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Case Mod - In Progress Visible Contrast - Updated 18th, Nov 2013 - Completed Photos with Transparent LCD

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Mosquito, 1 Oct 2013.

  1. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    that side panel is the coolest thing ever, did you strip the LCD out of an old monitor? or can you buy them like that as-is somewhere
     
  2. Mosquito

    Mosquito Minimodder

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    heh, depends on what kind of trouble we're talkin' :p

    Yeah, I think I had answered that before, but it's out of an AOC USB powered monitor. There are transparent LCDs that you can buy, but everything I could find here was quite a bit more expensive than that. You could also just get an LCD panel and controller board, and do the same thing (remove the backlighting)
     
  3. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    thanks for the reply
     
  4. AlderonnX

    AlderonnX Minimodder

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    Very nice! I like the way this all came together!
     
  5. Mosquito

    Mosquito Minimodder

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    No problem :thumb:

    Thanks! Hoping to have some final pics up next week :D
     
  6. craig - toyoracer

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    Very nice sleeve work and painting. Well done on blending the black and white through out. :thumb:
     
  7. Mosquito

    Mosquito Minimodder

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    Thanks, I'm finding it a little easier to balance the black and white than I thought originally. Seems to be working out so far.
     
  8. Mosquito

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    Due to some furnace work being required in my 2nd bedroom, I haven't had time to setup for final pictures yet... this will be the last teaser before I post final pictures, though. Promise! :D

     
  9. skyrip

    skyrip What's a Dremel?

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    man that looks great! first thought it was an intro to the vid but soon realized it was a lcd as a window.

    very nice.
     
  10. Mosquito

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    @skyrip - Thanks :)
     
  11. hero1

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    You did it. Very impressive and I am happy to see the LCD window work as it was intended. Top class!
     
  12. Mosquito

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    @hero1 Thanks! It turned out great :)
     
  13. Mosquito

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    Final Photos



    Well, time for some final photos. I will have a later update, once I’ve had a chance to get a video posted of the screen in action… Enjoy :)


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    That’s all for this one. Hopefully back soon with some video of it in action. Thanks to everyone for all their support and comments throughout this build, it was a really fun project. :clap:




    Thanks again to NZXT for sponsoring this build
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  14. keenan

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    Mosquito, This is absolutely mind blowing! I can see how this sidepanel idea can go viral!!

    Brilliant creativity and very talented work man.. Definitely something to be proud of!

    Can you possible do some more videos with different ideas?
     
  15. Mosquito

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    Thanks Keenan, this one was a lot of fun! More videos with different ideas? If I can come up with more good ones, and find the time/finances to do them, absolutely :thumb: That's what I love about this hobby, trying new things, and pushing the boundaries...
     
  16. keenan

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    Absolutely man, with so many great modders out there it's hard to find something unique..

    However, you have just proven it's not impossible!

    Great job all round, give yourself a massive pat on the back!!
     
  17. Egami

    Egami Why is the dremel on fire?

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    You really popped the lcd panel use cherry with this one. Top stuff Mosquito! :rock:
     
  18. Meelobee

    Meelobee What's a Dremel?

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    Sweet build! The black & white combo and the screen are very cool :) The GPU could use a white backplate though
     
  19. Comrade Woody

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    That looks especially awesome. Great build dude :thumb:
     
  20. La carotte d l'o

    La carotte d l'o What's a Dremel?

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    Really nice work! I love that window!
     

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