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This page contains a collections of nice cases which can be used when building MythTV systems.
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This page contains a collections of nice cases which can be used when building MythTV systems.  Silent PC Review has [http://www.silentpcreview.com/article75-page1.html reviews] of many cases.  See '''REVIEWED NON-TOWER CASES''' for horizontal cases, such as HTPC cases.
  
 
== 3RSystem ==
 
== 3RSystem ==
 
* [http://www.3rsys.com/english/products/view.asp?navi=case&idx_num=48 M Station HT-1100]
 
* [http://www.3rsys.com/english/products/view.asp?navi=case&idx_num=48 M Station HT-1100]
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[[Image:Ht-1100_black_main.jpg]]
  
 
== A+ Case ==
 
== A+ Case ==
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==Antec==
 
==Antec==
*[[Cases: Antec Overture II|Overture II]]: ATX and MicroATX -- Be aware, this case makes it very difficult to replace the power supply should something bad happen to it.  The power supply may have issues and generate noise on the PCI bus under moderate to heavy load, causing reception problems on some tuner cards, such as the [[pcHDTV HD-3000]].
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*[[Cases: Antec Overture II|Overture II]]: ATX and MicroATX Be aware, this case makes it very difficult to replace the power supply should something bad happen to it.  The power supply may have issues and generate noise on the PCI bus under moderate to heavy load, causing reception problems on some tuner cards.
*[http://www.antec.com/ec/productDetails.php?ProdID=08738 Fusion] --A beautiful case with solid aluminium front with imon VFD and volume control included. Comes with very quite power supply and Twin nearly silent 120mm case fans. See the [[LCDproc]] page to set up the VFD under linux. Micro ATX only.
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*[[Antec Fusion]] - [http://www.antec.com/ec/productDetails.php?ProdID=08738 Fusion] A beautiful case with solid aluminium front with imon VFD and volume control included. Comes with very quiet power supply and Twin nearly silent 120mm case fans. See the [[LCDproc]] page to set up the VFD under linux, and the [[Volume Knob on Antec Fusion]] page to get the volume control working with lirc. Micro ATX only.
*[http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=92400 New Solution NSK 2400]
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*[http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=92400 New Solution NSK 2400] Like the Fusion, but without the integrated iMon. Micro ATX only.
*Aria is a 13"d × 10"w × 8"h mATX case with all aluminum frame and 120mm main fan. It has been replaced by the steel-framed case, [http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=91300 NSK1300]. However, you may be able to get [http://www.antec.com/us/pro_b_stock.php "B stock" Aria cases] at half-price.
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*[[Antec NSK2480|New Solutions NSK 2480]]: updated version of the NSK2400, with a more efficient (and therefore quieter) power supply. Excellent for a frontend. Like the Fusion, but without the integrated iMon. Micro ATX only.
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*Aria is a 13"d × 10"w × 8"h mATX case with all aluminum frame and 120mm main fan. It has been replaced by the steel-framed case, [http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=91300 NSK1300]. The NSK1300 has in-turn been replaced by the updated [http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=91380 NSK1380].
  
 
== Arisetec ==
 
== Arisetec ==
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== Cooler Master ==
 
== Cooler Master ==
 
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Including [http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Imon iMON] for remote control and VCD
* [http://www.coolermaster.com/index.php?LT=english&Language_s=2&url_place=product&p_serial=RC-250&other_title=RC-250CM%20Media%20250 CM Media 250], [http://www.coolermaster.com/index.php?LT=english&Language_s=2&url_place=product&p_serial=RC-260&other_title=RC-260CM%20Media%20260 CM Media 260], [http://www.coolermaster.com/index.php?LT=english&Language_s=2&url_place=product&p_serial=RC-270&other_title=RC-270CM%20Media%20270 CM Media 270]  
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* [http://www.coolermaster.com/index.php?LT=english&Language_s=2&url_place=product&p_serial=RC-250&other_title=RC-250CM%20Media%20250 CM Media 250], [http://www.coolermaster.com/index.php?LT=english&Language_s=2&url_place=product&p_serial=RC-260&other_title=RC-260CM%20Media%20260 CM Media 260], [http://www.coolermaster.com/index.php?LT=english&Language_s=2&url_place=product&p_serial=RC-270&other_title=RC-270CM%20Media%20270 CM Media 270]
  
