Instructables: exploring - technology - power supply http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:51:55 PST BLOX v1.01 $1 USB to UART-serial flashing device (dongle) with 3.3 V power supply for ESP8266MOD ESP-12 module http://www.instructables.com/id/1-USB-to-UART-serial-Flashing-Device-dongle-With-3/
$1 USB to UART-serial flashing device (dongle) with 3.3 V power supply for ESP8266MOD ESP-12 module - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/09PP/IZ6CPRGX/FTG09PPIZ6CPRGX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/09PP/IZ6CPRGX/FTG09PPIZ6CPRGX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/09PP/IZ6CPRGX/FTG09PPIZ6CPRGX.SMALL.jpg jainrk Sometimes you just need a handy device that you can use to program your ESP8266MOD ESP-12 module. Typically, you would put your ESP8266MOD ESP-12 module on a breadboard and wire the USB to UART on to it. Most uploads fail because of insufficient power that is supplied by the USB to UART device. That...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:17:19 PST
ATX (computer) Power Supply Soft Start http://www.instructables.com/id/ATX-computer-Power-Supply-Soft-Start/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 01:25:53 PST
How to use Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ V1.2 For The First Time! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Raspberry-Pi-3-Model-B-V12-for-the-Firs/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2017 13:24:53 PST
How to make Adjustable Voltage Power Supply Simple IC LM317 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Adjustable-Voltage-Power-Supply-Simple/
How to make Adjustable Voltage Power Supply Simple IC LM317 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/W2T5/IYV9GISP/FZVW2T5IYV9GISP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/W2T5/IYV9GISP/FZVW2T5IYV9GISP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/W2T5/IYV9GISP/FZVW2T5IYV9GISP.SMALL.jpg thachn2 what you need.a voltage metera Adjustable Voltage
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 07:17:10 PST
NiMH battery over-discharge protection circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/NiMH-Battery-Over-discharge-Protection-Circuit/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:40:43 PST
DIY Variable linear voltage power supply-Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Variable-Linear-Voltage-Power-Supply-Part-1/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 02:08:23 PST
HomeMade Digital Source http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Digital-Source/
HomeMade Digital Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/9KVJ/IXUQATDE/FMS9KVJIXUQATDE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/9KVJ/IXUQATDE/FMS9KVJIXUQATDE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/9KVJ/IXUQATDE/FMS9KVJIXUQATDE.SMALL.jpg IEEE_RAS_UFABC This Instructable was based on the vídeo from Youtube chanel - Muy Fácil de Hacer.Tired of not having how to test your electronics projects without buying a battery? Do you want to have a source of energy that can be used for different projects? And still with a low cost?Your problems are over !This...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:15:32 PST
2 x 12v (24v) power supply 2X12V ISPRAVLJAČ http://www.instructables.com/id/2-X-12v-24v-Power-Supply-2X12V-ISPRAVLJAČ/
2 x 12v (24v) power supply 2X12V ISPRAVLJAČ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/8MGG/IXQFVY53/FW38MGGIXQFVY53.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/8MGG/IXQFVY53/FW38MGGIXQFVY53.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/8MGG/IXQFVY53/FW38MGGIXQFVY53.SMALL.jpg ante123 This is process of making 2x12v power supply. I will use this psu for my ZVS driver .watch my videos !!! Parts Making holes for fuse and 220v input Mounting parts into box Drilling holes for output and wiring Finish
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 02:41:57 PST
Build Your Electronic Lab With 400€ http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Electronic-Lab-With-400/
Build Your Electronic Lab With 400€ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/OCBK/IXGFQBGJ/FQ0OCBKIXGFQBGJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/OCBK/IXGFQBGJ/FQ0OCBKIXGFQBGJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/OCBK/IXGFQBGJ/FQ0OCBKIXGFQBGJ.SMALL.jpg Macinblack20 Hi Everyone, last year I decided to build my own electronic lab because I need to for university, repair electronics and test equipment for my blog :) Now, I want to share with you some solutions for your own lab, and you can replace your old tools or complete your new lab ;) There's my little lab, ...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 07:19:28 PST
