Instructables: exploring - technology - power supply http://www.instructables.com Tue, 9 Feb 2016 06:12:22 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Lab Bench Power Supply ! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lab-Bench-Power-Supply-/
DIY Lab Bench Power Supply ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/GARK/IKCV5ATV/F97GARKIKCV5ATV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/GARK/IKCV5ATV/F97GARKIKCV5ATV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/GARK/IKCV5ATV/F97GARKIKCV5ATV.SMALL.jpg Kedar Nimbalkar A Bench Power Supply Is Very Important Instrument For Your Electronics Hobby or Professional Work , Everything Needs Power Supply ! Under 60 $ It's Very Useful DIY Project For Anyone Interested In Electronics.We're going to make a lab bench power supply rated at 216 Watts ,36 volts & 6 Amperes . Com...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 06:42:00 PST
Super USB Charger, and 12V Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-USB-Charger-and-12V-Power-Supply/
Super USB Charger, and 12V Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/KMB7/IK7BL02Y/FC2KMB7IK7BL02Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/KMB7/IK7BL02Y/FC2KMB7IK7BL02Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/KMB7/IK7BL02Y/FC2KMB7IK7BL02Y.SMALL.jpg joeynovak This is super super simple power supply that will give you a high current 5v supply you can charge a zillion devices at once with, and a decent 12v power supply. No soldering required. Mount Screw Terminal Strip, Cut Wires, Separate Wires, Trim Wires, Strip Wires, Attach to terminal. First, you ...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 19:24:35 PST
How to make a low-power Power Supply Unit from discarded DVD player http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Low-Power-Supply-From-a-Discarded-DV/
How to make a low-power Power Supply Unit from discarded DVD player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SMALL.jpg Qwertypat Have had enough of taping together batteries or making tagliatelli of wires to provide some volts for your electronic project? Yes you have !Instead of buying a new PSU (power supply unit) why not use a power circuit board of discarded A/V equipment or other home appliances. Many audiovisual devices...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 08:17:49 PST
Wouxun KG-UV6D radio 12v power convertor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wouxun-KG-UV6D-Radio-12v-Power-Convertor/
Wouxun KG-UV6D radio 12v power convertor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/K0L8/IJUAFHW1/FGEK0L8IJUAFHW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/K0L8/IJUAFHW1/FGEK0L8IJUAFHW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/K0L8/IJUAFHW1/FGEK0L8IJUAFHW1.SMALL.jpg ChrisJ96 The Wouxun KG-UV6D is my choice of amateur radio hand held covering the 2m and 70cm amateur bands. The radio has worked beautifully for several years but lately it hasn't held a charge indicating the lithium iron battery needed replacing. Looking on line for a battery I got side tracked and found ...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:24:50 PST
Pencil Box Triple Output Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Box-Triple-Output-Power-Supply/
Pencil Box Triple Output Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5OV1/IJKEOX7M/FLN5OV1IJKEOX7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5OV1/IJKEOX7M/FLN5OV1IJKEOX7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5OV1/IJKEOX7M/FLN5OV1IJKEOX7M.SMALL.jpg ajoyraman Re-purpose your old mobile phone chargers into a triple output power supply for bread-boarding analog and digital circuits.Mobile phone chargers which connect to the utility wall outlet are efficient switch-mode-power-supplies which convert the utility 110V/220V AC supply to 5V/6V DC with current ra...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 02:21:05 PST
Homemade Taser (Stun Gun) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Taser-Stun-Gun/
Homemade Taser (Stun Gun) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/QBO6/IJ8UQIR1/F7DQBO6IJ8UQIR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/QBO6/IJ8UQIR1/F7DQBO6IJ8UQIR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/QBO6/IJ8UQIR1/F7DQBO6IJ8UQIR1.SMALL.jpg Testas.T There i use only 12V 400mA so sparks are small. Imagine if i would use powerful power supply like in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrVMJ84Afg4 . In this video sparks are about 6cm so if i put capacitor to it it can get to maybe 7-8cm (if capacitor won't break due to to high voltage). Th...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 13:21:44 PST
0 - 12 V LM317 Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/0-12-V-LM317-Power-Supply/
