[Case Mod] Aero Cube

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  1. Dirk kramer

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    Hey enthusiastic PC builders,

    I'm going to start a new casemod, this time a micro-ATX build in the Aerocool DS cube.
    It has to be an HTPC that can also be used as a LAN-box, so it has to be a freaking awesome case.

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    Cooling components: Not known yet

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    Playing with some LED`s.

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    This week started making a midplate and some minor adjustments to the case itself ;):


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    Pre-drill the holes and then cut out with the cutter.

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    Mid plate fits perfectly :D:


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    I made a window in both side panels, here you can see the graphics card en later the cooling en hardware.


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    Problem ?? Little space for power cables,s o I did a little adjustment.


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    Did some wrapping on the midplate with some mat black.


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    I got the idea of making a pump with reservoir combo in the front of the case, so the round hole has already been made.
    Had two more pass through fittings spare, so I used them to make an easy connection through the midplate.


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    keep it up :)
     
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    Looking really good! Very interesting concept! Keep it up, would love to see it when it's finished! :D
     
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    Thanks guys :thumbup:
     
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    Hey, another update.


    This week I started with the front panel of the case.
    I used the Asus Mayan pattern for the front, later on there will be a lot of RGB led`s behind this panel and case parts.


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    Used some primer, more in the next update

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    If you have any questions, I'd love to hear those :)
     
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    I got a new tool for modding, bought this airbrush starter-pack with some paint to get started.
    For a first time I did a nice job I think, of course there are some points we can improve but we can work on that.

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    These colors I`m going to use on the case. (red madder dark, black)


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    First I used the color (red madder dark), then I used a airbrush and brush and added the color (black). And added a clear coating, for a first time I did a great job I think.


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    The sharpness of the pictures will improve in the next update.
     

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