ncase M1

A build with the ncase M1; my first mini-ITX build without many compromises.

12mm Vandal Switch with white LED

Custom ATX cable 1

Custom ATX cable 2

Custom CPU cable

Custom PCI-E cable

Custom SATA cable 1

Custom SATA cable 2

Heatshrunk capacitor

Blanking plugs

Power cord layout

Replacement screws on rear

Motherboard screws

Custom SATA power cable

Custom ATX cable installed

Custom PCI-E cable installed

Case overview

VLP memory

Countersunk screw closeup

Flickr set


Part / Description Link
StarTech 45cm Rounded SATA cables link
New Power Button -12mm vandal switch w white LED link
HDD LED – Any flat topped white LED link
LED Clip – 5mm clip link
470uF Capacitor – I had 16ZLG470MEFC10X12.5 to hand NA
Almost any diode – I had 1N5817G to hand NA
Resistor between 600 – 1000 Ohms – I had a 680 Ohm to hand NA
Nitrile Rubber O-Ring 12mm x 1mm link
20mm 25mm rubber blanking plug link
M2.5 fibre washers (these are a tight / centred fit unlike the correct M3 fibre washers) link
M3 x 6mm Socket Countersunk – case screws link
M3 x 8mm Socket Flanged Button Screw – Motherboard and hard drive grommet screws link
M3 x 4mm Nylon sleeve / spacer for hard drive grommets link
M3 x 4mm Socket Button Screw – Bracket screws link
M3 x 4mm Low Head Cap Screw – Case screws link
Power supply cable / pins / connectors and removal tool link