Scan code: LN64325 Manufacturer code: ST-F7C-BLACK-ALPHA

Streacom F7C ALPHA HTPC Case

Streacom F7C ALPHA Black Home Theatre Aluminium Chassis, Mini ITX Compatible, 1x 2.5" + 1x 3.5x/2.5" HDD Bays

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Scan code: LN64325 Manufacturer code: ST-F7C-BLACK-ALPHA
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Product Overview

Upgraded Cooling Potential & Aluminium Construction

The F7C Alpha shares the same upgraded all aluminium construction and single piece extruded top panel design as its fanless brother the FC8 Alpha, but being actively cooled, Streacom upgraded its cooling potential. It now features room for a larger 92mm side panel fan and extra headroom for larger CPU coolers. The bottom panel vents have also been optimised to improve airflow around the motherboard, reducing overall internal temperature.


Supports Larger Components

With its clean, simple lines, ability to support larger components such as 3.5” hard drive and low profile expansion card, the F7C ALPHA is perfect for building compact yet powerful systems and it is not available with or without an optical drive slot if a Bluray or DVD drive is not required.


More Versatile

The drive tray has been totally re-designed making it easier to install yet more versatile than ever and now supports 2 x 3.5” whilst still having room for an slot-loading optical drive and 2.5” HDD/SSD. If you prefer the non-optical version, there is room for an additional 2.5” drive, taking the full capacity up to 5x 2.5” or 2x 2.5” + 2x 3.5” drives. The tray also features variable drive position and orientation mounting, so you can optimally position your drives.


Unrivalled

As with all Alpha cases, USB3.0 is native, the power LED is now a subtle pure white. All these improvements to the finish and hardware support make the F7C Alpha an unrivalled enclosure for building a stylish, compact yet powerful system.

Features
Special Features
• Air cooled mini HTPC chassis.
• 100% aluminium with fine sandblast finish.
• Ideal for media centre system.
• Compatible with Mini ITX motherboards.

Recommended Components
Streacom has a comprehensive build guide that provides general tips and suggestions on what should be considered when building in a Streacom case and how to achieve the best results.

Motherboard and CPU
The F7C is only compatible with Mini ITX motherboards. Due to the fact that the chassis is air cooled, there are no limitations regarding the TDP of the chosen CPU. The only issue to consider is the size of the CPU cooler, which may dictate the CPU to use. Due to the size of the chassis, it is only possible to install a CPU cooler no taller than 55mm (without a 3.5” drive fitted or 32mm with one installed). The Gelid Silence iPlus for Intel and the Slim Silence A-Plus for AMD are CPU coolers that will fit the chassis; both available from Quiet PC.

Power Supply
We offer a fanless Nano-PSU that produces 150W of power. This is more than enough to power a CPU that has a TDP of no more than 85W along with suitable peripherals. It is recommended not to overload the amount of peripherals. A single 3.5” HDD (or SSD), one optical drive, a TV tuner and obviously a motherboard should not be a problem for this miniature PSU.

Optical Drive
The F7C ALPHA is compatible only with slot-load optical drives. A list of slot-load drives available from Quiet PC can be found here.

Remote Control
If you wish to take control of the PC with the use of a remote control, then look no further than the Streacom Flirc IR receiver. It is designed to fit all Streacom chassis and will work with virtually any remote control. If you don’t have a remote then you may want to consider this.

Thermal Paste
These cases are supplied with thermal paste.
Specifications
Core Chassis Specifications
Case Edition F7C Alpha
Case Form Factor HTPC
Motherboard Form Factor Mini-ITX
I/O, Bays & Expansion
Front/Side/Top Panel I/O 2 x USB 3.0
Drive Bays
  • 1 x 2.5" Internal
  • 1 x 2.5"/ 3.5" Internal
  • 1 x Slim Slot-load Optical
Standard Expansion Slots 1
Vertical Expansion Slots  
Fans & Filters
Fan Bays 1 x 80mm
Fans Included None
Fan Controller/Hub  
Dust Filters  
Liquid Cooling Support
Front Radiator Compatibility  
Top Radiator Compatibility  
Bottom Radiator Compatibility  
Rear Radiator Compatibility  
Side Radiator Compatibility  
Clearances
Max CPU Cooler Height 55 mm
Max GPU Card Length mm
Cable Routing Space  
Side Panels
Window/s No
Window Configuration  
Window Construction  
LED Lighting Functionality
LED Lighting No
LED Lighting Emitters  
LED Lighting Colour  
LED Lighting Support & Control  
Power Supply Compatibility
PSU Included No
PSU Wattage (If Included)  
PSU 80+ Rating (If Included)  
PSU Support nanoPSU
PSU Mounting Location  
Max PSU Length  
Chassis Physical Specifications
Colour Black
Chassis Contruction Materials Aluminium
Dimensions 240 x 100 x 250 mm (WxHxD mm)
Weight 2.1 kg (Approx)
Please Note  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN64325
Model Number ST-F7C-BLACK-ALPHA
GTIN 8718469090945
Warranty

Please note your statutory rights are not affected.

For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions

Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Scan
Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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Questions & Answers

Is it possible to order the non optical slot version?

This product is the ST-F7CB-OPT-ALPHA, as an authorised Streacom retailer do you also stock the ST-F7CB-ALPHA (EAN: 8718469090921). Thanks E.B.
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Streacom F7C ALPHA HTPC Case
Streacom F7C ALPHA HTPC Case