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Scratch Build – In Progress HCC - Hybrid Concept Case [DJB] (finished) final pictures and concept explanation

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Diegojavbau, 6 Aug 2011.

  1. teo331

    teo331 New Member

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    That's a really nice case! Just one question, i intead to make a case (with a mini-itx due to small space) and i noticed that you connected the aluminium parts with some kind of screw which can't be removed. I have seen the same method in many other commercial cases and i whould really like to learn how they are called, how to you place them and in what kind of shop i can find them.
     
  2. Diegojavbau

    Diegojavbau Member

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    Temperature ? I will know when I finish xD

    There is so many fans , temperatures will be fine
     
  3. sparkyboy22

    sparkyboy22 Web Tinkerer

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    I dont yet understand how this will all fit together.

    Looking forward to the penny dropping.
     
  4. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    DUDE! If you don't cover the rig with the tablecloth material, I will die and haunt you!:D
    -Sorry. I'm just saying that that black cloth would look good on a case.:thumb:
     
  5. Diegojavbau

    Diegojavbau Member

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    Update

    The model was open like an easter egg , to work on it and to put the aluminium chasis inside.
    Some pictures of the cuts fot the hardware .

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    Mothertray window

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    Optical drives and HDD Rack

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    Wide view

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    Fan holes

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    Other point od view to show the hole for the PSU fan

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    Acordin to the concept of the One-unit of the mod , I will not use grills , I will made it in the main body of the mod

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    Draw of the otical drives holes

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    Grill on top done

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    Front holes and grills done

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    PSU window + I/O panel + expansion card

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    I will made a toolless-like system to fix in position the optical drives , front panel and HDD Rack , holes for that

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    Frontal image

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    Holes for the cable management , very important to the functionality of the mod

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    Now is time to close the coffin again , but with the aluminium chasis inside

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    The gap that remains is because the measures was for fiberglass , not for 3mm MDF , let's work on it

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    Some accesories and acrylic side panel

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    Next the final pictures :rock: :rock:
     
  6. Diegojavbau

    Diegojavbau Member

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    The main concept of this project was made a scratch build mod with all the basics of modding (big side window , front and bottom blowhole , rear and top fan's extracting hot air) , but introducing a new concept of build and functionality (new at least for me)
    This case is a concept prototype of hibrid chassis , made of aluminium and fiberglass (aluminium and MDF in this beta version) , where there is just one modular unit , the only removable piece is the acrylic side panel and 2 fan covers (no front cover , no top cover , no side panels)

    The main challenge with this proyect was the planificacion to make this functionality work , for that I include extractable pieces (HDD rack , mothertray , front control panel) , and a routing system for the cable management to make it reach all the case

    This is the 3d-render that I made as a model in the beginning

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    Here the final pictures of the job done , I hope you like it


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    PD : I notice that the reaf fan is in the wrong position after the photo session , :( , I already turn it to the rigth position
     
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  7. LazyMan

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    Very nice bro.....
     
  8. LeandroJVarini

    LeandroJVarini Mod is my life!

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    nice!!!!!!!!!!!
    congrats
     
  9. kelmannen

    kelmannen New Member

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    very nice and different solution =)
     
  10. Diegojavbau

    Diegojavbau Member

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    Thanks !!!!! =D
     
  11. Angel OD

    Angel OD Pump Killer

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    *Cough* paint the dvd drive *cough*

    Besides that it's a very nice case! I could never do that! :thumb:
     
  12. Diegojavbau

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