I will have no need for it,
Once it's all settled
Got a mail from Techcase today:
We will send you the black one immediatly.
We will leave the silver one at you, because of all the troubles.
So... I have a completely new AOpen A340H in the original box! I think I'll hold on to it until the black case arrives, but after that, I want to get rid of it.
It's a desktop case and looks quite nice: drive bays are hidden behind little hatches, there are front-connectors for audio and USB and the case has attractive round curves. It breathes understated elegance: perfect for the living room or the executive office! It has a 200W powersupply, which means you can easily run a P4 on it. Micro-ATX, Flex-ATX and Mini-ITX motherboards all fit in this case.
The case can't be found in the Tweakers.net pricewatch, so it's probably a rare find in the Netherlands. Especially since desktop cases are rare anyway: the only shop that had 'em in Nijmegen was Orbit, and they had one with integrated LCD-screen, lots of knobs and fiddly bits. That's perfect if you crave that carnival atmosphere, but if you have any sort of taste the H340H will certainly be more to your liking!
Techcase's price is 55 euros, without shipping. I'm willing to give it to one of my friends for 25 euros. Holler if you're interested -- but you'll have to wait until the black case arrives before you come to pick it up!