CD ROM Hard Drive Enclosure

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Recycle a CDROM and quiet your hard drive – Tord Solheim

Here is my version of the quiet-and-cool hard drive enclosure:


I took the internals out of an old cd-rom player, and the pictures says the rest.

The hard drive already installed and the fan connected to 7 volts:


The foam is for noise reduction in the ventilation ducts.

I switched the fan to a transparent fan with three colored lights, and duct-taped the front to make it air tight:


And, of course, a fanguard:

Fan 2

Result: It cools the harddrive and reduces noise to a minimum. The only major downer is that the LEDs do not glow much at only 7 volts.

Tord Solheim– Norway, Bergen


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