$$ Super Cheap Inline Power Pack $$ http://www.instructables.com/id/-Super-Cheap-Inline-Power-Pack-/
$$ Super Cheap Inline Power Pack $$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/CZM6/IXGFJIK9/FFGCZM6IXGFJIK9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/CZM6/IXGFJIK9/FFGCZM6IXGFJIK9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/CZM6/IXGFJIK9/FFGCZM6IXGFJIK9.SMALL.jpg Rexallen Hello Everyone! I was working on a Project, in which I am almost done with, but I needed an Inline Power Pack. I looked around and I couldn't even locate one! The reason why I needed an Inline Power Pack was due to the internal specifications of the project that I was working on. I thought that ...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 15:26:00 PST
Portable 2 Player Arcade Console with RPi and Teensy http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-2-Player-Arcade-Console-With-RPi-and-Teen/
Portable 2 Player Arcade Console with RPi and Teensy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/KSFT/IXAQ4G6E/FFGKSFTIXAQ4G6E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/KSFT/IXAQ4G6E/FFGKSFTIXAQ4G6E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/KSFT/IXAQ4G6E/FFGKSFTIXAQ4G6E.SMALL.jpg lb_20 Hi guys!In this Instructable I'll be walking you through a "portable" 2 player arcade console build (designed from scratch). The idea is that it is mostly self-contained, with power, HDMI and USB plugs on the body of the console for ease of use- simply plug and play with the built-in arcade controls...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 01:03:25 PST
Super Efficient Buck Convertor 5V 1A Arduino Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Efficient-Buck-Convertor-5V-1A-Arduino-Power/
Super Efficient Buck Convertor 5V 1A Arduino Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0S70/IX6FWJFE/FP00S70IX6FWJFE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0S70/IX6FWJFE/FP00S70IX6FWJFE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/0S70/IX6FWJFE/FP00S70IX6FWJFE.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Sometimes buying a ready made power supply is just not good enough, especially if we want something special. I needed a super efficient 1 Amp power supply for my autonomous weather station that lives in the middle of a field on a small island in the middle of the Irish sea. There is no power option ...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:55:37 PST
MCM Variable Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/MCM-Variable-Bench-Power-Supply/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 20:13:52 PST
Antique Radio B-Battery Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Radio-B-Battery-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 21:23:59 PST
Power Supply Information http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Supply-Information/
Power Supply Information - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/5C73/IWWFHVP0/FUB5C73IWWFHVP0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/5C73/IWWFHVP0/FUB5C73IWWFHVP0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/5C73/IWWFHVP0/FUB5C73IWWFHVP0.SMALL.jpg ajmanzardo By Alec ManzardoThe power supply is one of the most important components of a computer. It is needed to convert the AC current from the wall socket to the DC current used by the other components of the computer. Alternating current (AC) is a type of electricity in which the electrons switch directio...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 07:21:25 PST
Arduino Buck-Boost Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Buck-Boost-Converter/
Arduino Buck-Boost Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/7439/IWQV87C8/FUA7439IWQV87C8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/7439/IWQV87C8/FUA7439IWQV87C8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/7439/IWQV87C8/FUA7439IWQV87C8.SMALL.jpg abhiV4 Today i,m gonna tell you how to make a buck-boost converter with all the modern features by yourself. There are many power supplies are available in market but making one by yourself is something awesome. with your custom made supply you can make conditions to charge your battery packs, or get desir...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 01:47:28 PST
How to Turn Your Computer Into an Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-Your-Computer-Into-an-Oscilloscope/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:19:24 PST
ATX Workbench Power Supply Project http://www.instructables.com/id/ATX-Workbench-Power-Supply-Project/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 03:38:32 PST
A Simple Bench Variable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Bench-Variable-Power-Supply/
