The RGB hub is required, even for a single fan. Physical controller isn’t needed since you’d be hooking up to a Lighting Node PRO.
Do I need a Corsair RGB hub?
So yes, if you want to control the RGB on all of your fans using iCue software, you will need the hub and either a Commander or Lighting Node Pro. Check out Zotty’s CORSAIR RGB Hardware and iCUE Eco-System FAQ for more information and diagrams on how to connect your hardware.
What does the Corsair RGB Hub do?
The Corsair RGB Fan Hub is, as the name implies, specialized in the control of the RGB illumination of the fans of the manufacturer Corsair. In each case one of a total of six 4-pin connections can be plugged in, for example, the fans from Corsair’s HD, LL, ML or SP-RGB series.
Will RGB fans work without RGB header?
Will RGB fans work without the RGB header being plugged in? Hi, Yes they will work as fans even if you plug in it without the rgb part. Most of the rgb fans come with a controller or demand a controller to be plugged in so you can control them via some kind of a software.
Do you need RGB hub with Commander Pro?
The Commander Pro is connected to your motherboard USB and to your PSU SATA power. You connect all your fans to the Commander Pro to change fan speeds. … So if you have fans and a Commander Pro, you will need the RGB Fan Hub too.
What does to RGB hub mean?
Fan Hub is used when you have more fans then connectors on the motherboard so it will control the speed of all fans, it’s like an extension. Corsair RGB lighting hub only controls the lighting. You put the power fan cord into Phanteks PWM fan hub, you put the RGB cord of the fan into Corsair RGB lighting hub.
Do you need a node for RGB fans?
1. If your motherboard has an RGB header, you *shouldn’t* need the lighting node pro. You *might* be able to daisy chain your fans together and plug all of them into the same motherboard header.
Does the Corsair RGB Hub Power fans?
The RGB, as you’ve mentioned, goes to the RGB Fan Hub. That provides power for the lighting. The other PWM header would go to your motherboard. If you have more fans than headers on your motherboard, you can use splitters or PWM Fan Hubs to connect multiple fans to a single header.
Can RGB fans be daisy chain?
Two fans connect to a single RGB header via a splitter, while the other header is split between another fan and two RGB strips that are daisy-chained together. Most RGB strips can be daisy-chained (an adaptor to do so is often included), allowing for longer runs in larger cases.
What is the difference between Argb and RGB?
RGB and ARGB Headers
RGB or ARGB headers are both used to connect LED strips and other ‘lighted’ accessories to your PC. That’s where their similarity ends. An RGB header (usually a 12V 4-pin connector) can only control colors on a strip in a limited number of ways. … That’s where ARGB headers come into the picture.
Can I use RGB fans without controller?
Cooler master’s RGB fans don’t need a controller for RGB as long as you have a motherboard with an RGB header, or you could just add an RGB fan frame like the Phanteks Halo to a regular fan and get RGB that way. I thought RGB fans didn’t need a controller? Just a hub so that they can all connect to and sync.
Do you need an RGB hub for RGB fans?
Some only need one cable, some need a controller and rgb hub and a lot of other stuff. For example, Corsair’s RGB fans require a the RGB cables of the fans to be plugged into an RGB Hub, and that RGB Hub plugs in to a Lighting Node Pro, which plugs in via SATA power and USB to the motherboard.
Does Commander Pro replace RGB hub?
Both the Commander Pro and the Lightning Node Pro will control the LED effects for 2 RGB Fan Hubs or up to 8 lighting strips.
Where does RGB hub plug into?
In the first picture the top cord is a 3 pin rgb cord and needs to be plugged into a 3 pin rgb header on your motherboard. If your motherboard only has 4 pin rgb headers you will need an adapter. This will control the rgb / fan speed.