Instructables: exploring - technology - supply - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:39:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY 5 VOLT REGULATED POWER SUPPLY MODULE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5-VOLT-REGULATED-POWER-SUPPLY-MODULE/
DIY 5 VOLT REGULATED POWER SUPPLY MODULE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/S1ER/IPTJ9WMX/F1RS1ERIPTJ9WMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/S1ER/IPTJ9WMX/F1RS1ERIPTJ9WMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/S1ER/IPTJ9WMX/F1RS1ERIPTJ9WMX.SMALL.jpg DIYmechanics Hi friends how are you ?i hope you are fine !Today in this instructable we are going to make a Diy 5 volt power supply module for just 3$. cheap right !!!Not only cheap It is also simple to make . you can use this simple power supply module for arduino , sensors and breadboard.The reason i come up w...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:11:24 PDT
Build Your Own Regulated Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Regulated-Power-Supply/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 06:26:29 PDT
Mains Voltage Relay Test Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Voltage-Relay-Test-Jig/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 01:28:24 PDT
Portable Adjustable Mini Powersupply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Adjustable-Mini-Powersupply/
Portable Adjustable Mini Powersupply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/UZW2/ILIAWKRY/FNLUZW2ILIAWKRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/UZW2/ILIAWKRY/FNLUZW2ILIAWKRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/UZW2/ILIAWKRY/FNLUZW2ILIAWKRY.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output A BIG HELLO! and welcome to Mixed Outputs first instructable.As most of my project involve electronics of some sort, having a good power supply is essential to be able to meet the demand of different power requirements. So I built me a bench-top power supply from an old ATX power supply Unit (PSU) t...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 03:52:02 PST
RASPBERRY PI FREE STYLE POWERING (RPI POWER SUPPLY HACK) http://www.instructables.com/id/RASPBERRY-PI-FREE-STYLE-POWERING-RPI-POWER-SUPPLY-/
RASPBERRY PI FREE STYLE POWERING (RPI POWER SUPPLY HACK) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DY9Q/IKFRYUXK/FABDY9QIKFRYUXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DY9Q/IKFRYUXK/FABDY9QIKFRYUXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DY9Q/IKFRYUXK/FABDY9QIKFRYUXK.SMALL.jpg Dragos Iosub This is a tutorial that enables you to power your Raspberry PI2 / Raspberry PI B+ form any power sources that supplies voltage between 6.5V up to 20V and current 1A.I used as power source the 19V wall adapter from one old BENQ notebook. This hack is useful also in configuration where gel-Lead(Pb) re...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:01:46 PST
Double Laboratory Power Supply Reusing Old Recorders http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Laboratory-Power-Supply-Reusing-Old-Recorde/
Double Laboratory Power Supply Reusing Old Recorders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/OPC9/IKFQ1GWC/F3NOPC9IKFQ1GWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/OPC9/IKFQ1GWC/F3NOPC9IKFQ1GWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/OPC9/IKFQ1GWC/F3NOPC9IKFQ1GWC.SMALL.jpg Francisco Javier Ruiz Racero I am a telecommunications engineering student, and i needed a power supply for prove the circuits i have to mount for practices. I didn't like going to university every time i had to do a test. Then, i found at home two old recorders and i thought to recycle it for to do a power supply!The power sup...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:05:32 PST
Linkit One Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-One-Power-Supply/
Linkit One Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/7UMH/II3H7UAU/FG47UMHII3H7UAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/7UMH/II3H7UAU/FG47UMHII3H7UAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/7UMH/II3H7UAU/FG47UMHII3H7UAU.SMALL.jpg Prem67 If you have your own Linkit One, it comes with a battery in the box and it is powered by a micro USB cable which also charges the battery. But unlike a arduino it does not have a on board voltage regulator so we can not connect it to an external battery source. I personally like to power the board u...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 04:47:15 PST
$8 DIY Variable Digital Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/8-DIY-Variable-Digital-Power-Supply/
$8 DIY Variable Digital Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/2ZCD/IHS1NW1B/FY82ZCDIHS1NW1B.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Hi in this instructable I'll show you that how can you make a variable 12v power supply, that can be used to design electronics projects or as a project power supply. The device is based on the LM2596 NC Voltage Switching Regulator, that is a very effective integrated circuit. I bought mine from Ama...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 04:59:26 PST
Simple garden watering system http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-garden-watering-system/
Simple garden watering system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/GVY8/IGQYF3JJ/F3QGVY8IGQYF3JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/GVY8/IGQYF3JJ/F3QGVY8IGQYF3JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/GVY8/IGQYF3JJ/F3QGVY8IGQYF3JJ.SMALL.jpg bspujari There are some garden automation systems using Arduino which are fairly detailed. I wanted to develop a simple system for timed watering. One could always develop it using IC555, but the power fluctuations may disturb the watering cycle, and Arduino provides high customization of cycles (plus it's ...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 00:47:20 PST
Etch A Sketch Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-A-Sketch-Power-Supply/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:42:53 PDT
Benchtop DC Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Benchtop-DC-Power-Supply/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:57:37 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
