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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (926)
    Great
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    Good
  • 12% (226)
    Meh
  • 1% (27)
    Bad
  • 5% (108)
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post #2001 of 28613
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Originally Posted by K10 View Post
Just wire the LEDs through the switch instead of actually having them powered through the fans. You can still keep the LEDs in the fan casing but just have it powered differently.
Yeh... thats basically the plan.... but I've got 25 3v (guessing) LED's in my case and theres only 2x 12v (assumed) leads coming out of that switch (designed to power 8 LED's)... so need a clever bit of wiring to power them all.

Can't run them all in a series like christmas lights cos they wouldn't get enough power... but also can't run them all parralell cos then they'd all have too much power.

So basically need to run 5 sets of LED's in a series and each series needs to be run in parallel.

I think...
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post #2002 of 28613
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I had a little bit of time to spare earlier, so I decided to do the window change.

The last 2 pics are with my phone camera...with a uv light against the side window....mmmm glowiness.

All in all, I think it came out really nice
Really REALLY nice!
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Thank you kind sir
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post #2004 of 28613
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I had a little bit of time to spare earlier, so I decided to do the window change.

Cutting the perspex wasn't as hard as I was expecting...I just scored the perspex with a screwdriver using the original window as the trace.

Then I just took my time with the Rotary tool.

All in all, I think it came out really nice
How hard is it on a scale from 1 to 10?
The outcome was realy nice, i want too do the same thing with my scout but clear Acrylic
post #2005 of 28613
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Cutting the perspex wasn't as hard as I was expecting...I just scored the perspex with a screwdriver using the original window as the trace.

Then I just took my time with the Rotary tool.
Wow looks very nice, gratz. Rotary tool FTW. I dont suppose you could get a few more pics with the side panel on with the cathodes on? Is it really dark with the lights off?
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post #2006 of 28613
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I am going to attempt doing the CM Storm logo using the perspex...I'm thinking it might be best to either use the engraving attachment on the rotary tool, or take it realllllyyyy slowly with a knife or something...I'll see.

The empty 5.25" bay bezels, I'm going to cut out perspex and stick it behind it, with a 10cm uv cathode behind that....probably will engrave something on each of the cut outs...maybe overclock.net / CM storm / Marco (My name)
I have always wanted to do something like that logo idea, seems easy enough with a steady hand and some patience, or perhaps access to some fine cutting equipment hehe. This has to be the best example of a window mod i have seen for this case (thanks to bill owen). I want to do the window and use modders mesh as well, and maybe do some etching or some acrylic 3d work. Oh the ideas are abound, that why this thread is great!

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post #2007 of 28613
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I have always wanted to do something like that logo idea, seems easy enough with a steady hand and some patience, or perhaps access to some fine cutting equipment hehe. This has to be the best example of a window mod i have seen for this case (thanks to bill owen). I want to do the window and use modders mesh as well, and maybe do some etching or some acrylic 3d work. Oh the ideas are abound, that why this thread is great!
Yes. that was done by Bill Owen's CnC Machine. It cuts with high speed water and has a computer interface to create shapes and fonts. You just tell it what to cut and It gets cut. If you go on nmpctech.com they will make you some for a price I'm sure.
Edited by Enigma8750 - 10/22/09 at 8:59am
    
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post #2008 of 28613
Today over 100,000 people have visited our thread.
22 October 2009. 10:55 Central Standard Time.
Thank you all for making this Thread so Popular.
It's our team effort and I our esprit de cour that keeps them coming.
Congratulation Troops. This is a Fine Day for
The Official CM Storm Scout Club.

Edited by Enigma8750 - 10/22/09 at 9:14am
    
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post #2009 of 28613
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Originally Posted by photonmoo View Post
I had a little bit of time to spare earlier, so I decided to do the window change.

Cutting the perspex wasn't as hard as I was expecting...I just scored the perspex with a screwdriver using the original window as the trace.

Then I just took my time with the Rotary tool.







It makes a frigging mess though



I broke a bit of the end off by accident, but doesn't effect it really...thankfully











The flash lights it up nicely, so I took a few with and without to get the differences..

The last 2 pics are with my phone camera...with a uv light against the side window....mmmm glowiness.

All in all, I think it came out really nice
Very ImPreSsivE!!!!!!!
Awesome Craftsmanship Mate.

Edited by Enigma8750 - 10/22/09 at 9:15am
    
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post #2010 of 28613
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Originally Posted by photonmoo View Post
I had a little bit of time to spare earlier, so I decided to do the window change.

Cutting the perspex wasn't as hard as I was expecting...I just scored the perspex with a screwdriver using the original window as the trace.

Then I just took my time with the Rotary tool.







It makes a frigging mess though



I broke a bit of the end off by accident, but doesn't effect it really...thankfully











The flash lights it up nicely, so I took a few with and without to get the differences..

The last 2 pics are with my phone camera...with a uv light against the side window....mmmm glowiness.

All in all, I think it came out really nice
Very ImPreSsivE!!!!!!!GreAt JoB.
    
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