0 - 12 V LM317 Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/YLO2/IIYWVJG4/FD4YLO2IIYWVJG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/YLO2/IIYWVJG4/FD4YLO2IIYWVJG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/YLO2/IIYWVJG4/FD4YLO2IIYWVJG4.SMALL.jpg randomkevin A power supply, whether it is a battery or a switched mode AC adapter, is one of the most important tools in electronics. Obviously, you need something to supply electricity to your electronic projects. Making your own power supply is also one of the most popular project for beginners and those who ...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 06:56:06 PST
Variable Voltage Power Supply <$15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Voltage-Power-Supply-15/
Variable Voltage Power Supply <$15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/L8VC/IIXFBHQR/FP4L8VCIIXFBHQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/L8VC/IIXFBHQR/FP4L8VCIIXFBHQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/L8VC/IIXFBHQR/FP4L8VCIIXFBHQR.SMALL.jpg wcamammoths Gearbest.com sells a kit to build a power supply that is useful for breadboard, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi projects but the instructions are not in English. I will take you step by step how to build the project and for less than $15, you can build this power supply with a case. The website says tha...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 23:14:29 PST
Battery Powered Power Supply, Selectable Voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-Power-Supply-Selectable-Voltage/
Battery Powered Power Supply, Selectable Voltage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/WDJX/IIM415LC/F4WWDJXIIM415LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/WDJX/IIM415LC/F4WWDJXIIM415LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/WDJX/IIM415LC/F4WWDJXIIM415LC.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This is a battery powered, self contained, power supply switchable between 3.3, 5, 6, and 9 volts. It uses an LM317 variable voltage regulator and a rotary switch to select the voltage. Twelve volts are available directly off the eight double A batteries.To build this power supply you will need: ...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 09:37:21 PST
Reparación de Cargador MacBook Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Reparación-De-Cargador-MacBook-Pro/
Reparación de Cargador MacBook Pro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/TA4R/IILZR2EK/FQFTA4RIILZR2EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/TA4R/IILZR2EK/FQFTA4RIILZR2EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/TA4R/IILZR2EK/FQFTA4RIILZR2EK.SMALL.jpg tomasdecamino La computadora MacBook Pro dura bastante, pero el cargador no. Lo único que se rompe es el cable, y en el punto de unión con el transformador que es la parte más difícil.En este instructable muestro como se puede reparar, no es difícil pero lleva su tiempo hacerlo. En total el pryecto es como de 1 h...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 07:12:31 PST
Salvaged/reused parts 5V/USB chargers. Multi-ID and multi-connector units. http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvagedreused-Parts-5VUSB-Chargers-Multi-ID-and-M/
Salvaged/reused parts 5V/USB chargers. Multi-ID and multi-connector units. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/C691/IIJKWTNB/F7GC691IIJKWTNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/C691/IIJKWTNB/F7GC691IIJKWTNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/C691/IIJKWTNB/F7GC691IIJKWTNB.SMALL.jpg Barkuti Hello!My first instructable. Maybe not rocket science but, being certainly something practical I thought I'd share.This is just a documented summary of what I did/I've done to bring to life two nicely operative USB chargers from 5V power supplies.Before anything, please note that the multi-ID unit w...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 05:56:05 PST
World's Smallest Power Supply ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-Power-Supply-/
World's Smallest Power Supply ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/NZ9A/IIHPG89G/FVQNZ9AIIHPG89G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/NZ9A/IIHPG89G/FVQNZ9AIIHPG89G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/NZ9A/IIHPG89G/FVQNZ9AIIHPG89G.SMALL.jpg Kedar Nimbalkar Have you ever wanted tiny sized power supply that still pack lots of power, here's world's smallest power supply you can make under 6$ !!! Following Features will impress you that's for sure so why not make one ?# Features1. 3-25v Adjustable Voltage Output2. Built in 720mAh Battery Backup3. 2 Amp Ma...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 22:38:03 PST
