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Old February 24, 2010, 07:03 AM
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Hey HWC,

All the fans in my Antec 300 is making my whole family sick. I think its due to the displacement of air. So i'm in the market for a fan controller.

I'm hoping that i'll be as cheap as possible, but mounted in a 5.25" drive slot.

Are these ones any good, if not, please recommend me a cheap fan controller.

Newegg.ca - Thermaltake XCONTROLLER 5.25" Drive Bay Kits - Fan Controller w/ LED Light - Controller Panels

Newegg.ca - NZXT Sentry-2 5.25" Touch Screen fan controller - Controller Panels

http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...cture=Lamptron

http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...cture=Lamptron

http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...acture=Sunbeam
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Old February 24, 2010, 02:14 PM
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Definatly the Third one. The "Lamptron FAN-ATIC 5.25IN Bay 5 Channel Fan Controller Blue LED Military Switch 60W Per Channel "
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...cture=Lamptron

It Blends in with the case mostly and its not touch. i am against touch, because it leaves marks from your hand and stuff
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Old February 24, 2010, 04:25 PM
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I dunno, the Lamptron Hummer is dirt cheap at Best direct for $20...
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sunbeam, yank the stupid blinding leds out. i ahd it in my haf cases with a couple fans hoohed to each channel with no issues
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Old February 25, 2010, 08:28 AM
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I'm not a nob "fan" (pun intended) but the Sunbeam Rheobus Extreme is definitly a good choice. The Lamptron ones have a reputation to make a squeeling sound, but that is only some of them @ 60W a channel though, that is some serious power. The Rehobus Extreme does 30W per-channel.
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Old February 25, 2010, 08:31 AM
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I'm not a nob "fan" (pun intended) but the Sunbeam Rheobus Extreme is definitly a good choice. The Lamptron ones have a reputation to make a squeeling sound, but that is only some of them @ 60W a channel though, that is some serious power. The Rehobus Extreme does 30W per-channel.

Are those Lamptron ones not just fan switches and not fan controllers? I have owned the Sunbeam Rheobus Extreme (my fav so far), the Lamptron FC3 (RMA due to High Pitched Squeal, was told by Lamptron this is normal), and the NZXT LCD screen one which works well but feels kind of cheap.

I am however going to get the Lamptron FC5 as my next controller to try it out. I would love to get another Sunbeam but NCIX doesn't have the Black version in stock for months now.
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