Instructables: exploring - technology - 12v http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:24:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Portable LED glove box illuminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-LED-glove-box-illuminator/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:08:49 PDT
DIY 12v car E-Cig / Box mod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12v-car-E-Cig-Box-mod/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:12:12 PDT
Mobile 12V Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-12V-Sound-System/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:33:56 PDT
~12VAC to 12VDC converter circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/12VAC-to-12VDC-converter-circuit/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:02:17 PDT
12v LED for into a car http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-LED-for-into-a-car/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:25:16 PDT
Sealed battery box 12v/24v with a switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-battery-box-12v24v-with-a-switch/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:49:03 PDT
Super simple vacuum cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-vacuum-cleaner/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 16:22:06 PDT
Portable USB Smartphone Charger V3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-USB-Smartphone-Charger-V3/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:54:47 PDT
How to make your own AVR programming station for under 8 bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-AVR-programming-station-for-u/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:28:20 PDT
LED mini-spotlights http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-mini-spotlights/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 20:19:17 PDT
Electric Drill Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Drill-Battery-Charger/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 03:18:45 PDT
PSU Bay Fan Mod (For Computers) http://www.instructables.com/id/PSU-Bay-Fan-Mod-For-Computers/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:05:05 PDT
Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
Boombox 8 12v internal battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Boom-box-8-kg-12v-with-internal-battery/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 16:53:44 PDT
Repairing an overheating laptop by changing existing fan to 12V BLDC fan and improving airflow http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-an-overheating-laptop-by-changing-existi/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:41:07 PST
DIY Humidifier http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ultrasonic-Humidifier/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 15:27:52 PDT
Ammo Can 12V Power Supply - Updated! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-12V-Power-Supply/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/HJYZ/HLJUXT5B/FPCHJYZHLJUXT5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/HJYZ/HLJUXT5B/FPCHJYZHLJUXT5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/HJYZ/HLJUXT5B/FPCHJYZHLJUXT5B.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax This is a simple power supply.  I had some 12V batteries from an old alarm system and telephone backup system.  I simply wired them in parallel and wired in a power outlet and alligator clips.  I currently use the alligator clips to attach the batteries to a trickle charger.  When not charging I put...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 18:19:33 PDT
Hardware Flashlight 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardware-Flashlight-20/
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:46:50 PDT
A Portable 12v Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Portable-12v-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 06:11:46 PDT
RGB LED Bike Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Bike-Lighting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/A8I3/HJKC67CB/FAHA8I3HJKC67CB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/A8I3/HJKC67CB/FAHA8I3HJKC67CB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/A8I3/HJKC67CB/FAHA8I3HJKC67CB.SMALL.jpg l1_am This project is a simple way to light up your bike using off the shelf LED lights. I used IKEA decorative lighting bars, which came with a small control box. The controls include a colour wheel, fade, and colour flash modes. I used some Sugru to waterproof the ends of the otherwise enclosed light st...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:17:37 PDT
How do I power my finished circuit? Here's the fix! Just plug it in !! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-do-I-power-my-finished-circuit-Heres-the-fix/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/60GN/HH2VNF5H/FC160GNHH2VNF5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/60GN/HH2VNF5H/FC160GNHH2VNF5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/60GN/HH2VNF5H/FC160GNHH2VNF5H.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT OK - so you've moved your project to a perfboard or you're designing a PC board for it. The question is - what's a cheap and easy way to power it? Well, we are familiar with the wall warts, but they are often bulky, and not always convenient. Yes, you can use an iPhone charger, but the USB cord come...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 22:16:03 PDT
Easy Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Battery-Holder/
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Sat, 2 Mar 2013 02:03:43 PST
