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Overview: The Niles FM-1 System Cooling
Module is designed to keep your cabinet and rack equipment cool without taking
up a lot of space and without making a lot of noise. The single-rack fan design
will draw up to 150 cubic feet of air per minute. Its dual 12VDC brushless
motors maintain whisper quiet operation without noise feeding back into your
Temperature-Sensitive Speed Control: The
FM-1uses two temperature-sensing variable-speed fans that detect the amount of
heat being generated by your components in its proximity and adjust speeds
Placement: The FM-1 should be placed on
top of the device you are trying to help keep cool. The FM-1 pulls air from the
bottom of the unit through its chassis and out the top.
Delayed Shut-Off: The FM-1 has a built-in
two minute delayed shut-off. This feature helps to dissipate heat build-up in
the rack or cabinet even after the system has been powered down. The shut-off
delay will always be active.
LEDs: There are two LEDs on the front
panel of the FM-1. The red LED signals "power" while the green LED signals when
the fans are operational and blowing air.
Remote On/Off: The FM-1 utilizes a 1/8"
mini-jack Trigger input and a 1/8" mini-jack Control output for its Remote
On/Off feature. These two jacks connect to your compatible audio equipment that
also use Trigger and Control 1/8" mini-jacks via an optional mini-jack cable.
The Remote ON/Off feature enables the two fans to begin air movement only when
your system's audio equipment "tells" it to do so. The fans will begin blowing
and the green LED will light up when the FM-1 receives a 12V trigger from
another source. The FM-1 Trigger input jack accepts 3 to 24V (DC or AC) from
either another audio component that transmits this type of trigger voltage or a
standard 12V (DC or AC) power transformer plugged into the switched outlet of an
audio source. The Control output passes 11VDC, 20mA (max) power along to the