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Case Mod - In Progress Lunar - FINISH

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Bouly, 1 May 2014.

  1. Bouly

    Bouly New Member

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    Hello everyone,

    After a long absence, I'm back with a new project. :rock: (update 25/05/2015)

    Config:
    ☑ Gigabyte GA-Z87N-WIFI
    ☑ Intel Core i7-4770 3,4 GHz
    ☑ Thermalright AXP-100
    ☑ G.Skill Ares Série 16 Go (2 x 8 Go) DDR3-1866
    ☑ MSI GeForce GTX 760 Gaming ITX
    ☑ Crucial M550 mSATA 256Go with msata to sata Half slim adapter
    ☑ HDD 2,5" WD Blue 1To 16Mo 7 mm
    ☑ Silverstone ST45SF-G 450W SFX
    ☑ Silverstone Tek PP05-E plat flexible

    Accessories:
    ☑ Riser 3M PCI Express X16 L500mm or 250mm
    ☑ Extension HDMI 90° 500mm
    ☑ Dong Bluetooth 4.0
    ☑ Mac white AC power cable
    ☑ Light button.

    Case:
    ☑ Subject usual hijacked : A bathroom bin ( "Authentics Lunar" )
    ☑ Base, air diffuser and holding plates made ​​3D printing
    ☑ Noctua NF-A15 PWM 150mm Fan
    ☑ Structure anodized aluminum profile ("Makerbeam")

    @ Soon for more ...
     
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  2. Impatience

    Impatience Active Member

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    Seems like this could be an interesting build! Definitely interested in how the GPU will look in the build. :) As for your search, I remember seeing some temperature controlled fans when I was looking online for a case fan.. :idea: It's not one box controlling multiple fans, but they could do the same thing? :clap:

    Oh, and *subbed*! :D
     
  3. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    Your first post of a project log must include some images of work being done otherwise a moderator will move it to the 'modding' section.

    3D printed parts for a case sounds interesting though.
     
  4. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I came to see what you had because I know you do good work.
    --but there's nothing to see.:waah:
     
  5. Bouly

    Bouly New Member

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    Hello,

    The mod is not dead, just behind the controls, I expect sales. :D

    Otherwise I'm still in the research phase, I made contact to my laser cutting, drop the price. I turned to 3D printing, and where happiness.
    So I decided to challenge me on this mod, DO NOT DO THAT ASSEMBLY: 3D full study, 95% of parts made in 3D printing and final assembly.
    The only changes to be cut and on the housing.

    Here is a first test of an air diffuser fan Noctua:
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  6. Nexxo

    Nexxo Stopped treating this country as if it was his own

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    Dude, it's been over a month. Pics of work in progress or get thee to Modding.
     
  7. Ocelot

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    Have to agree with Nexxo, it's not a log without actual progress pics.

    Take a look at the Aquacomputer Poweradjust 2 Ultra. It's tiny and should do exactly what you need it to do.

    Here is a link to its manual. The product page doesn't do a good job of explaining what it can do.

    www.aquacomputer.de/handbuecher.htm...ds/manuals/poweradjust_2_english_20130524.pdf

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    :lol: It's Bouly, so it's still better than most empty logs.
    Intrigued, sir.
     
  9. Bouly

    Bouly New Member

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    Hello,

    A little news...

    I fell on an article presenting a MOD inspired from Mac Pro 2013 using the "Lunar" dustbin for case, but with a very small configuration.
    Some research later, I discovered an improved version :waah:, powerful configuration, compatible Hackintosh.This version with a few followers, so I followed all these worklogs.
    I decide to make my version, by taking only best installations.

    The first work, modelled 3D the hardware:
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    Then to make a first installation:
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    To be continued...:naughty:
     
  10. morgansk

    morgansk I've got wood

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    Ooh, looks intriguing! Subbed!
     
  11. Bouly

    Bouly New Member

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    Hello,

    Here are some fresh news of my mod.

    The final install :
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    The case :
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    Modifcation of the case :
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    Higher cutting Ø125 and on the side for inputs / outputs rear of the motherboard.
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    Disbursement for pasage inside the motherboard.
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    Cut the lid.

    Changing the fan by removing the fins :
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    Prototyping of hardware installation, small 360° :
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    Coupling case/hardware :
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    The upper air distributor (3D printing) :
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    The base ( 3D printing) :
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    In place :
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    To be continued...:naughty:
     
  12. storm-83

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    This is way awesome!
     
  13. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Finally! :lol: Looks great. See you in 2017.:D
     
  14. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    Looks almost exactly like the recent Mac Pro. That's not a bad thing and I think you've used the donor case very well with minimal wastage. Can't wait to see what happens next.
     
  15. pekcitron

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    Really good, nice job :clap: ! I had similar idea in my mind and tried few configurations on sketchup ... you are much better than me :D !
     
  16. Bouly

    Bouly New Member

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    Thank you to all.

    I received and tested my mSATA SSD , too well ...

    Comparison between a hard disk 3.5 " 320GB SATA / SSD 2.5" 256GB / 256GB mSATA SSD and with adapter :
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    A final test operation of all:
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    To be continued... :naughty:
     
  17. Cown

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    Nice concept :D Looking forward to seeing more :)
     
  18. Bouly

    Bouly New Member

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    After 16 months of research and study, the mod is over. :wallbash:

    The config : :thumb:
    ☑ Gigabyte GA-Z87N-WIFI
    ☑ Intel Core i7-4770 3,4 GHz
    ☑ Thermalright AXP-100
    ☑ G.Skill Ares Série 16 Go (2 x 8 Go) de mémoire DDR3-1866
    ☑ MSI GeForce GTX 760 Gaming ITX
    ☑ Crucial M550 mSATA 256Go with msata to sata Half slim adapter
    ☑ HDD 2,5" WD Blue 1To 16Mo 7 mm
    ☑ Riser 3M PCI Express X16 L250mm
    ☑ Noctua NF-A15 PWM Fan 150mm
    ☑ Extension HDMI 90° 500mm
    ☑ Light button
    ☑ White Power Mac power cord

    The case : :thumb:
    ☑ A bathroom trash ''Authentics Lunar''
    ☑ Base, upper air diffuser, keeping Plates, motherboard support and SSD 3D printing
    ☑ Black anodized aluminum profile structure ‘'Makerbeam''


    Mounting : :dremel:

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    Support for the start button and the HDMI cord.

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    The power supply.

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    The lower support.

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    A part of structure.

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    PCI riser (after a full afternoon to bend), graphics card and power of it.

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    The motherboard support.

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    The Motherboard with the wiring.

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    Extension HDMI.

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    The motherboard equiped.

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    The mSATA drive and bracket.

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    The upper support.

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    The fan.

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    The upper air diffuser.

    A small 360° with hard drive:
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    The case, the carrier and the closing ring.

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    The motherboard Cache (two working days).

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    The lower ring.

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    The closing.

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    Le case.

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    The cache up.

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    On the way ………. :rock:
     
  19. Fable

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    Too top top! Are you going to do some graphics on the case?
     
  20. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    That was an insanely slow, but satisfying finale.
     

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