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Would a computer fan work if spliced to a usb cord?

I've got a Thermaltake TT-8025 DC 12V .16amp 3" diameter computer fan and a usb to micro usb cord.
My question is, can I splice these together to power the fan (which I'm installing in a cabinet for ventilation)?

Thanks!

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That's a fraction of 12V.
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Will it be enough to power the fan?

Will 5V and 200-250 mA be enough to power this fan? I don't need high RPM, just need it to move air.

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You won't know till you try.

I doubt you'll find an owner of that model fan that has tested it so you'll have to try it out.

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It should work

it's in the power range, both voltage and amperage for USB 1 and greater.

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