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What do u need to cut a hole in my case?

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vardman

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Apr 21, 2013
Hi everyone,

I have a bitfenix prodigy m case, and as part of my build I have installed a flirc SE IR receiver. It's not built for the case... So I need to mount it somehow and cut a hole in the front of the case or possibly in the 5.25 bay.

What tools or implements would I need to do this effectively, without damaging anything or ruining the aesthetic?

Thanks!
 

Not_soFast

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Jan 31, 2017
Put masking tape and use normal drill if it is small hole and if it is big one just xut small hole and finish with something sharp

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||Console||

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Jul 26, 2004
Depending on the size a normal drill bit will work ,if it's something like a 4 inch hole I would use a knockout set that electricians use to make nice clean hole in panels.
 

chrisjames61

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A hole saw is the cheapest way to cut a hole. Also the best imho. Go on YouTube and search for cutting a case fan hole. 99% will be done with a power drill and various size hole saws. The smaller the hole the easier it is to do.