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post #11 of 19
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Some hardware pics, like shown in the pics there is alot of space left for drives or a SFX PSU.
I will just use a small SSD so no need for space in my case.
And, it can be cut a inch more on the height if a H60/80/100 is used smile.gif

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post #12 of 19
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Made some more progress in this mod.

Side panels, i use the side panel with buttons and audio jacks from the original panel.
Fresh from wet sanding, thats why they are dirty tongue.gif

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And here is the side panel for the black prodigy (yeah, i´m making one white, one black and one Black Phenom cut the same way)
Some bubble-popping to do before its done.
I was trying with adding a Be Quiet logo on the acrylic, then wrap flat black on top of it to get embossed logo, worked pretty well.

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post #13 of 19
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Been working on the black one, getting closer on that one so i show progress from both the white and black in the future smile.gif

A mockup of all the parts.

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post #14 of 19
Wow only saw this now. Great work!
    
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post #15 of 19
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Some internal pics after some work this weekend.

Need to fix the cables, but im satisfied due to the lack of space smile.gif
Used a Cooler Master Seidon 120v for cooling in this one.

Side view, not alot of space but enough for motherboard, a 2TB drive and a SSD, a 120mm radiator and all cables.
Using a Be Quiet SFX PSU

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My custom side panel turned out good

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PSU mounted above the motherboard
If i do another one of theese, i´ll cut a hole in the floor for PSU and put one more fan in the roof, this may be to hot. We´ll see after some testing.

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Inside gut of the Prodigy Mini, testing the hardware and installing windows right now.
Cable management its not much room for, but some hide away i think i need to fix smile.gif

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post #16 of 19
Looking great considering the space you've given yourself to work with. thumb.gif
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post #17 of 19
Nice work. This is the most unique Prodigy case mod I've ever seen.
post #18 of 19
I think the handles make this an iffy choice for an HTPC but I like the concept of shrinking a case that is already designed for mini-ITX. You've also got enough space for a low profile GPU without a riser.
post #19 of 19
You should consider doing custom length cables.

Looks good though.
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