3L ITX Case with Meanwell Support

Discussion in 'Small Form Factor Systems' started by thehack, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. thehack

    thehack Limp Gawd

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    Hello guys,

    Case specs:
    • ITX Mobo
    • No GPU
    • 48mm cpu cooler height
    Flexible compartment for installing:
    • 3x 2.5SSD OR
    • Meanwell RPS 200-12-C
    • 2x 60x60x25mm fans
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    Currently the project has been sent to prototyping, so I should get a couple samples a few weeks.

    Currently there are many similar cases on the market but most do not have proper ventilation for running something like an 8700K or 2400G so I hope to rectify that. This is also a simpler project before I work on more complex case designs.
     
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  2. KazeoHin

    KazeoHin [H]ardness Supreme

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    You'll have to make this compete with the Antech ISK cases, I love the idea of building an ITX APU build with a 2400G as a nearly in-your-pocket LAN rig, but the ISK is a decent contender.

    Some suggestions to stand out: VESA mounting on front and back, so you can mount a monitor to this thing, and then mount it to the arm. An all-in-one compatible with VESA arms, that would be something. Also think about presentation. There are a lot of cases that look like basic metal boxes. Maybe have this one stand out with nice industrial design, something that a classy office wouldn't mind on their desk.
     
  3. thehack

    thehack Limp Gawd

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    Yeah. It'll be powder coated. Since I'm doing small runs there will be more color choices than just black. For the sample, I'm trying to go for a two tone color scheme.

    The ISK does have the shortfall of not being well ventilated as well.

    I'll have to think about implementing Vesa mount but it'll have to second revision.
     
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  4. thehack

    thehack Limp Gawd

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    Panda.



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    thehack Limp Gawd

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    thehack Limp Gawd

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    It's live now. https://j-hackcompany.com/

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    First batch is for sale. Black and white in limited quantities. Had some QC issues, so a couple of them didn't make it.

    Finish is in matte black/black, or matte black + gloss white.

    AC-DC kits available.
     
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