I cheated

Discussion in 'Small Form Factor Systems' started by VanGoghComplex, May 11, 2019.

  1. VanGoghComplex

    VanGoghComplex [H]ard|Gawd

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    3D printed... uh... "case", which sticks an mITX board on stilts at a groovy angle. Inspired by all manner of open-frame chassis.

    The shown system is an AsRock J3455-ITX with a PicoPSU-80 and a cheap Crucial 120gb SSD, which mounts as shown below:

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    I really don't feel like this is worth much, but it was a fun modeling project and a neat print.
     
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  2. EnzoFX

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    I like it. Effective.
     
  3. pendragon1

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    neat. looks like a display stand youd see at one of the trade show.
     
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  5. Boil

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    No cheating in SFF...!

    It may look all cool & angular & slick; but when you have to total up the bounding box volume...

    ;^p
     
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    Where's the glass panels? :)
     
  7. Boil

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    Maybe just drop a bell jar over it...
     
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    Nice. With the mobo off it sort of reminds me of an MC Escher drawing....
     
  9. Blue4130

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    That is the exact board I am planning on using in a project. What is there height of the highest component (guessing the heatsink)?
     
  10. VanGoghComplex

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    The tallest component I measured is actually the I/O shroud over the audio ports. I get roughly 38mm there of total board thickness, including solder pokies on the bottom.
     
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    Fantastic, thanks for checking.
     
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    Looks much easier to clean out dust that way
     
  14. VanGoghComplex

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    That's actually the reason that I went open frame and will probably never go back.
     
  15. Ready4Dis

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    Seems like a good idea. I feel like my house isn't that dusty, but my computers all tell me I'm wrong! If I didn't have little kids that like to put their fingers on everything I would consider this.
     
  16. w1retap

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    Looks nice. Do you have a STL or GCODE file for it you can share?