5V voltage regulator with 7805 http://www.instructables.com/id/5V-voltage-regulator-with-7805/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/UH3E/HBXWS0B6/FI0UH3EHBXWS0B6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/UH3E/HBXWS0B6/FI0UH3EHBXWS0B6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/UH3E/HBXWS0B6/FI0UH3EHBXWS0B6.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei I present to you my new project, that I've made yesterday. It's a 5V voltage regulator that I'm going to use to power my breadboard Sanguino. I've used the schematic from Sanguino site and It's looking pretty nice. I also had some issues in finding some parts like those two 100nF ceramic capacitors,...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 01:56:23 PST
12VDC/220VAC relay module for Arduino (homemade) http://www.instructables.com/id/12VDC220VAC-relay-module-for-Arduino-homemade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/DP3G/HAQ3B6E4/FAUDP3GHAQ3B6E4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/DP3G/HAQ3B6E4/FAUDP3GHAQ3B6E4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/DP3G/HAQ3B6E4/FAUDP3GHAQ3B6E4.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! Few days ago I've made a small relay module for my Arduino. The problem was that I founded in my local electronic parts shop, relays controlled by 12V instead of 5V as it is required by Arduino. So I checked on internet for schematics and I managed to find a simple schematic that I've chan...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 23:22:53 PST
DIY LED Replacement Bulbs for 12 Volt Landscape Lighting Wedge Base Bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Replacement-Bulbs-for-12-Volt-Landscape-Li/
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:58:01 PST
12v to 7v Molex Fan Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-to-7v-Molex-Fan-Switch/
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 22:44:18 PST
Aquarium Light LED Refit http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Light-LED-Refit/
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 12:43:08 PDT
Remote Control Finder/Locator! http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Locator/
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 22:05:30 PDT
Old Lamp Converted To LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Lamp-Converted-To-LED/
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 10:43:36 PDT
LM4440/LA4440 20W AUDIO AMPLIFIER WITH 12V http://www.instructables.com/id/LM4440LA4440-12W-AUDIO-AMPLIFIER-WITH-12V/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/EH22/H337K18J/FOOEH22H337K18J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/EH22/H337K18J/FOOEH22H337K18J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/EH22/H337K18J/FOOEH22H337K18J.SMALL.jpg victordas This is a simple audio amplifier circuit but pretty good output. it runs only with 12v power supply. it can also be used as car audio player only thing is need is vire mp3 player and for that i have included 5v power supply with LM7805 . i have designed this amplifier only for my few friends request...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 11:54:28 PDT
Visual rain sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Visual-rain-sensor/
Visual rain sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/EXGP/H2BMNYHK/FXCEXGPH2BMNYHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/EXGP/H2BMNYHK/FXCEXGPH2BMNYHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/EXGP/H2BMNYHK/FXCEXGPH2BMNYHK.SMALL.jpg frapedia An other rain sensor, it consists of the typical rain sensor with the line shaped PCB where the rain falls, a microphone per-amplifier, an amplifier, a VU meter and a power supply to drive all the above. The idea is simple, lets say you have no access to weather conditions but you want to know i...
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Wed, 23 May 2012 19:01:46 PDT
Waterproof Solar Powered Boom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Solar-Powered-Boom-Box/
Waterproof Solar Powered Boom Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIHD/H174KMP8/FSGZIHDH174KMP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIHD/H174KMP8/FSGZIHDH174KMP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIHD/H174KMP8/FSGZIHDH174KMP8.SMALL.jpg noahw This is a go anywhere, power anything, music blasting stereo that will keep the party rocking even in the pouring rain.  Housed inside a waterproof, crushproof, kittenproof enclosure, this stereo uses a water resistant marine head unit, and water resistant marine component speakers.  It's powered by...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 14:32:13 PDT
Wired control robot manual http://www.instructables.com/id/Wired-control-robot-manual-4x4/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 07:59:21 PDT
Power Supply unit for arduino power and breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Supply-For-Arduino-power-and-breadboard/
Power Supply unit for arduino power and breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/C8TO/H12SVEDU/FKDC8TOH12SVEDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/C8TO/H12SVEDU/FKDC8TOH12SVEDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/C8TO/H12SVEDU/FKDC8TOH12SVEDU.SMALL.jpg Avadhut.Deshmukh how you can take a computer u hv old (power supply unit) and turn it into a power supply that will power your Arduino and give you all the amperage  you need as well as your standard 3.3 volts, 5 volts, and 12 volts for any accessories/electronics used on your breadboard And arduino power ,led 5v,12...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 01:23:58 PDT
Electronic Controller Device (Analog) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Circuit-Device/
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 19:45:04 PST
