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    You're brave for doing a case like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KBQ View Post
    You're brave for doing a case like that.
    Hello,

    i appreciate; like you this Tower case?

    I am not a technician, anyway this thread may inspire someone to do something similar...maybe it was without ideas, and now he can do a tower for himself.

    Ciao
    Stefano
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    ...ta-da

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    I am open to accept donations, like not working A3640 or Zorro cards like Gfx cards.
    I have done some software for the comunity, and posted here some nice works, so donations are welcome!

    Ciao
    Stefano

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    Hello,

    the picture above is a bit dark! Anyway just to capture the good feel that an old computer could give!
    Next steps are 1) the side panels, 2) the front button linked to the jumper "power_sw" (reset button is already working) and 3) the painting work...i have a nice idea...maybe stupid for someone...anyway stay tuned!

    Ciao
    Stefano

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    Hello,

    how to use the original side panels? I bet you will mount it from below...but this is not correct; in this case, just mount it from above.
    There is some reasons: below, the part to add, to cover the new space, is not much visible; it is allowed to change style (and more easy to find a solution); but first of all, there is some lights on the interior of the tower; they will cast green light on the floor, because the addition will be transparent!

    Look this pictures...

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    Ciao
    Stefano
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    ...the new panels to cover the bottom part is already on test...will see if the result is good.

    Ciao
    Stefano

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    Hello,

    watch!

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    the tower is almost completed. Panels are mounted, and you can see the final result.
    Painting is not complete...just a part of it. Why a pink matter that melt? It is a loong story. To be short, in this days i have seen on a shop a cake with pink sugar, that has caught my attention and inspired me. Anyway, on the top will be painted a lettering that will explain a bit the sense of this stuff rosa.

    Now, i am looking to port this beauty to MC68040...

    Bye

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    Hello,

    actually on this computer, i have installed two of my IDE cards; the configuration of, is showed here

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    where SysInfo reports the following values

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    The last feature, completed at 99%, is the removability of ATAPI medium (like ZIP discs, JAZ or tapes).
    The problem is on the icon of the device mounted, that, sometimes, refuse to be on the WorkBench...maybe an unresolved "Lock" (a function of AmigaDOS)?
    Will see and keep informed the owners of this card (three in the world...a world Guinness record!).

    Cheers
    Stefano

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    Donations are welcome...and i am glad to know if someone was stimolated by this thread, to do something similar.

    Tell me.

    Stefano

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