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What do you make of the Zalman ZM-MFC1?

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Worth the price?
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I like the MFC1 Plus better. But the MFC1 looks pretty good, and is worth the price, although I would double-check to make sure all your fans don't use too much power to run on the controller.
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I bought it, I HIGHLY recommend it unlike a lot of other controllers this one can do 5 volts, it's very sleek, easy installation, my god another Zalman doesn't disappoint moment.
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I have one; it used to be the hardware fan controller I recommended to clients who wanted one.

While it worked well enough in terms of controlling fan speeds, what I didn't like about it is that every single one of these that I've installed (for both myself and for clients) has had at least one of the LEDs burn out within six-to-eight months out of the box. That's quite disappointing, especially when compared with a cheaper alternative (Sunbeamtech Rheobus), which is about half the cost of the ZM-MFC1. None of my Sunbeamtech Rheobuses have had any problems whatsoever, and I've had these now for longer than the ZM-MFC1 (more than a year and three months and counting).
    
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