EK Introduces OmniLink Solutions: Revolutionizing PC Cable Management for Every Need


February 7, 2024 by our News Team

EK introduces a diverse range of EK-Loop OmniLink cables, extenders, splitters, and adapters designed to simplify cable management and support various connections, including fans, pumps, and D-RGB lighting.

  • Reduces cable clutter and simplifies cable management
  • Compatible with a wide range of EK-Loop products and standard connectors
  • Offers a maximum current of 8.5A for D-RGB and fans/pumps


EK, the Liquid Cooling solutions manufacturer, is introducing a diverse range of EK-Loop OmniLink cables designed to support fans, pumps, D-RGB lighting, and power distribution connections. These innovative cables offer the convenience of daisy chaining multiple fans, effectively reducing cable clutter and simplifying cable management. The EK-Loop OmniLink cables are specifically designed to complement EK-Loop FPT and EK-Quantum Impulse fans, as well as other products with standard D-RGB and 4-pin fan connectors. This product series includes splitters, extenders, and cables with specific requirements that can serve as replacements for PSU cables.

The EK-Loop OmniLink 6-Pin Power (Dual PWM) cable serves as the foundation of the OmniLink cable harness, providing the necessary 6-Pin power, D-RGB, and dual 4-Pin PWM connectors. This cable enables seamless transmission and distribution of +12V and +5V power, PWM, TACHO, and D-RGB signals. With its sleek black ribbon style, this cable seamlessly integrates into any build while facilitating efficient cable management. The Molex Micro-Fit 3.0 8-Pin Female Connector connects to a 6-Pin Power Connector (based on PSU pinout), 1x 4-Pin PWM 1 Source Fan Female Connector (TACHO, PWM), 1x 4-Pin PWM 2 Source Fan Female Connector (PWM Signal Only), and 1x 3-Pin D-RGB LED Source Female Connector (Data Line Only).

The EK-Loop OmniLink 6-Pin Power (Dual PWM) cable is compatible with all EK-Loop OmniLink products, as well as standard 4-pin PWM fan/pump motherboard headers and standard 5V D-RGB (ARGB) connectors commonly used by major motherboard manufacturers. It’s important to note that the 6-pin Power connector of this cable needs to be manually assembled according to the desired PSU pinout diagram, as it directly connects to the modular PSU Peripheral/SATA power output. This cable draws power directly from the PSU, without placing any additional load on your motherboard or controller headers, allowing for a maximum current of 8.5A for D-RGB and 8.5A for fans/pumps.

Another notable addition to the EK-Loop OmniLink cable lineup is the EK-Loop OmniLink Molex Power Cable. This cable, which serves as the starting point of the OmniLink cable harness, offers the necessary Molex power, D-RGB, and 4-Pin fan connectors. Similar to other OmniLink cables, it facilitates the transmission and distribution of 12V and 5V power, PWM, TACHO, and D-RGB signals. Featuring a sleek black ribbon style, this cable seamlessly integrates into any build while ensuring optimal cable management. The EK-Loop OmniLink Molex Power Cable can be installed without any modifications or re-pinning with any PSU, while still providing a maximum current of 8.5A on both 5V and 12V by utilizing the Molex connector.

Additionally, EK is introducing the EK-Loop OmniLink SATA Power Cable, which also serves as the starting point of the OmniLink cable harness. This cable offers the necessary SATA power, D-RGB, and 4-Pin fan connectors. Like other OmniLink cables, it enables easy transmission and distribution of 12V and 5V power, PWM, TACHO, and D-RGB signals. With its sleek black ribbon style, this cable seamlessly integrates into any build while ensuring efficient cable management. The EK-Loop OmniLink SATA Power Cable can be installed without any modifications or re-pinning with any PSU, while still providing a maximum of 4.5A on both 5V and 12V by utilizing the SATA connector, which has a slightly lower power output than the Molex.

To further enhance the flexibility and reach of the OmniLink cable harness, EK is offering a range of OmniLink Extenders. These include the EK-Loop OmniLink MF Extension cables in 100mm and 500mm lengths, allowing users to extend the reach of the OmniLink cable harness. These extensions enable easy transmission and distribution of 12V and 5V power, PWM, TACHO, and D-RGB signals, while maintaining a sleek black ribbon style for seamless build integration and cable management. The extensions also allow for a full 8.5A power delivery.

For users who require the ability to connect multiple OmniLink products or separate OmniLink cable harnesses, EK offers the EK-Loop OmniLink 2-Way Splitter cable. This cable enables the connection of up to two OmniLink products or two separate OmniLink cable harnesses, facilitating the easy transmission and distribution of 12V and 5V power, PWM, TACHO, and D-RGB signals. With its black ribbon style, this cable seamlessly integrates into any build while ensuring efficient cable management. It’s important to note that while this cable does not double the current capacity, it maintains a total current capacity of 8.5A, with potential power load imbalances due to the split.