Homemade Electronic-Resettable Fuse (Circuit Breaker) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Electronic-Resettable-Fuse-Circuit-Breake/
Homemade Electronic-Resettable Fuse (Circuit Breaker) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/D3RC/IICCSYMZ/F6AD3RCIICCSYMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/D3RC/IICCSYMZ/F6AD3RCIICCSYMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/D3RC/IICCSYMZ/F6AD3RCIICCSYMZ.SMALL.jpg Testas.T In this video i show my homemade electronic-resettable fuse. It's made out of car 12V relay, 2leds, 6.3V zener diode, 2 ordinary diodes and resistor. You can see the circuit in video close to end and there i explain how it works. It's simple circuit, everyone can make it. This fuse is really useful ...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 06:41:10 PST
B&D 18volt NiCad Charger Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/BD-18volt-NiCad-Charger-Drill/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:52:54 PST
Computer ATX Power Supply to Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-ATX-Power-Supply-to-Bench-Power-Supply/
Computer ATX Power Supply to Bench Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HJD1/IHWIP3BV/FF6HJD1IHWIP3BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HJD1/IHWIP3BV/FF6HJD1IHWIP3BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HJD1/IHWIP3BV/FF6HJD1IHWIP3BV.SMALL.jpg thermosinthesis In this instructable we will be learning how to turn an old computer ATX power supply into a bench power supply. Get an ATX Computer Power Supply Put that power supply that's been lying around collecting dust to good use or obtain an old one from a friend or recycling center for cheap. Gather Y...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 07:37:25 PST
Variable voltage supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-voltage-supply/
Variable voltage supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/6SDX/II30X9BJ/FKZ6SDXII30X9BJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/6SDX/II30X9BJ/FKZ6SDXII30X9BJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/6SDX/II30X9BJ/FKZ6SDXII30X9BJ.SMALL.jpg rishabh8721 Its a simple and handy 'LM317 voltage regulator' based variable voltage supply. Along with some capacitors and resistors. Materials required Electrical components:- 1. LM317 voltage regulator 2. Variable resistor (10k ohm in my case) 3. R2 resistance (R2 value in step 2) 4. 1 uF capacitor 5. 0.1 ...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 07:41:45 PST
Ultra Small portable power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-PSU-0-20V-0-2A-BPPSU/
Ultra Small portable power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/RF8Y/IHUYLSD3/FLKRF8YIHUYLSD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/RF8Y/IHUYLSD3/FLKRF8YIHUYLSD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/RF8Y/IHUYLSD3/FLKRF8YIHUYLSD3.SMALL.jpg Thorsten Singer Finally after a really busy time I finished a new project just a few days ago.Why to hell should I need thisMy main lab is in our stairwell, there is almost all my equipment, but sometimes specaly with arduino or raspberry I like to sit in the living room at my desk. But my living room is not my lab...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 15:42:54 PST
Big Sparks With Flyback Transformer (it shocked me) http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Sparks-With-Flyback-Transformer/
Big Sparks With Flyback Transformer (it shocked me) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/294R/IHT0U5JS/F9F294RIHT0U5JS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/294R/IHT0U5JS/F9F294RIHT0U5JS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/294R/IHT0U5JS/F9F294RIHT0U5JS.SMALL.jpg Testas.T In this video i show my homemade flyback driver, which makes big arcs. Now i was using my powerful power supply because it draws about 8 Amps. In internet everywhere i read about this driver it uses 2 Amps, 24-30V but it draws 8A at 12v. So if i would rise voltage up to 24V amps draw would climb hig...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 07:40:53 PST
Power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-supply-3/
Power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/JNTU/IHC9LWW9/FZJJNTUIHC9LWW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/JNTU/IHC9LWW9/FZJJNTUIHC9LWW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/JNTU/IHC9LWW9/FZJJNTUIHC9LWW9.SMALL.jpg Asadullah Mughal Hello! friendsWelcome to my another DIY "Power Supply" project. In this project i'm gonna show you how to make your own power supply with old computer. I have my old pc so, i decided to change it into something new like power supply + 5 volt charger for my workbench. So, let's get started. Circuit...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:23:09 PST
