Upon your system start-up, the Aerogate II will beep once if all is running smoothly, internally that is. If a fan appears dead, or a wire unattached, the Aerogate II will repeatedly beep until the dial (located on the right side of the device) is pressed once. This is an incredible nuisance; the beeping is loud and shrill and can be extremely difficult to troubleshoot if you are not avidly familiar with how the product works or with the insides of your computer.
Nevertheless, when the Aerogate II isn't beeping, it generally provides a great addition to your computing experience; not only as a thermal monitoring solution, but as un-ignorable eye candy. The product enables you to toggle the display color of the flashy area around dial; it does this by sequentially adjusting the backlight color behind the device. This may seem cool and even handy, but excitement is soon lost when one discovers the color of the actual display-screen is static: Permanently blue. But, if you're the kind who likes to experiment with color schemes, by all means you might actually enjoy this otherwise normal setback.
Now on to the actual display-screen itself: On the left side of the screen is the currently selected device's monitored temperature (user-definable temperature display in either degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit). On the opposite side, we have the currently selected fan's RPM coupled by an animated "rotating" image (used to show an in-use fan). While the screen is rather stylish, its range of view (both vertically and horizontally) are horribly skewed upon the slightest rotational movement, making the product un-ideal for any position other than parallel to that of the user's head.
At night, the unit shines brilliantly- the display is truly vibrant...perhaps a little too vibrant for most consumers' tastes. To negatively top it off, it is impossible to turn off both backlights for the unit; this puts you in a tight spot if your PC is in your sleeping room, or the sleeping room of any other human being.
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