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In Win Tou is stunning two-way mirrored PC case

In Win Tou is stunning two-way mirrored PC case

While stunning in real life, the In Win Tou is a devil to photoraph

In Win has produced a mesmerising looking limited edition two-way mirrored case that it's showing off here at Computex 2013.

In Win is known for making some fairly far out limited edition case designs and it's latest model is up there with the best. The Tou is made of bolted-together panels of two-way mirrored tempered glass!

When viewed in a bright environment and/or with the internal lights off, the panels look totally reflective, but up close and/or with the internal lights on the insides can be spied.

The effect is seriously impressive and it's matched by the build quality and overall design of this limited edition chassis.

Sadly it will likely never be available to the general public but instead, if even produced in any volume, will only make it's way to just such trade shows as Computex, major LAN/gaming events and maybe even to key technology publications (hint hint).

For what it's worth, the case can fit an ATX motherboard and houses the PSU and optical drive in the bottom section. Rather comically, the company chose to use a bland white DVD Rom(!) drive to showcase this case, taking away from the glamour just a little.

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alain-s 6th June 2013, 19:25 Quote
gorgeous looking case !! I really hope that they will make a few cases for retail. Would love to get my hands on this one.
Jack_Pepsi 6th June 2013, 21:43 Quote
Sorry to be pedantic but...

".. COmputed 2013."

:/
BD Hopkins 7th June 2013, 02:57 Quote
They should probably give credit to this guy, who already did this:

http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?p=3336708
Material 7th June 2013, 09:40 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jack_Pepsi
Sorry to be pedantic but...

".. COmputed 2013."

:/

Fixed, but go easy, covering these trade shows is hard, tiring work.
Cheapskate 7th June 2013, 17:04 Quote
@BD - Mirrors are an old trick, and the guts are where the real magic is.

What got me about this case was what looks like a milled aluminum frame, but none of the panels are square/level to each other. -No visible welds or seams from the pictures I've seen...
So I suspect the sides are somehow stamped to make the subtle bends?
I REALLY would like to know how this one was manufactured.
Meanmotion 7th June 2013, 21:39 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cheapskate
@BD - Mirrors are an old trick, and the guts are where the real magic is.

What got me about this case was what looks like a milled aluminum frame, but none of the panels are square/level to each other. -No visible welds or seams from the pictures I've seen...
So I suspect the sides are somehow stamped to make the subtle bends?
I REALLY would like to know how this one was manufactured.

The In Win case? It's individual pieces of the glass bolted to a steel frame.

The mod is just a Bit Fenix Prodigy with glass side panels - the top and bottom pieces are molded plastic.
Cheapskate 8th June 2013, 01:26 Quote
I meant the inwin case.
The render I saw earlier of it, (With normal panels,) implied 1/4"-ish bar frame.
fluxtatic 8th June 2013, 07:45 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jack_Pepsi
Sorry to be pedantic but...

".. COmputed 2013."

:/

as am I - "Computed 2013?
BD Hopkins 12th June 2013, 06:47 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cheapskate
@BD - Mirrors are an old trick, and the guts are where the real magic is.
Yes, two-way mirrors are not new to the world, but neither is concrete, carved wood, fabric upholstery, etc. In my view modders deserve the most credit for inventing new tech (rarely ever happens and doesn't apply here), being the first in modding to use tech that's new to the modding world (as with the Prodigy mod AFAIK) and using tech that's been used by modders before but in a marvelous new way (from the small picture I can't see what qualifies the In Win case in this regard; the approach may be new, but I'm not marveling at it).

Don't get me wrong, I love it when case manufacturers try new things. But I like to make sure people get their props, and I didn't want anyone thinking the use of two-way mirrors in modding was somehow In Win's idea. Hurray for the little guy!
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