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I purchased four D1225C12B5AP-15 Gently Typhoon Fans. I bought them from a seller on ebay, because they were sold out all over the internet. They arrived today!

There is a TON of Chinese-looking characters on the back of the packaging.

My question:

Do counterfeit fans circulate? Could these be counterfeit?

Any responses would be greatly appreciated!!!
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post #2 of 39
Well Scythe is a Japanese company, all the fans that I have bought from them have Japanese all over the packaging.
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Originally Posted by kirb112 View Post
I purchased four D1225C12B5AP-15 Gently Typhoon Fans. I bought them from a seller on ebay, because they were sold out all over the internet. They arrived today!

There is a TON of Chinese-looking characters on the back of the packaging.

My question:

Do counterfeit fans circulate? Could these be counterfeit?

Any responses would be greatly appreciated!!!
No, this is how they come. I've bought several off of various websites (newegg, performancepcs, etc) and they all come looking like that.
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This has got to be one of the funniest questions I've ever seen asked on this site.
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Scythe's packaging is always 1000% Jap-tastic.
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post #7 of 39
They should look like this:



And yes, they do have lots of chinese characters on the back.
    
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post #8 of 39
Take some pictures of the packaging. It could possibly be fake, the Yate Loons had lower quality fans circulating around. Mine came in a packaging that had Japanese letterings on it.

It should look like this:



If it doesn't then it could be fake.
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post #9 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post
Scythe's packaging is always 1000% Jap-tastic.
Exactly. My S-Flexes came in packaging that I figured you'd see on the shelves in Akihabara.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
Exactly. My S-Flexes came in packaging that I figured you'd see on the shelves in Akihabara.
Very true, I was a bit shocked when I got my first GT's. Just did not expect such fancy packaging.
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