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3.5" Drive Bay Grilles - Do they exist?

Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by Jenesis, Aug 11, 2007.

  1. Jenesis

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    So I have two spare 5.25" drive bays. Instead of the boring plain black panel, I want to make them a little nicer. My plan is to get two 5.25" - 3.5" converter caddies, and put the switches for my cathodes in one of the converted bays. The switches are too small to go in a 5.25" bay but will fit in a 3.5".

    I also want to put a grille or something similar in the second drive bay, and put one of the aforementioned cathodes behind it (yah, can you tell I like my PC to look as good as it performs? Much like everything else ;)). My question is, do grilles such as this exist?? I could use it in the plain 5.25" bay if they don't exist for 3.5" bays.

    ETA: I'm in the UK, so UK websites/suppliers preferred, but I'll go with across the pond if it's not too expensive.
     
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    I have never seen 3.5 drive bay grilles....Anyone else ?
     
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    Dang. And it was such a good idea too...
     
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    What about this? It's made to fit in a Lian Li case, but nothing a little ingenuity can't fix. This is just a Lian Li replacement part, so I'm sure there are places in the UK that sell such parts as well.
     
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    Make some with some ACRyan MeshX.
     
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    Sounds like it.
     
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    you talking about just the flat cover insert? like a stealth or something? cuz you can just take whatevers on there right now (covering your 3.5 slot and just dremel holes into it for the switches...)
     
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    I've seen some very nice grills made from a simple car speaker cover.

    there just painted steel mesh thats easy to bend and shape like you want.

    a round 5" speaker cover makes a sharp cover grill for 120mm fan.
     
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