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what fan controller can do that?

I got Lamptron Fc-6. it seems it only can take PWM and not 3 pin.
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what fan controller can do that?

I got Lamptron Fc-6. it seems it only can take PWM and not 3 pin.
If you mean able to convert PWM input to voltage output and.or manual control you might want to consider the SunBeam PL-RS-6 as it takes 12v input, 4pin PWM for the automatic speed control but converts it from PWM to Voltage speed for 3pin fans...

INFO: Sunbeam PL-RS-6 @ NewEgg

Purchase: Only place I can find to buy it right now @ Ebay

I have the little sister of this one, the [ Sunbeam PL-RS-3 ] that sits in the 3.25" drive bay and it handles quite wonderfully since the majority of my fans are 3pin non-PWM. Simply connect the PWM input to a motherboard header and they are all controlled by PWM<>Voltage conversion without a hitch. The output connectors are 3 pin but 4pin fans will connect to them no problem. The only difference is PWM fans will be controlled via voltage instead on the outputs.

Also to add in mind (which happened to be one of my gripes) was that it originally came with an adaptor to hook the molex power to a fan voltage header rather than to a floppy connector. though you could consider trying powering the controller through a voltage-based header and seeing what comes of it using manual controls.

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