Noise is an annoying side effect that is caused not only at the airport by aircraft taking off and in traffic by passing trucks. Especially in your own home, therefore, many people strive to provide peace, to find relaxation. Unfortunately, the PC is in many cases contrary to these efforts and annoying during operation with high noise.
The sources of noise are initially all rotating components, which mainly affects fans and hard drives. These should be decoupled and, if necessary, the speed reduced. Many housings support these measures and already offer ex works equipment.
In addition, an insulation can provide even lower external noise. This modified version of the Zalman Z1 Neo Midi Tower connects both approaches and provides the housing with pre-installed insulation.
The special feature of this compilation is that in addition to the pre-installed insulation mats, additional insulation material included. This is also tailored to fit and allows additional sealing of other housing parts. As a result, you have the choice of how much insulation you use to achieve an individual optimum of cooling and volume reduction.
When delivered, the Zalman Z1 Neo Midi Tower has been fitted with insulating mats at all mandatory locations to reduce component noise. These include the two side panels, the front, the rear floor and the lower back. Three more mats for the front part of the floor, the lid and the upper back are loosely in the housing. These are also tailored to fit and can be installed as needed.
All additional insulation mats are labeled, which together with an enclosed installation manual ensures trouble-free installation. The manual is specially tailored to the requirements of the Zalman Z1 Neo Midi Tower and explains in detail the installation, gives practical tips and explains the possibilities and insulation options.
Function: The insulating mats achieve a noise reduction via two effects. First, the soft material absorbs airborne vibrations. At the same time, the mats reduce self-propagating vibrations via the housing, above all by their own weight. Both together ensure that the outer sides of the case are hardly stimulated to vibrate. In addition, the built-in fans should be throttled with the built-in control.
Note:Please note that due to the insulating mats the space inside the housing may be lower. Under certain circumstances, the laying of cables behind the mainboard tray can only be limited in comparison to the uninsulated version.
- Zalman Z1 Neo Midi Tower, tempered glass - insulated
- Dimensions: 203 x 445 x 464 mm (W x H x D)
- Material: steel, plastic (front, cover)
- Weight: 6 kg
- Color: Black
- Form factor: ATX, Micro-ATX, Mini-ITX
- Total fan possible:
2x 120 (front)
1x 120 mm (rear)
2x 120 mm (front, blue LEDs)
1x 120 mm (back, red LEDs)
1x 5.25 inches (external)
4x 3.5 / 2.5 inches (internal)
1x 2.5 inches (internal)
- Expansion Slots: 7
- I / O panel:
1x USB 3.0 (internal connection)
2x USB 2.0 (internal connection)
1x each audio in / out
1x power button
1x reset button
- Maximum graphics card length: 375 mm
- Maximum CPU cooler height: 160 mm
- Insulation (already installed):
1x Left front panel
1x Left upper panel
1x Left lower panel
1x Right panel
1x Upper front
1x Middle back
1x Front floor
1x Middle floor
- Insulation (enclosed):
1x upper back
1x lower front