Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance
components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the availability of
the Corsair Link™ Cooling Kit and the Corsair Link Cooling and Lighting Kit.
Corsair Link is a modular hardware and software system that provides
comprehensive monitoring and control of PC cooling and lighting. The two
packages are complete solutions that allow customers to immediately enjoy the
benefits of Corsair Link technology. Customers can then further expand their
control with additional peripherals that offer Corsair Link connectivity.
Corsair Link Commander
At the heart of each Corsair Link system is the Corsair Link Commander.
Enclosed in an extruded aluminum housing and designed to mount into any
available 3.5" drive bay, the Corsair Link Commander connects to the PC via USB
and provides eight Corsair Link Digital terminals and one analog Corsair Link
terminal for non-digital sensors and nodes.
Corsair Link Dashboard
Corsair Link Dashboard is a Microsoft® Windows® application that offers
at-a-glance parametric monitoring and sophisticated control options. Cooling can
be adjusted manually or automatically, with customizable configurations to
provide exactly the right balance of fan noise and system cooling performance
for the customer's needs. Lighting can be set to fixed colors, or programmed to
change automatically according to system temperature or other parameters.
Corsair Link Cooling Node and Lighting Node
The Cooling Node and the Lighting Node both connect to the digital terminals
on Corsair Link Commander. The Cooling Node provides five fan control terminals,
four sensor terminals, and three temperature sensors. The Lighting Node provides
two lighting channels, each of which can control up to 33 LED strips. In
addition to software control, integrated buttons allow the user to manually
adjust lighting values. Each node is finished in plastic housing and includes
cables for connecting to the power supply and the Corsair Link Commander.
The Corsair Link Cooling and Lighting Kit includes the above, and adds a
Corsair Link Lighting Node and three LED Light Strips. Each light strip contains
three RGB LEDs capable of displaying any of 16.7 million colors. Up to 33 strips
can be connected together. Customers who start with the Corsair Link Cooling Kit
may also purchase the Corsair Link Lighting Node separately.
Connectivity with Components and Peripherals
Any component with a Corsair Link Digital connector can be added to the
Corsair Link system to provide monitoring and control via the desktop. The
Corsair Hydro Series™ H80 and H100 Liquid CPU Coolers connect via Corsair Link
Digital to allow precise coolant temperature monitoring and radiator fan
control. They join the Airflow Pro™ in offering Corsair Link Digital
The Hydro Series H60 Liquid CPU Cooler includes an analog Corsair Link
connector which allows monitoring of coolant temperature from the desktop.