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I'm looking for a two or three pronged spring tensioned electrical contact for my side panel. Basically, along the lines of the style of contacts you find in cell phone or camera batteries. The idea is having not to unplug a fan every time I take off the side panel. Where can I find something like that?
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I'm not sure where you could purchase such a thing, but it's a good idea! I imagine if you're handy with a Dremel or similar tool, you could harvest a couple of Molex connectors and carve them into the necessary shape and with a little wiring make exactly what you want. Hmm... Now I'm tempted to bust out my Dremel and do some work!
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I had a thought a lot like that a while ago. Doesn't seem like theres anything readily available online. But in case this could help!

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...nectivity.html

*EDIT*

In case you don't feel like looking through the entire thread, this seems most like what you're looking for. http://www.mouser.com/Search/Product...652-70AAJ-4-M0
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calls for some electrician skills...

I think you can get a female to male 3 pin connector and you can solder/glue that male connector to the "side" or joint, then you can make the Fan wire on the sidepanel extremely straight, tie/strap it down so it is stiff straight and so you can plug it in/out of the male pin without trouble.
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Please post back if you actually end up going through with your idea. I've been too busy/broke to work on a new mod, but I would be really excited to see someone else do it!!
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Edited by Ev1l_HAF - 3/7/11 at 6:30am
 
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Link is broken for me.. What is it?
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^^What he said.
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I am working on this mod now, just waiting for some parts to turn up and if everything works out ok I'll write up a guide with readily available parts for everyone :-)
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Im liking this thread

Im sure there will be a ton of people wanting to do this mod, should it be successful & Im one of them
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