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Pros: 50 Watts per channel, 6 channels, Easy Installation
Cons: Watt rating exceeds Molex Rating., No PWM channel(s), No Temp or RPM monitoring., No Stall detection or Alarms, Faulty Slider on Channel 6, No 4 Pin Molex Adapters to fit majority of case fans., Widely varying output voltages.
Summary: The NZXT Sentry Mesh Fan Controller is one of the best looking, functional and affordable fan controllers on the market today. The mesh front along with the sliders for controlling the fans look incredible. Also, this fan controller is cable of 30W per channel.
Excerpt: Slick, simple, functional, no frills, but sometimes that is a good thing. A lot of fan controllers out there on the market seem to try to be “over the top” jewelry for your case. but what if you just want a fan controller that simply works, and works well?
Pros: Super easy to install, Awesome clean “OEM looking” uncluttered looks, Works perfectly, Price, Price, Price
Cons: LED that casts too much light from the side through adjacent sliders, No provision to label which slider is for which fan
Summary: If you're in the market for an inexpensive fan controller, that can control up to 6 fans and is 50W per channel, the NZXT Sentry Mix Fan Controller might just be for you. If this is not your alley, NZXT has many other fan controllers to choose from.
Excerpt: NZXT has just released their latest offering in the fan controller market, The Sentry Mix. The Sentry Mix is very similar in design to the Sentry Mesh that we looked at in back in June. The front panel design once again simulates the look of a graphic equalizer.