Emergency Fan Power Unit (EFPU) http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Fan-Power-Unit-EFPU/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/FQ5B/GO5IG6XO/FS1FQ5BGO5IG6XO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/FQ5B/GO5IG6XO/FS1FQ5BGO5IG6XO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/FQ5B/GO5IG6XO/FS1FQ5BGO5IG6XO.SMALL.jpg MrJentis Hey guys. This is a cool fan project that I did in the summer of 2008 that I called the EFPU. It was built with the main purpose of serving as a backup system for personal cooling and as a night light in the event of a power failure which happens quite frequently especially during the night. Having ...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2011 20:07:33 PST
Vacuum bug zapper! (Updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-bug-zapper/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 08:04:54 PDT
Easy DIY Color-Changing Halloween LED Decoration Lights - Pumpkin & Accent Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Color-Changing-Halloween-LED-Decoration-L/
Easy DIY Color-Changing Halloween LED Decoration Lights - Pumpkin & Accent Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/SF8I/GTQ7C1Q0/F0YSF8IGTQ7C1Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/SF8I/GTQ7C1Q0/F0YSF8IGTQ7C1Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/SF8I/GTQ7C1Q0/F0YSF8IGTQ7C1Q0.SMALL.jpg Oznium In today's Instructable, I'm going to demonstrate a 5 minute plug & play, easy installation of Oznium's Prewired RGB Color Changing LEDs as Halloween Lights / Candle Replacements &Decorations / Accent Lighting. What's so brilliant about these LEDs? They're 100% plug and play, 12V ready, built in re...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 00:01:30 PDT
How to build a simple, efficient, 16w 12v fluorescent inverter with AC output. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-simple-efficient-16w-12v-fluoresc/
How to build a simple, efficient, 16w 12v fluorescent inverter with AC output. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/PKCV/GTUGNO3Y/FB3PKCVGTUGNO3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/PKCV/GTUGNO3Y/FB3PKCVGTUGNO3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/PKCV/GTUGNO3Y/FB3PKCVGTUGNO3Y.SMALL.jpg jonathanmlang This inverter will drive any fluorescent lamp between 8w and 20w but works best with 16w tubes. It preheats the electrodes and keeps them heated while running. This inverter can be dimmed by reducing the input voltage e.g a pulse width modulator with smoothing capacitor. In this instructable I will ...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 14:38:36 PDT
Car battery tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-battery-tester/
Car battery tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/ZFPY/GTKFPR2M/FXOZFPYGTKFPR2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/ZFPY/GTKFPR2M/FXOZFPYGTKFPR2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/ZFPY/GTKFPR2M/FXOZFPYGTKFPR2M.SMALL.jpg arnefl I seldom bother to use my car. In fact I am not sure why I have it. So of course the battery gets flat every now and then. Then I mount my spare battery and recharge the flat one. It is a pain to see to it that the one in the car does not get too flat. Therefore I made this circuit I found on the ...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 13:04:07 PDT
LED Undercabinet / Under Desk Lighting with Dimmer and Wireless Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Undercabinet-Under-Desk-Lighting-with-Dimmer/
LED Undercabinet / Under Desk Lighting with Dimmer and Wireless Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/PPAR/GRLTQNGY/FJPPPARGRLTQNGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/PPAR/GRLTQNGY/FJPPPARGRLTQNGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/PPAR/GRLTQNGY/FJPPPARGRLTQNGY.SMALL.jpg Oznium In this tutorial, we'll be using the innovative 12V LED Wireless Dimmer & Strobe Control from Oznium, as well as a few of their LED strips to properly light up my under-cabinet / home under-desk area. Reason: It's been quite dark, desolate, and honestly borderline scary down there for quite awhile,...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 17:05:42 PDT
Portable 12V notebook stand workstation for garage or shop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-12V-notebook-workstation-for-garage-or-sh/
Portable 12V notebook stand workstation for garage or shop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/YYLJ/GRFMV5Q4/F16YYLJGRFMV5Q4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/YYLJ/GRFMV5Q4/F16YYLJGRFMV5Q4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/YYLJ/GRFMV5Q4/F16YYLJGRFMV5Q4.SMALL.jpg Royale with Cheese I spend lots of time in the garage but waste lots of time going to the house for internet searches, parts lists, how-to instructions etc.  I needed a portable laptop stand that I could roll around next to my project of the day, but the battery in the old laptop I bought for this purpose is shot and ...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 20:46:37 PDT
12v LED lights for Car, Home, Boat...... http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-LED-lights-for-Car-Home-Boat/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2011 18:33:01 PDT
Improved Adjustable Voltage Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Adjustable-Voltage-Power-Supply/
Improved Adjustable Voltage Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/EXXH/GNBEU2WE/FFPEXXHGNBEU2WE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/EXXH/GNBEU2WE/FFPEXXHGNBEU2WE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/EXXH/GNBEU2WE/FFPEXXHGNBEU2WE.SMALL.jpg srain1 Hi everyone,this is my first instructable. This is very useful when you are beginner in electronics technology. I'm going to make an 12V adjustable voltage.You can adjust the output voltage by the potentiometer. Minimum of 0.01mV. Maximum of around 12V. You will need: *1 pc transformer 12V outpu...
