Tag: case mod
aaSNES1 – Acer Aspire One/SNES PC/console mod
“Take one of the greatest games consoles ever made, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Then gut it to place a fully working PC inside of it.” Words spoken from the brains of a true modder.
This is the Acer Aspire SNES 1. It’s an 8.9-inch Acer Aspire One A150 / Super Nintendo Entertainment System (UK) remix built from the genius of two British super-hacks by the names of quangDX and DuPPs.
Their masterpiece isn’t quite finished – they’re waiting for a few bits and pieces from Hong Kong – but you can already appreciate what a great job they’ve done. Some clever use of LEGO blocks to get the components to sit at the correct levels and a USB to joypad converter for your mouse, or what have you, but the best touches have got to be the 4-LED SNES logo on top and the way that the Super Mario World game cartridge is used to house both a webcam and a slot-loading DVDRW. Nice touch.
Go and take a closer look of how it’s all done on their website but, before you go, do show your appreciation of a rather splendid piece of work. Hip, hip…
Sinclair ZX81 PC case mod – at last, the circle is complete
There’s two ways you can choose to make a case mod. Either a) take something that really should never house a bunch of chips, circuit boards, and a GCU, hollow it out and ram all that stuff inside or you b) gut something else and supe it up in a feat of homage. The Sinclair ZX81 case mod by Unimod is in category b)…
Anime girl computer case mod – all kinds of wrong
When I was at school, I used to have a picture of Eva Herzigova in the Wonderbra ad above my desk. I never got any work done. Now, you tell me how you’re supposed to do anything but stare when you own a 3D anime girl computer case mod…