To address specific connectivity needs, EK offers OmniLink Output Adapters. The EK-Loop OmniLink Fan PWM D-RGB Signal Splitter Cable allows users to connect D-RGB LED devices and 4-Pin PWM fans to the OmniLink cable harness using standard connectors. This adapter simplifies the integration of legacy fans into the OmniLink system, enabling easy transmission and distribution of +12V and +5V power, PWM, TACHO, and D-RGB signals. With its black ribbon style, this cable ensures seamless build integration and cable management.

The EK-Loop OmniLink D-RGB 3-Way Signal Splitter Cable allows users to connect and power up to three D-RGB LED devices while continuing the OmniLink cable harness. This adapter is ideal for adding EK D-RGB water blocks, reservoirs, distribution plates, and other D-RGB LED products to an OmniLink cable harness. It enables the easy transmission and distribution of 12V and 5V power, PWM, TACHO, and D-RGB signals, while featuring a sleek black ribbon style for seamless build integration and cable management.

Lastly, the EK-Loop OmniLink Pump SATA PWM D-RGB Signal Splitter Cable offers the ability to connect D-RGB LED devices, SATA-powered pumps, and 4-Pin PWM fans to the OmniLink cable harness using standard connectors. This adapter facilitates the transmission and distribution of +12V and +5V power, PWM, TACHO, and D-RGB signals, while featuring a black ribbon style for seamless build integration and cable management. It’s important to note that the PWM2 signal is accessible only with this OmniLink splitter cable and requires the use of the EK-Loop OmniLink 6-Pin Power (Dual PWM) cable. This adapter is primarily used for adding a distro plate/combo into the OmniLink system, consolidating all connectors into the harness.

The EK-Loop OmniLink cables, extenders, splitters, and adapters are now available for purchase through the EK Webshop and Partner Reseller Network. Prices range from [insert prices here]. These innovative solutions from EK offer unparalleled convenience and flexibility for liquid cooling enthusiasts, allowing for efficient cable management and seamless integration into any build.

EK Introduces OmniLink Solutions: Revolutionizing PC Cable Management for Every Need

EK Introduces OmniLink Solutions: Revolutionizing PC Cable Management for Every Need

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Background Information


About EK: EKWB, or EK Water Blocks, is a Slovenian company specializing in liquid cooling solutions for computers. They are well-regarded for their high-quality water cooling components, including CPU and GPU water blocks, radiators, pumps, and tubing. EKWB is a trusted brand among PC enthusiasts and overclockers, offering efficient and customizable cooling solutions to help maintain optimal operating temperatures for high-performance computers.



Technology Explained


distro plate: A distro plate for water cooling is a specialized component in custom PC liquid cooling setups. Typically made of transparent acrylic or glass, it serves as both a reservoir and a distribution hub for coolant within the system. This plate features multiple inlet and outlet ports, allowing for seamless connections to various cooling components such as CPU and GPU water blocks, radiators, and pumps. Its primary function is to efficiently circulate coolant throughout the system, providing cooling to critical components while also adding a striking visual element to the PC build due to its transparent nature, which often showcases the flowing coolant and RGB lighting effects.


Liquid Cooling: Liquid cooling is a technology used to cool down computer components, such as processors, graphics cards, and other components that generate a lot of heat. It works by circulating a liquid coolant, such as water or a special coolant, through a series of pipes and radiators. The liquid absorbs the heat from the components and then dissipates it into the air. This technology is becoming increasingly popular in the computer industry due to its ability to provide more efficient cooling than traditional air cooling methods. Liquid cooling can also be used to overclock components, allowing them to run at higher speeds than their rated speeds. This technology is becoming increasingly popular in the gaming industry, as it allows gamers to get the most out of their hardware.


PSU: A Power Supply Unit (PSU) is an essential component of any computer system. It is responsible for providing the necessary power to the components of the computer. It converts the alternating current (AC) from the wall outlet into the direct current (DC) that the computer components need. The PSU also regulates the voltage and current to ensure that the components are not damaged by too much or too little power. The PSU is also responsible for providing the necessary cooling to the components, as well as protecting them from power surges. In the computer industry, PSUs are used in desktop computers, laptops, servers, and other electronic devices. They are also used in gaming consoles, home theater systems, and other consumer electronics.


PWM: Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) is a type of technology used in the computer industry that allows for control over pulse and frequency. It works by modulating an output signal’s pulse width or duty cycle to vary the on and off times of the signal. This technology can be used to control and regulate different DC motor, lighting, and other devices. In the computer industry, PWM is often used to control the speed of CPU and GPU fan speeds for improved cooling. It is also used to control backlighting levels on devices such as keyboards or monitors. PWM is versatile, cost-effective, and efficient; as such, it is an important technology in the computer industry.





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