Lets Make A $20 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-A-20-Droid/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:42:00 PDT
Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-ATX-bench-powersupply-FabLab-edition/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 05:34:28 PDT
BENCH POWER SUPPLY UNIT FROM SCRATCH http://www.instructables.com/id/BENCH-POWER-SUPPLY-UNIT-FROM-SCRATCH/
BENCH POWER SUPPLY UNIT FROM SCRATCH - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/5HFS/I85QOK7Y/FOD5HFSI85QOK7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/5HFS/I85QOK7Y/FOD5HFSI85QOK7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/5HFS/I85QOK7Y/FOD5HFSI85QOK7Y.SMALL.jpg PaurushTheMaker In this instructable I am going to show you how to make a bench power supply. The bench power supply would consist of 6 fixed voltages and a variable voltage from 7v to 1v What is a bench power supply and why do I need it ? A bench power supply is a very important and useful tool in electronics. ...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:21:55 PDT
Easy Benchtop Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Benchtop-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 23:34:47 PDT
Glove Box Gadget Mini Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-Box-Gadget-Mini-Cellphone-Charger/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:26:00 PDT
Reverse Engineering http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-1/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:36:31 PST
High Voltage Power Supply for Nixie and Valve Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Voltage-Power-Supply-for-Nixie-and-Valve-Tube/
High Voltage Power Supply for Nixie and Valve Tubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/HI2X/HO236OMT/F3THI2XHO236OMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/HI2X/HO236OMT/F3THI2XHO236OMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/HI2X/HO236OMT/F3THI2XHO236OMT.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Since in last years nixies displays attracted my attention so much that I bought many of them, I finally managed to design a good power supply and my nixie clock is on the way... [UPDATE: done! read instructable here) With this circuit you can test a nixie display, or power a multiplexed nixie clock...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:17:45 PST
Ammo Can 12V Power Supply - Updated! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-12V-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 18:19:33 PDT
Sustainable Automatic Power Supply & Sockets Shutoff http://www.instructables.com/id/Sustainable-Automatic-Power-Supply-Sockets-Desig/
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 06:21:13 PST
Power Supply unit for arduino power and breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Supply-For-Arduino-power-and-breadboard/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 01:23:58 PDT
How to repair HP dv6 notebook power adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-HP-dv6-notebook-power-adapter/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:00:49 PST
Make a 240V MOT high voltage power supply with 120V transformers http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-240V-MOT-high-voltage-power-supply-with-120/
Make a 240V MOT high voltage power supply with 120V transformers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/MLCZ/GW9VCBCA/FZKMLCZGW9VCBCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/MLCZ/GW9VCBCA/FZKMLCZGW9VCBCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/MLCZ/GW9VCBCA/FZKMLCZGW9VCBCA.SMALL.jpg Jimmy Proton I love to play with MOT's but the only breaker i have to power them off of it only rated for 15 amps, so i decided to see if I could power them off a 240V outlet my dad made for his welders and air compressor and sure enough, it works! So here i will show you how to make a great MOT power supply ver...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 20:47:03 PST
Desktop Power Supply v1.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Power-Supply-v12/
Desktop Power Supply v1.2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/3ICR/GTWPCO4N/FR43ICRGTWPCO4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/3ICR/GTWPCO4N/FR43ICRGTWPCO4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/3ICR/GTWPCO4N/FR43ICRGTWPCO4N.SMALL.jpg brdavid I do not have time right now to put an instructable together, however I thought I would post this to get others to come up with better looking desktop power supplies. This one has a 1.24 - 10v DC out with amp and voltage meters, a 12v out, 5 v out with amp and voltage meter, and a 110v AC voltage ...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 09:52:49 PDT
Tube Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Power-Supply/
Tube Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/73EJ/GP7IGIR8/FWA73EJGP7IGIR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/73EJ/GP7IGIR8/FWA73EJGP7IGIR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/73EJ/GP7IGIR8/FWA73EJGP7IGIR8.SMALL.jpg BasinStreetDesign A what?! Isn't a “power supply” that miscellaneous piece of a project that you ignore until you can't anymore, then patch it together as quick as you can so you can get back to the fun parts? And a power supply for tubes? That just amounts to a fat transformer, a bridge rectifier and a filter cap al...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 13:47:48 PDT
Variable Voltage Regulator - Filtered Linear Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Voltage-Regulator-Filtered-Linear-Power/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 19:52:44 PDT
How To Build A Simple But Powerful Flyback Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/ZVS-Driver/
How To Build A Simple But Powerful Flyback Driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/Y5ZJ/G9NGUFUA/F1QY5ZJG9NGUFUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/Y5ZJ/G9NGUFUA/F1QY5ZJG9NGUFUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/Y5ZJ/G9NGUFUA/F1QY5ZJG9NGUFUA.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Tired of little purple sparks? Want bigger hotter sparks? Then try:  The ZVS Flyback Driver It is probably the most powerful and efficient flyback transformer driver that was fairly recently invented by Vladmiro Mazilli. It uses resonant zero voltage switching (also know as ZVS) to drive the flyba...
