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 Post subject: NSK3480 Fan Grille Mods
PostPosted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:04 am 
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Hello All.
After much laziness and project dodging, I've finally done my fan grille mods for my quiet PC. For comparison, the original NSK3480 thread is here:-

http://www.silentpcreview.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=56875&highlight=

Both the case side panel (CPU fan) and enclosure bottom (VGA fan) were
completed.

CPU Grille
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Fan Mod To Avoid Upper Chamber
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VGA Grille
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Motherboard Header Removal And Capacitor Relocation (original mod) For Fan Location
(Oops! moment during hole placement).
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Grille Fitted, Fan Fitted (glued, rubber mounted)
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Graphics Card Fitted
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The grille (c/w rubber surround) was manufactured for a 8" loudspeaker
http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=17772

The grille was cut to size using a hacksaw and pliers and the rubber surround cut to length and glued. The following glues were used:-
http://www.bostik.co.uk/diy/product/evo-stik/serious-glue
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000QW63VW/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1?pf_rd_p=103612307&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B0001P0DMO&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=1MMTNDZ8DQ8X8MVC9AAV

Job done! :D


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