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Zalman ZM-MFC1 Plus
5.7 out of 10

Zalman ZM-MFC1 Plus

6 Channel Multi Fan Controller Comprehensive Control of Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Zalman ZM-MFC1 Plus

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Overall 4
4.0

Power Cable Short

Tyler K., Newegg
22 May 2013
  • Summary: Power connecter to the PSU is my only real problem with the item. If you wanted to you could line up new longer wires and maybe solder the pins in if you have this problem -Bought this product 2010 dec 21 and it broke about 2012
  • Pros: -LED lights up only if the fan is detected -up to 6 fans being controlled -LED light up Red when on high (above 10%) power -1-10 scale for fan speed -Came with fan wires (3-slot) extenders
  • Cons: -Lose or shaky knob feels like if you put just a little too much force on them they will break -i Broke the power connector the first time and spent two hours on Christmas day fixing it, one of the black wires came out because of the sallow connection -1-2 years later the power connector broke ag...
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Overall 4
4.0

quality control issues

Mark N., Newegg
25 July 2012
  • Summary: Seems like Zalman may have some serious quality control issues given the high incident rate of failures on this product.
  • Pros: The five channels that function work great.
  • Cons: One of the two white, feedback channels is completely inoperable right out of the box. Since I'm actually attempting to use all six channels, this poses a bit of a problem.
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Overall 4
4.0

Avoid

Colton C., Newegg
11 April 2012
  • Summary: Avoid and buy something else. Big letdown Zalman
  • Pros: Well it did turn the fans up and down.
  • Cons: Half of the speed indicating leds were burnt out when it came out of the box. WEAK So weak it couldnt fully sping a 60mm fan @ 200 rpm
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Overall 4
4.0

mostly functions

Nicole S., Newegg
8 January 2011
  • Summary: As with MANY other users the defective LED's truly annoy me. It's been some time since I have purchased Zalman products and it seems their standards have dropped significantly. With such poor quality control I will never purchase anything made by Zalman again.
  • Pros: looks nice, fan controller functions for now but don't trust it will last.
  • Cons: 2/6 LED lights did not work out of box, 1 more stopped working within 1 hour of use.
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Overall 4
4.0

Eh... it's ok

Bryan C., Newegg
15 June 2010
  • Summary: for cases that have windows, they should think of a better way to handle cable management.
  • Pros: Functionally, it works.
  • Cons: LED indicator lights went out almost after immediate use, poor QC and unacceptable from a company like Zalman
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Overall 4
4.0

OK

matthew p., Newegg
24 May 2010
  • Summary: guess the xiggys are more than 7 watts each.....
  • Pros: Slick looking.....matched my thermaltake armor perfect.....6 channels
  • Cons: did not work with my six XIGMATEK XLF-F1253 120mm fans...only 7 watts per channel
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Overall 4
4.0

Dissappointed

Donald B., Newegg
17 December 2009
  • Summary: For the price I would have expected better quality than having two lights not illuminate and one knob messed up. Hopefully mine is the exception rather than the rule.
  • Pros: Looks nice, cables plenty long enough to make connections without having to buy extensions. ( power connector little short however but it was still ok ) Silver finish looks good.
  • Cons: My unit came with two of the lights not working, only 4 out of 6 of the lights illuminate, and one knob just turns completely , does not stop at max or min. All 6 appear to at least power the fans anyway. Also as another reviewer mentioned, if you have a tool less case, you may find you have to p...
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor build quality

Michael S., Newegg
21 October 2009
  • Summary: Should have read the reviews more carefully regarding the build quality of this controller. Does control 6 fans and lights are not essential but a nice feature when it works
  • Pros: Quality aluminum exterior plate
  • Cons: Led out
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Overall 4
4.0

Almost does everything it was intended for.

Melecio O., Newegg
26 May 2009
  • Summary: Why would the same company's fan controller not be compatible with it's own CPU cooler? Also, having only 7 watts per channel limits you to very low power fans, which people that go as far as getting a fan controller probably will have very few of, and more high powered fans than the average...
  • Pros: It's very aesthetically pleasing, it does it's job on the lower power fans, and it matches my Zalman FC-ZE1 computer case.
  • Cons: It is not compatible with Zalman CPU coolers such as the CNPS 9700 NT that I own, it can only handle 7 watts per channel, and the knobs are all kinds of flimsy feeling.
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Overall 4
4.0

Knappt godkänd

woundead, Prisjakt
11 April 2012
  • Summary: Har använt ett par månader nu. Syftet var att kunna koppla in fler fläktar och brist på fläktstyrning på moderkortet. Fördelar; 6 st fläktar-kanaler Relativt bra pris Förlängningskablar ingår. Nackdelar/Problem: 2 LEDs har gått sönder, kan inte lysa blått längre, bara rött.
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