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    Fan Controllers

    Can you find something similar to this in the UK at a reasonable (preferably cheap, as long as its reliable) price?

    I am new to this silencing business

    Cheers.

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    I'm looking for a fan controller at the mo, this looks like a good deal: http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=321723

    or for a bit more:
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=257657
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    i highly recommend the sunbeam rheobus. No gimicks just a high quality product, 4 separate channels which adjust from completely off to 12v with LED's changing colour to let you know when its at 7v. Ive also read they can take quite a load on each channel.

    There is one thing which may bother you; the LED's are extremely bright. Luckily my door blocks the main beam just showing a glow from behind it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theslasher@ntlw
    That's what he is after.

    You can push the LEDs back - the mod (if it can be called that) is on SPCR. I have done the mod to a couple of the Sunbeams.

    IMHO it's a good controller - I have one.

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    It looked different in the review to the one at Kustom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [DW]Cougho
    i highly recommend the sunbeam rheobus. No gimicks just a high quality product, 4 separate channels which adjust from completely off to 12v with LED's changing colour to let you know when its at 7v. Ive also read they can take quite a load on each channel.

    There is one thing which may bother you; the LED's are extremely bright. Luckily my door blocks the main beam just showing a glow from behind it.
    Can you get them in the UK though?

    Edit: Just checked the Kustom PC link, nevermind

    Decisions, decisions.
    Last edited by TooNice; 20-02-2006 at 03:52 PM.

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    another vote here for the sunbeam - its a fantastic rheobus...cant be beaten for quality and load capability. Can also be bought from www.over-clock.com

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    I'm wouldn't mind a fan controller but I'm having a hard time finding one that's pretty much flat, as I have a sliding mechanism that covers my drives... I suppose I could always leave it down by one notch...

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    That enermax one looks great, may get that...
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    Get the Sun-beam, it's the best there is.. Some fan controller make a huming noise, when you lower fans down to 7v and lower.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smokey21
    Get the Sun-beam, it's the best there is.. Some fan controller make a huming noise, when you lower fans down to 7v and lower.
    I've heard the Vantec Nexus makes the huming noise.

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    Yeah, it's supposed to a lot of people say so. Ive had mine for a few years, and it doesn't hum, lol.

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    If you wanna go Over The Top then buy the one i have...

    Thermaltake Hardcano 13

    set me back around £50 from a eBay shop- pretty good quality

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