!
              Ned, K1NJ
  • Johan _ SE3X
    Johan _ SE3X Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    Tnx! very good idé to do that.  Im soon gonna do yearly "clean out" of my 6700 and Acom amp. Will "implement" outside filters then :) My SPE Expert amp already have filter. Don't know why I haven't tought of it for the rest of my radios and amp's.

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