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In this instructable, I will show you how I made good use of old PSU circuit boards and how you can do the same. You can find a ...
Here is a list of essentials: solder iron (preferable one averaging around 50 watts) a pair of helping hands a flat head screwdriver a Phillips screwdriver cutting pliers ...
To be safe working with a circuit board that uses mains voltage, the reservoir capacitors must first be discharged. To prevent electric shock, do not touch the underside ...
Now that the board is safe to work with, the output DC wires can be removed from the board. To do this, use a cutting pliers to cut ...
Once the circuit board is held firmly, you can begin to desolder. Start with one corner of the board first then work your way over to the rest ...
Be careful not to hold the solder iron too long on any lead as this will transfer too much heat to the components and may burn them out. ...
To desolder the transformer leads efficiently, I found that heating the leads and while simultaneously sucking the molten solder away works best compared to heating, removing the iron ...
The desoldering process continues until the entire board is desoldered. This is what the board looks like with all of the components desoldered.
The nifty thing about the case/safe is that it has a lot of storage space in a wide range of disguised compartments. I hope you found this project ...
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