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Best fan controller for Delta AFB1212VHE's?

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So I was dusting the guts a bit when I decide to inspect the fans (Three Yate Loon D12SH's) on my MCR-320. Looks like they're on the way out, one's only about ~80% as fast as it used to be, another's ~%70 and the last is practically limping at what seems to be about ~40% of the first fans speed. It's visibly spinning much slower.

So it's new fan time. I really don't care about noise level so I'm going with three Delta AFB1212VHE's, and I'm going to "liberate" the YL fans from their frames to use as shrouds. However, while I'm not picky when it comes to noise level, I do like to control them. Since my current Sentry 2 only has 10w per channel and 5 channels, I'll need a new controller (Unless anyone knows the watts on the 800D stock case fans and I'm able to fit the three on one channel).

So does anyone have any fan controller recommendations? I know most people are going to say "Sunbeam Rhoebus Extreme", but the thing's terribly ugly in my opinion, even with the LED's off.

And while I'm making a thread, anyone know what length and thread screw I should use for mounting a 38mm fan through a 25mm shroud to my MCR-320? I was thinking of ordering 12 of these and just hacking them down a bit.
    
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I got those too.

And they are brutal at 12 volts.
Trust me ...they push a LOT of air even on 11 or 10 volts so you wanna keep on a lower voltage to have them quiet and efficient.

If you want the max you just need a 12 Volt channel fan controller ...nearly anyone on the market provides that.
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Lamptron FC5 will handle those nicely. 30W/channel.
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