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post #11 of 30
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First side off


Second side off


The tray appears to flex a little, I should be worried though right?


Should I remove the HDD/ODD holders?
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post #12 of 30
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Should i remove the ODD/HDD holder and just has the HDD and disc drive just lay on the table or do I leave it so it has a place to go.
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I would incorporate the HDD/ODD cage, maybe separate them so that there are 2 different cages as doing so will allow greater design flexibility.

You could just let the drives sit on a flat surface, but I would use some self-adhesive foam (cut to size) to combat vibrations (where applicable).

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post #14 of 30
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I would incorporate the HDD/ODD cage, maybe separate them so that there are 2 different cages as doing so will allow greater design flexibility.

You could just let the drives sit on a flat surface, but I would use some self-adhesive foam (cut to size) to combat vibrations (where applicable).

OK i'll see what I can do with it. Thanks for the tip .

Although from looking at it, it seems they are connect . So I guess I could remove it entirely and just mount it else were like under the desk or off to the side.
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Maybe you could cut the single cage into 2 parts?
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post #16 of 30
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Problem with cutting it in two is;

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post #17 of 30
Yes, that does pose a small problem ( @ self)

How about that "floppy" thingy.... are you gonna remove that?

Project is looking great thus far.
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post #18 of 30
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Yes, that does pose a small problem ( @ self)

How about that "floppy" thingy.... are you gonna remove that?

Project is looking great thus far.
Yeah I planned on removing that, I guess i'll just cross that bridge when I get to it till then i've got work to do.



Won't be updating I think till tomorrow or so, go work to do.

Thanks for looking.
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post #19 of 30
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Finally got the final peice off


I attached the old side panel to it to act as something to keep it from flexing and it looks nice too



I will be adding rubber feet so it doesn't lay against my wood desk

Now that i'm done with that I have all these left over parts and I found an old dell computer that i'm trying to scrap for the HDD cage.

Edited by IzninjaFTW - 1/9/11 at 12:25pm
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post #20 of 30
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So here is the HDD cage


Gotta remove these rivets I suppose


That didn't work so I bent the flaps holding it in place


But avast it wouldn't come out. So I gave up in that, i'll have to use the old one which is attached to the DVD drive and now I have all these spare parts and nothing to do with them


but there is this crazy huge delta fan that I may use it looks like a 92mm fan and it is like 2 1/2 inched thick I wonder how much air this will move


I JUST PLUGGED IT IN AND THAT THING IS LIKE A LEAF BLOWER! And it isn't that loud, then again it wasn't attached to a HSF
Edited by IzninjaFTW - 1/9/11 at 12:17pm
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