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    HEXUS.reviews :: Antec Fusion Chassis

    The HTPC market has seen a big shift recently, with more of the mainstream manufacturers producing higher specification HTPC chassis’s with a much keener price point. Antec previously released NSK2400 and with the introduction of the Antec Fusion it looks, on paper at least that Antec are looking to move up in the world, but the question is, have they?
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    http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=6462&page=5

    "The VFD itself is powered through a floppy drvie" - drvie sounds like something from linux to me

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    is the VFD compatible with windows MCE?

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    Looks very nice and would blend in with most people HT setups.

    Shame its uATX though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YorkieBen View Post
    is the VFD compatible with windows MCE?
    It is compatible, as it is based on the iMon VFD design......however, BEWARE, as it includes no IR. That means no remotes will work, and there is no space to mount one internally.....


    Hmmm, oversight much!! Thanks Antec....

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    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Shame its uATX though.
    Weren't the boards with the 6150 graphics uATX though? They were pretty much perfect for a HTPC

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    Just wondering if the reviewer (or anyone else!) has tried using a PATA HDD in there? Is there enough room for the ribbon cables?

    I'm thinking of getting the Fusion and slapping an old i865G board in there with the remains of my old system.

    All (constructive) comments welcome

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    there's supposedly a new version coming with the IR receiver & a different display.

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    is there now

    I will have some very tasty news about Antec very shortly after meeting with thier Snr. VP today

    As for the PATA issue there should be no problem as there is plenty of space in the end of the chamber for the HDD's

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    i'm after a complete black version of fusion, anyone seen this?

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    Yes i have, it was shown at CeBIT this year and is due on the market in the next few months i believe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt D View Post
    Yes i have, it was shown at CeBIT this year and is due on the market in the next few months i believe.

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    Cool - looks like I should hold out a little longer

    Thanks guys

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