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I'm also using a Lamptron FC8, hooking 8 AP15s to each single channel via Phobya's 1-to-9 fan splitter. No issues with variable speeds, can adjust fans at will. I use it to levitate my case as a magic trick.

The only problems are 1) White LEDs are yellowish and 2) Levers aren't level. Well documented problems though.
post #12 of 41
Hmm my FC-8s LED colors are fine, but the knobs aren't all that perfectly placed / aligned.

I run a whole assortment of Enermax Apollish fans off of mine and it handles it great with some sleeved 3 pin fan cable extenders.
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post #13 of 41
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Originally Posted by sakerfalcon View Post

I'm also using a Lamptron FC8, hooking 8 AP15s to each single channel via Phobya's 1-to-9 fan splitter. No issues with variable speeds, can adjust fans at will. I use it to levitate my case as a magic trick.

The only problems are 1) White LEDs are yellowish and 2) Levers aren't level. Well documented problems though.

Wait you have 8 fans on each channel? How many fans do you have?!
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post #14 of 41
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Wait you have 8 fans on each channel? How many fans do you have?!

Merely 16 AP15s at the moment + case fans, but I find having each channel assigned to a rad easier to manage.
post #15 of 41
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I'm definitely going to get rid of the bitfenix, it's a terrible fan controller, some like it, i dont. it was too expensive for such low quality performance. I guess you just pay for all the probes/wires/accessories that come with it


http://www.frozencpu.com/products/5394/tmp-36/Thermal-Star_Illuminated_Thermometer_-_Green_Light_TM03G.html?id=upPVJUX8#blank
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/19753/tmp-73/XSPC_LCD_Temperature_Sensor_V2_-_Blue_Backlight_w_G14_Sensor_Plug.html?id=upPVJUX8

i want to get something to connect my waters temp sensor probe to, would the thermal star have a 2pin connector to plug in the probe like the xspc does?
(another loss i take, if i would of seen that xspc temp sensor WITH a display for $9.99 another bitfenix product i would of never bought biggrin.gif )

thanks for all the help, looks like i need a sunbeam or lamptron :0 ill be good with 4-6channels, after putting a y split on the bitfenix, it can't stay still on a rpm/voltage for its life!!!!
  
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post #16 of 41
I use a FC4 with 6x AP15's on one channel, 3x on another, and 3x Delta AFB1212VHE's on a 3rd. I like this controller mainly due to the high wattage per channel (30), its fairly cheap, simple, removable face plate (so it can be panted to match your case). I've had it for years with no problems. And as has been said previously, if you have a 45w/channel controller, it can handle that much before it may have troubles, but it will still deliver 12v to each connected fan, and wont change their overall performance.
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post #19 of 41
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Lamptron FC5V2

This one
 
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post #20 of 41
A lot of people using Lamptrons here haha.
Shame they aren't really common in Holland. Mine was a secondhand one as well cause the FC8 was very hard to get..

I also have a Deepcool Rockman in my old rig but that's a $10 thing..
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