Scythe Kama Panel 3 Multi-function Panel Review

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Combining a multitude of panels on the front of a computer, such as fan controllers, card readers, and or desktop hard drive docks can clean up alot of space on and in your computer, as well as on your desk.  The Kama Panel 3 tries to remedy the growing array of add-ons many computers need for data storage and transfer by being an all-in-one panel.

Introduction

A Multi-Function 5 inch bay panel product providing a variety of functions such as fan controller, card reader, front USB & S-ATA, audio in/out, just into a single 5 inch bay.
A 2.5“ S-ATA Mobile Rack and unique functions such as Reset and Power button. The fan controler sports a display for two channels of temperature and RPM, also a retractable VR knob for each channel for compatiblity with PC cases which has a front panel door.

Features

Fan Controller:
  • 2-channel fan controller with LCD, displaying temperature / fan speed.
  • Temperature alert: between 40 and 90 °C in steps of 1 °C
  • When temperature exceeds the set value: The temperature displayed will flash and set an alarm. The alarm can be muted by pressing “MODE” button.
  • When the fan RPM cannot be recognized:The RPM displayed will flash and set the alarm. The alarm can be muted by pressing “MODE” button.
  • Retractable Fan Controller Knob makes the Kama-Panel 3 suitable for use in PC-Cases with a door panel.

USB 2.0 and Multi-format Card Reader / Writer:
  • Direct slots for MicroSD/MicroSDHC Card, Memory Stick Micro, SD, Memory Stick, Multi Media Card.
  • MiniSD/MiniSDHC, RS-MMC, MMC-micro support by Adaptor (not included)
  • 2 Ports for USB / Power e-SATA

PC-Connections:
  • PC linkable Power and Reset Switch
  • Can establish relay connections with the PC case’s power switch and reset switch. This allows the PC case switch to be accessible while the power and reset switch of this product is connected.
  • Either switch can be freely used depending on situations for your convenience.

This device is compatible to 2.5 inch drives with 9.5mm thickness.

Complies to RoHS standard.

Caution:
Please avoid placing the sensor in between the CPU and CPU cooler.
Placing the sensor between the CPU and CPU cooler leads to reduced cooling efficiency and can harm your CPU as well as electrical parts of the sensor.

Specifications

Model Name: Kama-Panel 3
Model No: SCKMPN-3000
Dimensions: 148.5x42.5x117.5 mm | 5.85x1.67x4.63 in (WxHxD)
Compatibility: USB 2.0 and Multi-format Card Reader / Writer
Direct slots for MicroSD/MicroSDHC Card, Memory Stick Micro, SD, Memory Stick, Multi Media Card.
MiniSD/MiniSDHC, RS-MMC, MMC-micro support by Adaptor (not included)
2 Ports for USB / Power e-SATA
Voltage Range: 3,7 V (±10%) - 12 V (±10%)
Fan Output Current: Max 1 A (1 Channel)
Fan Speed Range: 0 - 9,900 rpm
Weight: 205 g / 7.23 oz
Accessory:

Fan Cable (x2), Audio Cable, S-ATA Cable (x3), USB Cable, Power Cable, Sensor Cable (x2), Power Switch Cabel Connector,  Reset Switch Cable Connector, Installation Screws (x4)

 

 

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