thxz for the info your gathered how many titles where released every year thxman.
Some updates on my investigation on the 'rattling' sound my D-Box system produces:
When playing the MFX DEMO MODE the 'rattling' sound is most present at the second (vibration) sequence of the demo mode at max intensity level. Here s a link to a sound I recorded during the demo mode:http://www.2shared.com/video/IjABL1oz/P1050412.html
I hope the sound quality is good enough. If not, let me know because then I ll try to record it again with better equipment.
In order to be sure the rattling sound is not coming from the side modules I completely removed the middle covers (not the housing but the hub covers). I really messed it up: a few bolts that holds the housing did not came off. I tried everything but nothing worked. In the end I had to pull the hub cover of with some force. This way the housing around the bolts teared apart so I was finally able to removed the housings completely. The hub covers are complety not usable anymore and I can throw them away
I did not do a new test yet with the hub covers removed so I ll post my findings as soon a I tested but I already have some questions:
- I see some white glue-ish substance between some parts inside the hub housing. What is this exactly and will it be harmful to remove? And what if it is better to leave it on, will it react on dust?
- I also see some substance on two metal 'plates' in the middle of the motherboard that had direct contact with the hub cover. Was this meant like cooling paste in a PC?
- IF I get less rattling with the hub covers removed, will it be dangerous to leave it like this? (so with both the hub covers AND large plastic housing removed).
I did also send D-Box the same audio file you find in the link so Antonin from D-Box is also examining it.
And you guys think I can get new cover hubs from D-Box since they are broken?
@thxman: D-Box is also working on a auto power on and keyboard shortcut solution so your workaround will not be needed anymore.Also have to give some really big credits to D-Box, especially Antonin!! He s really helping out and always responds extensively to my requests/emails!
btw: here s a link to a picture album of my D-Box setup:http://imageshack.us/g/843/p1050388a.jpg/
EDIT: Things got more complicated. Two parts seen in the picture below (I think cooling blocks?) came loose because of the removal of the hub housing. As I said my hub housings are broken and cannot be installed back anymore. So this means the cooling blocks cannot be installed correct anymore. You guys think they are really needed to prevent overheating?
Should I not use my D-Box system until I contacted D-Box about this expirementing I m doing?
and by the way, the housing hub was not the problem causing the sound the D-Box system produces during vibrations so the removal of the hub (and broken hub housing which I now have
) was not needed after all......