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Old 04-18-2019, 02:41 PM
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Default Help! Lighting Node and Commander

I purchased a Corsair 680X Case.

I have 6 Corsair LL120 RGB fans and a Corsair AIO Cooler with 2 ML120 RGB fans.

I have 1 lighting node pro.

Of course, I want to power and control all 8 fans with iCue and my MOBO doesn't have enough headers for fans or RGB by a long shot.

Do I need a Commander? A controller? Another lighting node pro?

Sorry for being an RGB newb, but I'm totally confused here and any help will be appreciated.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 04-18-2019, 02:53 PM
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The LNP will handle the RGB. However, for fan control you'd need some kind of fan controller, splitters or hub. That's where the Commander Pro comes in - it will handle the fan speed control for the 6 LL fans while the 2 fans on the cooler will be connected to the cooler's fan controller.

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Old 04-18-2019, 03:13 PM
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Fantastic. Thanks!
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Old 04-24-2019, 06:02 AM
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1 commander pro + 1 RGB hub is all you need.. Plug 6 into the commander pro for speed control and 6 of the RGB connectors into the RGB hub. And the remaining 2 on the cooler connects into the cooler :)
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Hi! Thanks so much for raising this question. Just to be clear, the $250 Crystal 680x comes with the LNP, but requires the purchase of a separate CoPro in order to run the 4 Included fans?
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Old 07-02-2019, 04:46 AM
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To power the fans (make them spin) and control them in iCUE yes you would require a Commander Pro.

more info below

the other option is to control them via your Motherboards Fan headers or a fan controller of your choosing
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