Good Day to All! I shoveled a bunch of sites with fresh modding projects and 99% of the projects are absolutely identical rectangular boxes with different lighting and liquid cooling system – if you rapidly flip through the pictures, one gets the impression that the same system unit to change the illumination color. Such a depressing state of Affairs is not very inspired.
One evening came across an old book of a series of BattleTech – and had the idea to make the body in the form of a robot. Thumbing through the drawings at the end of the book and looking at pictures/screenshots/renders of the Mech Warrior games, I thought it was quite doable. The idea is not new, but such projects are few and interesting among them one. Robots in some part do not have complex shapes, also to make it possible from the available materials improvised tools without using CNC,
workshop machine tools and other expensive equipment. Making a few sketches of the layout of components, I decided to stop at format motherboard mini-ITX, because even in the transition to a micro-ATX case case began to become just huge and heavy.
Now You can recognize Vulture (Mad Dog) mech from Battletech. This case building for Mini-ITX motherboard. Power supply by CM GX650W (RS-650-ACAA-D3) was reworked and installed – the position output wires was change, also installed RGB led strip (Video worklog here).
Here is the video worklog of mod, called “Project Vulture”: 1st video, 2nd video, 3rd video, 4th video, 5th video