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I understand exactly what you're thinking about doing BLKKROW and it sounds like it would work.

As I stated in your other thread mcnaryxc give me a week or two when school starts up and I can run some of these ideas past my professor and figure out exactly what will work, and I can get the parts and probably build it for you if you want.
    
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I understand exactly what you're thinking about doing BLKKROW and it sounds like it would work.

As I stated in your other thread mcnaryxc give me a week or two when school starts up and I can run some of these ideas past my professor and figure out exactly what will work, and I can get the parts and probably build it for you if you want.
i can imagine it in my head but im bad at explaining it lol.

But ill look around see if i can find something online
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I understand exactly what you're thinking about doing BLKKROW and it sounds like it would work.

As I stated in your other thread mcnaryxc give me a week or two when school starts up and I can run some of these ideas past my professor and figure out exactly what will work, and I can get the parts and probably build it for you if you want.
I really appreciate your help Deism, but the PDXLAN case mod competition is during MLK weekend (3 weeks away) and I'm simply running out of time to put this in my case. As it is, I'm panicking to get the CCube done with lights in it. So, I'm just gonna go for a couple of the sound reactive modules for my CCFLs and put them next to noisy parts in the computer. FrozenCPU has a cool one that's clear and has LEDs that glow.

EDIT: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/29...Blue_LEDs.html
Anyone know if this one is good or not? Can it handle two sets of CCFLs? (as in four CCFLs)
Edited by mcnaryxc - 12/27/08 at 11:30am
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one set of two, it looks that going into the inverter
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I could most likely get you something up and running by the 10th-12th of January if that fits in your time constraints. I'm studying all this but i'm not pro at it yet by any means so I hesitate to throw out ideas that I think may/may not work.

And I don't have any components on hand, I could get some from school though.

IF you were using a sound activated module, you could do like everyone suggested and stick it near a fan. Or you could mount a small speaker in your case and figure out a way to program beeps so you could set a sequence to flash by. Morse code for "The cake is a lie" would be intense.
    
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If it's only one set of inverters, I might just end up going for this one:

http://www.xoxide.com/cocasoackit.html

Cheaper and can handle two inverters. Just means I gotta paint it or hide it somewhere.
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Morse code for "The cake is a lie" would be intense.
Whoa! That's a crazy idea! lol I was thinking of playing "Still Alive" when presenting the Portal case.
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post #28 of 37
Hey I have one of those sound activated things, I took it out my case cause it made my ccfl's act funky cause I have 10 fans and it'd only flash to music if I blasted the hell out of it.
Though your case probably doesn't have as many db's as mine (it sounds like a small jet engine) I imagine it'll flicker if it was mounted close to a fan.

You want it?

In fact I have 2, but I told Adrienspawn he could have one, so if he changes his mind you can have both.
    
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post #29 of 37
i may have found something wait like 5 minutes for me to make sure

http://www.free-electronic-circuits....hing-leds.html

i would suggest that instead of ccfl
Edited by BLKKROW - 12/27/08 at 1:04pm
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post #30 of 37
Kind of what I was talking about making for you in your other thread mcn, but instead of totally random it would count 1-15 in binary, which would appear random to anyone that didn't know binary, and would put out varying levels of light giving the "random flash" appearance.

Nice find BLKKRW.
    
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