A Simple Bench Variable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/LGBJ/IW6PGSGB/F24LGBJIW6PGSGB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/LGBJ/IW6PGSGB/F24LGBJIW6PGSGB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/LGBJ/IW6PGSGB/F24LGBJIW6PGSGB.SMALL.jpg darthwolf As I have started messing around with electronics more I had struggled a bit with a whole lot of different adapters for testing. After doing some research I came to a conclusion that building one from an old PC power supply would be more than adequate, being how it gives 12, -12, 5 and 3.3v availabl...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:41:05 PST
How to Make Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Power-Supply/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:04:39 PST
Homemade DC coupler (battery shell) for Canon PowerShot SX150 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DC-Coupler-battery-Shell-for-Canon-PowerS/
Homemade DC coupler (battery shell) for Canon PowerShot SX150 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/DT4L/IVA55G05/FHDDT4LIVA55G05.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/DT4L/IVA55G05/FHDDT4LIVA55G05.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/DT4L/IVA55G05/FHDDT4LIVA55G05.SMALL.jpg JeoleX Dear friends,I have a project that record leaf movements of plants due to different light directions. So I need to record at least 5-6 hours to capture movement of plants. I have Canon PowerShot SX150 which is run via 2 AA battery equals to 3.15V. I used it before and 2 AA battery were not enough fo...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 21:35:08 PST
Using DC Power Supplies (+ Recycling!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-DC-Power-Supplies-Recycling/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 04:50:48 PST
Portable Wireless ( bench/pocket ) Power Supply Booster, 4.5V to 29V, and 5V Phone Charger Also. http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Wireless-Power-Supply-and-Phone-Charger-4/
Portable Wireless ( bench/pocket ) Power Supply Booster, 4.5V to 29V, and 5V Phone Charger Also. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/SAGA/IV0AAAF4/FK5SAGAIV0AAAF4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/SAGA/IV0AAAF4/FK5SAGAIV0AAAF4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/SAGA/IV0AAAF4/FK5SAGAIV0AAAF4.SMALL.jpg WannaDuino This amazing thing,with a capacity of 6400mAh, i use almost EVERY DAY, yes EVERY day. With a lot of extra attachment connectors.And a little catch!!! i hope somebody notices it.It will be my Next Instructable.With the use of an very cool pcb board called the ( XL6009E1 ) 4Ampere pcbThis is a huge he...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 08:46:57 PDT
From 12 V car compressor to vacuum pump http://www.instructables.com/id/From-12-V-Car-Compressor-to-Vacuum-Pump/
From 12 V car compressor to vacuum pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/X3LJ/IUSLPKKN/FH0X3LJIUSLPKKN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/X3LJ/IUSLPKKN/FH0X3LJIUSLPKKN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/X3LJ/IUSLPKKN/FH0X3LJIUSLPKKN.SMALL.jpg slimtender. This project arose from the need to have a small vacuum pump for some of my new purposes, starting from a simple material like a tyre mini compressor, buyed for 8 € at Mercatopoli. Then the idea came on watching some tutorials on the net, but because of mechanical differences inside the machines I d...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 06:58:57 PDT
Converting computer power supply to a lab bench using ATX breakout board (8$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Computer-Power-Supply-to-a-Lab-Bench-Usi/
Converting computer power supply to a lab bench using ATX breakout board (8$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/JZHW/IV0AOKV4/FW3JZHWIV0AOKV4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/JZHW/IV0AOKV4/FW3JZHWIV0AOKV4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/JZHW/IV0AOKV4/FW3JZHWIV0AOKV4.SMALL.jpg DIY Electronic Like many of you, I wanted to use a lab bench power supply for my electronics. Unfortunately, they can be very expansive so I wondered if there would be an easier and cheaper way to build one. I came across many great instructables explaining how to modify the power supply from an old PC computer to...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:35:23 PDT
Oscillo-Power: Audio Jack Oscilloscope/Power Supply for Smart phones or other Devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Oscillo-Power-Audio-Jack-OscilloscopePower-Supply-/
