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I know the wattage of a AP-15 is like 1w. However I have read that the start up wattage is closer to 4w.

I need to put 7 on one channel of a fan controller, any recommendations? Would be nice to mount this inside my case too.

Please no Lamptron they are junk from my experience.

Keep in mind 6 of these 7 will be upgraded to the 2150rpm typhoons as soon as the group buy comes in.
    
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Heya,

I've got a Scythe kaze master pro, it handles the AP-15's just fine for me. But if you want more channels, Scythe has got a new, 12 channel controller, out since a month or so.

Had zero problems with it, and it looks nice enough for a controller.

Good luck.
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Yup, I'm also using Scythe Kaze Master Pro fan controller (hooked up to 6 GT and 2 of them are 2150 RPM) and they all work perfectly.
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About how many watts can the kaze master pro handle ? I am not seeing any specs on newegg.
    
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About how many watts can the kaze master pro handle ? I am not seeing any specs on newegg.
12W per channel only.

If you plan on upgrading your fans, you're better off getting something in the 20-30W range. If you just need fan control, the Sunbeam Rheosmart 6-CH controller is about the best out right now for the money.
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Sunbeams are nice.
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About how many watts can the kaze master pro handle ? I am not seeing any specs on newegg.
http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/ac...03_detail.html

And gymenii is correct, it's 12w per channel max.
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post #8 of 11
If you're about to use AP-15 per-channel, Kaze Master Pro will do you good. It's a beautiful panel for your case. But, if somehow in the future you want to try Delta fans for your case, you should think of Lamptron FC5 V2, Sunbeam Rheosmart/Rheobus or maybe Lamptron FC2.. There's a lot of reviews on these product.

Considering you'd like a 'beautiful' thing on your case, Lamptron FC5 V2 will fit your need...
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post #9 of 11
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So I dont think any of these will work. I need 7 of these fans alone to be run off 1 control knob.
    
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The Sunbeam rheobus does 30W per channel. Downside is that it is incredibly ugly.
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