How do you install the blue light for the Cube?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by King Cobra, Jul 20, 2004.

  1. King Cobra macrumors 603

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    Following up from this thread: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=70530

    I recently got the $15 fan with blue lighting in it. But the kit came with zero installation directions whatsoever. That does not go down well in my book. I did a search on MacRumors and a general WWW search engine, to no avail. So how the hell do you install it? Hector, if you're reading this, how did you install it?
     
  2. vniow macrumors G4

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    Happy birthday.

    Well, I hope its the right link, if not then happy birthday anyway.
     
  3. Mord macrumors G4

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    it's a bit tricky but not as hard as it looks you can get away with only useing 2 screws installing it from the optical drive side


    http://cubeowner.com/kbase/index.php/index.php?page=index_v2&id=63&c=11

    the fan annoyed me at 12v so i reduced it to 7v by soldering the connectors between a yellow and red on a molex y connector that sits between my optical drive and my hard drive.
     
  4. Mord macrumors G4

    Mord

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    not quite but still some good pictures of the inside of a cube

    ps king cobra pm me or shoot a question over ichat if you have any cube related questions
     
  5. Santaduck macrumors 6502a

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    you'll get all the expert advice you need if you head on over to
    http://www.cubeowner.com/

    there's a FAQ and a great community forums.

    There are several ways to tap the voltage that you need, and you can get ideas for more cube case mods by browsing their casemod gallery. Mine is the backlit apple.
     
  6. King Cobra thread starter macrumors 603

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    Man. I hate it when companies don't provide directions for their products, much less, crap directions.

    It's working now, though. I had to get some help, obviously.
     

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