Control Freak 13A Frequency Controller


Discover the Control Freak 13A Frequency Controller, your essential tool for mastering the climate in hydroponic grow rooms. Offering a unique blend of 90 adjustable speeds and noiseless operation, this controller optimises fan efficiency and longevity. Its dual-fan capacity, automatic temperature control, and energy-saving features make it a must-have for every indoor gardener seeking precision, ease, and sustainability in their growing environment. Upgrade your hydroponic system with the Control Freak 13A and experience unparalleled control over your grow space.

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Control Freak 13A Frequency Controller

Revolutionise Your Grow Room

Ever wondered how to master the perfect climate in your hydroponic grow room? Meet the Control Freak 13A Frequency Controller, your ultimate ally in creating an ideal growing environment. Whether you’re an experienced green enthusiast or just starting, this controller brings a whole new level of precision to your indoor gardening.

Why You’ll Love the Control Freak 13A:

  • Smoother Operation: Ditches the traditional PWM design for a frequency-modified waveform, drastically reducing noise and extending your fan’s lifespan.
  • Effortless Control: Offers 90 speed settings (from 10 to 100%) – more than most other controllers out there. Whether it’s manual tinkering or letting it auto-adjust, you’ve got complete control.
  • Energy Saver: Unlike typical fan controllers, it scales down power usage as you reduce fan speed – saving energy and your wallet.
  • Dual Fan Capability: Comes with two outlet sockets, allowing you to manage two fans simultaneously (as long as the total current stays under 13A).
  • User-Friendly Interface: A large LCD screen ensures easy monitoring and adjusting.
  • Automatic Genius: Just set your desired temperature, and the Control Freak does the rest, adjusting fan speeds to maintain your set climate.
  • Manual Mode Mastery: For those who like it hands-on, set your fan speed, and the Control Freak will maintain it, regardless of temperature changes.
  • Temperature Probe Included: A remote probe helps accurately gauge and adjust to the ambient temperature.
  • Flexible Bandwidth Adjustment: Eliminates frequency conflicts with other equipment, ensuring a harmonious grow room environment.
  • Light and Easy: Weighing just 2.26kg and offering plug-and-play functionality, it’s a breeze to set up and move around.
  • Broad Compatibility: Designed for 220-240v – 1 Ph power supply, fitting a wide range of setups.

Whether you’re aiming for lush lettuce or bountiful basil, the Control Freak 13A Fan Controller is your ticket to a thriving indoor garden. So, are you ready to take control and see your plants flourish?

How Does the Control Freak 13A Frequency Controller Work?

Understanding the inner workings of this Fan Controller illuminates why it’s a must-have for any hydroponic gardener. At its core, this unit revolutionises fan speed management in grow rooms, ensuring your plants thrive in the perfect conditions.

In-Depth Functionality:

Firstly, the Control Freak operates on a unique principle, differing from traditional pulse width modulation (PWM) fan controllers. Instead of producing a spiky, noisy waveform, it modifies the frequency of a standard waveform. This innovation not only reduces the noise drastically but also minimises wear and tear on the fan motor, extending its lifespan.

Moreover, the controller offers an impressive range of 90 fan speeds. You can manually select any speed between 10% and 100%, allowing precise control over the growing environment. Alternatively, switch to automatic mode, where the Control Freak automatically adjusts the fan speed based on the ambient temperature you set. It’s smart and responsive and ensures your plants are always in an environment tailored to their needs.

Why It’s a Game-Changer:

Energy efficiency is another standout feature. Unlike other controllers that consume the same power regardless of fan speed, the Control Freak scales down energy usage in tandem with the fan speed. This action not only conserves energy but also translates into significant cost savings over time.

Furthermore, its dual-fan capability is a boon for larger setups. You can run two fans simultaneously as long as their combined current is within the 13A limit. This flexibility is invaluable for maintaining uniform conditions across larger grow areas.

The controller’s design also addresses compatibility issues often faced in grow rooms. If the frequency output conflicts with other equipment, causing noise, a simple adjustment in the bandwidth can resolve it. This level of adaptability is crucial in a dynamic, growing environment.

In essence, the Control Freak Fan Controller isn’t just a tool; it’s a critical component in ensuring your hydroponic garden’s success. Its advanced technology, coupled with user-friendly features, makes it an indispensable asset for gardeners who seek to optimise their indoor growing conditions.

How Do I Use a Control Freak 13A Frequency Controller?

Getting the most out of your hydroponic setup is crucial, and that’s where the Control Freak Fan Controller comes into play. Let’s dive into how you can seamlessly integrate this device into your grow room for optimum results.

