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Thinking about if the controller isn't giving enough juice for the fans.
The Ultra Kaze is supposed to be 3000RPM (+-10%), but at the moment its running at 2100RPM.
So you're running approx 30% down on fan speed. Do have any means of pin / voltmeter testing the fans and controller.

Also, (a stab in the dark), how's you're PSU faring?
 
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post #12 of 21
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So you're running approx 30% down on fan speed. Do have any means of pin / voltmeter testing the fans and controller.

Also, (a stab in the dark), how's you're PSU faring?
Nope.

Starting to think that it's just the Ultra Kaze itself. Maybe I should just order new fans instead of the fan+controller combo I was thinking about.

If the controller is the reason why the RPM's are low, I will buy a new one after I test out the new fans.

Thanks for the replies though, don't stop suggesting the new controllers!
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post #13 of 21
Lamptron. I was planning on getting a Scythe controller but seeing this scares me since I want to get some high speed gentle typhoons too. I looked at the newegg reviews (lol. Even I'm laughing at myself) and I heard that the knobs seem to (I think it was) wobble so the build quality's driving me away too. Anyways, they make great controllers. I'm thinking about getting one.
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post #14 of 21
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Lamptron. I was planning on getting a Scythe controller but seeing this scares me since I want to get some high speed gentle typhoons too. I looked at the newegg reviews (lol. Even I'm laughing at myself) and I heard that the knobs seem to (I think it was) wobble so the build quality's driving me away too. Anyways, they make great controllers. I'm thinking about getting one.
Wouldn't steer away just because of my case. Really thinking it's just the fan now. Ordering 2x of the Gentle Typhoon 4250's
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post #15 of 21
Ah. Interested in seeing if it really is the fan or controller.
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post #16 of 21
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Ah. Interested in seeing if it really is the fan or controller.
Alright, so my Gentle Typhoons (rated 4250RPM) Read around 4200RPM while connected via molex and with the RPM lead. When they are connected to the controller panel, they read 3800RPM. Though, both of the fans are connected via the same channel.
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post #17 of 21
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Update:
Fan controller is broken now.
FAN1 channel doesn't work anymore.

Think the fans drew too much power and broke it.
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post #18 of 21
cant go wrong with sunbeam rhombus, it alows from off to 12v with like 40w per channel or something stupid like that
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Is the Lamptron FC2 OK?
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post #20 of 21
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Is the Lamptron FC2 OK?
Hi,

I run it plus a 5pole 5v/12v and runs nine high speed/cfm rad
fans plus lights.

35W rating so pretty stout.
Good controller and the blue leds not overpowering like some.
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