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post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
Good evening everyone

I recently purchased myself a Logisys 6 channel fan controller for my fans.
I currently run the following fans

4x Enermax "Batwings" w/ LEDs
2x Corsair SP/HP fans
2x Silverstone Pressure series fans

The corsair and silver stone fans are for my radiators, Enermax fans are for case airflow.


Right now, i have a huge downside with the controller. The LED's are so bright on the front panel, that they literally illuminate my entire room.

This was not something that was described as a feature on Newegg, so i when i asked them about this on the phone, they said i would have to purchase a different one. (i guess satisfaction isn't their forte.

Im looking for a 6 channel fan controller, that can handle at LEAST 2 fans per channel. When i go to baselan, i do connect a few other fans externally for a little bit of a "breeze" for myself.

Any advice would be great.

Thanks,
Dan
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post #2 of 4
http://www.lamptron.com/product/controllers/cw611/
http://www.lamptron.com/product/controllers/fc-touch/
http://www.lamptron.com/product/controllers/fc2/

http://www.nzxt.com/product/detail/129-sentry-mix-2-fan-control.html

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post #3 of 4
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Based on those, the FC2 would be the best option for sure. I should have mentioned before, I'm trying to stay away from touch screens as i use the fan controls every day, at least twice a day.

Something reliable would be nice as well. I have never heard of the Lamptron brand either, are they a reliable brand name?

I'm in Canada, so anything that crosses the border, and anything that costs a fair bit in the USA, will cost me an arm and a leg here. Ive scoured newegg, NCIX, Mem express, Direct Canada.. etc.. And nobody seems to have the style I would like.

If the LED rail has a turn off switch, that would be amazing. I'll be looking into that FC2 Lampton unit to see if i can get this from my local supplier.

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post #4 of 4
a lot of guys use lamptron controllers around here, so i guess they're good enough tongue.gif

theres also a lamptron rep in the forums
heres their feedback/support thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/1252478/lamptron-customer-support-feedback-thread/0_20

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