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Summary I like the way i can set my fan, you can put the controller on silence mode,it don't take a lot of power out your power supply, it's perfect for someone who have lots of fan. I don't like the fact that it cost 40 box and the case is on plastic..
Pros Bright, responsive, cool LCD touch display Monitors temperature via 5 thermocouples. Extra long cables, will extend anywhere in my 1100. Replacement thermo couples
Cons Better if the cables were sleeved. Mine got bent caps all over the place Unclear instructions Doesn't even quiet down my fans without turning off, each time it goes down by 10% when it reaches 40% it shuts of instantly Will make your PC build really cluttered.
Summary I bought this mostly for aesthetics, and it did serve as a neat little gizmo on my build to fill in one of the 5.25 bays. Beware, this does not extend the full 5.25 bay like a optical drive so I had to do some modding with my Antec 1100 with their un-ingenious crappy tooless mounting. It did quiet down some fans to a much more preferable level but would've liked to see more. Decently built. Supports 5 fans up to 10w each (any 120mm). Would like to see a more in depth instruction of how to work the LCD touch display.
Pros Nice design, fits into my HAF 932 case perfectly and looks great. Added bonus of being able to turn off the display
Cons Touch screen is a little delayed in its response but still workable.
Summary I was unable to get this controller working with the case fans in my HAF 932 case. Sent it back for RMA but was told that the controller works. It reported the temps correctly, but registered 0 rpm's for all fans. According to Coolermaster, the fans are controllable but oh well. Still a good looking controller if it works for your fans.
Pros - Good value for the price - I like that it starts the fans at a higher voltage for a few seconds to be sure they start turning, then it goes down to the speed you have it set at.
Cons - I wish it would go lower than 40% minimum speed - Fan wires are long, cheap and messy with double connectors for each fan and an ugly yellow color. Must have been a sale on yellow! - Temp. sensor wires are far too short for a large case - It could use better instructions
Summary I wish the display was all in one color, but I knew how it looked when I bought it. I also wish I would have spent more and gotten something nicer. Still a lot of features for the price though.
Summary Just installed it. Was a big job considering their are 5 sensor and 5 fan controller wires tp mount. I guess you could just slap it in your machine but I routed all the cables properly to make it look nice. Cables are nice and long. Controller itself works good!
I have always been impressed with the ingenuity and elegance behind NZXT products, and the Sentry 2 fan control panel does not disappoint. With such a simple design, and an equally simple user interface, the Sentry 2 can add much needed functionality to just about any PC, while also giving it a more
Weighing in all of the aspects of the NZXT Sentry 2, my impression of the Sentry 2 is favourable. It looks great and it works well. Those looking for a fan controller with a sleek and modern look should definitely consider the Sentry 2. At a modest price of approximately $30, the NZXT Sentry 2 packs
Fan controllers have become just as unique as our computers. NZXT has added some of the best attributes of fan controllers into one simple easy to use unit. The Sentry 2 is easy to use, has a bright & large enough of a display to read our temperatures quickly and effortlessly. Switching from one tem
Introducing the Sentry 2, a full system fan controller with an advanced touch screen interface. Sentry 2 easily installs in a 5.25: bay and is compatible with any fan that uses voltage control. The innovative touch screen features ultra fast selection and response time and displays all pertinent info including temperature readout in both Celsius and Fahrenheit. Sentry 2 allows users to control up to 5 fans with the option for manually tuning individual fan speeds or letting the automatic controls take over to correspond to a specific temperature. The controller's advanced functionality sounds an alarm to alert the user should the temperature exceed a preset amount and stores saved settings even after it is turned off. Designed to maximize efficiency, the Sentry 2 supports 10W per channel and creates less heat than traditional temperature displays.
Touch screen interface
Five fan control through an intuitive interface
Ultra fast selection and response time
Display temperatures in both F and C
Light switch turns off the meter when sleeping
Automatic and manual modes of control
Full compatibility with all types of fans using voltage control
With a minimum of at least 10 Watts per channel, the Sentry 2 will support almost all high end fans
Tuned accuracy with only a tolerance of one degree
Sound alarm to alert when the temperature is over
Stored settings, the Sentry keeps your settings even after power off
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