|Zalman ZM-NC3000U Notebook Cooler|
|Reviews - Featured Reviews: Notebook | Compact PC|
|Written by Steven Iglesias-Hearst|
|Thursday, 15 July 2010|
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Zalman ZM-NC3000U Detailed Features
A more detailed look here at the Zalman ZM-NC3000U notebook cooler now, there are a total of 1300 ventilation holes covering a little under 60% of the top surface area. Being made of aluminium the vented area is quite strong, there is a little bit of flex if you push down hard enough but the fan stops it going too far and it springs back to it's original position. There are two anti-slip rubber grips towards the back corners and a full length strip towards the front that prevent your laptop from sliding off the cooler.
Flipped over the Zalman ZM-NC3000U notebook cooler you can see a different plastic has been used for construction, good call in my opinion as this is a rarely seen side and as such does not need any such aesthetics. There are two feet at the back that allow you to gain a little more height for your convenience, they also have anti-slip rubber attached and a further two rubber grips can be seen towards the front.
As previously mentioned the Zalman ZM-NC3000U notebook cooler has a big 220mm fan installed, it is a nice black transparent design. The speed range on this fan is 620~720 rpm @ 17~23.5 dBA respectively, this is a very quiet fan even on its max speed setting.
Looking at the rear I/O panel now, from left to right are; Power on/off button, Fan speed control wheel, Mini USB power connector, 3x USB 2.0 ports, and an auxiliary 5v DC input for when attached devices need more power.
Included with the Zalman ZM-NC3000U notebook cooler is the Y-type USB power/data lead. The mini USB end plugs into the back of the cooler and the other two regular size USB plugs connect to your laptops USB ports.
This concludes the Functions and features part of the review, in the next section we will test the Zalman ZM-NC3000U notebook cooler and put it through it's paces to see how well it performs.