>buy overpriced extensions >wait for 20 days for it arrive from china >doesn't work >3D print for a whole day >can only hold 2 hdds >will last 2 years at best >arm bullshit >expensive ram
Why do y'all don't just buy libre/corebooted minipcs with 1 nvme slot and 2 2.5" slots? >no intel ME >x86 >can run anything >cheap ram upgrade >lower latency ethernet >can have wireless if you want >I/O options with type-c >self contained
>nice try goy That's a problem with the US government, even a intel-ME hating citizen is limited by what laws government has. Such a tyranny.
I fucking suck at design
>20$ orange pi zero >3$ USB sata >aluminium extrusion from old external hdd >3h for 3D printed end caps >DC/DC step down module >free power supply from old modem Let me guess, I need more?
I learned solidworks from my brother back in 2012, I can still use it. It's dead simple for making simple things like a 3.5" multisled thingy. thingiverse.com/thing:4622587
Now do 10 HDDs and suddenly that second hand old server looks a lot more reasonable than an RPi. Especially considering that it can have a GPU for trans-coding and a NIC for 10Gbit ethernet.
By the time you 3D print a case suitable for HDDs you may as well buy a proper enclosure.
i just use an old office pc with an i3-4130 i got for free if i upgrade it'll be one of those 1l mini pcs from lenovo, dell or hp because two large ssds are enough storage for me and you can get them to idle below 10w with an undervolt