Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by phinix, 9 Nov 2009.
Happy Birthday Phinx!
The rings and comb all look great- a piece of art!
Wow very nice led job
Sweet. Now if you could wire it up to one of those HD indicator roto-sequence circuits... Think warp core.
Guys, thank you all so much for your comments. I'm so happy you like my updates
This ring cover looks amazing in reality, I don't know how to show it with 100% accuracy, but please believe me, it looks great It is always hard for me to photograph lighting, but these are pretty close I think.
Ben, thank you very much for comment, I'm glad you posted in that mood
I'm really happy you have taken part in this project - not very small - huge one - your leds give the whole build a character - lighting is very important. Right now I can only imagine every moment I turn the Tower on - it will come up from darkness with all those yellow lighting.
If you liked this ring cover - wait till you see the front panel
I also feel a bit sad, but like every project this one will end as well (some people here will say: FINALLY! ) Next project? I can only say I have some images in my mind
Great idea Cheaps! I saw that thing somewhere here.. i wonder how hard is to do it...
So cool! Awesome work again, as usual. Keep it up!
The updates are stunning and it's great to see what you're doing. Big thumbs
As always, looking forward to the next one!
This project is so cool mini itx boards are great
UPDATE TIME !!!
It's time for a little update.
I needed to design and make this temperature lcd sensor stand, used a black tinted acrylic for this. Color didn't matter cause it was going to be black painted anyway.
It will be attached like this.
And here is painted and attached to the ring cover. I used double sided tape for it.
Cables will be cut to length and sleeved later, when the whole thing will go inside of the Tower.
I also painted this USB socket that goes on top. It was ugly cream color, but wanted it nice black deep color. Cable was sleeved as well.
To finish some other bits I used this double sided tape - I have attached aluminium painted cover to acrylic piece of that GPU cable cover I showed before.
I did some work on rear panel too - cut to length fan cables and sleeved them. All three of them
Then sleeved power button cable...
Also sleeved each of those single wires, using yellow heat shrink - to add a nice finish.
I'm not sure I showed you guys my special "painting chamber" in my attic
After applying few coats of paint, fumes in the air are so "thick" that I'm done for the rest of the day
New bit!! New bit!! I haven't even showed you the idea of this bit before
I decided to change the design of the top panel, adding this nice cover. It has holes for power button and USB socket. Remember that older version of it, with small hole plates? I didn't like it so designed these. Tom cut it quickly for me on his CNC. Both acrylic and aluminium bits are same size, I drilled those holes in acrylic bit for 3mm yellow leds which will be pushed in to light up the whole edge of this thing...
Here it is on top 10mm acrylic panel.
I hope you guys like it!
It was also time to do some work on front panel. I had a nice acrylic and aluminium hex shapes for the front, so next move was to drill a huge holes in each acrylic hex and glue them to aluminium ones.
But this will be shown in next update
Stay tuned !!!
I really love this build man--got me thinking about going small after I finish my current design
I do The yellow acrylic is always nice (done some work with it in the past ), but what you've done with it is even better.
That new top bit is looking stellar!
But, come on... you COULD have fired up that temperature sensor LCD to give us an idea of how it'd look besides that awesome res holder.
Yep. What he said.
All that needs to be said, really.
More epic work my friend.
^ What they said.
Gotta go and change my pants
You need to back up and post an 'everything together so far' pic again before I go insane.
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