Instructables: exploring - technology - driver http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:31:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-my-Laser-CNC-into-a-multi-mount-CNC/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:28 PDT
DIY 10W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-10W-LED-flashlight/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:30:17 PDT
Yet Another DIY Diode Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-DIY-Diode-Laser-Engraver/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:29:24 PDT
Attiny85 as a Step/Dir Stepper Motor Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny85-as-a-StepDir-Stepper-Motor-Controller/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 02:42:30 PDT
How to make FET-Moter-Driver. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-FET-Moter-Driver/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 02:29:31 PDT
HIGH CURRENT MOTOR DRIVER ( V 1.0 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/MOTOR-DRIVER-30Amp/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 10:50:32 PST
RGB LED Driver using IC 74c14: No Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Driver-using-IC-74c14-No-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/IU0F/HR9V9AA2/FC3IU0FHR9V9AA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/IU0F/HR9V9AA2/FC3IU0FHR9V9AA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/IU0F/HR9V9AA2/FC3IU0FHR9V9AA2.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim This simple project drives a RGB LED. Several colours can be produced randomly and looks more stunning when a straw is used as a diffuser. Just uses 3 Schmitt Trigger oscillators + 3 up down fader circuits. See the Video for the circuit diagram and assembly...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 06:04:03 PST
THB6064AH Nema 23 Motor Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/THB6064AH-Nema-23-Motor-Driver/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:33:28 PST
Salvage a Laser Diode From a cd Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-a-Laser-Diode-From-a-cd-Driver/
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 11:59:53 PST
The Best and Easiest Way to Drive your Flyback http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-and-Easiest-Way-to-Drive-your-Flyback/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:32:23 PST
Line follower using msp430g2 launchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-follower-using-msp430g2-launchpad/
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 07:52:21 PST
Salvaging Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvaging-Liquid-Crystal-Displays-LCDs/
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 14:23:20 PST
Adjustable constant current source 4mA to 3A http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-constant-current-source-4mA-to-3A/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:13:48 PST
flyback driver/ joule thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Flyback-Driver-Joule-Thief/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 12:05:08 PST
$4.5 better stepper driver http://www.instructables.com/id/45-better-stepper-driver/
$4.5 better stepper driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/7TB3/HO2338RA/FDN7TB3HO2338RA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/7TB3/HO2338RA/FDN7TB3HO2338RA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/7TB3/HO2338RA/FDN7TB3HO2338RA.SMALL.jpg jduffy54 In the last few years, 3D printers, personal CNC machines, and plotters have gained enormous popularity in the DIY community.  The powerhouse begind these is the stepper motor, which is capable of precise movement, and can be salvaged easily for next to nothing.  Driving these motors, however, is mo...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:34:59 PST
10W LED driver and dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-LED-driver-and-dimmer/
10W LED driver and dimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/3PBJ/HO235KOV/F4F3PBJHO235KOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/3PBJ/HO235KOV/F4F3PBJHO235KOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/3PBJ/HO235KOV/F4F3PBJHO235KOV.SMALL.jpg wireb This project came about from my need for a light source for my Franken-ebay stereo microscope. I will have another instructable that will cover using this driver / dimmer card in a fiber optic setup. It is now available here: http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-LED-fiber-light-source/ Main design g...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 13:50:15 PST
SERVO DRIVER / TESTER (IC4001) http://www.instructables.com/id/SERVO-DRIVER-4001/
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 16:14:48 PDT
BYJ48 Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/BYJ48-Stepper-Motor/
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:18:35 PDT
Linux hints. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-hints/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:50:27 PDT
LASER diode driver http://www.instructables.com/id/LASER-diode-driver/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 11:38:20 PDT
