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Control lights (or any thing electrical appliance) with your keyboards lights. with no irritating micro controller!!!!First I want to say that this is...
parts: 3 transistor BD140 3 capacitors 10-60uf 3 resistors (so the LEDs don't burn out. unfortunately I forgot there value) 3 relays (the ones with 5...
Crack open your keyboard and remove the circuit board (mine had a zillion screws holding it in) then locate the lights and solder the wires to the leg...
cut the extension lead into 4 equal parts drill 4 holes into the side of the box shove the grommets in to the holes tread the cords trough the grommet...
the extension lead should now be cut into 4 pieces and treaded trough the box now its time to put the sockets on the cords that don't have any. the ...
now this is the most fiddley bit, putting the circuitry together. I was too lazy to make a PCB so i soldered wires to the components
you need to cut some holes for the switches, wires and lights make sure all the wires in the box a insulated
Once you have put every thing in the box and it looks like the picture above than you can now start to test it. plug a lamp (or something) into one of...
if you want you can use your xbox DVD remote, you will need a USB cable and a piece of circuit board and etch it (theres lots of instructables on how ...
you need software to run the xbox DVD remote:XBCDRConce you have installed the software, plug the sensor into the USB port, it should say it found new...
if every thing works than you have completed it successfully the switches on the front are wired in a double switch so you can manually turn on or of...
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Posted:Nov 11, 2007
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