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Old 04-14-10, 08:05 AM Thread Starter   #1
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[O/C] Lamptron FC-2 and FC-3 Fan Controller Review


Lamptron FC-2 and FC-3 Fan Controller Review
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What’s in a fan controller? If you’re Lamptron, a large chunk of your business! Lamptron “…develops and markets the next generation of high performance computer peripherals…” Their products have been around for a little while now and no doubt most of you have seen at least one of their controllers floating around. Needless to say, they definitely look the part.

Previously, Earthdog completed a review on their top-of-the-line FC-5 Fan Controller. We’re now being graced with the middle children of the Lamptron family – their FC-2 and FC-3.
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Old 04-16-10, 01:00 AM   #2
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Great work Hokie. Very detailed and informative.
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can this power a 48watt delta fan w/o burning out on a single channel?

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I wouldn't be surprised if it could, but if it doesn't it would be your fault for overloading the controller.

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I wouldn't be surprised if it could, but if it doesn't it would be your fault for overloading the controller.
What he said. It would probably handle it, but it IS above the rating, so don't blame Lamptron if you kill it.

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so in otherwords no.
the risks are too high otherwise you guys wouldn't advise against it.
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it still looks good so maybe i'll just use the other delta ffb models instead.

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FC3 is nice but man I wouldn't mind the FC5V2. http://lamptron.com/products/view/Fan_Controller_FC5V2

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FC3 is nice but man I wouldn't mind the FC5V2. http://lamptron.com/products/view/Fan_Controller_FC5V2

On a side note I did their website
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