CD ROM BLDC Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-ROM-BLDC-Driver/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/RELC/H3Z32CFP/FG2RELCH3Z32CFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/RELC/H3Z32CFP/FG2RELCH3Z32CFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/RELC/H3Z32CFP/FG2RELCH3Z32CFP.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech PIC16f877A and hall effect sensor based  BLDC Driver. http://www.edaboard.com/thread257031.html
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 03:41:29 PDT
Multiplexing 7 Segment displays with Arduino and Shift Registers http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiplexing-7-Segment-displays-with-Arduino-and-S/
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:04:35 PDT
Digital Potentiometer MCP41100 and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Potentiometer-MCP41100-and-Arduino/
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 11:02:07 PDT
D-Motor Driver Shield (for speed control) http://www.instructables.com/id/D-Motor-Driver-Shield-for-speed-control/
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:51:43 PDT
Arduino PMW enabled high power shield or non-shield on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PMW-enabled-high-power-shield-on-the-cheap/
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:07:50 PDT
Homemade laser pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-laser-pointer/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 15:11:55 PDT
Super Simple Adjustable LED Driver or Laser Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Adjustable-LED-Driver-or-Laser-Driver/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/EM5O/HGU2EFLV/F6IEM5OHGU2EFLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/EM5O/HGU2EFLV/F6IEM5OHGU2EFLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/EM5O/HGU2EFLV/F6IEM5OHGU2EFLV.SMALL.jpg macobt Make your own driver for your led or laser diode,schematic is super simple just 2 components LM317 voltage regulator and adjustable trim pot 50 ohms. The LM317 will be the current regulator,with trimm pot we gona set the desire current. Make sure you subscribe for more awesome videos from the macob...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 14:07:28 PDT
Screw Driver Project. I made this in TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Screw-Driver-Project-I-made-this-in-TechShop/
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 07:21:05 PDT
How to make led lamp to save dollars http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-led-lamp-to-save-dollars/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SMALL.jpg macobt Replace old incandescent bulb with leds,homemade led lamp made of 8 pieces 1 watt leds connected in serial array,one array have 5 leds,other have 3 leds.Total 8 watts of led light replace about 60 watts  incandescent light. Subscribe to my youtube channel:http://www.youtube.com/user/macobt Visit b...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 08:29:57 PDT
How to make air duster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-air-duster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/VDAT/HEXSRZIE/FW6VDATHEXSRZIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/VDAT/HEXSRZIE/FW6VDATHEXSRZIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/VDAT/HEXSRZIE/FW6VDATHEXSRZIE.SMALL.jpg macobt Here is a quick, easy and fun way to make refillable air duster. Visit my blogspot:http://macoprojects.blogspot.com/ or visit my channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/macobt
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 15:41:44 PDT
how to use counterfit usb to serial chips in windows 8 http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-use-counterfit-usb-to-serial-chips-in-windo/
how to use counterfit usb to serial chips in windows 8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/TVQA/HD7TZ87G/FZMTVQAHD7TZ87G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/TVQA/HD7TZ87G/FZMTVQAHD7TZ87G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/TVQA/HD7TZ87G/FZMTVQAHD7TZ87G.SMALL.jpg The nerdling ok, so if you have a dkduino or anything that has a prolific usb to serial chip but its counterfit, you would have probably tried for hours to get it to work, here is the solution!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!WOOOOOOOOOOOH YEAH WOOOOOOO!!!!!! go into the settings type device install...
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:02:58 PST
DIY Arduino Motor Shield [for only $8!] (L298N 2x4A) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Motor-Shield-L298N-Chip-2-4-Amps-/
DIY Arduino Motor Shield [for only $8!] (L298N 2x4A) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I4GZ/HAQ39BBG/FCEI4GZHAQ39BBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I4GZ/HAQ39BBG/FCEI4GZHAQ39BBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/I4GZ/HAQ39BBG/FCEI4GZHAQ39BBG.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Today, I'm going to show you how to make an Arduino motor shield (driver) at a low cost. It works splendidly, its posses almost all the characteristics of the original Arduino motor shield. It's almost considered as a clone. The original Arduino motor shield has the same motor driver chip (L298), th...
