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Lian Li Introduces Two New Mini-Q Series Mini-ITX Chassis: PC-Q09 & PC-Q09F

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Lian Li Industrial Co. Ltd. today announces two additional Mini-Q Series – PC-Q09 and PC-Q09F. Even more compact and light, Lian Li designed these two new models with space, convenience and style in mind – a combination of art and technology! Both the PC-Q09 and PC-Q09F support Mini-ITX motherboards, and are available in four trendy colors including the eye-catching piano white. With a genuine user-friendly idea, both the PC-Q09 and PC-Q09F are offered with an optional VESA mounting kit, including a foot-stand to support the weight. Users now have the option to easily mount the case on the back of their monitor and turn it into an all-in-one PC.

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Seriously?
That's how they expect you put that?
 
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Must be a hassle to put in a DVD?
 

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The designers of that case must be going BONKERS seeing what the Marketing people are trying to do with it... Nice design gone horribly wrong.

For a moment I thought, hmm, nice, I'll keep that case in mind for an ITX build. But THEN I SAW THAT. It has put me off the case. Marketing own-goal.

Seeing things like this make me realise the often forgotten ergonomics behind Apple's designs.
 
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If it's sturdy enough, it could be a nice monitor stand... or it can just sit next to the monitor.
I don't know about other people, but I find that my desk is gigantic and can house 4 of those cases and not have problems with space.
 
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Nice. Though I will not be buying the optional VESA mount.
 

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that mounting scheme is exactly what is used in hospitals, classrooms, etc. for instance, dell makes a similiar size case with all the PC components included. but these cases are so expensive it defeats the purpose of any organization using them.
 
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that mounting scheme is exactly what is used in hospitals, classrooms, etc. for instance, dell makes a similiar size case with all the PC components included. but these cases are so expensive it defeats the purpose of any organization using them.
I agree, as we use those at my organization, but I think the way Dell/HP design their setup is much, much better, largely because they tend to provide custom monitors/monitor stands alongside them. Rather than create a pretty half-baked universal design, they should simply put out a Zalman monitor which is VESA compatible with this particular case. The market for the case itself is small enough as it is, to the point that requiring a specific monitor for VESA mount compatibility would not be unreasonable...
 

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that mounting scheme is exactly what is used in hospitals, classrooms, etc. for instance, dell makes a similiar size case with all the PC components included. but these cases are so expensive it defeats the purpose of any organization using them.
The dentist office I go to has those. They work very well. Very space saving, but this one looks pretty bad. Dell got it right IMO.
 

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its a pity the vesa mount system is so butt-ugly, I've been toying with the idea of a mini-ITX system bolted to the back of a monitor for some time... but not like this...
 
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its a pity the vesa mount system is so butt-ugly, I've been toying with the idea of a mini-ITX system bolted to the back of a monitor for some time... but not like this...
But you're not doing to see it behind the monitor. :confused:
 

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