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Parts are starting to arrive! wheee.gif

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Here's a quick rundown of some of the mods that are planned...
  • Make new USB 3.0 cables that match the current connector positions.
  • Clean up the cabling.
  • Fan box on rear of case for 120mm fan.
  • Redo cooling loop as the Primochill Advanced LRT is yellowing. (May or may not use clear tubing)
  • Custom acrylic work.
  • Redo lighting
  • Even more surprises!

All parts are on order and should arrive before the new year.
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The USB 3.0 cable components finally arrived...so I'll have an update in a few days! thumb.gif

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Didn't know parts for custom USB 3.0 cable were available.
Where did you get that ?
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modDIY out of Hong Kong...smile.gif
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So if the Caselabs USB 3.0 Front panel cable is too long. I can just cut the end going to motherboard to length. And solder the 20 wires to "USB 3.0 19-Pin / 20-Pin IDC Connector" ?
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Pretty much...I'll be making completely new cables for the tutorial I'm doing this next week, but yes...Just clip the old connector off, strip the wires, and solder to the new connector. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by longroadtrip View Post

Pretty much...I'll be making completely new cables for the tutorial I'm doing this next week, but yes...Just clip the old connector off, strip the wires, and solder to the new connector. thumb.gif

Yes! A tutorial will be greatly appreciated! I need to shorten the USB3 cable on my Compact Splash by like half of its length lol. Looking forward to the tutorial! thumb.gif

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Also looking forward to seeing this. Can always learn more!!!
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