Compact Tech Station

Compact Tech Station

This compact modular open frame PC tech station (test bench) has a bottom mounted power supply and can accommodate two 3.5-inch hard drives or four SSDs and one 120×2 or 120×3 radiator.

The test bench is made from 15mm square anodized t‑slot extrusion. The t‑slots can be used to mount cooling fans and/or radiators practically anywhere on the station.

The tech station pictured below is shown with optional end caps.

Computer Tech station

Computer tech station

A PSU can be mounted anywhere along the entire back of the case.

Drives are mounted to the drive “rails” (slotted-extrusion) via rubber grommets.

An optical drive can be attached directly to the station via 90-degree angle brackets.

Or, four 5.25-inch devices can be mounted via an optional drive cage:

Multiple fans, pumps and radiators can be mounted almost everywhere on the station. A 120×3 radiator can be mounted across the width of the case and a 120×2 across the depth.

The station can be transformed into box frame with the purchase of a few additional extrusions:

More space can be added by stacking a station onto an optional lower tier.


  • Support for ATX (8 expansion cards), XL-ATX, EATX, microATX and mini-ITX form factor motherboards.
  • 7/8-inch tall aluminum motherboard standoffs.
  • Mount 3 fans or any combination of 1-3 radiators on/in the bottom and/or top tiers.
  • Extra extrusions and fasteners are included to mount pumps, reservoirs, etc. anywhere on the station.
  • Bottom mounted PSU (vertical or horizontal).
  • Drives mount to the station via soft rubber grommets. pic
  • Install two 3.5-inch drives and any combination of three 2.5/3.5-inch drives on the lower level t-slot extrusions.  Install additional drives with optional drive rails.
  • All aluminum construction.
  • Stainless steel fasteners.
  • Size: 16.25 x 13.375 x 14.5-inches (W x D x H)
  • Stackable (with optional extra posts).
  • Weight: 4 pounds 13 ounces.
  • Shipping container: 18x18x9-inches, 8-pounds 9-ounces.

Assembly manual.

Order here.

Review of Compact Tech Station

Review of Compact Tech Station

The tech station reviewed by Linus Tech Tips, was actually a tech tray with an optional lower-tier, more info about that is here.