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Richie_jones

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #40 on: May 08, 2017, 04:00:43 pm »
Hi..this is where I'm up..

My to do list just keeps getting bigger and bigger...
It's now got 2 pacled64's due to amount of leds!!
There's two big pieces of plexi missing front and rear and another that needs some engraving and drape forming.
I'm hoping to get these ordered soon...


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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #41 on: May 08, 2017, 10:52:33 pm »
Looking good!

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #42 on: August 03, 2017, 05:49:29 pm »
Finally finished.

Let me know what you think...I`ll get a better camera and upload some better pics..


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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #43 on: August 03, 2017, 05:54:34 pm »
more pics

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #44 on: August 03, 2017, 05:55:04 pm »
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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #45 on: August 03, 2017, 05:55:24 pm »
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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #46 on: August 03, 2017, 09:36:38 pm »
Wow!! This turned out great. Love the color scheme, lit/etched plexi and the Atari speaker grills.
Also the DK on the back. Well done sir :applaud:

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #47 on: August 03, 2017, 09:42:38 pm »
Looks great. More pics!

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #48 on: August 03, 2017, 11:30:10 pm »
I like it overall. Good balance of transparent areas and opaque, and slick style.

I just don't like DK on the back. Don't know what you were thinking there, he just seems out of place with the retro/Atari theme. Even more so with his new style art.

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #49 on: August 04, 2017, 12:16:48 am »
I like it overall. Good balance of transparent areas and opaque, and slick style.

I just don't like DK on the back. Don't know what you were thinking there, he just seems out of place with the retro/Atari theme. Even more so with his new style art.


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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #50 on: August 04, 2017, 12:26:34 am »
Yeah I consider any of the "3D" versions newer than what you would see from the old 2D versions (DK, DK jr., DK 3).

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #51 on: August 06, 2017, 04:07:18 am »
Thanks for the comments guys. Yeah the rear panel i wasn't sure about to start with. Unfortunately the guy I hired was an illustrator and not an artist, I'm not knocking him as I really like the image but I was after something from the ground up which unfortunately this is not.
I like it though looks good in my opinion..
The perspex is lit up by 15 leds embedded in the groove that it sits in, think the effect works well..

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #52 on: August 08, 2017, 05:15:05 am »
I think it's gorgeous! And imho it doesn't care a bit that the DK art maybe doesn't match. So what? It's not like it's some replica, right? It's something YOU like and YOU build!

I take my hat off to you!

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #53 on: August 08, 2017, 06:32:29 am »
I think it's gorgeous! And imho it doesn't care a bit that the DK art maybe doesn't match. So what? It's not like it's some replica, right? It's something YOU like and YOU build!

I take my hat off to you!
Thanks barry

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #54 on: August 08, 2017, 11:06:38 am »
I agree on the DK back being a bit out of place but it's a minor thing. The plexi and LED touches are neat, it reminds me of a PC build with a transparent case to show off the hardware which I think is what you were going for. Not sure I love the transparent CP as it almost looks unfinished (and the guts aren't that interesting to me) but it fits the overall theme perfectly. I personally can't stand those chrome Ultimarc buttons for playing but they look cool in your build as they match the chrome in other spots.

Overall it looks great, quality work, nice job! :applaud:
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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #55 on: August 08, 2017, 12:07:24 pm »
I agree on the DK back being a bit out of place but it's a minor thing. The plexi and LED touches are neat, it reminds me of a PC build with a transparent case to show off the hardware which I think is what you were going for. Not sure I love the transparent CP as it almost looks unfinished (and the guts aren't that interesting to me) but it fits the overall theme perfectly. I personally can't stand those chrome Ultimarc buttons for playing but they look cool in your build as they match the chrome in other spots.

Overall it looks great, quality work, nice job! :applaud:
Thanks.. the ultralux buttons were shite the first cab I built them in and there the same in this one. It's a trade off I'm ok with though for the nice rgb led and the chrome surrounds.

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #56 on: August 08, 2017, 12:08:24 pm »
Some daylight pics


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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #57 on: September 08, 2017, 06:59:04 pm »
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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #58 on: September 13, 2017, 08:32:20 pm »
can you provide the dimensions of the bartop?
would really appreciate it

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #59 on: April 25, 2018, 07:41:12 pm »

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #60 on: April 25, 2018, 10:15:11 pm »
Love the translucent CP and purty wiring...
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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #61 on: June 18, 2018, 04:41:33 pm »
Started a new build, just a one player mini version..

What do you think so far


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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #62 on: June 18, 2018, 06:11:30 pm »
Start a new thread! I need details!

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #63 on: June 20, 2018, 04:14:21 pm »
Size comparison..

Looks smaller than I thought!!

It should be exactly half scale

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #64 on: June 20, 2018, 04:38:15 pm »
Size comparison..

Looks smaller than I thought!!

It should be exactly half scale

Looks about right figure half scale would wind up 1/4 the size !

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #65 on: June 20, 2018, 05:20:55 pm »
I'm not sure..I just halved all the measurements..

I  bought a small widescreen LCD first but it just looked to small..that screens an 8 inch..

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #66 on: June 20, 2018, 08:40:07 pm »
A 5x5 square has half the perimeter of a 10x10 but only a quarter of the area. A 7x7 has 70% of the perimeter of a 10x10 but half the area.

What to do when you want something "half the size" depends on how small you really want it.

Either way, both the full-size and a mini look really good!

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #67 on: June 20, 2018, 09:59:50 pm »
I'm not sure..I just halved all the measurements..

I  bought a small widescreen LCD first but it just looked to small..that screens an 8 inch..

Figure if you take half the height and half the width you wind up with 1/4th the area ( ie. cut a 4x4 board in half in each direction (length and height) and you wind up with 4 2x2 boards )

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #68 on: June 21, 2018, 02:03:01 am »
I'll take 1/4 scale, looks a lot smaller than half scale..

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #69 on: June 21, 2018, 11:14:30 pm »
Nicely done! How/where did you do the plexi? Having that integrated with the speaker holes was a nice touch.

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Re: Small viewlix inspired build
« Reply #70 on: June 22, 2018, 10:59:34 am »
Thanks...I had the plexi done at a local sign shop with a cnc machine. Just supplied a simple vector image for the cut out and the engraving on the rear piece.
The bottom plexi is cnc engraved and bent using a hot line bender..

  
 

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