Oscillo-Power: Audio Jack Oscilloscope/Power Supply for Smart phones or other Devices - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/SCZA/IU9UMUJP/FRRSCZAIU9UMUJP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/SCZA/IU9UMUJP/FRRSCZAIU9UMUJP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/SCZA/IU9UMUJP/FRRSCZAIU9UMUJP.SMALL.jpg ChristinD Hello Browsers!I've seen things like this online, but I haven't found any combination of the two so I decided to share my findings and product.This is a Oscilloscope and a power supply that you can get to run out, as much as I could think of, any audio jack that has the software to back it up :)Let ...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 06:17:08 PDT
TEMPO - The handy timer switch - Attiny85 & DS3231 RTC based ** V. 1.7 more features ** http://www.instructables.com/id/TEMPO-the-Handy-Timer-Switch-Attiny85-DS3231-RTC-B/
TEMPO - The handy timer switch - Attiny85 & DS3231 RTC based ** V. 1.7 more features ** - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/UI5N/IV0AACR9/FUQUI5NIV0AACR9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/UI5N/IV0AACR9/FUQUI5NIV0AACR9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/UI5N/IV0AACR9/FUQUI5NIV0AACR9.SMALL.jpg Acmecorporation Very often we use timer switches to turn on/off our equipments. The one commonly used is the classic mechanical 24-hour timer .Common issues of the cheapest ones are: mechanical fault EMF when switching on/off times get off track after a blackout it needs to be progra...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 05:39:46 PDT
The Tic Tac Adjustable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tic-Tac-Adjustable-Power-Supply/
The Tic Tac Adjustable Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/9T8X/ITW33CYX/F5N9T8XITW33CYX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/9T8X/ITW33CYX/F5N9T8XITW33CYX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/9T8X/ITW33CYX/F5N9T8XITW33CYX.SMALL.jpg Tanmay Deuskar Many projects operate on different operating voltages. This is often annoying as you need to keep many different batteries at hand and often you don't get batteries for voltages like 5V. So in this instructable I'm going to show you how to make a device which can give outputs of approximately 12V, 9...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 04:11:08 PDT
variable bench top powersupply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Bench-Top-Powersupply/
variable bench top powersupply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/SOO7/ITWE94VV/F6OSOO7ITWE94VV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/SOO7/ITWE94VV/F6OSOO7ITWE94VV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/SOO7/ITWE94VV/F6OSOO7ITWE94VV.SMALL.jpg mrwil30n This instructables will show how I built a variable voltage power supply based off of the lm338 variable voltage regulator. The lm338 circuit is very simple and can be made with only the voltage regulator, a resistor and a potentiometer. the voltage regulator relies on the voltage given to its adjus...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2016 22:04:38 PDT
Variable Low Voltage Load Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Low-Voltage-Load-Tester/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:32:48 PDT
Desk lamp smoke extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Lamp-Smoke-Extractor/
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:59:42 PDT
DIY Solar Power Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Power-Pack/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 09:51:32 PDT
Solar Charger and Adjustable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Charger-and-Adjustable-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 08:25:46 PDT
DIY Adjustable Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Adjustable-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:46:27 PDT
ATX based Lab power supply - 10th year anniversary edition http://www.instructables.com/id/ATX-Based-Lab-Power-Supply-10th-Year-Anniversary-E/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 01:38:33 PDT
Bench power supply Mk17 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Power-Supply-Mk17/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:02:36 PDT
Variable Voltage Regulator Using the LM317 http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Voltage-Regulator-Using-the-LM317/
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 07:06:03 PDT
Canon EOS 1100D Continuous Power With Battery Hack Under $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EOS-1100D-Continuous-Power-With-Battery-Hack/
