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NZXT Debuts Sentry Mesh Fan Controller


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NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce Sentry Mesh, the latest in NZXT's award-winning lineup of high-performance fan controllers. The newest Sentry's black, mesh façade stealthily blends into the case's exterior and empowers enthusiasts to maximize and customize airflow with five 30W easy-to-use fan control sliders.

"Sentry Mesh is a perfect minimalist solution for gamers who want to customize their airflow, but don't need a ton of extra features" said Johnny Hou, Founder and Chief Designer at NZXT. The Sentry Mesh is available for $24.99. For more information visit the product page.

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First thought, "Wow. That's a nice-looking fan controller". :)
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The fan controller from the Phantom can now be purchases as a add on card. Nice.
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Looks like an equalizer. Equalizers are cool. Me like.
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Looks good. After the Sentry 2 debacle though... Doubt NZXT will repeat the same error, but it'd be nice to get some in-depth reviews on that Mesh.
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Looks nice, blends in with the front panel mesh. Plus it has black cables, which will look better in a black interior case. Just a small thing, but I didn't like the colored cables on their previous fan controllers. Plus those dials should def. be more reliable than the touch screen controllers.


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I love the look, I thought this might be the fan controller for me, but only 30w per channel means I can't use it...:(
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I like it. It's simple, clean and not flashy, like most other fan controllers. Matches the mesh on my case too.


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Hope they using top quality sliders or it's going be pretty crappy however from what i see i do like it.
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these days of bios controlled fan speeds it seems not a great idea, but it looks good!
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these days of bios controlled fan speeds it seems not a great idea, but it looks good!

a fan controller is always better

also it depends on how many headers you have on your mb

for example, i would never use a Delta straight on a MB, i'd be afraid to fry my board lol


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I like it and want it. It'll go perfect with all my other nzxt stuff.
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Finally a fan controller that lets cases with doors, fully close.
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Hmm, looks nice, I wonder if it supports PWM stuff.

Further research is required!
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Looks good. After the Sentry 2 debacle though... Doubt NZXT will repeat the same error, but it'd be nice to get some in-depth reviews on that Mesh.

Yeah I had a Sentry 2 so I know EXACTY what you're talking about. But those used PWM right? This one having sliders rather than electronic touch controls makes me think they would be simple analog circuits. I wouldn't think the same issues could be possible here. But I'm no expert on such matters so I'm only guessing but sometimes simple is best!
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Looks promising, can't complain about that price.
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Any idea of wattage per channel ?
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I'd like to see a mesh optical drive


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this would look smashing at the top of my old antec 902. I think they've struck a winner on the sheer simplicity of this design.
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Looks good, but they should have painted the sliders' insides black too.