Desktop LED lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-LED-lighting/
Desktop LED lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/L612/IH81ERQB/FUSL612IH81ERQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/L612/IH81ERQB/FUSL612IH81ERQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/L612/IH81ERQB/FUSL612IH81ERQB.SMALL.jpg Tom De prins A while ago i got a new (old) computer. The old computer wasn't working anymore so i totally fixed it.I replaced the motherboard, the graphics card, the power supply and putted some extra's in. (Like an extra CD/DVD player/writer and a built in card reader.I got all the parts from other broken compu...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:47:05 PST
DIY Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Power-Supply-1/
DIY Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/00R6/IH3OYM1E/FEF00R6IH3OYM1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/00R6/IH3OYM1E/FEF00R6IH3OYM1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/00R6/IH3OYM1E/FEF00R6IH3OYM1E.SMALL.jpg Srpska Nauka Today I will show you how to make power supply for labaratory. Whole power supply is in modules. Cutting parts and making box for power supply In this step i cut parts from wood to make box Cutted parts for box Dimensions for box i won`t tell you, because I made box for dimension of my power s...
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:28:53 PST
Getting Started with the LM317 Voltage Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-LM317-Voltage-Regulator/
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 07:33:44 PST
WS2812 LED Implementation http://www.instructables.com/id/WS2812-LED-Implementation/
WS2812 LED Implementation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/73DA/IFYBGDV6/FO073DAIFYBGDV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/73DA/IFYBGDV6/FO073DAIFYBGDV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/73DA/IFYBGDV6/FO073DAIFYBGDV6.SMALL.jpg crispernakisan Hi all:This goal of this Instructable is to provide you with some notes on the installation/implementation of a string of 430 WS2812 LED packages. In case you didn't know, the WS2812 is an awesome little RGB (red, green, blue) LED package that has a little controller chip built right in that basical...
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 09:57:42 PDT
How to Make a DC Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-DC-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 17:55:57 PDT
Make Variable DC Lab Bench Power Supply That Fits In Your Pocket ! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-To-Make-Variable-DC-Lab-Bench-Power-Supply/
Make Variable DC Lab Bench Power Supply That Fits In Your Pocket ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/F3O0/IFOB8PFS/F9YF3O0IFOB8PFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/F3O0/IFOB8PFS/F9YF3O0IFOB8PFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/F3O0/IFOB8PFS/F9YF3O0IFOB8PFS.SMALL.jpg Kedar Nimbalkar Let's Make Ultra Small Sized Dc Variable Lab Bench Power Supply Using Buck Boost Converter Module And 1A Lithium ion Battery charging Board From ebay." Its So Small That You Can Carry It Anywhere !"This Variable Power Supply Is Excellent Starter Electronics Project For Begineers , its Modular So You...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:16:43 PDT
3A Variable bench PSU with digital readout on colour display using ATMEGA8 http://www.instructables.com/id/3A-Variable-bench-PSU-with-digital-readout-on-colo/
3A Variable bench PSU with digital readout on colour display using ATMEGA8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/PP5Y/IFGNQXFR/FPWPP5YIFGNQXFR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/PP5Y/IFGNQXFR/FPWPP5YIFGNQXFR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/PP5Y/IFGNQXFR/FPWPP5YIFGNQXFR.SMALL.jpg SHARANYADAS I am playing with electronics since i was a child and made numerous circuits.But still now,i didn't made any power supply unit for general purpose use.So tired of making PSU for each circuit,I decided to make a stable Bench PSU for general purpose use with some enhanced features.I decided to made t...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 11:09:31 PDT
How to Convert a File Serve Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-a-File-Serve-Power-Supply/
