7 Awesome Robotic Case Mods

Posted 21 May 2009 at 14:43 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

Customizing computer cases is very popular these days and several websites are dedicated to the endeavor. A Robot-themed enclosure is a perfect match for a blazing motherboard and heatsink-engulfed video cards.

An obvious candidate would be our beloved R2-D2. We've all seen action figures and LEGO projects, but a computer fashioned by Ken Kirby after our bleeping friend is the ultimate.

Futurama's Bender has also been violated with PC components (Mini-ITX in this case) in this fantastic case mod by Jan Erik Vangen.

Eric Burke tosses his cap into the mod ring with this super-inexpensive, antenna-topped Android case.

Another Prime candidate for case mod bliss is a Transformer. This machine by John Mangus is over 6 feet tall in transport mode! And Adrian Gallego put together a great Bumblebee-inspired system.

An AI-controlled automobile certainly qualifies for this group, so here's a KITT-inspired case mod by Thomas. It's clean, simple and classy. Video.

I'll finish off the list with an incredibly ambitious and over-the-top Wall-E case mod by 'this Russian guy'. The amount of work this must have been is amazing, not to mention the cost of the raw material. I wonder what it weighs?

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

13 May 2017 mwaibel (Master)
30 Apr 2017 AI4U (Observer)
30 Mar 2017 shimniok (Journeyer)
25 Feb 2017 steve (Master)
16 Aug 2016 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
9 Jul 2016 evilrobots (Observer)
27 Jun 2016 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
2 May 2016 motters (Master)
6 Nov 2015 wedesoft (Master)
10 Sep 2015 svo (Master)
Share this page