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As we mentioned, this Vortex model has a digital thermometer built-in. In Figure 5, you can see the thermal sensor used by this thermometer.

Vantec Vortex VTX-CO1-SLFigure 5: Thermal sensor.

Vortex has just one button where you can configure the fan speed (hi, which makes the fan to rotate at 3,700 rpm, low, which makes the fan to rotate at 2,000 rpm, or off) and the digital thermometer scale (Celsius or Fahrenheit).

Vantec Vortex VTX-CO1-SLFigure 6: Digital thermometer.

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