Everything you need to know when you are installing components in your CMT520.

Q1: Fan is running, light is on, but RGB effect of the fan cannot be switched? (when Motherboard is not synced)

STEP 1: Shut down the PC and turn off the power. 
STEP 2: Open the side cover, verify if the RGB SW cable of I/O control panel inside the case is connected to controller board as shown in Fig. a, and power cable of the controller board is correctly connected as shown in Fig. b.
STEP 3: Lock up the side cover and start the PC, now the fan works and the lighting effect can be switched over by pressing RGB SW.
STEP 4: Contact FSP customer service if the lighting effect still cannot be switched over normally.

↑ fig. a

↑ fig. b

Q2: How to change the lighting effect on CMT510?

Press the RGB button on the I/O control panel.
The controller board provides 6 different lighting effects:

  • Single Color
  • Static7-color cycling (Flash)
  • 3-color cycling (Flash 3 Colors),
  • Breathing Mode
  • No Light.

Q3: How to sync CMT520 RGB lighting effect with your motherboard?

STEP 1: Shut down the PC and turn off the power. 
STEP 2: Open the side cover, locate the 12V RGB(4PIN) connector on the motherboard (see Fig. c, connect the RGB cable of the controller board with the motherboard as shown in Fig. d. Make sure the 4 wires are correctly connected to +, G, R, and B respectively (△mark on the connector indicates the positive +)
STEP 3: Lock up the side cover and start the PC.Download and install the sync software provided by the motherboard. Press and hold the RGB button on the I/O control panel of the case for 3 seconds to switch over to motherboard sync mode. Verify if the installation of RGB fan is detected by the software. Now you are able to control the RGB fan’s lighting effect via the software.
STEP 4: Pressing and holding this button again to switch back to controller board mode.
STEP 5: Contact FSP customer service if lighting effect still cannot be synchronized with the motherboard.

↑ fig. c

↑ fig. d

Q4: Individual fan does not run or light up?

STEP 1: Shut down the PC and turn off the power. 
STEP 2: Open the side cover and verify if the fan connector is firmly connected to the controller board inside the case as shown in Fig. e
STEP 3: Lock up the side cover and start the PC.Contact FSP customer service for further assistance.
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↑ fig. e

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