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Plasma Chamber by MerlinTheRed Plasma Chamber by MerlinTheRed
This is a collection of simple bars that you can place at the right edge of your screen. As you can see from the preview the bars are highly customizable.

Included are the following bars:

  • Month, Day, Hour, Minute, Second

  • CPU (Average or up to 6 cores individually)

  • HDD meters (C:\ - I:\)

  • RAM usage meter

  • Upload/Download meters

  • Battery status

  • Music player progress and controls (hover over the "MUSIC" text)

If you need to adapt one of the skins to your needs (like changing the Music player it is controlling), right-click it and choose "Edit Skin". Each skin has only minimal code and it should be immediately apparent what you need to change.

It is also very easy to create your own bars, if you want to start with a little Rainmeter coding. All you need is to create a measure that provides values in the range (0, 1). You can use the existing bars as a template.

If you find any bugs, have suggestions what could be added or have created your own bars that you would like to be included, don't hesitate to contact me.

Update 1 (version 1.2):
- Added Upload/Download and Battery Bars
- The bar light will never exceed the intended area


The wallpaper is from the Black Background Set [link] of :iconiamfreeman:
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Dead-Vixen Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm new to Rainmeter, is there a way I can make a few of these bars into CPU/GPU temp gauges? >.<
MerlinTheRed Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
There are a few plugins that you can use to achieve this. Mostly they connect to external applications that measure those temperatures. A few plugins you can use for this that are shipped with Rainmeter are CoreTemp and SpeedFan. There is also the HWinfo Plugin created by a Rainmeter user, which you have to download and install first. You should be able to create a bar showing some temperature easily by copying one of the existing ones and modifying it to use the right plugin.
Painkiller4life Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I love simple and elegant, Well done thank you!
NerdyD Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
Are there any 8 core meters?
MerlinTheRed Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
There is a single skin for each core. The code in each of those skins is minimal and should be very easy to understand. Just copy and rename one of the existing CPU skins, then open its .ini file and change the core to 7 or 8.
Ekojain Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I really like the settings window you have here, it's much more refined than what I've been making. You mind if I use this as an inspiration for my various settings windows in my Stealthy suite?
(Obviously I'm not going to "copy-paste" the whole look, but I like your layout better.)
MerlinTheRed Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, glad you like it. You can copy the code or just use it as inspiration however you want. It's not like I could stop you anyway, even if I wanted (which I don't).
Ekojain Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Gotcha, thanks! :)
Naica-Liebe Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013
Sleek Dude, clean design Thank u..
XiCynx Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012
This is a FANTASTIC SKIN! Especially with the option of being able to change the colors of it. I was able to get it to fit perfectly with my ROG theme.

One thing I was wondering. I have been able to edit this into every skin I have used for rainmeter, but with how you have yours setup, I find it pretty difficult. Maybe you might be able to add some insight on how this can be done so I don't have to use a random offset skin from my previous one.

I have a Netmeter, they are bars just like how you have yours setup.

Download Speed
Upload Speed

Only thing is, I can't seem to figure out how to implement it with yours. I have all the measures, meters and variables in one section, where you have yours spread out over 3-4 different files. If I give you the code I am working with through a PM, would you be able to let me know how I could implement this into your skin? Thanks for taking the time in reading and hope to hear back from you soon!
tikilo Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
please add battery meter
MerlinTheRed Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Good idea. You can create one for yourself by creating a new skin with the following code. I'll add it to the download when I have time.


Measure = "([MeasurePower:]/[MeasurePower:MaxValue])"
BarText = "Battery"

Measure = Plugin
Plugin = PowerPlugin
PowerState = Percent
tikilo Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
gouenji11 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Student Interface Designer
so nice and neat .. good work bro :D
IzzuThug Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
Looks awesome!
Eclectic-Tech Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
Nice Work! Great Customization!

I did change the "BarText" variable to display the actual Measure in the Hour, Minutes, and Seconds skins. Now it shows the hours (divided by 12), minutes, and seconds rather than the terms...

Thanks again!
MerlinTheRed Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Glad you like it :)
I thought about that too, but then you wouldn't know which one is the hour, minute or second indicator. But then it's really easy to change, isn't it? ;)
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