How to Convert a File Serve Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/HUE9/IEX55LJ7/FYZHUE9IEX55LJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/HUE9/IEX55LJ7/FYZHUE9IEX55LJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/HUE9/IEX55LJ7/FYZHUE9IEX55LJ7.SMALL.jpg emiletich It should be noted that this works ONLY with this power supply (the 1200W HP Hot Plug 1U 12V DL580G5 Power Supply 440785-001)Information on other power supplies can be found on the links below. A little background A couple of years ago I got interested in the whole DIY-Christmas-Lights-sync’d-to-...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 07:01:28 PDT
How to Build a LM317 Adjustable Voltage Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-LM317-Adjustable-Voltage-Power-Supp/
How to Build a LM317 Adjustable Voltage Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/RX6W/IERC8WDQ/F0HRX6WIERC8WDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/RX6W/IERC8WDQ/F0HRX6WIERC8WDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/RX6W/IERC8WDQ/F0HRX6WIERC8WDQ.SMALL.jpg DonovanP This is my First Time Posting Here!and my first electronics Kit assembly, If you just started with electronics you will find a Adjustable Voltage Power Supply useful in your other electronics Projects, maybe just as useful as having a Multimeter. Please tell me what you think about the video!Update:...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 02:23:02 PDT
Ammo Box Power, Light, and Sound Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-and-Sound-Box/
Ammo Box Power, Light, and Sound Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/4N7O/IEFI9CJ2/FPA4N7OIEFI9CJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/4N7O/IEFI9CJ2/FPA4N7OIEFI9CJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/4N7O/IEFI9CJ2/FPA4N7OIEFI9CJ2.SMALL.jpg JuddM1 I call this project "Tactical Power Projection." The basic idea: a go-anywhere Swiss Army Knife of power, music, and lights. I can take this box to a campout, hunting lease, beach, night fishing, etc. and keep the lights on, keep the phones charged, and keep the tunes blasting all night. It's du...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:55:47 PDT
Switched Mode Dual Variable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Switched-Mode-Dual-Variable-Power-Supply/
Switched Mode Dual Variable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/IOTT/IEB7Y22B/F9WIOTTIEB7Y22B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/IOTT/IEB7Y22B/F9WIOTTIEB7Y22B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/IOTT/IEB7Y22B/F9WIOTTIEB7Y22B.SMALL.jpg netzener A variable power supply is one of the most important pieces of equipment to have on the electronics workbench. It's only a matter of time before the voltage or current required in a circuit isn't practical for battery power.Bench-top variable power supplies available today are typically transformer...
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 09:21:18 PDT
Bench PSU Power Supply from Old ATX with Arduino and LCD Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-PSU-from-Old-ATX-with-LCD-Monitor/
Bench PSU Power Supply from Old ATX with Arduino and LCD Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/J76X/IDRLHAZT/F6PJ76XIDRLHAZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/J76X/IDRLHAZT/F6PJ76XIDRLHAZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/J76X/IDRLHAZT/F6PJ76XIDRLHAZT.SMALL.jpg l19bal Hello all and welcome to my first Instructable.I've always wanted a bench PSU for easy access to a power source, and something that I can rely on when working on various projects. I wanted a PSU that: • provides 12v, 5v, and 3.3v outputs • provides variable voltage outputs • has an LCD monitor ...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:37:51 PDT
50,000V High Voltage Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/50000V-High-Voltage-Power-Supply/
50,000V High Voltage Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/YSY6/IDUR7TZ9/FV6YSY6IDUR7TZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/YSY6/IDUR7TZ9/FV6YSY6IDUR7TZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/YSY6/IDUR7TZ9/FV6YSY6IDUR7TZ9.SMALL.jpg Victor805 DISCLAIMER: This is an extremely dangerous project, and it should only be attempted by people with experience in electronics, and specifically, High Voltage. If it's your first time seek help for your own safety. Homemade High Voltage supplies are unlikely to meet any international stan...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:12:00 PDT
Linear Adjustable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Linear-Adjustable-Power-Supply/
Linear Adjustable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/5CYH/IDQHQFP6/FSP5CYHIDQHQFP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/5CYH/IDQHQFP6/FSP5CYHIDQHQFP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/5CYH/IDQHQFP6/FSP5CYHIDQHQFP6.SMALL.jpg chienline I bought a power supply with 3 to 12 volts variable voltage selector last year. But guess what, it never work as expected. Any voltage I chose, it threw out 12 volts. So long it was laying in its box until I decided to mod it last month.. er.. actually it has been months until I finish this iBle :DI...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:26:00 PDT