 
== ENlight ==
 
== ENlight ==
  
* [http://us.enlightcorp.com/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?ID=131 EN7473]
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* [http://twe.enlightcorp.com/Product/Product_Detail.aspx?ID=131 EN7473]
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[[Image:EN-7473_s.jpg]]
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== Hiper ==
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[[Hiper HMC-2K53A]]
  
 
== Hush ==
 
== Hush ==
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* Hush E1, [http://www.hushtest.de/hushshop/shop/pdf/Hush_E2_Flyer_en.pdf Hush E2 (pdf)], Hush E3, [http://www.hushtest.de/hushshop/shop/pdf/Hush_E4_Flyer_en.pdf Hush E4 (pdf)]
 
* Hush E1, [http://www.hushtest.de/hushshop/shop/pdf/Hush_E2_Flyer_en.pdf Hush E2 (pdf)], Hush E3, [http://www.hushtest.de/hushshop/shop/pdf/Hush_E4_Flyer_en.pdf Hush E4 (pdf)]
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== InWin ==
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* [http://www.in-win.us/products_pccase_series.php?cat_id=1&series_id=44&model_id=245 BL647] - A small 11.5L SFF chassis with optimal thermal and acoustic performance without additional system fan.
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[[Image:Bl647_b_us.jpg]]
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== Lian-Li ==
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* [http://www.lian-li.com.tw/v2/en/product/product06.php?pr_index=316&cl_index=1&sc_index=26&ss_index=68 PC-C39B] - Very smart aluminium HTPC case with remote control
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[[Image:Case_Lian-Li_PC-C39B.jpg|300px]]
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== MSI ==
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* [[MSI_Media_Live|MSI Media Live]]
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[[Image:Prod_8cd1237b5f99ef0f4756f3ff72429dbd.jpg]]
  
 
== NMedia ==
 
== NMedia ==
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== Origen AE ==
 
== Origen AE ==
* [http://www.origenae.com/product_h5.htm H5], [http://www.origenae.com/product_h7.htm H7],  [http://www.origenae.com/product_x11.htm X11], [http://www.origenae.com/product_x15e.htm X15e]
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* [http://www.origenae.com/en/htpc_x5.htm H5], [http://www.origenae.com/en/htpc_x7.htm H7],  [http://www.origenae.com/en/htpc_x10.htm X10], [http://www.origenae.com/en/htpc_x11.htm X11], [http://www.origenae.com/en/htpc_x15e.htm X15e], [http://www.origenae.com/en/htpc_s21t.htm S21T]
  
 
== Sharkoon ==
 
== Sharkoon ==
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== Silverstone ==
 
== Silverstone ==
Silverstone make a rather nice range of cases - the 'M' versions being uprated for media centre use with a remote control, VFD, and uprated power supply
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* [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc01.htm LC01], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc02.htm LC02], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc03.htm LC03], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc03v.htm LC03v], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc04.htm LC04], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc05.htm LC05], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc06.htm LC06], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc07.htm LC07], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc08.htm LC08], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc09.htm LC09], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc10.htm LC10], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc10m.htm LC10m], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc11.htm LC11], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc11m.htm LC11m], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc12.htm LC12], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc13.htm LC13], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc14.htm LC14], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc14m.htm LC14m], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc15.htm LC15], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc16m.htm LC16m], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc17.htm LC17], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc18.htm LC18], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc19.htm LC19], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc20.htm LC20], [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products-lc20m.htm LC20M]
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* [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products/p_contents.php?pno=lc17&area= LC17]
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* [http://www.silverstonetek.com/products/p_contents.php?pno=GD04&area= GD04]
  
 
== Thermaltake ==
 
== Thermaltake ==
  
* [http://www.thermaltake.com/product/Chassis/desktop/mozart/vc4000_index.asp Thermaltake Mozart]
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* [[Thermaltake Mozart Media Center]]
 
* [[Thermaltake Bach Media Center]]
 
