Lian Li has presented the PC-C39 multimedia HTPC case, this chassis is made out of aluminum and ships with a remote controller.
This low profile HTPC case comes in two shades, namely silver and black to match in seamlessly with your current home theater décor. The elegant diamond cut sublimely carved into the front face gives the brushed all aluminum chassis a style of its own. The slim lined PC-C39 stands at 435mm x 97mm x 400mm (W, H, D) and weighs in at 3.65kgs. This stylish chassis combines the traditional class and finery of Lian Li with some outstanding innovations, such as the all new wireless remote controller and sensor. The chassis itself supports 2x 3.5”HDD’s and 1x 5.25”ODD. The chassis has 4x low profile expansion slots.
Low Profile HTPC Chassis
The PC-C39 supports a micro-ATX form factor. The chassis has hand-made aspects with Lian Li’s traditional care and attention to detail. The low profile structure has special support via a crossbar, which can be swiveled out the way when installing components. This kind of consideration and attention to detail has made Lian Li one of the most respected names in Chassis design. In addition the front mounted I/O ports, which include 2x USB 2.0, 1x Firewire 1394, as well as HD+AC97 Audio options. In addition, the wireless sensor and remote control give added value to an already feature rich product which enhances your HTPC experience.
Heat dynamics and Silence
Lian Li’s hand crafted attention to detail is evident throughout with air vents along the low profile expansion slots, and special anti-vibration spring clips to prevent the panels from rattling, while special rubber grommets prevent the HDD’s from vibration noises. The PC-C39 has 2x 70mm exhaust ball-bearing fans@1500RPM. In combination with the extensive air vents throughout the chassis, cooling has never been more efficient or quieter.
Quality and Craftsmanship
Like all Lian Li products, these HTPC Multimedia Chassis have the finely honed finish to prevent sharp edges. The internals are modular, so components can be pre-fitted and then installed in stages, allowing an organized and structural design for your DIY HTPC Home Theatre system. Tool-less thumb screws keep the case top panel attached, while a structural support bar adds strength to the case design. Everything is designed to comply with Intel Standards for maximum compatibility. The essence of Lian-Li products is the craftsmanship of the engineering. Intrinsic to the workmanship and quality is the customization which includes a whole host of optional extras that can be purchased to add more features to an already feature rich product.
The Lian Li PC-C39 case will be available by the end of May for around $210. Full specs at Lian Li. Here's an overview of the features: