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Lamptron is a new company to the Enthusiast world. Today we get to bring you a review of their brand new FC-8 Controller which offers 8 channels with independent LED selection with an almost unprecedented 30 watts of power per channel with a combined total of 240w available. This product also carries a standard 1 Year Parts & Labor warranty like all other controllers on the market. The FC-8 currently retails for $69.99, an apt price for its feature set.

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Lamptron isn't that new.. been in business for some time.

That is a pretty slick fan controller though.
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selection with an almost unprecedented 30 watts of power per channel
unprecedented..? Quite a few of there current models, as well as a few other good quality fan controllers have offered that much per channel or more for quite a while as well.
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Originally Posted by Faster_is_better;12434434 
unprecedented..? Quite a few of there current models, as well as a few other good quality fan controllers have offered that much per channel or more for quite a while as well.

You need to take the whole sentence in context.

There hasn't been an 8 channel controller yet; let alone one that supports that much juice.

EDIT: For a Tech company, they are pretty new, consider this:
Thermaltake, Corsair, Asus, Gigabyte, SunBeam, Scythe, and other companies have been in business since at least the 90's if not earlier.
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just got the lamptron fc5v2 yesterday and it's awesome. thumbs up to lamptron products for sure.
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Originally Posted by soilentblue;12434730 
just got the lamptron fc5v2 yesterday and it's awesome. thumbs up to lamptron products for sure.
I have a collection right now:
FC2 (Rev1)
FC2 (Rev2)
FC5v2
FC8
"Fan-Atic"

Though I will be selling the FC-8 and Fan-Atic soon. USPS just hasn't shown up with my boxes to ship them in yet frown.gif
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Ooh that looks nice biggrin.gif
    
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So how do that expect 240W from?
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So how do that expect 240W from?
I'm sorry but can you rephrase that?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;12434920 
So how do that expect 240W from?

240w comes from the power supply

Or are you trying to say what items will pull a total of 240w? If that's the case, it's always Amazing delta fans!

About the review, it's missing the image of 8 fans per channel connected! SHow us the money!
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don't like those crap LEDs, spoils the whole classy look frown.gif
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