PIC MICROCONTROLLER POWER SUPPLY http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-MICROCONTROLLER-POWER-SUPPLY/
PIC MICROCONTROLLER POWER SUPPLY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/J0V9/IDR7YM0P/F1MJ0V9IDR7YM0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/J0V9/IDR7YM0P/F1MJ0V9IDR7YM0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/J0V9/IDR7YM0P/F1MJ0V9IDR7YM0P.SMALL.jpg ARMCORTEX Hi everyone,My name is Atanas , from MACEDONIAFirst of all , I want everybody to see my you tube video.My video for this project.I'll come back soon to publish schematic and the code from this project.thank you.
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:12:42 PDT
Super recycled benchtop power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-recycled-benchtop-power-supply/
Super recycled benchtop power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/XI13/IDON7XPP/FWJXI13IDON7XPP.SMALL.jpg juaspo Working with electronics you are bound to need different voltage sources for your projects. So having a good and reliable benchtop power supply is way, way, waaay easier and more convenient than having to combine batteries in different ways or trying to find a power adaptor that can deliver just tha...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:25:47 PDT
Flash Power Supply from Computer Power Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Power-Supply-from-Computer-Power-Supplies/
Flash Power Supply from Computer Power Supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/TMJS/IDFWATET/F1BTMJSIDFWATET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/TMJS/IDFWATET/F1BTMJSIDFWATET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/TMJS/IDFWATET/F1BTMJSIDFWATET.SMALL.jpg JoeyD2 The purpose of this build is to reduce a photographer/videographer's need for batteries while on a shoot. I've had issues with voltage dropoff while on photo shoots leading to me missing pivotal shots while waiting for my flashes to recharge (read more about this on my blog). While there are large...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:28:51 PDT
Portable Variable Voltage Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Variable-Voltage-Power-Supply/
Portable Variable Voltage Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/FBDY/ICMHNKOS/F5HFBDYICMHNKOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/FBDY/ICMHNKOS/F5HFBDYICMHNKOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/FBDY/ICMHNKOS/F5HFBDYICMHNKOS.SMALL.jpg tonep This is my very first Instructable, in fact the very first time that I am writing online about my hobby.As an electronics hobbyist, I have made many small projects. The process involves finding an interesting circuit, testing it out on a breadboard, finalizing it, designing a PCB for it, getting tog...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 06:32:18 PDT
Convert an ATX PSU Into a Bench PSU that Measures Current http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-an-ATX-PSU-Into-a-Bench-PSU-that-Measures-/
Convert an ATX PSU Into a Bench PSU that Measures Current - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/LTJF/ICG2B38N/F4OLTJFICG2B38N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/LTJF/ICG2B38N/F4OLTJFICG2B38N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/LTJF/ICG2B38N/F4OLTJFICG2B38N.SMALL.jpg magkopian In this instructable I'm going to show you how to convert an old ATX power supply to a bench power supply that also displays the current drawn for each voltage rail on an LCD display. Features:The PSU uses a 20x4 LCD display to show the current readings for every voltage rail. But because the screen...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:08:46 PDT
Almost uninteruptable power supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-uninteruptable-power-supply/
Almost uninteruptable power supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/26FZ/ICE1SQSM/FJ026FZICE1SQSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/26FZ/ICE1SQSM/FJ026FZICE1SQSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/26FZ/ICE1SQSM/FJ026FZICE1SQSM.SMALL.jpg smurray2 This is my first instructable. I am an engineer working with electronic road signage. Recently a customer came to us looking for a sign which warned road users of dangerous conditions caused by high wind speeds at a bridge site. The sign and subsequent control system were not a problem, however the ...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 01:33:35 PDT