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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 07:16:59 PST
PWM and Frequency Controller (for lasers and diodes) http://www.instructables.com/id/PWM-and-Frequency-Controller-for-lasers-and-diode/
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 17:12:21 PST
Electronic ballast flyback driver part 1 to get 100kv http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-ballast-as-flyback-driver/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 09:15:00 PST
Soldering an SMT MOSFET Driver with a hotplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-an-SMT-MOSFET-Driver-with-a-hotplate/
Soldering an SMT MOSFET Driver with a hotplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/DLMG/H5JVOT4V/F7KDLMGH5JVOT4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/DLMG/H5JVOT4V/F7KDLMGH5JVOT4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/DLMG/H5JVOT4V/F7KDLMGH5JVOT4V.SMALL.jpg djhamer Soldering SMD components isn't as hard as you might think. In fact it's easy. If you follow this instructables you'll soon see just what great results you can obtain at home using just a hotplate. It's not just being able to make small circuit boards that makes SMT soldering so good it's also a nic...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 03:40:52 PDT
Solution: avrdude stk500_getsync(): not in sync resp=0x30 error for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-solution-to-avrdude-stk500getsync-not-in-syn/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/Q7H9/H3XMPBL4/FUYQ7H9H3XMPBL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/Q7H9/H3XMPBL4/FUYQ7H9H3XMPBL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/Q7H9/H3XMPBL4/FUYQ7H9H3XMPBL4.SMALL.jpg N.fletch So the reader is aware: This article covers the main causes for this issue, but some of the other Instructable users have found somewhat "niche" causes to the issue that were not covered in this article and are discussed in the comment section below. If this article does not solve your problem, plea...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 17:13:25 PDT
Bipolar Stepper Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bipolar-Stepper-Motor/
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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 16:31:55 PDT
LED Chaser Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sequencer/
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Sun, 6 May 2012 18:35:39 PDT
Doctor Who Tardis Key Perception Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Tardis-Key-Perception-Filter/
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Sun, 6 May 2012 14:28:33 PDT
The Clap Clap ON / Clap Clap OFF Relay Driver Circuit - Follow Up http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Clap-Clap-ON-Clap-Clap-OFF-Relay-Driver-Circ/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/3553/H1JUE5ZV/FWS3553H1JUE5ZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/3553/H1JUE5ZV/FWS3553H1JUE5ZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/3553/H1JUE5ZV/FWS3553H1JUE5ZV.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi all Thanks for having a look.  This instructable is a follow up to my old clap-clap relay driver circuit.  That instructable gives you all that you need to know about how this circuit is built.  I wanted to be able to show off the kit that I made with the custom PCB. This is the same circuit, on...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 16:25:50 PDT
3 Ways to Fix Missing Vectors in RetinaEngrave http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Fix-Missing-Vectors-in-RetinaEngrave/
3 Ways to Fix Missing Vectors in RetinaEngrave - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/GGM3/H191QZZ5/FZPGGM3H191QZZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/GGM3/H191QZZ5/FZPGGM3H191QZZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/GGM3/H191QZZ5/FZPGGM3H191QZZ5.SMALL.jpg toenolla The Dallas Makerspace has a Full Spectrum laser cutter for members to use, and most of us use Inkscape to design our parts.  Sometimes its driver, RetinaEngrave, doesn't recognize all of the vector lines in your drawing.  Here are three ways to fix the problem. Move Away From the Edge RetinaEngra...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 12:59:59 PDT
DIY Make Led Driver for Laser or Led Diode http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-Led-Driver-for-Laser-or-Led-Diode/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/3JF0/GZKGLUPO/FTE3JF0GZKGLUPO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/3JF0/GZKGLUPO/FTE3JF0GZKGLUPO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/3JF0/GZKGLUPO/FTE3JF0GZKGLUPO.SMALL.jpg macobt Led driver made of two componets LM317 regulator and one resistor,value of resistor is calculated by formula R=1.25/current you get the resistance of resistor for example in video I use 1.5ohms 2resistor in parralel each one is 3 ohms. Watch the video how to make your own led driver