Canon EOS 1100D Continuous Power With Battery Hack Under $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/MX1N/IRS4NTJV/F01MX1NIRS4NTJV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/MX1N/IRS4NTJV/F01MX1NIRS4NTJV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/MX1N/IRS4NTJV/F01MX1NIRS4NTJV.SMALL.jpg trevorsonic Hi this is Trevor from DejaWorks.Full YouTube video is HERE Today we’re going to do something different then programming.What we are going to do; is hacking a battery and make permanent power supply.In this way we’ll be able to use our camera permanently with AC power supply.I do this with LP-E10 ba...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:17:16 PDT
Low-cost bare-bones bench power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-Bare-bones-Bench-Power-Supply/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:32:14 PDT
10 WATT PORTABLE GUITAR AMP WITH DISTORTION http://www.instructables.com/id/10-WATT-PORTABLE-GUITAR-AMP-WITH-DISTORTION/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 06:53:32 PDT
Regulated Linear DC Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Regulated-Linear-DC-Power-Supply/
Regulated Linear DC Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/983S/IRLQG9HZ/F7F983SIRLQG9HZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/983S/IRLQG9HZ/F7F983SIRLQG9HZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/983S/IRLQG9HZ/F7F983SIRLQG9HZ.SMALL.jpg Ritvikdave http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.MEDIUM.gifABSTRACTThe aim of this lab assignment is to design a DC power supply. For this purpose we have to assemble a rectifier circuit on the output of a transformer. It also involve the calculation of different components used so the DC supp...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 06:44:29 PDT
How to #2 - Use LTC3780 http://www.instructables.com/id/What-Is-LTC3780/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 23:36:19 PDT
Four Ways to Power Up Your Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Ways-to-Power-Up-Your-Arduino-Uno/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 08:21:21 PDT
Portable Power Supply for Raspberry Pi 3B http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power-Supply-for-Raspberry-Pi-3B/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:02:31 PDT
Very Easy DIY Camping Led Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Easy-DIY-Camping-Led-Light/
Very Easy DIY Camping Led Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5M9K/IR6ITRW9/F6M5M9KIR6ITRW9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5M9K/IR6ITRW9/F6M5M9KIR6ITRW9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5M9K/IR6ITRW9/F6M5M9KIR6ITRW9.SMALL.jpg giorgos.arapoglou This is about a very easy and ver very bright led strip lamp for camping and is made for use with very easy to build 9000mah power bank and not only.
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:54:19 PDT
Easy to build 9000mah power bank for camping use http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-9000mah-Power-Bank-for-Camping-Use/
Easy to build 9000mah power bank for camping use - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/Y2YL/IR415ORO/F68Y2YLIR415ORO.SMALL.jpg giorgos.arapoglou This is a big and very efficiency power bank for use at camping and not only. It could be used to charge your smartphones, tablets via usb car charger. At the end of project will include a led stipe camping lamp construction also for use with this power bank. This will be usful for almost every divi...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:41:10 PDT
Variable Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Bench-Power-Supply/
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:43:38 PDT
Portable Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power-Supply/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:09:59 PDT
Portable power supply and phone charger [Video added] http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Power-Supply-and-Phone-Charger/
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:04:15 PDT
Building a super simple regulated bench power supply from an old external hard drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Super-Simple-Regulated-Bench-Power-Supp/
Building a super simple regulated bench power supply from an old external hard drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/RQC0/IQIA788R/FTFRQC0IQIA788R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/RQC0/IQIA788R/FTFRQC0IQIA788R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/RQC0/IQIA788R/FTFRQC0IQIA788R.SMALL.jpg FerriteGiant When doing electronics work, a regulated power supply is about the most useful thing one can have (maybe only second to a multimeter). Nice lab ones are in the hundreds of dollars but you can make a perfectly serviceable one with some old computer parts and a few bucks. Supplies - External hard ...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 06:00:05 PDT