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I've got a XSPC RX360 radiator with 6 Yate Loon High Speeds on it. I'm looking for a fan controller with a single adjuster to control all 6 fans. I want a single adjuster so I can set all 6 fans to the same speed with one knob. I tried one of these but I don't think it was rated for the current 6 fans draws, It started to smell like it was burning after about 5 minutes of being on. So I will need one that can handle that kind of current. Any suggestions?

I could also use something like this but I don't want one that is meant to be mounted inside the case. I will be leaving this outside the case since I have my radiator external.
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post #2 of 8
You would need to make an enclosure for it to make it look pretty, but this thing will easily control 6 fans as long as they are under 0.7A each.

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/si50warh.html

The yate loon's you are running are only 0.3A each (21.6W), so you have a ton of headroom.
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is that 21.6w total or each?
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post #4 of 8
Looks like total. You could always opt for the Sunbeam Rhoebus Extreme which has 6 channels @ 30w/channel if you want something a little prettier. I've had all 4 of my rad fans on one channel before with no problem.
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I might just make my own with a 25 watt rheostat. Here's the DIY I found. I've found some 25 watt rheostats online, but how do I know how many Ohm I need it rated for?
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post #6 of 8
sunbeam rheobus extreme (~$35) has 6 30w channels on it and it doesn't have a tacky looking touch screen. it would cost you way less in terms of money and especially time to just get a prepackaged solution. comes with loads of cables to.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811995074

Would this work okay with my YL high speeds? I'd put 2 fans per channel. Since they're on my radiator, I'd have it set up so each channel controls a push fan, and it's corresponding pull fan. That way, each Push/Pull fan is running the same RPM.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811995074

Would this work okay with my YL high speeds? I'd put 2 fans per channel. Since they're on my radiator, I'd have it set up so each channel controls a push fan, and it's corresponding pull fan. That way, each Push/Pull fan is running the same RPM.
You could run all 6 fans on one channel if you wanted. So yes it will work.
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