Unusual Computer Build

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  1. DSTM Australia

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    I am in the process of putting all computer parts in a Yamaha shelf Radio.
    Normal sized hardware. Why? Because it's quite a challenge this one.
    I have bits everywhere and so many modifications must be made.
    It will have a CD/DVD as well. I am pulling my hair out with this one.:wacko:
    If this works I will post when finished.:)
     
  2. DSTM Australia

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    This is what I started with.

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  3. allheart55 (Cindy E) United States

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    Good Luck with it, Dougie!
    I can't wait to see it.
    You did an awesome job on the cylindrical build.:thumbsup:
     
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    Thanks Cindy.
     
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    Yes I can't wait to see the finished product.
     
  6. DSTM Australia

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    Thanks Bob.I will give it my best shot.
     
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    OMG, where do I start.:D

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    You've definitely got your work cut out for you, Dougie. :omg:
     
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    I think it's going to turn out good. You'll need to use your imagination to make it into something special and I have no doubt you'll be able to do it.
     
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    Yes this one is difficult as back panel is half of the base and has a 5mm raised pressed rib running across the middle of the base,so Mobo can't sit flat on risers.So a new base and rear panel will have to be made. You can't see there but my workshop is fully equipped with every electrical tool and machines one could wish for. I am up for the challenge.
    Thanks for taking interest.I am not one to give up easily.LOL
    I will take photos of different stages if anyone is interested.:)
     
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    Absolutely! We are definitely interested.
    In fact, I think that this build deserves it's own thread.:thumbsup:
     
  13. allheart55 (Cindy E) United States

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    I was thinking that Dougie's new build is so unusual that it deserves a separate thread.
    I am looking forward to seeing his step by step pictures.
     
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    I would say so. It's going to be something special when done.
     
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    Thanks for the interest.
    I will have some more progression stage photos tomorrow with commentary.:)
     
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    Those Yamaha receivers are demanding a nice price here. Was it working?
     
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    Yes it was working fine,Tony.
    Was not aware it had monetary value.:weep:
    It was sitting on a shelf in my workshop and thought "why not"
     
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    I help a guy who has a TV/audio repair shop. He's getting these receivers. Lots of turntables also. People here love the older technology.
     
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    Yeah because it was better technology in many cases, and that specific receiver Dougie is using is worth a lot of cash.
     
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    Was, Guys.
    I have made modifications to the inner frame.
    If only I had known.:weep:
    All the more reason now to make sure it turns out the best I can do.
     

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