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Old January 18, 2009, 02:06 PM
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Question Where Can I Buy Dust Filters For Case Fans...?

As the subject says, where can I buy dust filters for case fans; I need filters for the following sized fans?:

230 x 30 mm
120 x 25
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140 x 25 mm
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Old January 18, 2009, 02:14 PM
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How about making your own?

I find used dryer sheets or pantihose work wicked, low restriction, capture lots ofdust and can be chucked and replaced for a very low cost.
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Old January 18, 2009, 02:49 PM
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For the 230mm and 140mm filters, you're probably SOL, short of making something homemade.

120mm filters are easy enough. Places like Performance PC's, (among many other shops) stock them.
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How about making your own?

I find used dryer sheets or pantihose work wicked, low restriction, capture lots ofdust and can be chucked and replaced for a very low cost.

I have no artistic abilities, so making my own are not an option.



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For the 230mm and 140mm filters, you're probably SOL, short of making something homemade.

120mm filters are easy enough. Places like Performance PC's, (among many other shops) stock them.
See above. I would prefer to buy local, since I don't have a credit card a lot of ecommerce sites are out of bounds for me.
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Old January 18, 2009, 05:12 PM
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I have no artistic abilities, so making my own are not an option.
I don't think that making your own filters will be that hard. Just use one of those suggestions, cut them, and tape them on the fan. Viola!
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Old January 18, 2009, 06:14 PM
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Get an antec 1200 and take the dust filters out and use them

Pantyhose sounds like a creative one... and you'll get a nice look from the lady behind the counter at the clothing store where you buy it from

But really, here's a pic of my dust filters from the 1200, they work good.. just to give you an idea how small the holes are (not really that small, but still captures pretty well all dust) big pics coming through! I'd like to see what you come up with if you decide to make your own.



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Has anyone tried the screen from a screen door as a dust filter? I can't see how large the holes are at the moment but they've got to be close to the ones that come in the Antec 1200. The 1200 ones do work well too, except the way my computer is configured I have to clean them every week because they're plugged. But no worries, room is being redone and air cleaned thouroughly while A$US jerks me around with my motherboard.
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Has anyone tried the screen from a screen door as a dust filter?
I have and it does help but doesn't keep everything out. Though perhaps they sell finer ones too, not really sure. I used the metal screendoor stuff and it's rather tricky to keep square after cutting.
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For a regular metal mesh screen door that you'd find in your house, I would think the holes are too big, but if you used a screen found in the common tent, that would probably work sweet. You just gotta get a random tent you'd be willing to cut up!
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Damn jake, great pics can you at least resize them to a more acceptable level. On on a 24" WS at 1920 and still have to side scroll, lol
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