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Sun Ultra 45 chassis mod project
« on: May 17, 2020, 10:25:06 pm »
Sun Ultra 45 chassis is one sexy design. The quality that Sun Microsystems put into this chassis is second to none. I was fortunate to buy a used Ultra 45 chassis from an UK eBay seller and get it shipped to Australia for $100 AUD (then the seller updated the shipping cost to $200+). The empty chassis does not come with the proprietary motherboard tray so I have to workaround by drilling 3 small holes for three 1.8cm L-shaped plastic standoffs (sourced from the CPS2 arcade machine - I guess the brass standoffs that are abundant online can be used too). Here is the video of the mother bound mounting

Mount motherboard:

Next is to ask my friend to laser cut me an I/O shield plate from a thin metal sheet.

I will update this space as I progress.
« Last Edit: May 22, 2020, 06:53:33 am by tle »
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Re: Sun Ultra 45 chassis mod project
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2022, 07:12:56 pm »
You haven't updated since posting this and I know I'm totally necro'ing the thread but I really like your work. Would you consider sharing pictures of this to the user gallery?
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