Step-by-Step Guide:

  1. Initial Setup: Start by plugging in the Control Freak. Its lightweight design and plug-and-play functionality make this a breeze. Ensure it’s connected to a 220-240v – 1 Ph power supply.
  2. Fan Connection: Hook up your fans to the controller. Remember, it can handle two fans at once but keep the combined current below 13A. This feature is perfect for managing both an extractor and an intake fan.
  3. Choosing the Mode: You’ve got two options – Automatic and Manual. In Automatic mode, the device self-adjusts the fan speed based on the ambient temperature you set. Manual mode lets you take the reins by selecting the fan speed yourself.
  4. Setting the Temperature: If you’re using Automatic mode, input your desired temperature. The controller will work tirelessly to maintain this climate, adjusting fan speeds as needed.
  5. Adjusting Fan Speed: In Manual mode, you decide the fan speed. Select anywhere from 10% to 100% speed to suit your plants’ needs. The Control Freak maintains this speed consistently, regardless of temperature changes.
  6. Fine-tuning: Take advantage of the adjustable bandwidth feature. This attribute is especially useful if you notice any interference with other equipment. A slight tweak can dramatically improve matters.
  7. Monitoring Progress: Keep an eye on the large LCD screen. It provides real-time data on your settings and fan speed, ensuring you’re always in the loop.
  8. Energy Efficiency: Notice the energy savings as you adjust the fan speed. Lower speeds mean less power consumption, a feature not common in standard fan controllers.
  9. Regular Checks: Use the remote temperature probe to confirm that the ambient temperature aligns with your settings, ensuring your plants are in their ideal environment.

By incorporating the Control Freak Fan Controller into your hydroponic setup, you’re not just controlling the environment; you’re optimising it for peak plant performance.


How is the Control Freak 13A Frequency Controller the right fan controller for my hydroponic setup?

Choosing the right fan controller is key. The Control Freak 13A stands out because of its unique ability to modulate fan speed based on frequency rather than voltage. This feature means it’s not only quieter but also more energy-efficient and gentle on your fan’s motor. If you have a setup that requires precise temperature control and you’re looking to extend the life of your equipment while saving on energy costs, this controller is an excellent choice.

Can I use the Control Freak with any fan?

Absolutely! The Control Freak is versatile and can work with most fans as long as the total current of the connected fans is under 13A. Its dual socket feature makes it even more convenient, allowing you to control an extractor and an intake fan simultaneously.

Is it complicated to install and use the Control Freak in my grow room?

Not at all. Its plug-and-play design makes installation a breeze. Once plugged in, you can choose between automatic and manual modes. Set your desired temperature or fan speed, and the controller takes care of the rest. The large LCD and intuitive controls make it user-friendly, even for beginners.

How does the automatic mode work to maintain the desired temperature?

In automatic mode, you set your target temperature, and the Control Freak adjusts the fan speeds accordingly to maintain it. This feature is thanks to its advanced technology, which continuously monitors the ambient temperature and adjusts the fan speed to ensure your grow room remains in your chosen climate. This feature is perfect for those who prefer a set-and-forget approach to managing their grow environment.

Recommended Products

  • AIR Mixed Flow Fan: Enhance your grow room’s environment with the AIR Mixed Flow Fan. Designed for seamless integration with the Control Freak 13A, this fan offers exceptional air circulation. Its energy-efficient design ensures a steady flow of fresh air, which is crucial for healthy plant growth. Paired with the Control Freak, you get the ultimate control over air movement, which is vital for maintaining optimal humidity and temperature.
  • Rhino Pro Carbon Filter: Say goodbye to unwanted odours and airborne pathogens with the Rhino Pro Carbon Filter. This top-notch filter works hand-in-hand with your AIR Mixed Flow Fan, ensuring clean, fresh air circulates throughout your grow space. It’s essential for maintaining a sterile and odour-free environment, making it a perfect addition to your hydroponic setup.
  • Grow Bitz Rope Ratchets: Ensure secure and adjustable positioning of your equipment with Grow Bitz Rope Ratchets. These are incredibly useful for hanging lights, filters, and fans, including the AIR Mixed Flow Fan. Their easy-to-use design allows for quick adjustments and secure locking, providing peace of mind that your equipment is secure.
  • BudBox Pro XL Grow Tent: The cornerstone of any indoor gardening setup, the BudBox Pro XL Grow Tent offers the perfect enclosed space for your hydroponic system. Its durable, light-proof design works excellently with the Control Freak 13A, ensuring that your controlled environment is maintained effectively. The tent’s size and structure are ideal for maximising the efficiency of the AIR fan and Rhino filter, creating an optimal growing environment.

Get Your Control Freak 13A Frequency Controller Today!

Embark on a journey to unparalleled control and efficiency in your hydroponic adventures with the Control Freak 13A Dynamic Fan Controller. Add this marvel to your basket and witness your hydroponic garden thrive like never before. Advance your growing experience – it’s time to control, optimise, and flourish!

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