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#1 cs4537

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 07:54 AM

I had an idea for a mod and i dont think anybody has tried it what i want to do i hook my pulse vu 2x up to the leds in my Hdd i know this has an issue of the wires running into the hard drive so i came up with a simple solution a plug. im thinking that if i use a small plug like the ones use for the rumble motors in the controller it might work and recess it so that the whole plug is in the HDD but still able to unplug keeping the ability to remove the HDD. This idea came to me while i was at work so as soon as i got home i started to work on it here are some pics i got it installed and everything works ill put up a vid tomorrow

LED's in HDD
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plug in HDD
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Custom "bracket" aka peice of plactic to hold plug in HDD
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Plug on bottom of HDD housing
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were i got the wire out of metal shield or whatever it is
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Cut out part of grill for plug to come throught and for extra wire to be stored
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plug on end of wire coming from the console sorry for the blurry pic i couldnt get a good picture of this
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and everything plugged in
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i had a minor problem with this when i plugged the hard drive into the console the lights would stay on instead of fade after a troubleshoting session i found that the ground wire from the pulse VU2X was being grounded to thhe metal housing inside the HDD a little hot glue and it was fine.

#2 BurnDown

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 02:13 PM

Good idea. I am going to be ordering a VU 2X shortly, this is definitely something I will consider when I install it!

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 09:10 PM

I agree with BurnDown, it looks really good. Nice paint job BTW cool.gif

#4 cs4537

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Posted 15 May 2008 - 09:30 AM

heres the video

HDD Led fader

#5 Denyingjoker

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Posted 15 May 2008 - 12:28 PM

how did you wire your led fan to the pulse 2X

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Posted 15 May 2008 - 01:48 PM

QUOTE(cs4537 @ May 15 2008, 10:06 AM) View Post

heres the video

HDD Led fader

I like that a lot, good job!

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Posted 15 May 2008 - 05:46 PM

QUOTE(Denyingjoker @ May 15 2008, 01:04 PM) View Post

how did you wire your led fan to the pulse 2X



i didnt it just the light from the led stipe i have in make it loook like its on

Edited by cs4537, 15 May 2008 - 05:47 PM.


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Posted 15 May 2008 - 09:04 PM

Amazing! I did this a few weeks ago for rapid fire. I had one end going to my solderless bread board and the other end soldered to my controller.




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