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The project name says it all. It is a device that will charge things like Ipods, PDAs, other other devices that plugs into a USB to charge.
The parts needed for this project are all in the second picture. You will require: LM or MC 7805 +5VDC Voltage Regulator Type-A Female USB Port 100 ...
The following picture shows the prepared PCB before putting in the necessary components. What your looking at is the underside of a PCB with the copp...
Watch the polarity when putting in the components, especially the regulator, or it will get very hot and burn out. *BEFORE plugging in your USB devic...
The first picture is the circuit that is to be etched onto the PCB, the second picture shows where everything should go. *Your looking at the side wi...
This design incorporates a LED which will be lit when the device is turned on.
Add a switch to this circuit is very simple, it'll save a lot of battery when you turn it off than just leaving it on idle. You can attach the switch ...
Now that you've finished building your own USB charger, all you have left to do is to put it in a nice box and show it off to your friends!
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Long time, I know but if I don't have a board to play with, I solder everything and use hot glue to make sure everything is isolated. Hardly a final product but it gets some use as I learn.
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