Powering your project http://www.instructables.com/id/Powering-your-project/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:11:42 PDT
A Sleak Bench Power Supply From PC PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Sleak-Bench-Power-Supply-From-PC-PSU/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:23:14 PDT
Short circuit protection for (almost) any power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Short-circuit-protection-for-almost-any-power-supp/
Short circuit protection for (almost) any power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/J2C7/IAG0D3KW/FS1J2C7IAG0D3KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/J2C7/IAG0D3KW/FS1J2C7IAG0D3KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/J2C7/IAG0D3KW/FS1J2C7IAG0D3KW.SMALL.jpg TrichogasterAzul Hello, everyone! This instructable is about a universal short circuit protection that I've designed to use in bench power supplies. I've designed it to fit in most power supplies circuits. In order to this circuit fit in your bench power supply, you will need to do some calculations, but don't worry...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 21:46:21 PDT
LED voltage range indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-voltage-range-indicator/
LED voltage range indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/9PMQ/IA8X3EEL/FPG9PMQIA8X3EEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/9PMQ/IA8X3EEL/FPG9PMQIA8X3EEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/9PMQ/IA8X3EEL/FPG9PMQIA8X3EEL.SMALL.jpg khader sk In this instructable we will be making a simple voltage range indicator. i designed the circuit to show voltage levels from 3v to 30v in eight steps, you can increase the number of steps or the voltage or both depending on your need. Components required 1. Zener diodes (of various values. i took ...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 02:52:37 PDT
Power adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-adaptor/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 04:24:04 PDT
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Huge-Baymax-LED-Halftone-Wall-Art/
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SMALL.jpg Mr Hades A 2 ft x 3 ft floating piece of wall art, featuring 2 versions of Baymax, from the Disney movie Big Hero 6. There's a small version of Baymax without his armor, and then a large, halftoned version of Baymax in full armor. The entire design is LED backlit, using an RGB LED strip.The project is expect...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:08:07 PDT
gamecube variable voltage and current portable atx PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/gamecube-variable-voltage-and-current-portable-atx/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 07:53:16 PDT
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fabricate-a-lunch-box-into-a-dual-0-12VDC-p/
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Preface:Hello and welcome to my Instructable.I am a first year Electronic Engineering student and was given the opportunity to build a power supply. I was immediately fascinated but wanted to make more than a run of mill project. My original idea was to use a cigar box and pack as much into a small ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:52:18 PDT
5A Variable Linear Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/5A-Variable-Linear-Power-Supply/
5A Variable Linear Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/V5WS/I9JR9FV2/FJCV5WSI9JR9FV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/V5WS/I9JR9FV2/FJCV5WSI9JR9FV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/V5WS/I9JR9FV2/FJCV5WSI9JR9FV2.SMALL.jpg TrichogasterAzul This power supply is a simple project that I have built on a weekend and I thought it would be a nice idea if I shared it here. This is the first instructable I write so please, sorry if any mistake.It has a simple circuit and it's really easy to understand how it works. The original schematic is fr...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 20:51:12 PDT
10Amp Linear Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/10Amp-Linear-Power-Supply/
10Amp Linear Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SMALL.jpg vazerick Why do it for 3 when we can design for 10?! At college we were in charge of designing a 3 Amp power supply, but I was seeking for a challenge, not a grade!Overcomplicating this kind of “simple” projects can make your life a bit harder but way more exiting, and the rewards just have no price, you wil...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 21:06:27 PDT
Converting 5v power source to 3.3v http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-5v-power-source-to-33v/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 04:39:37 PDT