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post #24661 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Shaddax View Post

nitrousoxide10, thanks for the reply! I'll keep that in mind. Lutro0's guides are very nice, though I must admit that sleeving sure looks complicated for someone who's never done it before, especially with new parts! Very informative. smile.gif

Branish, I've looked through the first 228 pages of this thread now and counting... Still no sign of a detailed enough guide for the LED light power button mod I'm looking for. This is the closest "walkthrough" that I have found so far... I still find myself starving for more details though because I've never done this before. I just want to make sure I know exactly what to do before I start hacking apart my new stuff. frown.gif

GoodInk, thank you too for the response! I checked out that LED myth link but it still leaves me somewhat puzzled. You mention that the button would work with modding - do you happen to know where I might find details about modding the fans to work with the LED power button? I had already seen the link to modelersbrand.com while browsing the site but appreciate the tip for sure! I'll definitely look into those.

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So I've checked and found that the R4 is 3-pin, so it can connect to the mobo. I'm still not sure if it will allow for automatic control straight from the mobo. The downside to it being 3 pin is that I have no idea how I'd mod it to work properly with the LED light power button.

I've read that someone used AC Ryan Blackfire fans since they came with separate LED connectors but I haven't found any recent information about these fans yet...

Alternatively, I have found these fans quite pleasing to the eye and was wondering if they’d be any easier to make the LED light power button work with these instead:
Phobya Nano-2G 12 PWM Silent 1500rpm Red LED Double Blade (120x120x25mm)

Another thing to note is that I’d love to be able to control all LED/light sources within the case from the LED light power button… Fans, LED strips, whatever else.

Any help you guys could give me with regards to that LED light power button mod would be really appreciated - it's all that's stopping me from placing my order. I would normally check myself but I'm having difficulty finding the time to browse through all the good stuff on this site from work.

I think I'm coming down with modder fever. Soooo many nice rigs in this thread and I can't wait to start on my very own! thumb.gif

Sounds like you need to make a terminal block and a relay switch. These links will help.
http://www.overclock.net/t/525009/official-the-coolermaster-storm-scout-club/19110#post_12693359
http://www.overclock.net/t/525009/official-the-coolermaster-storm-scout-club/17060#post_11974926 (I just sent virus a PM that his pics are down)
http://www.overclock.net/t/525009/official-the-coolermaster-storm-scout-club/5460#post_8468458

BTW this is all in the OP under Tips and Tricks thumb.gif

As for modding the fans, try this
http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighted-Fan-Light-Switch/
Edited by GoodInk - 3/2/12 at 3:45pm
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Thanks GoodInk! FYI, the links in the OP under the tips and tricks section, along with many others, don't actually work properly right now. I gave you guys a heads up about that in my first post and then started sifting through the entire thread. I made it to about page 350 now. On that note, I'd also like to mention that the terminal block video from the OP no longer works - apparently, the user deleted their account.

I hope this works, but at a glance it looks very helpful so I'll cross my fingers. I'm going to read up on it now and I'll get back to you. Thanks again!
post #24663 of 28613
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March's Best Picture of the Month
Congratulations nitrousoxide10
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WOW Guys... I love the Re injection of Life on here.. Great Picture of one of the Greatest Cases in the World.

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Lt. General. Great Job sir. Great Job.

Edited by unimatrixzero - 3/2/12 at 6:44pm
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Thanks GoodInk! FYI, the links in the OP under the tips and tricks section, along with many others, don't actually work properly right now. I gave you guys a heads up about that in my first post and then started sifting through the entire thread. I made it to about page 350 now. On that note, I'd also like to mention that the terminal block video from the OP no longer works - apparently, the user deleted their account.

I hope this works, but at a glance it looks very helpful so I'll cross my fingers. I'm going to read up on it now and I'll get back to you. Thanks again!

Virus updated his post biggrin.gif as for the video not much I can do about that one rolleyes.gif Remember you have to wait until the page is fully loaded before clicking on the the Tips and Tricks or it will just put you back to the top of the page, and that first page can take a while to load, there are a ton of pics on it. Right now the only broken link is the SSD one.
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post #24665 of 28613
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Lt. General. Great Job sir. Great Job.

Thanks just caring on what others start biggrin.gif

BTW SSD Link is fixed
I removed the spoiler tags and made links to the link tongue.gif
Edited by GoodInk - 3/2/12 at 7:20pm
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I am doing some house cleaning of my scout, was wondering what the purpose of the 140mm fan in front.

It gets cool air into the HDD bays but thats about it, the rest is blocked by the walls of the HDD bay (I put a bunch of wires under the HDD but decided to move it because it was blocking some air flow)

Do the HDD's really need that much cooling?
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I am doing some house cleaning of my scout, was wondering what the purpose of the 140mm fan in front.

It gets cool air into the HDD bays but thats about it, the rest is blocked by the walls of the HDD bay (I put a bunch of wires under the HDD but decided to move it because it was blocking some air flow)

Do the HDD's really need that much cooling?

Most fans push air out like a shot gun, there are some new ones that work more like a riffle. So most of the air coming from the front fan goes around the HDD cage and is then pulled by the GPU if you have one. After that the back fan and the top fan try to pull the air the GPU doesn't eat up to the top and out the back. This being OCN and most of us are gamers and put the biggest card we can fit/afford, the GPU acts like a separator and not a lot of that air gets to the the top and back fan. This is why so many of us put a fan in the 5.25" bays. As for cooling HDD's that is a trick question, if they run too hot they will burn up, if they run too cool they will wear out. They are designed to run at about 34C, so when they are running too cool, the parts are wearing them self out as it's being used, because of the tolerances build in to the HDD. Think of it as a car engine, they are made to run at about 180F-210F. If you pull the thermostat out and hot wire the fan to run all the time, you could wear out you engine prematurely.
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