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post #11 of 20
Those RGB LEDs are nice. How did you set that up?
post #12 of 20
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Those RGB LEDs are nice. How did you set that up?
Ebay lol

Rgb leds come in strips and then you get a little white box which is an infrared controller.

To be honest for the price I paid I wasnt expecting them to be all that but they really are fantastic!

They are a lot brighter than they look in that video, where my side panel is not on atm as im doing the lcd there is a gap along the top of the side panel and the leds are that bright I have a big colored line along my ceiling lol
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Paint has been ordered so hopefully, depending on the post, I will have the mod done for the weekend :-D
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That's a pretty sweet looking mod, how big is the lcd and where did you get it if you don't mind me asking?
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That's a pretty sweet looking mod, how big is the lcd and where did you get it if you don't mind me asking?
Still no paint :-(

Anyway it measures 180mm x 140mm and has a diagonal viewing size of 200mm just over 7.5"

It actually came from ebay as a faulty lcd but in reality its fine you just cant change color or saturation when in the active mode (ie im in vga mode) you have to switch to another mode (ie rgb/tv etc it has a few inputs) and change it then switch back.

This is the original listing: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...ht_2453wt_1785

Although the only ones he has listed are these ones which have no power although if you ask he might have more: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Joytech-8inch-...ht_2366wt_1785

I paid £9.99 plus £3 for a car adapter and £3 for the remote control. Also I arranged a courier myself as it was a lot cheaper.
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so what software are you running on that monitor? did u write that yourself
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so what software are you running on that monitor? did u write that yourself
The software is samurize: http://www.samurize.com/modules/news/

Its really cool software you can completely customize what you display, everything is customizable, theres too much to customize I just dont have time and thats why its quite basic lol
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My reaction exactly, lol.
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post #19 of 20
no offense but if i had to insert an lcd on the panel i would have moved it forward and let it sit in front of the hd racks, probably mount it portrait style. mounting that lcd where you did totally screws up your air intake to the case. the front fan is only good enough for the hard drives. would be useful to try to obtain a spare door from coolermaster so you could mod out the whole panel. btw you could have just gotten a really small lcd and mounted it anywhere....or even use the secondary top fan spot at the front...which wouldnt impede anything else.
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no offense but if i had to insert an lcd on the panel i would have moved it forward and let it sit in front of the hd racks, probably mount it portrait style. mounting that lcd where you did totally screws up your air intake to the case. the front fan is only good enough for the hard drives. would be useful to try to obtain a spare door from coolermaster so you could mod out the whole panel. btw you could have just gotten a really small lcd and mounted it anywhere....or even use the secondary top fan spot at the front...which wouldnt impede anything else.
I understand what your saying but I did have it behind the acrylic portrait at first and it just didn't look right thats the only reason I went with where it is now. I do have a second side panel anyway just incase I change my mind but only have 1 piece of acrylic so have to be careful with that.

As for cooling it shouldn't really be a problem as I'm going to go down the water cooling road soon so I plan to switch my rear fan to intake and have a big rad on top outtake and leave front as it is, that should be more than enough to cool my system. I may decide to put a fan back on the side panel at a later date though maybe 2 80mm fans one on top the other on the bottom left of the acrylic so just to the right of the screen but at the moment I wont bother.

Appreciate the input anyway and if anyone else has any ideas/suggestions please do post!
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