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I have the prototype ready to test. Not pretty, but it works;

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With a pair of 80GB WD VR drives mounted and cabled to the motherboard;
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The system sees them. I will do some temperature tests, to be sure they do not get too hot;
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If all goes well I may need to take these to production!
 
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SchoonMod MS G8 Two 2.5" drive bracket

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As I do not plan to build any more of the SDM Rev4 brackets, I have decided to share the schematic.   https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ao9ObX1BCpuXsstkeE7Jc5cyRmYTFQ?e=8ouDcP   Edit- This is a

Hi, posting other files than images is not possible in this forum. Therefore I have posted them at thingiverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4578946   Thanks again for sharing

As I am almost out of Rev 2 brackets, I have been playing with Rev 3 designs. I had hoped the HP MS Gen9 would be out before I made a new bracket, but I said that before I made the Rev 2 bracket! I pl

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LOL. Nice job schoondog. And that bracket would be great for a couple of SSDs which, of course, would not have any heat issues.

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I have the prototype ready to test. Not pretty, but it works;

kywy.jpg
 
With a pair of 80GB WD VR drives mounted and cabled to the motherboard;
aqjr.jpg
 
The system sees them. I will do some temperature tests, to be sure they do not get too hot;
a9qa.jpg
 
 
If all goes well I may need to take these to production!
 
Schoondog Server Modifications LLC

 

SchoonMod MS G8 Two 2.5" drive bracket

 

Beautiful design Schoondoggy! 

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WD VR drives were running around 45-50c, within the upper limit.

I went into the BIOS and turned the fan up to max cooling. Now they run between 40-45c.

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WD VR drives were running around 45-50c, within the upper limit.

I went into the BIOS and turned the fan up to max cooling. Now they run between 40-45c.

 

Not too too bad, I prefer my drives to run in the 30C to 35C range, but 40C to 45C isn't terrible. One question though; how noisy is the unit with the fan on full all the time?

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