Stargate Pyramid HTPC case-mod is motorized marvel [Video]

Sep 16, 2009
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We've featured some impressive case-mods on these pages before now, but I think this has to be one of my favorites.  The handiwork of Gup from techPowerUp!, the Stargate-themed pyramid HTPC has a motorized top-section that lifts to reveal an LCD with custom graphics.

Video demo after the cut

Both the motorized side-sections and lighting are operated by remote-control, while the core guts of the PC itself are modest but reasonable for an HTPC.  A Commell LV-677 Mini-ITX board is used for considerations of space, with an Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 CPU, 2GB of RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT GPU.

The whole thing was built from scratch - since there aren't that many off-the-shelf pyramid PC cases from which to begin - and took "a long time".  No word on how much it cost, though.

[via Geeky-Gadgets]


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