Date: September 20th, 2010
Article by: Joe Anderson (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Thermaltake
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH
Thermaltake hasn't gone to much trouble to make the Mobile Fan 12 aesthetically pleasing. It's just a 120mm fan with a fan control module, a wire stand and a couple of fanguards screwed to it. The fantail terminates in a two-pin connector that interfaces with…
…the retractable USB cable. Pulling on each end of the cable will deploy as much cable length as you need (up to a maximum of around 5.5 feet.) Pressing the button in the center of the case will quickly retract the cable. This is perhaps the coolest feature of the Mobile Fan and works well.
PRODUCT INSTALLATION AND TESTING
With the cable plugged into the fantail and the other end inserted into an available USB port, the fan spins up immediately and is ready to be adjusted to the desired speed. The Mobile Fan 12 works as advertised and is whisper quiet at full speed, becoming essentially silent as the speed is cranked down. Mr. Bones likes it a lot, but then he's naturally hot-blooded and frequently overdressed.