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So my next purchase for my build is a fan controller.. Need some help figuring out which one to get.
Im torn between the Scythe kaze master, scythe kaze ace, Sunbeam Rheobus extreme, Lamptron touch..

Looking for a nice black finish to go with my Lian-li, one that will support fans for watercooling- 10 fans for radiators and 3-4 case fans. Currently will use 10 Yate loons medium.
Lamptron touch would be my choice but expensive
Any other options? Id love to get feedback on experiences. I also dont want something too bright or flashy- thinking that will eliminates the sunbeam.

Thanks! I think there should be a fan controller roundup on here.
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I've got a Rheobus Extreme, and it's worked fine for me.
Lots of juice, 6 channels.
Only problem some people have is that the LEDs are REALLY bright, but mine is behind a case door.
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Alright, yah i saw a youtube video.. Bright lights wont work for me.

It was promising as it seems like solid build quality.

Eliminate rheobus extreme then
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post #4 of 21
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Originally Posted by tlxxxsracer View Post
Alright, yah i saw a youtube video.. Bright lights wont work for me.

It was promising as it seems like solid build quality.

Eliminate rheobus extreme then
How about this one?:

http://www.platinummicro.com/product.asp?pf_id=CCPLSFC6
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possibility.. not sure if i like the grill type faceplate though.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-808-_-Product

Been using that one for over 4 years now. Haven't had one issue with it. It's cheap, it looks good, and it does the job. Blue LED's turn Red when at ½ speed or less
post #7 of 21
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Originally Posted by tlxxxsracer View Post
possibility.. not sure if i like the grill type faceplate though.
Here's a video to help make a decision on that one:

EDIT: It's not narrated in english - but at least you'll see it in action.


Edited by nickt1862 - 2/27/11 at 8:30pm
post #8 of 21
You could get this.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=24896

6 channels. 45 watts per channel. Can put multiple fans on each channel.
post #9 of 21
I have the Kaze Master looks good works great but it only allows 12.5w per channel and that means your fans are limited to 1 amp draw. For case fans this is okay but for cpu HS fans you may need more watts per channel.
Edited by AMD2600 - 2/27/11 at 8:39pm
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I have a Lamptron FC5V2 and it's a great controller with a lot of wattage and RPM/volt/F/C readings on the LCD. The FC8 has 8 channel at 30W per channel if you really need a beast (or FC2). I really like the looks of the Lamptron controllers.

Just any controller with high wattage per channel and/or a lot of channel will fit your needs.
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