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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 08:03:42 PDT
DMX-512 LED Controller with LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-512-LED-Controller-w-LED-Display/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:26:30 PST
CARDBOARD ROBOT --- DANCE, DANCE, DANCE!! http://www.instructables.com/id/CARDBOARD-ROBOT-DANCE-DANCE-DANCE/
CARDBOARD ROBOT --- DANCE, DANCE, DANCE!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/OMF3/GUXKZ9DX/F9XOMF3GUXKZ9DX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/OMF3/GUXKZ9DX/F9XOMF3GUXKZ9DX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/OMF3/GUXKZ9DX/F9XOMF3GUXKZ9DX.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan Robots: -Can hear or see, or both - kinda -Are strong, but break easily -Can robot dance The goal here is to build a robot, that is like a robot. It should be able to do human scale stuff, and look like a robot. Don't get too excited - it does not end well! This is Emma's clean up robot - -It i...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 11:26:00 PST
The simple relay driver board for TTL, Arduino, PIC, etc... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simple-relay-driver-board-for-TTL-Arduino-PI/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/3S1N/GUKARMWG/F493S1NGUKARMWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/3S1N/GUKARMWG/F493S1NGUKARMWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/3S1N/GUKARMWG/F493S1NGUKARMWG.SMALL.jpg EngineeringShock Hi all! Thanks for having a gander. This is my first video instructable, so I hope you all like it! A lot of time and detail went into the making of the video. This instructable is for a very simple relay driver circuit that you can use to power AC using small 5v DC voltages. Namely digital signals...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2011 00:36:21 PST
Efficient PWM driver (flyback or other applications) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-ultimate-PWM-driver-for-many-applications/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 09:48:32 PDT
How to Change a Watch Battery with Normal Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-a-Watch-Battery-with-Normal-Tools/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/IV2P/GUBPGFBY/FFWIV2PGUBPGFBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/IV2P/GUBPGFBY/FFWIV2PGUBPGFBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/IV2P/GUBPGFBY/FFWIV2PGUBPGFBY.SMALL.jpg RichsMethods Hello, here's a video that provides straightforward, easy to follow steps on how to change a watch battery. I also show how to polish the metal portions of your watch.
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 14:06:06 PDT
Easiest, Cheapest Build of a Flyback driver, ALL from parts of a TV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Flyback-driver-from-a-TV/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/B6PU/GTGCQG4W/F71B6PUGTGCQG4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/B6PU/GTGCQG4W/F71B6PUGTGCQG4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/B6PU/GTGCQG4W/F71B6PUGTGCQG4W.SMALL.jpg dalmond1 I made a Video today while I built a Flyback driver completely from parts from TVs I did use parts from multiple TVs for a better result, but stick to the concept of the plans and it can be made from 1 TV alone, no trips to the shops. Grab your popcorn and Enjoy :) 
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 04:59:07 PDT
2n3055 flyback transformer driver for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/2n3055-flyback-transformer-driver-for-beginners/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:36:21 PDT
Simple PWM Flyback driver tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PWM-Flyback-driver-tutorial/
Simple PWM Flyback driver tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/FCNG/GSILY4BV/FCDFCNGGSILY4BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/FCNG/GSILY4BV/FCDFCNGGSILY4BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/FCNG/GSILY4BV/FCDFCNGGSILY4BV.SMALL.jpg Electorials Hi there, This is an instructable for making your own PWM (Pulse Width Modulated) flyback driver! The design is relatively simple and easy to make if you have basic electronic skills. In fact, you don't even have to know how a transistor or a MOSFET works to make this. You only have to follow the i...
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Tue, 13 Sep 2011 05:09:25 PDT