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Fan Controller

NZXT Sentry LX Fan Controller

(14 Ratings, 3.4 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

NZXT

Model

Sentry LX

Part #

SEN-001LX

Manufacturer

NZXT

Channels

5

Channel Wattage

6 W

PWM (4-Pin)

No

Form Factor

2 x 5.25"

Features

  • Large dual 5.25" LCD screen
  • NZXT designed intuitive control, set and change fan speeds and settings on the fly
  • Auto/Manual modes, let the LCD take control or set fan speeds to your liking
  • Temperature alarm
  • Aluminum finish
  • NZXT Designed graphical interface, easy to read and understand
  • Saved Settings, calendar and fan settings are stored even during system off so settings don't need to be redone
  • Supports up to 6Watt per channel
  • Supports only 3pin fans

Price History

    Reviews

    wampflerman
    • 24 points
    • 29 months ago

    from completed build Blue Demon Streaming/gaming

    This thing looks cool, and if you want to turn your computer into a centerpiece, I'd recommend this thing. If you actually want to use it to control your fans, look somewhere else. The fan headers on your motherboard do a great job at that.

    This thing does not know how to take full advantage of your fan's capabilities. (I don't think any fan controllers do) So unless you have more fans than you have fan headers, this thing is mostly cosmetic. Even then, you should get splitters for your fan controller, so that they will actually work properly.

    The first one I got had a broken fan but Best Buy customer service is really great and they got me a replacement quick and easy. The fan also randomly starts beeping rarely -- it has a temperature alarm but apparently it randomly goes off even when disabled. Thankfully it doesn't last very long.

    Tl;Dr - Seriously, don't buy this thing. It makes my computer look pretty cool and that's like really the only good thing about it.

    sbkspyder
    • 17 points
    • 55 months ago

    from completed build Updated Gumby

    I like this controller but it took a bit of time to get it to stick with the settings after a restart. Another problem I seem to be running in to is that it will not let me put any fan over 1100 RPMS. I would like to be able to get them a little higher when the situation calls for it. It puts about 2 fans at 1100 and the other 2 go in and out of 800 to 1000 when they feel like it. I will be browsing around the manual and website to see if there is a fix to this. I like that I am able to change the speeds up to where they are at though. Also love the temp alarm that sounds off if it gets too high.

    I would suggest this to anyone looking to control their fan speeds. It is not the greatest but it is pretty neat. Love the build in clock too.

    bechtd
    • 8 points
    • 51 months ago

    Horrible. At this point, it is so dated, but, just in case, avoid like the plague. An absolutely terrible device. Right now, I only have it installed for the thermal probes, and because it covers two drive bays (as I no longer have the bay covers for the case). Do not trust this to handle the fans. It can't do it. Don't bother with the back-up battery; it eats them like candy.

    Avoid!

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