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NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

  • Acrylic, Plastic
  • Fan Connector: 4-Pin
  • Finish: Matte black bezel with glossy black sliders
  • Connections: 2x Molex
  • RGB Color Changing
  • Control Method: Sliders
  • 6 Fan Channels
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Model

Brand
NZXT
Model
SEN-MIX2

Spec

Compatibility
Single 5.25"
Material
Acrylic, Plastic

Features

Features
Fan Connector: 4-Pin

Finish: Matte black bezel with glossy black sliders

Connections: 2x Molex

Cable Finish: Black Rubber

RGB Color Changing

Control Method: Sliders

Fan Channel Quantity: 6

Fan Channel Wattage: 30 Watts

Maximum Combined Wattage: 180 Watts

Included Accessories: 4x M3 Screws.

Matte-black faceplate with glossy-black sliders

6 channels for complete airflow control

30 watts per channel

Integrated color LED lighting with five different colors to choose from

All black cabling

PWM sized connectors.

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Pierson
  • 2/20/2015 11:15:56 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery Good

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: Looks good. The Colours fit perfectly with my Coolermaster HAF X case.
Works flawlessly.
Easy to connect and use.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: 10/10 would recommend.

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  • Richard F.
  • 2/18/2015 8:24:34 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice fan control

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: 6 fan control, great reviews, slide controls.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I got this for my Rosewill Neutron case, I have 5 fans and the pump for my Corsair h105. This makes it easy to keep my pump at 100% and easily control the 5 fans. This is a m-itx case so my motherboard also only has 2 onboard fan headers, this saves me the headache of having several of my fans on full speed. The leds are not overly bright, which I appreciate. I like have a bit of color without some glaring bright leds.

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  • Austin D.
  • 2/16/2015 9:06:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLove it, love it, love it!

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: + Stupid easy to setup
+ 6 fans, not 4 or 5
+ LED changing button for fun
+ Knobs are sturdy and smooth.
+ No clicking feeling.
+ NO LED SCREEN. Thank you!

Cons: -

Other Thoughts: If I wanted to know how fast my fans are spinning, I'd use software to look it up. But who cares? With those LED SCREEN fan controllers, its useless info to keep track of the fan RPMs or % power.


When I start playing a game or start benchmarking, I'll push the knobs to half or maximum speed myself. When I stop, I put them on minimum speed. Simple. This thing does the job, perfectly.

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  • hilly b.
  • 1/27/2015 10:57:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product, 6 fans over 5 is epic win

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: Nice build quality looks far better over their other models....ive built various builds for friends using the sentry2/sentry LX the only bonus those models provide are profiles(LX) and overall bell and whistly looking led interface....but both control 5 fans max

This controls 6 but has no led fan support which was not an issue for me, since i use noctua fans.

I needed this to replace the fan controller that id rather not trust on the 650d that i have(which controlled 4 fans max).
I got this because my case has 4 intake/exhaust fan options max, and the extra 2 fan controller slots can be used down the road if i ever plan to do a push pull system with my top exhaust 280mm.

Cons: Havent really considered any cons other than the 2 pin connector which could be a problem for led fan users, but again just go with the led/lcd interface of the other controllers why not? Contingency anyways....

Other Thoughts: This is a phenomenal upgrade that will make any system that much better, I run noctua fans and i really dont have any preference for sound due to using headphones. Also my options are simple low fan settings(quiet obviously) for low computing, and high for when my 7990 starts ramping up and im playing games etc. I find no use for fan speeds in between maximum and (efficient).

Also the colors of the led and the nice modest build design, pairs perfectly with my Corsair 650D im even mounting it on my top drive bay So the leds of the fan controller and my hdd and power led are close together for a better look.

This is definitely worth considering if your chassis contains any white leds because it will look natural.

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  • Stacey A.
  • 1/27/2015 9:24:55 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNot for LED fans

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: Looks gorgeous in my Corsair Carbide 400R case. Nice quality and lots of length for cables. Flat/gloss finish combo means it will look good with a variety of cases, and the inset face means if it doesn't fit quite flush with the front panel it will be difficult to tell.

Cons: Fan connectors are only 2-pin, though they can hold 3- and 4-pin fans. This means my LED fans won't light up if run through the controller. Had to leave them routed to the mobo. Bummer.

Runs fans at 40-100%, so you can't actually turn fans all the way off when you're doing light-duty work. I have some BitFenix Pro fans that are powerful, and they are still a bit noisy at 40%.

Other Thoughts: I like this component, but since I have several LED fans and don't want to give up the lighting, will probably end up swapping it out at some point for one that will power the lighting as well. Got it for noise control.

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  • Christopher S.
  • 1/25/2015 10:13:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: Works. Even though it's PWM, it will control 3-pin fans. It makes noise management easier on me. I don't like setting up stuff through software, so doing it here is much easier.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: This product does it's job. It does it well enough I bought a second one for my test-bench. I don't like re-doing my cable times every time I decide I need to re-run something on my test bench.

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  • Carl G.
  • 1/22/2015 9:12:35 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggsLooks cool, questionable quality

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: - Green color matches my green LED fans, black face matches my black case
- Works just fine to control speeds, 40% minimum is about as low as I'd want them anyway

Cons: - Molex power plugs are kind of bad quality. They use 3 out of the 4 metal pins in the plug, but it has an extra pin placed in there which isn't connected to any wiring.. and it just falls out easily. I thought I broke one of the plugs at first until I saw that pin was just in there for show. Don't do something for show if you're not going to do it right.. docked an egg for it.

Other Thoughts: Runs at full power for the first few seconds of system startup, then runs at your settings, so your system will probably be loud for those first few seconds. Otherwise, does exactly what I wanted it to do.

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  • Michael F.
  • 1/20/2015 4:46:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product!

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: Works exactly like it should!

Cons: Wasn't free!

Other Thoughts: It does feel a bit flimsy, but once you install it, you won't notice it

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  • Lawrence S.
  • 1/11/2015 6:18:26 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery Good Product

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: I got this to reduce the noise level of the six case fans I put in my new computer, which at full speed sounded kind of like a Beechcraft inside a maintenance hanger. With the controller installed they now run whisper quiet throttled back to 40%.

Installation was quite simple and intuitive, the wires are all plainly labelled, and it would be difficult to mess this up. A chimp on ritalin could install this thing.

Works great with both 3-pin and 4-pin fans. The LEDs give a nice look to the front of the case.

Cons: This does add a lot of additional wiring inside the case. I have a modular power supply and had hoped to be able to lose the molex harness, but this thing requires two molex connectors for power, so no joy there. It does say that in the item specs, I just wasn't paying close enough attention.

Not worth taking an egg in any event.

Other Thoughts: Some reviewers have mentioned this as being a greyish color rather than a true black. Mine is a nice matte black that matches the case perfectly. This may just be a case of different batch runs in the plastic molding. So, luck of the draw.

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  • Samuel M.
  • 1/9/2015 5:18:42 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNZXT Fan Controller

This review is from: NZXT SEN-MIX2 Sentry Mix 2 Fan Controller

Pros: Working great. Installed to control the fans on a Cool Master Nepton 140 CPU Water Cooler. AM2+ motherboard had only one 4 pin slot, which was used by the water pump. The 3 pin fan slots made the cooler fans run at full RPM (Very Noisy). Allowed me to lower the fans speed to acceptable noise level.

Cons: Would be nice to have RPM readouts of fan speeds, however the price was right.

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