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I have had a Zalman ZM-MFC1 Plus fan controller for a while now i recently bought a Corsair replacement cable kit for my Corsair AX1200 PSU.
After i installed the new cables in my PSU and hooked them all up my fan controller goes crazy and both the blu and red lights turn on at the same time and all of them turns on even though i only use 5 of the 6
I find this to be both super annoying and very wired does anyone knows what the hell could cause this???
Edited by shilka - 9/29/12 at 1:59pm
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post #4 of 9
Are you sure the switch of channel 5 or 6 (whichever one you aren't using) is in the centre position? You may have just nudged it to 12v without realising, which would cause the LED to light up red even if nothing is actually connected to that channel.
Edited by Vonnis - 10/5/12 at 3:49pm
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post #5 of 9
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I use 5 of the 6 channels they all light up
And i did not explain the problem right beside that all channels light up even though i don't use channel 6 the light would before the problem light blue on 25% and lower and red above 25% now they all light blue and they refuse to light red now
And the last thing is i did not touch the fancontroller at all i just replaced the power cables for the PSU
Edited by shilka - 10/5/12 at 3:37pm
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post #6 of 9
That is weird. Do you have a multimeter so you can check if your PSU's 12v rail output rail is functioning properly?
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Sadly no and everything worked right with the old cables i tried putting an old cable back in the old cable did the same thing so thin the fan controller is broken
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Sadly no and everything worked right with the old cables i tried putting an old cable back in the old cable did the same thing so thin the fan controller is broken
Sounds like it. Hopefully you can still RMA it.
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post #9 of 9
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Sounds like it. Hopefully you can still RMA it.
That piece of crap can go in the trash can i have ordered a Bitfenix Hydra Pro fan controller instead
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