ATX computer rear panel I/O plate construction set
by jridley, published
This will allow you to quickly create a plate that matches your mainboard.
I created this because I had a Dell PC that I needed to move to a bigger case to hold a stack of hard drives, and the Dell back plate was stamped right into the case, not a snap-in plate like with more generic machines.
UPDATED - added PS/2 and DVI connectors to the SCAD file
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will do, and just realized that the printer isnt wide enough to print the backplate after all, time to just get out the dremel and the old case :P
Awesome. Keep in mind for the future that with the SCAD file it's quite easy to make a backplate for any mainboard.
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Download the OpenSCAD file. Edit the "holes()" module by adding all of the I/O types that you have on your system, measuring from the lower left of the case opening to the lower/left side of each connector. For instance, my VGA connector is 41mm from the left of the hole to the left of the connector, and 5mm from the bottom of the hole to the bottom of the connector, so I add this:
Do all of the connector holes, print, insert into the case from the inside. There are little bumps along the edge which you need to snap into place. If some of them break off it's not a big deal as the mainboard will actually hold the plate in place just fine, the bumps are just for convenience. After inserting the plate, install the mainboard and build up the rest of the system.
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