Vantec Nexus (NXP-305-SL) ReviewFormer staff writer - September 23, 2003
Category: Input Devices, Modding
Price: $39 USD +/-
IntroductionToday we'll be taking a look at a new Nexus product from Vantec; The Nexus 305. What makes the 305 so different from the 205, 201, and 101 models that we have reviewed in the past? Unlike the others that only contol fans, the Nexus 305 is a "Fan & Light Controller". That's right, in addition to controlling your fans, you now have the ability to adjust 2 Cold Cathode Florescent Lights (CCFL).
Company ProfileFounded in 1994, Vantec is recognized as one of the premier thermal solutions leaders. They are devoted to manufacturing and developing total PC solutions for every computer user, from mainstream to enthusiast. Utilizing their technical expertise and innovative designs, they are constantly expanding their product line to offer advanced computer peripheral to meet the personal and industrial needs of modern computer users. Their primary goal is to create viable solutions to satisfy the consumer’s needs. Offering complete and affordable ways to upgrade and maintain your personal computer, Vantec is a name you can trust for quality and reliability.
At Vantec, their mission is to produce the best thermal solutions on the market.
Adhering to the theory of both form and functionality, Vantec has the end-user’s best interest in mind. Though the computer scene is constantly changing, you can rely on Vantec to provide quality components to improve, enhance, and insure your computing experience.
Fan Controller SpecificationsMaterial: Aluminum
Input Voltage: 12V
Output Voltage: 0V ~ 12V
Output Current: Up to 1.5A
Optimal Wattage: Up to 18 Watts
Outline Dimension: 102 x 25.5 x 120 mm
Weight: 120 gm (0.002 lbs)
Cold Cathode Light SpecificationsOutput Voltage: 0V ~ 580V
Output Current: 5.00 � 0.03mA
Optimal Wattage: Up to 2.9 Watts
Outline Dimension: 323 mm (12.72 in)
Luminance: 5800 nit
Life: 15,000 hrs