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[Case Gallery] Sega SC-3000H-C

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Specs:
Sega SC-3000H Personal Computer (1983)
VIA Epia Nano-ITX NX15000G mainboard, VIA C7 CPU, 1.5GHz, VIA IGP, 1Gb DDR2-667
80Gb Hitachi 2.5" HDD
Slot-load DVD combo-drive from iBook G4
picoPSU-60WI, 60 watt, with IBM laptop power-brick
Original Sega keyboard, adapted with x-keys matrix board from P.I. Engineering
Windows XP

Mods:
Well, pretty much everything in it is a mod of some kind! Custom connector board for keyboard ribbons, holes and slots cut in case for everything, Painted DVD drive bezel, customised (sic) mainboard heatsink, cut and grinded all sorts of things to fit, plenty of custom wiring.

When I picked the old Sega up at the recyling shop for $4 I never thought I would end up taking this project so seriously. But thanks to the support of all the TPU members who followed my project log (and about $800!) I got it done, and it's a completely unique computer that I'm very proud of. Before this my most extensive mod was adding extra fans to old cases, so this is a serious step up. I think I have the mod bug bad now so look out!
 
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Coolest computer I've ever seen!!! That is just awesome.
 
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I love this. As a former Sega console "fanboy" a 10/10 is a must. Great work.
 
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that is freakin niceness, when a thief comes to your home, it is NOT the computer he is stealing, super nice mod.
 
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Good to see it done! I was wondering how u were gonna hook up the keyboard to make it work but seems like u worked it all out! Great job!
 
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Thats awesome man, who woulda thought a kiwi would be so talented... :laugh:

10 from me
 
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That old thing never seen my 10 coming,, Turned out great, Hows Sega running for you.
 
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deserves all the credit it gets!

+1 on that!
Very nice! I enjoyed following that build every step of the way!

...even though I didn't post in your thread :p
 
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yea man, like i commented on your origional thread just a few min ago. This is the most unique mod i have seen on these forums, very different and intriguing. 10/10 dude hella good job.
 

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TEN/TEN yo Ima Sega fanboy too.Considering they made Armored Core 4 and Armored Core for Answer in PS3 more action packed and fast paced Mecha action!
 
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Thanks everyone for all the comments, it is much appreciated!

@(FIH) The Don, Theives can be pretty stupid, I'm not sure it's safe!

@DrunkenMafia, New Zealand hasn't achieved much else lately, so that talent had to spill out somewhere I suppose.

@A Cheese Danish, I could feel you lurking!

@[DGK], I bet the Sega of 1983 probably has no connection to the modern games company except the name. But it's a great name
 

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it's nice to see RETRO and awesome to see it done like this. Love your Mod. I bet it was all kinds of fun doin' it. 10/10 Bro
 

stevebaker

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Awesome! 10/10 from me!

I actually have one of these in my loft! Dunt remember where it came from and I never would have thought of this and won't bother now. It's great as a unique piece. Well done, it's genius!
 
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Oh man! who voted 6? I thought I was in for a perfect 10 for a while! Oh well.
 

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Now that's the MOD!
I'd like to see more of that way to use old 8-bit and 16-bit computer to fill with new parts :D
10/10 from me!
 

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Just for that hard work and effort i gave you 10/10 one off the best mod i have ever seen seriously good on ya man.
 

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8/10 Clean it up a little and it'd be an easy 10. I'd put a screen over the GPU exhaust port and maby paint the case or something. Even a clear coat would dress it up nicely.
 
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GPU exhaust port? Not sure what you mean by that. Thanks for feedback anyway
 

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GPU exhaust port? Not sure what you mean by that. Thanks for feedback anyway
Sorry about that, don't know what I was thinking. From the one picture it kind of does look like a large heat sink from a GPU, LOL. I was referring to the right hand side where you have that opening in the case. I was just thinking you could put like a aluminum screen over it or something. Just an idea It's an awesome build either way.
 
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That hole is the cartridge slot, it's meant to be a big hole. If I had a cartridge I could cut it off and mount it in there permanently, maybe with a card reader or something in it. But I dont, so I can't.

glad you like it!
 

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Gave this a 10/10!!!!!!! That is fricking awesome Cuzza!!!!!!!!
 
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Great stuff, really modding there! 10/10
 

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Sega fan boy here. 10/10 of course!
 
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