Im buying a fan controller but will it work?
Im buying a 4 Chanel fan controller for my xbox 360 but it is made to work with a computer.
The way this touch display gets its power is from a molex connecter from the computers power supply but the Xbox 360 does not have this.
I looked around for some type of adapter with no success i wondered can you maybe cut into the power cable and splice a AC plug with a cut end and hook them together so the screen would be powered by a wall plug instead of having to plug into the mother board.Also if cutting into the power cables is the only way this would work,would it affect the ports that the fans and heat probes plug into?Please help I would love to get my Xbox back up and running again. Thanks!
Don't use your AC plug. Since the controller is meant to be plugged into the PC power supply, which only carries 5V DC and 12V DC over the molex connector, it would surely be destroyed by the AC power. You would have to try to find that voltage on the XBox. I know it does have it, and I am currently looking at the schematic for a "possible" hookup. Also, you did not tell us what is wrong with your XBox and the fan controller may not "get my Xbox back up and running again" depending on what is wrong with it.
Just posted an image about the pinout of the plug to your XBox. You may consider to tap into that for your fan controller.
Here is how to connect the Touch2000 to the motherboard.
Here you can see that it needs 5Volts as well as 12volts. From the way I read it, it controls your fans, by plugging your system fans into the Touch2000 and max power per fan channel is 6 Watts (0.5A@12V). That means you would also have to make sure that the fan of your XBox would fit those connectors. I am not saying it is not possible, but will require a lot of headwork before doing it. A great mod opportunity :-)
Here you can see the voltage on the Molex connector. They are the same colors as the ones on the connector from your Aerocool. With the power points shown on the XBox you could now make a connection to the power connector. It does show you where to connect the 12V, 5V, and ground.
I don't understand why you want to do this but whatever
This tutorial shows you 5v and 12v power sources on the Xbox without splicing into the DVD drives power.
If you want your xbox cooler I'd just recommend the 12v fan mod, it's loud but it definitely keeps it cool.