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Poll Results: Should i plan a built-in "extra" monitor ~9-13" modded into a transparent window or built in speakers?

 
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post #401 of 3109
Hey, no worries! Have a good time brotha!
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post #402 of 3109
Just wanted to drop in and say hi. THe new camera is saweeet and I am looking forward to more updates on your build. I really love my own XB, but yours is:
wheee.gif


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post #403 of 3109
take pics! tongue.gif oh, and send me your BE biggrin.gif
post #404 of 3109
need to get massage with happy ending then you relaxed and ready to work!!!! enjoy family I am going to also. ready to see my wife need to make a couple of deposites
post #405 of 3109
take it easy, K
post #406 of 3109
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by lifeisshort117 View Post

Hey, no worries! Have a good time brotha!

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Originally Posted by boxwunder13 View Post

Just wanted to drop in and say hi. THe new camera is saweeet and I am looking forward to more updates on your build. I really love my own XB, but yours is:
wheee.gif


cheers.gif

Thanx guys. Promise i'll get some more progress done next week thumb.gif
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take pics! tongue.gif oh, and send me your BE biggrin.gif

I might as well. It's just sitting in the box til i can afford a 4930k and a decent ram kit redface.gif

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need to get massage with happy ending then you relaxed and ready to work!!!! enjoy family I am going to also. ready to see my wife need to make a couple of deposites

Around here it's more like a happy hour with a 5 minute awkward massage at the beginning devil-smiley-019.gif Never a bad idea tho biggrin.gif
Try to take it easy on her tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by SortOfGrim View Post

take it easy, K

I will. Since i started workin on my XB, i've been on a fairly normal cycle of goin hard for 3 weeks & relaxing for a week. When i get in my zones, sleep's usually one of the things i sacrifice tongue.gif
Edited by kpoeticg - 12/13/13 at 7:39am
    
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post #407 of 3109
I envy you, I want a new project but lack the funds! Instead I spend my time playing computer games all day, not as fun as it sounds after a while though.

Wish I had parts for a water cooled NES PC.
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post #408 of 3109
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Nothing to envy. Keep in mind, this is my first mod tongue.gif
You got a ton of experience on me thumb.gif

Edit: I do have this nagging feeling tho that when i eventually finish my build, it's gonna leave a bit of a hole in my days.
I'm trying to keep in mind that the whole purpose of this build was to actually HAVE a PC to use LOLLLLL. But the whole modding experience is pretty addicting redface.gif

Anyway, I'm taking off. I'm bringin my laptop with me but not sure if i'll end up turning it on. Have a good couple days everybody thumb.gif
Edited by kpoeticg - 12/13/13 at 9:13am
    
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post #409 of 3109
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I just got back. Here's a cpl pics of my little dude. Couldn't resist biggrin.gif



So on another note, I've recently been thinking about the fact that my moms husband owns a company that makes torque wrenches and other tools, and i have access to a bunch of CNC Machines, Laser Cutters, etc....

Anybody have any tips of the best way to design something for my build so i could just kinda hand him a file and have it come out the way i need it? If i'm gonna hit him up for favors, i'd rather have it ready to go so i don't need to bug him to help me design it too...

Don't really know what it would be yet, but i'm sure i could think of a few things that would look better with some custom laser/milling work
Edited by kpoeticg - 12/14/13 at 6:29pm
    
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post #410 of 3109
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So i have a new "idea" regarding mounting my Aquaero in front of the bottom 360 again. It seems the screen/buttons part is connected to the PCB by some dupont (maybe) pins. It seems like a rather straight forward connector, so i'm toying with the idea of mounting the screen/front plate into that red mesh like i was talking about b4, and mounting the PCB somewhere else connected together by some 22 or 26 awg wire. I asked shoggy in the Aquaero 6 thread if there's any reason it wouldn't work. I'm hoping he responds....



^^ That 24Pin header's the only thing that connects the main PCB to the screen PCB. I can't think of any reason it couldn't be extended with wires

@IT Diva responded in the Aquaero thread, and she always knows what she's talking about, so i'm pretty confident now that it'll work. So as soon as i figure out what the pitch of the pins is i'll be moving forward with the mod.

Which is great news to me, cuz now i officially will not be wasting a single bay for my cooling biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
I'll be mounting the screen/faceplate in front of the bay on that Red/Mesh Panel. And i'll be mounting the main PCB on the side of the 5.25 drive cage facing the door panel thumb.gif

Edit: So IT Diva came through for me again!!! The pin pitch is 2mm biggrin.gif

So i got my Aquaero assembled in 2 parts. I had to use some M3 Lock Nuts to secure the screen pcb standoffs and use m3 nylon washers to make up for removing the bay mounts, otherwise the faceplate was too snug against the pcb and the buttons were permanently pressed down.




And YES, that is a small scratch on the bottom-right of the faceplate mad.gif
I had a little trial and error with the locknuts and washers =\
Edited by kpoeticg - 12/15/13 at 7:05pm
    
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