The MTX case profile drawings

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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by protek » 12 Mar 2017 21:52

VGA connector? What am I missing here?

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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by stephen_usher » 12 Mar 2017 22:37

The CFX-II has an 80 column display built in, which uses a VGA connector for output to a monitor.

See: http://primrosebank.net/computers/mtx/p ... /cfxii.htm

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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by Dave » 12 Mar 2017 23:03

Still a work in progress. . . . . . .

But, hopefully, coming soon :D

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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by protek » 12 Apr 2017 10:05

I got my case pieces printed. There's also the third piece even though it doesn't show in the pictures. Need to get them painted.

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Sorry for loosing the other pictures. They were hosted at dropbox and apparently they don't support linking embedded images anymore.

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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by Dave » 12 Apr 2017 10:12

Looking good !

Was it "professionally" printed?

Is your base flat?

Any reason why you didn't print it in black?

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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by protek » 12 Apr 2017 10:22

Semi-professionally by my friend. The base is flat from what I can tell from the pictures.

He tried printing it with a black material (ABS?) but here's what happened to it:
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He then switched over to PLA. I suppose he didn't have other than white for his new machine.

I'm getting the pieces tomorrow.
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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by Dave » 12 Apr 2017 10:35

Hi that's interesting.

I use PLA and thought about trying ABS, but I won't now :)

I will try printing my base again.

Did you use the same model files that you sent me?

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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by protek » 12 Apr 2017 10:43

I'll ask what the black material was. EDIT: it was ABS.

Those are the same files. The third piece is a solid one, without the hole for the CF card.

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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by protek » 13 Apr 2017 17:17

I just had look at the SDX. That seems to be held in place by just the edge connector. Is that really so?

I was just wondering if I designed an extra bracket that would fasten into the CFX pcb and it would then slide into the same slots as the MTX mainboard.

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Re: The MTX case profile drawings

Post by Dave » 13 Apr 2017 17:21

Yes, the original version of the SDX was just held by the edge connector.

The later version had a metal plate screwed to its base that also screwed into the bottom of the MTX case.

Not sure what you mean about your bracket, but would be interested to see the design

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