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Introduction

BlackMagic Hyperdeck Studio Mini has a very loud fan that can be replaced to make the quieter.

WARNING - THIS WILL VOID YOUR WARRANTY!

Video Overview

  1. 4 Screws on each side
    • 4 Screws on each side

  2. 2 - Screws
    • 2 - Screws

    • 1 - Pull cable

  3. Leave some length to solder with and to reach connector on main board.
    • Leave some length to solder with and to reach connector on main board.

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  5. Strip Wires, Tin Wires, and prep by adding heat shrink tubing on wires (before shrinking).
    • Strip Wires, Tin Wires, and prep by adding heat shrink tubing on wires (before shrinking).

  6. Solder the new fan to the old connector using the following pinout. Adjust heat shrink tubing so it covers the solder joints and use heat gun to shrink tubing. Adjust heat shrink tubing so it covers the solder joints and use heat gun to shrink tubing.
    • Solder the new fan to the old connector using the following pinout.

    • Adjust heat shrink tubing so it covers the solder joints and use heat gun to shrink tubing.

  7. Re-assemble fan to device with fan label facing out. Re-assemble fan to device with fan label facing out.
    • Re-assemble fan to device with fan label facing out.

    • OPTIONAL - Use Small Round Nose Pliers to break off case grill to make fan even quieter.

  8. Re-Assemble case.
    • Re-Assemble case.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Kevin Krautle

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THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!! This was the perfect solution. The new Noctua fan even came with solderless connectors. The whole job only took 20 minutes. It is now completely silent!

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