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by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

So, that's basically everything. If you like my tutorial or have questions, feel free to reply!!!
Heres the direct attachment for the cradle icon files.
by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

Sorry for that died Dropbox link. Use this one instead: http://www.mediafire.com/file/ymid195c7z4o4g9/Cradle_icons.zip If you're using a Mac, do this: 1. Right click ur drive->Get info. 2. Drag the icon file (*.icns) to the drive icon in the popup window. You might have to do this more than once bec...
by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

If you wanna make your cradle SSD looks better on your system, you can set custom icons and name. You can make your own icon file or use the icon I made. Get it here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ltfjh422za7i5hj/Cradle%20icons.zip?dl=0 If you're using Windows, do this: 1. Create a txt file in the root ...
by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

Now put the bottom cover back and put the screws back in place.
Congratulations, you just made yourself a Shinki Cradle with some blazin' fast storage!
by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

Use a washer to organize the wires if necessary.
by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

The last step: put a small block of sponge on the PCB. This block should be big enough to push the PCB firmly after you put the bottom cover back, but also small enough so it doesn't apply too much force to the board.
Ariel already did that for me.
by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

Nearly done. If you have a heatsink, now it's time to stick it onto the controller. For Samsung SSDs, The controller is a square piece in the middle of the PCB. Organize the wires so they do not go over the board. Also make sure there's no short circuit anywhere. No LED pins touching, no metal parts...
by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

Now put the circuit board in, carefully glue it in place. Note that I put a thin layer of sponge under the SSD (Cant see in the pictrue).
by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

Testing the new LED. Looks great!
by i0nNepgear
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cradle modification complete
Replies: 18
Views: 8371

Re: Cradle modification complete

Plug the PCB into the cables SATA port, and now it's time to put the whole thing in the cradle. First, slide the LED back in place.