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Noctua Announces 24V 120mm and 140mm industrialPPC Fans



Noctua’s ruggedized black industrialPPC fans are getting new 24V variants that offer considerably greater range in various applications. Utilizing the NF-F12 and NF-A14 design, these Noctua industrialPPC 24V fans feature IP67 water and dust protection running at 2000 or 3000 RPM at the max. These fans can also be used in 12V operation running at 1100 RPM and 1700 RPM respectively but the Noctua NE-FD2 three-phase motor itself can handle up to 30V. Retail price is expected at $34.90 USD when it hits North American stores.

Vienna, November 2015 – Noctua today presented 24V variants of its renowned industrialPPC fans. Conceived for industrial heavy-duty applications that require enhanced cooling performance and advanced ingress protection, Noctua’s industrialPPC (Protected Performance Cooling) line comprises ruggedised high-speed versions of the company’s award-winning retail fans. The new 24V models use a dedicated wide input range version of Noctua’s NE-FD2 three-phase motor driver IC in order to support 24V-based industrial applications and to provide moderate speeds and lower noise levels in standard 12V PC environments.

“The launch of our industrialPPC line has allowed us to expand our base of industrial clients as we’re now able to provide solutions for highly challenging environments and to meet much higher demands as far as airflow and pressure performance are concerned”, says Roland Mossig (Noctua CEO). “Since many of our industrial clients work with 24V, we’re now offering extra versions for 24V applications.”

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The new NF-F12 (120mm) and NF-A14 (140mm) industrialPPC-24V models use a dedicated wide input range version of Noctua’s NE-FD2 three-phase motor driver IC. Supporting operating voltages from 6 to 30V, these models are ideal for 24V-based industrial applications and voltage-based speed control. All new models feature IP67 water and dust protection and PWM.

“As our industrialPPC models have become quite popular among PC enthusiasts, we think that the new 24V variants can also be interesting for PC users due to their wide input range”, explains Roland Mossig (Noctua CEO). “When you run them at 12V, you will get much lower speeds and noise levels, so they combine the advanced features of the industrialPPC line with the renowned quietness of our standard line-up.”

While the industrialPPC 24V models have been designed with 24V industrial applications in mind, they run at maximum speeds of around 1100rpm (2000rpm models) to 1700rpm (3000rpm models) in 12V PC environments. At the same time, they can be slowed down further via PWM, thus combining the advanced features of the industrialPPC line with Noctua’s signature quietness.

Price and availability
All new models are currently shipping and will be available shortly. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is EUR 29.90/USD 34.90.

Links & photos:
NF-F12 industrialPPC-24V-2000 IP67 PWM: http://noctua.at/en/nf-f12-industrialppc-24v-2000-ip67-pwm.html
NF-F12 industrialPPC-24V-3000 IP67 PWM: http://noctua.at/en/nf-f12-industrialppc-24v-3000-ip67-pwm.html
NF-A14 industrialPPC-24V-2000 IP67 PWM: http://noctua.at/en/nf-a14-industrialppc-24v-2000-ip67-pwm.html
NF-A14 industrialPPC-24V-3000 IP67 PWM: http://noctua.at/en/nf-a14-industrialppc-24v-3000-ip67-pwm.html

About Noctua
Designed in Austria, Noctua’s premium cooling components are internationally renowned for their superb quietness, exceptional performance and thoroughgoing quality. Having received more than 6000 awards and recommendations from leading hardware websites and magazines, Noctua’s fans and heatsinks are serving hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers around the globe.



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