IMG_8049pp

IMG_8049pp

I wouldn’t normally post something like this, but maybe it will help someone. The other day I turned on my computer only to see thick black smoke pouring out of the back of the computer within a few seconds of starting it. I dove under the desk and ripped out the power cord. Upon opening up the case and inspecting where the problem was. I saw the fan at the back looked like it had caught fire.
The fan was an Antec Tricool 120mm fan that came with the Antec P182 case. One of the circuits in the fan, that I believe controls the speed, looked like it had arched and was melting/burning through the almost quarter inch thick plastic behind it. My case is not super dirty, it has front air filters to keep most of the dust out, I also clean out the case with a can of air every couple of months. As you can see from the pictures it melted all the way through, not to mention the parts inside you cant see. The one pic of the fan grill at the back, shows you how hot it got to change the color of the case. Even with it burning for no more than 10 seconds it took hours to air out the room, with a 2×2 foot fan running and almost a week for the smell to go away.
My real problem is with what could have been. Had I not been at the computer when this happened the smoke damage alone would have been terrible. Let alone if some of the burning plastic had dripped to the carpet or onto something else and caused a fire, could have lost the whole house. I have since ripped out all three of these fans that came with the system and replaced them with basic single speed fans from what I hope is a better manufacture.

Posted by Hammond Photography on 2011-02-17 05:01:26

Tagged: , Antec , Tricool , 120mm , fan , fire , burning , smoke

Dirty laser printer

Dirty laser printer

Dusty and dirty laser printer in office
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Posted by ifeelstock on 2013-06-21 23:35:24

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A Machine Was Invented out of the Dust and Dirt

A Machine Was Invented out of the Dust and Dirt

www.imagekind.com/A-Machine-Was-Invented-out-of-the-Dust-… link to my website…

This is a drawing done in simple manically pencil, a red colored pencil and a china marker + some work with elements 8 after scanning it to my computer. it ended up with a bit of impurity and shading and such that I kept in. I really started to like its impurity, I think it gives it a old photographic look and or movie look. something old and decayed . A elegantly 1920s skull is fitted fashionably with a Top-hat, the skull is also fitted with electronics and a Rocket Engine. the skull fly’s foreword shooting out its eyeball , below its hand fly’s with it flying and shooting.I also tried to incorporate a elegance in the skull flying machine.

Posted by Followthedon on 2011-01-13 22:14:15

Tagged: , 1920s , black , burning , computer , creation , decayed , destruction , dirt , drawing , dust , electronics , energy , eye , fineart , fingers , FollowTheDon , gothic , hands , hat , IMPURITY , invented , machine , melting , photographic , power , red , rocket , scanning , ship , skull , space , steam , surreal , surrealism , teeth , top , white , yellow

IMG_8048pp

IMG_8048pp

I wouldn’t normally post something like this, but maybe it will help someone. The other day I turned on my computer only to see thick black smoke pouring out of the back of the computer within a few seconds of starting it. I dove under the desk and ripped out the power cord. Upon opening up the case and inspecting where the problem was. I saw the fan at the back looked like it had caught fire.
The fan was an Antec Tricool 120mm fan that came with the Antec P182 case. One of the circuits in the fan, that I believe controls the speed, looked like it had arched and was melting/burning through the almost quarter inch thick plastic behind it. My case is not super dirty, it has front air filters to keep most of the dust out, I also clean out the case with a can of air every couple of months. As you can see from the pictures it melted all the way through, not to mention the parts inside you cant see. The one pic of the fan grill at the back, shows you how hot it got to change the color of the case. Even with it burning for no more than 10 seconds it took hours to air out the room, with a 2×2 foot fan running and almost a week for the smell to go away.
My real problem is with what could have been. Had I not been at the computer when this happened the smoke damage alone would have been terrible. Let alone if some of the burning plastic had dripped to the carpet or onto something else and caused a fire, could have lost the whole house. I have since ripped out all three of these fans that came with the system and replaced them with basic single speed fans from what I hope is a better manufacture.

Posted by Hammond Photography on 2011-02-17 05:02:46

Tagged: , Antec , Tricool , 120mm , fan , fire , burning , smoke

IMG_8055pp

IMG_8055pp

I wouldn’t normally post something like this, but maybe it will help someone. The other day I turned on my computer only to see thick black smoke pouring out of the back of the computer within a few seconds of starting it. I dove under the desk and ripped out the power cord. Upon opening up the case and inspecting where the problem was. I saw the fan at the back looked like it had caught fire.
The fan was an Antec Tricool 120mm fan that came with the Antec P182 case. One of the circuits in the fan, that I believe controls the speed, looked like it had arched and was melting/burning through the almost quarter inch thick plastic behind it. My case is not super dirty, it has front air filters to keep most of the dust out, I also clean out the case with a can of air every couple of months. As you can see from the pictures it melted all the way through, not to mention the parts inside you cant see. The one pic of the fan grill at the back, shows you how hot it got to change the color of the case. Even with it burning for no more than 10 seconds it took hours to air out the room, with a 2×2 foot fan running and almost a week for the smell to go away.
My real problem is with what could have been. Had I not been at the computer when this happened the smoke damage alone would have been terrible. Let alone if some of the burning plastic had dripped to the carpet or onto something else and caused a fire, could have lost the whole house. I have since ripped out all three of these fans that came with the system and replaced them with basic single speed fans from what I hope is a better manufacture.

Posted by Hammond Photography on 2011-02-17 05:03:42

Tagged: , Antec , Tricool , 120mm , fan , fire , burning , smoke

dusty times in black rock city

dusty times in black rock city

for September MSH: everything is "hunky dory" in a dust storm when you have your dust mask & googles 😉

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happy tuesday everyone!

we’re back from burning man. and what a ride it was. a very surreal experience.. with all the art, music, dust, wind, heat and more. add taking a child out there.. and what can i say…. . it wasn’t what a would call a relaxing family vacation.. but a life changing one for sure.

while i did take photos… til the last few days i had a hard time picking up the camera. how could that be you might ask? really.. i just don’t know. there was so much inspiration and so many photo worthy opportunities …. i suppose i was dealing with emotional overload.

i haven’t even uploaded photos to the computer.. so i don’t even know what i have. this is one of my polaroids. one of my favs actually. the polaroid camera seemed to be the easy choice for taking photos in the dust… and it was a fun gift to hand out to other burners… 😉 always made for a smile and some good conversations.

will be posting more over the next couple days. gonna try to get caught up before tomorrow… as that is the last day of my 365. hard to imagine.

will be back this evening to check out what you all have been up too. this afternoon… unpacking and cleaning up playa dust off everything!

decluttr

Posted by suz or sooze on 2009-09-08 20:52:40

Tagged: , burner kid , dust , dusty , project365 , september , windy , black rock city , thunderdome , esplanade , saturday , polaroid , spectra , cropped , 2009 , burning man , burning , man , festival , black , rock , city , film , burning man 2009 , brc , bm09 , suz or sooze , hunky dory , msh0909 , msh0909-18 , spostcard