* [[Thermaltake Bach Media Center]]
 
* [http://www.thermaltake.com/product/Chassis/desktop/tenor/vb2000_index.asp Thermaltake Tenor]
 
* [http://www.thermaltake.com/product/Chassis/desktop/tenor/vb2000_index.asp Thermaltake Tenor]
 
* [http://www.thermaltake.com/product/Chassis/desktop/mystic/rh-d050-2sn.asp Thermaltake Mystic]
 
* [http://www.thermaltake.com/product/Chassis/desktop/mystic/rh-d050-2sn.asp Thermaltake Mystic]
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== Wisdon ==
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[[Image:Ev case silver.png]]
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* [http://www.wisdon.com.tw/en/cpxx.asp?id=975 Wisdon HTPC-410]
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* [http://www.wisdon.com.tw/en/cpxx.asp?id=976 Wisdon HTPC-420]
  
 
== Zalman ==
 
== Zalman ==
  
* [http://www.zalman.co.kr/usa/product/view.asp?idx=182&code=029 Zalman HD160]
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* [[Zalman_HD160]] [http://www.zalman.co.kr/usa/product/view.asp?idx=182&code=029]
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* [[Zalman HD160XT]]
  
 
== Bare-bones systems ==
 
== Bare-bones systems ==
 
* [[Bare Bones System]] - Overview of different bare-bones
 
* [[Bare Bones System]] - Overview of different bare-bones
  
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== Casetronic Travla ==
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[http://www.travla.com/Products/products.html Travla] is a brand of very nice cases made by Casetronic. These cases are designed specifically for mini-ITX systems.
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Their cases include :
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* [http://www.mini-itx.com/reviews/c137/ C137]
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* [http://www.trustedreviews.com/peripherals/review/2005/01/11/Travla-C158-mini-ITX-Case/p1 C158]
 
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[[Category:Cases| ]]

Revision as of 12:43, 31 July 2013

This page contains a collections of nice cases which can be used when building MythTV systems. Silent PC Review has reviews of many cases. See REVIEWED NON-TOWER CASES for horizontal cases, such as HTPC cases.

3RSystem

Ht-1100 black main.jpg

A+ Case

Ahanix

Antec

  • Overture II: ATX and MicroATX — Be aware, this case makes it very difficult to replace the power supply should something bad happen to it. The power supply may have issues and generate noise on the PCI bus under moderate to heavy load, causing reception problems on some tuner cards.
  • Antec Fusion - Fusion — A beautiful case with solid aluminium front with imon VFD and volume control included. Comes with very quiet power supply and Twin nearly silent 120mm case fans. See the LCDproc page to set up the VFD under linux, and the Volume Knob on Antec Fusion page to get the volume control working with lirc. Micro ATX only.
  • New Solution NSK 2400 Like the Fusion, but without the integrated iMon. Micro ATX only.
  • New Solutions NSK 2480: updated version of the NSK2400, with a more efficient (and therefore quieter) power supply. Excellent for a frontend. Like the Fusion, but without the integrated iMon. Micro ATX only.
  • Aria is a 13"d × 10"w × 8"h mATX case with all aluminum frame and 120mm main fan. It has been replaced by the steel-framed case, NSK1300. The NSK1300 has in-turn been replaced by the updated NSK1380.

Arisetec

HT100 HT201 HT101

Cooler Master

Including iMON for remote control and VCD

ENlight

EN-7473 s.jpg

Hiper

Hiper HMC-2K53A

Hush

(actually these are complete systems)

InWin

  • BL647 - A small 11.5L SFF chassis with optimal thermal and acoustic performance without additional system fan.

Bl647 b us.jpg

Lian-Li

  • PC-C39B - Very smart aluminium HTPC case with remote control

Case Lian-Li PC-C39B.jpg

MSI

Prod 8cd1237b5f99ef0f4756f3ff72429dbd.jpg

NMedia

Origen AE

Sharkoon

Silverstone

Thermaltake

Wisdon

Ev case silver.png

Zalman

Bare-bones systems

Casetronic Travla

Travla is a brand of very nice cases made by Casetronic. These cases are designed specifically for mini-ITX systems. Their cases include :