Sentry LXE

External Touch Screen Fan Controller






External Touch Screen Fan Controller

Introducing Sentry LXE, a high performance external fan controller with an intuitive touch screen. Its unique patent-pending PCI card interface desktop design allows effortless control without having to reach underneath the desk to configure the settings. Some of the additional advanced features include touch screen capability, 5 channel fan control and temperature detect, time and date display, temperature alarm, and screen on/of functions.


Intuitive Touch Screen LCD – Advanced, touch screen LCD displays temperatures in C/F, RPMs, along with the date, time, and day of the week. Users have the ability to switch the display off for complete darkness for more immersive gaming sessions

Complete Control – 5 Temperature Probes keep tabs on thermals throughout the case while the 5 Fan controllers adjust the fans’ RPM speed for at least 10W per channel. Allows users to automatically adjust the fan speeds to correspond to a specific temperature, manually customize for extreme overclocking capabilities, or set to absolute silence

Temperature Alarm – Instant notification if temperatures rise above a designated point

Sleek Design – Brushed aluminum frame provides sleek aesthetics for any desktop.

Rechargeable Battery – The Sentry LXE features a rechargeable battery for up to 500 times, keeping the LXE life time longer without the hassle of replacing batteries constantly.

Using a NZXT developed PCI board and external touch display, the LXE allows for more 5.25" bays freed up for other peripherals.environment. Simply set the fan controller atop your PC or desktop and connect through PCI card interface.




Tech Spec.

Model Number SENLXE-001
Material Aluminum, LCD Screen, PCB
Fan Connector 3-Pin
Finish Black brushed Aluminum
Form Factor External Device & Expansion Slot
UPC 895562002735
Connections 1x Molex, 5x Temperature Sensors
Maximum Combined Wattage 50 Watts
Brightness Levels On / Off
Control Method Touch Screen
Control Modes Manual / Automatic
Fan Channel Quantity 5
Fan Channel Wattage 10 Watts
Temperature Range 0 to 99?
Temperature Range 0 to 99?
Measurement Frequency 2 Seconds
Temperature Alarm Range 30? to 90?
Minimum Power To Fans 40%
Screen Size 5.27 Inches
Screen Type Capacitive Touch
Cable Length 6.8 Feet
Fan Control Method Voltage
Warranty 2 Years

Expert Reviews (19)

  • Icrontic

    Which is why we’re happy to give the Sentry LXE the coveted Golden Fedora award; you simply can’t do better than NZXT has done here. more..

  • Hardware Secrets

    The NZXT Sentry LXE fan controller is a great gadget. It draws attention at the side of your monitor, and works fine as a fan controller. more..

  • Real World Labs

    To make things short the NZXT Sentry LXE is the most advanced fan controller we’ve ever seen and for that we award it our Editors Real Deal Choice Award. more..

  • Pure Overclock

    The NZXT Sentry LXE sells for $60 USD which is a fair price considering all of the features and build quality in this unit. more..

  • Minatica

    Over het concept van de NZXT Sentry LXE, niets dan lof. Het oogt goed, het laat zich gemakkelijk installeren, het is modulair en het doet waarvoor het ontworpen is. Enkel hadden sommige instelling nauwkeuriger mogen zijn. more..

  • Techzine

    Ik geef deze fancontroller de must-have stempel, omdat hij gewoon de heer en meester is onder de fancontrollers. Doet wat het moet doen in een strak ogend jasje. more..

  • Techzine

    Ik geef deze fancontroller de must-have stempel, omdat hij gewoon de heer en meester is onder de fancontrollers. Doet wat het moet doen in een strak ogend jasje. more..

  • Benchmark Reviews

    All considered, the Sentry LXE is a great product. It has my full recommendation for anyone looking for a solid fan controller with digital display more..

  • Orthy

    Dank des tollen Displays, der edlen Optik und der erstklassigen Verarbeitung gibt es zusätzlich noch den "Test-Silber" Award. more..

  • OverClockers Intelligence Agency (OCIA)

    This device is perfect for those who want the maximum information and control of their PC case. As their previous controllers have, it helps you strike that perfect balance between acoustic qualities and thermal control. It does this in a great looking, m more..

  • Noticias 3D

    Las alarmas personalizables añadirán seguridad extra, por si hay una temperatura que supera lo debido, o se para un ventilador de forma irregular, y la hora y la fecha que se muestran añaden una función extra al panel que resulta muy práctica. more..

  • Gamers Daily News (GDN)

    . Sure, there are less expensive controllers out there, but nothing quite like this one. more..

  • Overclockers HQ

    Also if you are a MacGyver and want an HTPC this is a great fan controller to mod in order to extend the panel to your home theater stand or side table in order to have on the fly control of noise levels produced but your PC more..

  • 3D Game Man

    The NZXT Sentry LXE Fan Controller is the best fan controller I've reviewed. It has a great look, lots of features and affordable. more..

  • Techware Labs

    TechwareLabs awards the NZXT Sentry LXE the Approved Hardware award. more..

  • KitGuru

    We have no problem recommending the NZXT Sentry LXE and feel it is a product worth buying. It will add functionality to your system and provide peace of mind knowing you can glance over and monitor you system temperatures at any time. more..

  • NeoSeeker

    It is a great product that comes with a very polished look and gives users an easier means to control their internal fans and temperatures. Since the LXE will retail for the same price as the NZXT LX, it is definitely a good value. more..

  • Tech Gage

    . The Sentry LXE fully deserves our Editor's Choice award in its category and it simply has no known competition. Kudos to NZXT on the great job here, and for once again raising the bar for fan controllers all over. more..

  • TweakTown

    I think NZXT not only offers an “out of the box”, very user friendly controller, but the Sentry LXE chocked full of features isn’t going to burn a bigger hole in your wallet than the inferior choices around. Any way I look at it, the Sentry LXE from NZXT more..

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