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Community Feature – Kmpkt’s “Orangulan”

This is one in a series of features, looking at projects going on in our community. These could be full system builds, simple mods, or even accessories made by our awesome forum members. Today we are featuring Kmpkt’s (Formerly ‘ilovelampshade’) NFC S4 Mini #77 build, “Orangulan”. This is one of many builds in the forum based on Not From Concentrate’s S4 Mini, a great option for a slim M-ITX chassis. Early specs for this build –  HDPlex 160W combo, a Zalman CNPS2X CPU cooler, the NFC S4 Mini in PlastiDip Orange, A Gigabyte B85M Phoenix motherboard, a Galax Low Profile …
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NFC Systems S4 Mini available for pre-order

We had interviewed Josh at NFC Systems several months ago and now his new case design, the S4 Mini, is available for pre-order: http://nfc-systems.com/shop/s4-mini-chassis It’s a slim all-aluminum Mini-ITX case designed for DC-DC PSUs. A short dual-slot GPU can be fitted by way of a flexible PCIe extender. Exterior dimensions are 330 x 216 x 57mm. Price is $150 for the chassis itself, with a custom x16 PCIe extender available as an option for $35. Power button (16mm vandal switch) and DC-DC PSU will need to be purchased separately. Josh has recommendations for the PSU on the site. Custom powder coat …
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Not From Concentrate: An interview with Josh Sniffen of NFC Systems

Josh Sniffen is the owner of NFC systems, a SFF design firm founded in 2009. With a lineage of products and designs including the NFC ArK and the S Series, Josh has a wealth of experience and knowledge, both as a system building enthusiast and modder, and as a vendor of ultra-portable SFF chassis and systems. Earlier this week, we had the opportunity to speak to Josh about his prior work, as well as his newest creation, the S4 Mini. Josh is set to demonstrate the chassis this Friday, while participating at PDXLAN 26.   Joshua Ramirez: Thanks for taking the time to talk with …