Conclusion: Zalman has a history of providing quality products, and the ZM-MFC1 continues that legacy. The unit is extremely compact and easy to install. The included drilling template allows users to customize the controller to meet their specific case design. The packaged extension cables alleviate having to manually solder longer wire lengths for rear and side-mounted fans.
Pros: Compact, Unique aesthetics, Effortless installation, Extension wiring included, Drilling template for custom installs, Incorporates features of both a rheobus and a baybus, Quality hardware for switches and knobs, Hardware will fit behind front bezel doors
Cons: Lower than average power rating on variable speed channels, LEDs flicker at lowest setting, Heatsinks get very hot under load