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I also went crazy with some left over screen, & black duct-tape on my case. Made a full cover filter for the back panel, covered up all of the holes on the top of the case, & covered up the slatted ports on the sides of the rear panel. I didn't even know those slats existed until I turned on my LED and saw light coming through them. Just too many ways for dust to get into this case, So! I covered them all up with matte black tape.
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Well. Things happened a bit quicker than I expected. Stay tuned for the STH-10 rebuild in the coming weeks. I'm hoping to have it done before the end of April, in time for the Star Citizen Dog Fight Module release. I won't be adding any new electronics, but I will be adding some more rads, and possibly splitting into a dual loop.
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I see you opted to use the eBay type LED strips, I personally use a single, long strip wrapped around the inside of my case, with the same adapters you purchased, but instead cut in half and wired to a black piece of 22/4 wire. So I was also able to avoid any soldering. I see that you are going to make some changes, unfortunately I have not kept up, are you just upgrading the case then?
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I see you opted to use the eBay type LED strips, I personally use a single, long strip wrapped around the inside of my case, with the same adapters you purchased, but instead cut in half and wired to a black piece of 22/4 wire. So I was also able to avoid any soldering. I see that you are going to make some changes, unfortunately I have not kept up, are you just upgrading the case then?

Not too sure what the plans are yet. I just stumbled into this case deal today. Should be here by the end of next week. I know i'll be migrating the parts from the 900D. I may split into a dual loop.

The LED strips I used were on SUPER sale via amazon during xmas, was like 10$ for the 16 foot strip. I then used pre-made connectors, so that I could track one long line around my case.

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Yeah, I had to replace the cheap strip I first bought with a better, black-backed strip, a little bit more expensive, but so much better looking and way brighter. I also went crazy and bought a GREAT LED controller for it, which does an awesome fade not only between colors, but on/off as well. I think the strip I got was SuperBright, for around $27, and the controller was like $15, only because I required an RF unit instead of IR. What are your plans for the 900D? I REALLY want to get a 900D, or STH, but can't justify the cost... :-(
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I'll probably be listing it in the market place, or locally on craigslist.
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Sorry, I meant to say, I cut my adapters in half, so that I could easily use beanies to connect the to the controller. I would take a photo of my beast in it's current condition, but I am too embarrassed of its ugliness...

No less, here is an ugly image of my desktop as it was a couple weeks ago. lol

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