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Fri, 6 May 2011 09:58:53 PDT
Installing 12V Color Changing RGB Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-12V-Color-Changing-RGB-Lighting/
Installing 12V Color Changing RGB Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/VZS0/GN4CZE6V/FX4VZS0GN4CZE6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/VZS0/GN4CZE6V/FX4VZS0GN4CZE6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/VZS0/GN4CZE6V/FX4VZS0GN4CZE6V.SMALL.jpg Oznium After reading this LED tutorial, you'll be able to easily install Oznium's Prewired 12V Color Changing RGB LEDs.  These small 12V 5mm LEDs pack an incredible punch of light, and effortlessly cycle / fade through multiple colors without the need for an RGB Controller. Also, with polarity protection...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2011 04:15:26 PDT
Super X-Box 360 PSU for 12v Power suply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-X-Box-360-PSU-for-12v-Power-suply/
Super X-Box 360 PSU for 12v Power suply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/BYO4/GMX1Y1BH/FGCBYO4GMX1Y1BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/BYO4/GMX1Y1BH/FGCBYO4GMX1Y1BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/BYO4/GMX1Y1BH/FGCBYO4GMX1Y1BH.SMALL.jpg dog digger In this instructable I will show you how to modify an X-Box 360 power brick to use as a high power 12v power supply. They are cheap from a second hand store and I got mine for cheap. I got 3 of them for about $40 and If you get a similar supply from an electrical store it will cost about $80 for an ...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2011 02:46:00 PDT
How to turn an X-Box 360 PSU into a 12v lab PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-an-X-Box-360-PSU-into-a-12v-lab-PSU/
How to turn an X-Box 360 PSU into a 12v lab PSU - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ETKI/GMJIEF18/FQDETKIGMJIEF18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ETKI/GMJIEF18/FQDETKIGMJIEF18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ETKI/GMJIEF18/FQDETKIGMJIEF18.SMALL.jpg dog digger In this instructable I will show you how to turn an X-Box 360 PSU into a high ampere 12v power supply. This is simple and it only requires a few parts. In the 2nd hand store, I found and X-Box 360 PSU for $10 and I looked at the back and thought this great for a 12v Supply because it could output a...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2011 03:43:16 PDT
Easy to build Headphone amplifier using Mosfets http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-build-Headphone-amplifier-using-Mosfets/
Easy to build Headphone amplifier using Mosfets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/H9UL/GJQEBPD0/FA9H9ULGJQEBPD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/H9UL/GJQEBPD0/FA9H9ULGJQEBPD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/H9UL/GJQEBPD0/FA9H9ULGJQEBPD0.SMALL.jpg pyrohaz This instructable is about how to build a simple headphone amplifier using easy to obtain components :) The amplifier is based around a standard N-Channel Mosfet (IRF740 in my case) and is quick and easy to build with quite acceptable results. I scavenged the heatsink for this off the voltage regul...
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Sun, 20 Feb 2011 09:34:42 PST
Mod your stereo amp with PC fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-your-stereo-amp-with-PC-fans/
Mod your stereo amp with PC fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/1RGM/GJHV8DCX/FB61RGMGJHV8DCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/1RGM/GJHV8DCX/FB61RGMGJHV8DCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/1RGM/GJHV8DCX/FB61RGMGJHV8DCX.SMALL.jpg tensioncore Alright so I wanted to do this Instructable because I use my Technics SU-600 for a lot of heavy-duty stereo usage and I was planning to Mod it with fans to cool it down, but I didn't intend on making it this awesome. So when I got all my parts I remembered that I had an instructables account but not...
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Mon, 31 Jan 2011 14:36:36 PST
12V Supply for Portable Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-Supply-for-Portable-Soldering-Station/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ODLO/GHFJXJFE/FGRODLOGHFJXJFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ODLO/GHFJXJFE/FGRODLOGHFJXJFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ODLO/GHFJXJFE/FGRODLOGHFJXJFE.SMALL.jpg legwinskij Hi here's my first video instructable i hope you'll like for more infro please visit  http://legwinskij.blogspot.com/2010/12/tutorial-make-your-own-12v-portable.html
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