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Old April 12, 2012, 06:55 PM
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Well finally getting around to moddin up my old Computer. It will be a slow work in progress due to many factors but I still hope on updating the thread and build as much as i can.

The case: Compaq Presario Media Center SR1913WM


The pictures were taken from a google image search the only difference between my case and the one shown is the side panel ( different hole pattern for incoming air ) my case below.

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And last for today a picture of the case stripped of hardware ( PSU still in place ) and a cardboard mock-up of a case window idea.




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I have one of those still! Let's see what you do with it, maybe I'll tinker with mine.
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Small update. here is a picture of front face plate with trim removed

Our vacuum broke and as i was taking it down stairs to throw it away I thought i would salvage some parts.

cut the top off of the hepa filter cover were the release latch used to be and will use is for a fan cover here is a picture of a mock-up.

and the sweet fan i picked up for 2.00

here is the location that the fan will be located. It will not be mounted to the face plate.

that's all i got for today. Later.
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I must admit I am liking that front hepa grill

what color will it be?
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I don't know how restrictive a hepa filter would be on air but it would be a cool idea to have it in your computer as it would double as a dust filter and as an air filter for the room your PC will be in.
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So far the plans for color are flat black, gloss black, green and white. I also am going to use the Hepa filter cover for a fan guard there will be no filter inside because i will be bonding it to the faceplate.
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The Hepa filter idea is cool.
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So doing what i can when i can while watching "The Voice" with the wife last night I began unpinning the PSU Cables. the tool i used to this was two paper clips flattened on the ends with a hammer. Worked better than expected. results thus far.
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So doing what i can when i can while watching "The Voice" with the wife last night I began unpinning the PSU Cables. the tool i used to this was two paper clips flattened on the ends with a hammer. Worked better than expected. results thus far.
I have at least one of these cases laying around the house. I'm looking forward to seeing how this turns out!
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I have at least one of these cases laying around the house. I'm looking forward to seeing how this turns out!
Same here :) I have a general idea of the overall design and color scheme but nothing is set in stone.
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