PWM Fan Splitter For 3-Pin Fans?

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 10:31 AM, Hardware Canucks - Air Cooling | hardwarecanucks.com

I have two Gelid PWM fan splitters that I have lying around.
If I cut the PWM wire on the splitter could I not use the splitter as a regular 3-pin splitter to control speed off my fan controller?

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