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Originally Posted by Artem;12159956 
There is also a silver version available.

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Now that is HAWT!! I want, I want!
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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
Really? I found it there through Google a few days ago... it's still there: http://www.mountainmods.com/lamptron...ack-p-624.html
Sorry, i meant that there was a 4 chanel available in the UK but no 8. I've just found out that MM ship worldwide for $12 though. Very tempting if i get soem new fans. It's the best fan controller i've ever seen.
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My experience with lamptron has been shoddy at best. my fc2 worked for a day and then died. my Fc5 had the knobs fall off on me, I mean yeah I pushed them back on, but you don't expect the knobs to fall off on the first day.
Personally, I feel that Lamptron has the best quality around for controllers. Build quality; and just overall fit & finish.

My FC2 is from the original run and still works like a champ. My FC5v2 also never had an issue.
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And the point of a fan controller is? I know that you can slow them down, but seriously, do you run your fans on low? Do you turn them up every time you play a game and then back down when you're done, I doubt it.

To everyone, their own, but this is my
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And the point of a fan controller is? I know that you can slow them down, but seriously, do you run your fans on low? Do you turn them up every time you play a game and then back down when you're done, I doubt it.

To everyone, their own, but this is my
I do, my fans are on low most of the time though if I kick the machine on for a fold-a-thon I crank the fans up to keep things cooler. Or if I'm benching I do the same.
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EDIT: Those knobs are awfully close together, I can see you trying to change one fan and accidentally changing 2 others.
Agreed. I believe its time them starting using sliders up/ down like on an equalizer.

Otherwise, I dunno. It looks like every other fan controller out there, with 2 extra fan ports.
    
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Otherwise, I dunno. It looks like every other fan controller out there, with 2 extra fan ports.
Buildwise & Control method, these are far superior controllers to something like what Sunbeam offers.
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Its 30 watts per channel, not for the whole thing.
I noticed that as well, but it is still supplied with a single 75W 4-pin Molex connector. In other words, there is a limit that is less than the 30W per channel implied. If you have decent fans on all 8 controllers, you will get nowhere near 30W per channel.
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Because, you know, 6 is not enough.
If you want manual control of your CPU and GPU fans, not really. At least not if you want to control all of your fans individually.
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I noticed that as well, but it is still supplied with a single 75W 4-pin Molex connector. In other words, there is a limit that is less than the 30W per channel implied. If you have decent fans on all 8 controllers, you will get nowhere near 30W per channel.
A 4pin molex cable has no current limit.

And this thing requires 3 molex connections for it's full 240w (30w/channel) capacity. It says so in the product manual.
It also advises you to use at least a 600w PSU with this controller for this reason.
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