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Shadow Box CORSAIR MOTM Oct. 05! (Finished July 26, 2005)

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Vazzini42, 9 Jun 2005.

  1. Cyberbob:-)

    Cyberbob:-) Minimodder

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    Is that a good motherboard then for Video playback and DVD's??

    Thinking about building something like it...Nice little case where did you get that from?

    Can't wait to see it progress....Looking mate.. :D
     
  2. Vazzini42

    Vazzini42 What's a Dremel?

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    The mobo seems to be designed to be used as a media PC. I haven't got it up and running yet to test anything out, so I can't give firsthand experience but it should have no problem with anythng you throw at it as a media PC.

    The box is technically a picture frame. I got it from a place called Michael's here in Texas, but you should be able to find them at any arts and crafts stores that sell frames.

    Vazz
     
  3. AbsoluteModder

    AbsoluteModder What's a Dremel?

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    umm
    looks full of potential, good so far :thumb:

    a little question: why do you install the HD in a mobile device?
     
  4. Vazzini42

    Vazzini42 What's a Dremel?

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    I was waiting for someone to ask that :)

    I am planning on using the aluminum cover as a billboard. The HD will not be using the USB on the HD case. It will be modded and will be connected using IDE. Basically the cover makes the HD look prettier without polishing the HD itself and gives me some clean advertising space. :D

    Vazz
     
  5. Vazzini42

    Vazzini42 What's a Dremel?

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    Wewt, chugging along on this project nicely.

    Today I chopped out a hole for the Aerogate II to reside and intalled it. :dremel:

    Dry fit:

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    Installed: (bent the aluminum at a 90 degree angle on one side and screwed it into the box itself) :D

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    Cleaning up the exterior and permanently attatching with JB Weld: (focus is a little goofy, sorry)

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    Comments, suggestions, questions always appreciated. :D

    Vazz
     
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  6. Jokkocze

    Jokkocze What's a Dremel?

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    paint it ;)
     
  7. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    woah, what's that big yellow thing with the diamond plate in the background of the first pic?
     
  8. Vazzini42

    Vazzini42 What's a Dremel?

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    click the link in my sig firehed :D


    Jokkocze: All in due time my friend :D
     
  9. Avner

    Avner What's a Dremel?

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    very good job !

    I like EPIA's :)
     
  10. Vazzini42

    Vazzini42 What's a Dremel?

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    Thanks for all the kind words :rock:

    I did a bit more work this evening. I installed the 3 fan air intake in the same fasion as the aerogate II. I will try to make both blend in with the side on the case with filler putty so they looke pro.

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    I hope these pics give you a better idea of how it all will work. :D

    Mod on!

    Vazz
     
  11. Xhiz

    Xhiz What's a Dremel?

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    Hey this is looking pritty, can't wait to see more :thumb:
     
  12. Vazzini42

    Vazzini42 What's a Dremel?

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    did a little bondo work today and a little bit of paint:

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    Vazz
     
  13. frodo

    frodo What's a Dremel?

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    Looking smooth mate

    keep it up, cant wait to see this finished!
     
  14. Sva4g3&*

    Sva4g3&* What's a Dremel?

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    I like this very, very much, and I think I'm going to do something like this very soon. Where did you pick up that power supply? I've found one website and they're like $50, is that a reasonable price for them? They also have a 200w one which looks a little more promising if I was going to have a video card and such.

    -Rob
     
  15. Vazzini42

    Vazzini42 What's a Dremel?

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    its a travla 90w DC-DC convertor (i havent recieved it yet and we might be going with a different version)

    best place in the US I have found was dc2dc.com

    but if you go to the travla website they have a where to buy section.

    $50 seems to be a great price and from what I understand, Travla is a good line of products.

    I would suggest figuring out how much each item draws in your plan and totaling it all up. (HD, mobo, fans, kb, mouse, few extra usb thingies, etc)
    Mine came out to roughly 70W, but going with the 90W version gives me some room to play.

    Hope that helps :D

    Vazz


    EDIT: Sva4g3&*: Power Supply calculator
     
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  16. LOTTARO

    LOTTARO What's a Dremel?

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    Very sweet!!!

    The case is a old picture frame?
     
  17. Vazzini42

    Vazzini42 What's a Dremel?

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    I bought the frame new, but yes it is a shadow box picture frame meant for 3d things. (figurines, collectables, war medals, that kinda stuff)
     
  18. Sva4g3&*

    Sva4g3&* What's a Dremel?

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    Hmm, alright, anyone know where I would find how much power certain things would draw?

    -Rob
     
  19. Arkuden

    Arkuden mow?

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    oh that looks sweet. I cant wait to see the final update. Very nice work so far! :clap: :clap:
     
  20. ginx

    ginx What's a Dremel?

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    that is one of the sexiest motherboards i have ever seen, i would really love to see this in person when its completed.
     

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