Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Sleepstreamer, 20 Nov 2007.
Amazing work... What I wouldn't do for a mill of my own.
Okay guys, here comes a small update on the build.
Thought I might sort out the electrical stuff, as it is now, nothing in the computer has any juice.
Did the four leds for the other side of the case.
Put them in there, and on with the molex-connectors
Time to get the psu hooked-up. I wanted to use molex connectors here aswell, mostly because I want it to be removable, and also because I did'nt have anything else to choose from
It's pretty obvious I don't want to connect my hdd to this one, cause that would be bad.....
Something like that....
I don't want to use two powercords to run the system, so I took the one for the screen and cut it. Stripped off the insulation & put the wires in a molex.
Soldered a couple of cables onto the socket for the psu, och put a connector on them.
Yay! My stuff has arrived Not really cutting-edge, but it'll be good enough for a decent LAN-pc.
Here you can see the riser I bought for this build. Seems to work perfectly. Now I just have to fix it to the bottom panel.
My thought was to make something really-really stable. I don't want some strange short off the mobo because of crappy mounting. So I picked up my jigsaw, and a 15mm thick piece of aluminium.
Done! That was actually much easier than expected
Some threads in there aswell...
Put a small piece of aluminium on there aswell, so the card is the correct height.
And last, a small bracket to hold the card in place.
I'd say "tight" is the right word for it Looks good though.
And after a very complicated afternoon I got everything in place, and installed windows.
This is more of a sneak-peek due to the low lighting in the room, but you can clearly see it's working
That's it for now. Stay tuned.
sorry, i just need to pick my jaw up off the desk.
That is extremely nice, id be seriously proud if id made that.
Keep the updates coming
Thats Friggin amazing work. Beautifully Done.
Niiiiiice! I didn't expect you to put a giant video card in there too.
very nice !
Is the video cable going to be visible at the bottom of the case ?
No not really, you can see the DVI-VGA adapter if you look close enough, but the cable is tucked away behind the alu-panel, and then working it's way behind the screen (across the mobo on the back).
Looking great as always!! =)
Its most refreshing to see such a practical Mod, made with great elegance.
i truly love this mod, youve really inspired me to build something similar
one question, how big is this thing?
this has become more than a simple HTPC, i reckon you'll start using it as a main computer soon, well depending on spec's of your current daily drive..
Woah man this is one beast of a computer. don,t know how i missed it seeing im on this site everyday.
Man that's amazing workmanship. I love the riser solution. It looks so clean!
Dude ... WOW that all i can say looking very good Very clean
Btw, is that a small piece of plastic I spot between the mesh and the right heat sink in the PSU (in the last pic of the PSU)? If so, thumbs up! =) Is there such a spacer on the left one as well?
What do you feed that thing? kittens?
LOL. Hahahhaa. I wouldn't doubt it either.
I'm honored to hear that
Hmm, well it's really the size of a standard 19" Wide LCD-monitor (+ hardware on the back). I'll try to get a decent pic comparing it to something... tomorrow
Well maybe not as my main system, but definately as a LAN-pc as my P190 is not something I want to carry around
Thank you I'm pretty satisfied with it aswell
Yup that's right, there's acually two of those on each heatsink. It's not really pieces of plastic though, more like a very thick double-stick tape.
It actually prefers baby Turtles over kittens, but then turtles are harder to find
Thanks for all your comments!
Nice work. That riser solution is indeed cool!
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