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Wed, 2 Jun 2010 02:58:10 PDT
Ammo Can Power Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-Power-Pack/
Ammo Can Power Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/NWOC/GD2J1Y2Y/FCCNWOCGD2J1Y2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/NWOC/GD2J1Y2Y/FCCNWOCGD2J1Y2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/NWOC/GD2J1Y2Y/FCCNWOCGD2J1Y2Y.SMALL.jpg zcshiner Electricity is everywhere.  Sometimes.  The idea came about between a few friends and myself to build a portable "power pack" so we could power our things wherever we go. I ended up creating a contraption that housed a 12 volt battery, inverter, and battery charger inside a watertight ammo box. ...
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Sun, 22 Aug 2010 12:01:09 PDT
The Radioshack, Adjustable, Breadboard Power Supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Radioshack%2c-Adjustable%2c-Breadboard-Power-Suppl/
The Radioshack, Adjustable, Breadboard Power Supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/GO6Z/F3ETRWCJ/FGNGO6ZF3ETRWCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/GO6Z/F3ETRWCJ/FGNGO6ZF3ETRWCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/GO6Z/F3ETRWCJ/FGNGO6ZF3ETRWCJ.SMALL.jpg kersny This Instructable will show you how to build an adjsutable breadboard power supply entirely from Radioshack parts. It can provide multiple voltages directly to the power rails on a prototyping breadboard. This could be useful for people on a low budget, who don't like to order parts online, or who ...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2007 16:47:54 PDT
Make a bench power supply mostly from recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bench-power-supply-mostly-from-recycled-par/
Make a bench power supply mostly from recycled parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/SDPW/G33P0P58/FI2SDPWG33P0P58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/SDPW/G33P0P58/FI2SDPWG33P0P58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/SDPW/G33P0P58/FI2SDPWG33P0P58.SMALL.jpg newtonn2 This instructable will show you how to make a very good bench power supply using mainly recycled parts. This is the really the "mark II",  you can see "mark I" here.    When I finished my first bench power supply I was really happy, and used it very often, almost every day, until one day it decide...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2009 14:09:01 PST
DC Monkey http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Monkey/
DC Monkey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/PV1U/G2HE0UKD/FXQPV1UG2HE0UKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/PV1U/G2HE0UKD/FXQPV1UG2HE0UKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/PV1U/G2HE0UKD/FXQPV1UG2HE0UKD.SMALL.jpg garagemonkeysan Ever get bored of the same old project boxes? The Altoids mint tin or Radio Shack plastic project boxes are commonly used as cases. There are many other creative and interesting alternatives out there. For this project, we use gourd left-overs. Yes, that is right, a gourd. http://en.wikipedia.org/wi...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2009 14:58:49 PST
Convert an ATX Power Supply Into a Regular DC Power Supply! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-an-ATX-Power-Supply-Into-a-Regular-DC-Powe/
Convert an ATX Power Supply Into a Regular DC Power Supply! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/G61I/F5R8IUJU/FE8G61IF5R8IUJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/G61I/F5R8IUJU/FE8G61IF5R8IUJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/G61I/F5R8IUJU/FE8G61IF5R8IUJU.SMALL.jpg Sitnalta A DC power supply can be hard to find and expensive. With features that are more or less hit or miss for what you need. In this Instructable, I will show you how to convert a computer power supply into a regular DC power supply with 12, 5 and 3.3 volt outputs. For about $10! Why use a computer (AT...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2007 13:02:18 PDT
The Ultimate ATX Power Supply Mod With USB Charging Ports http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-ATX-Power-Supply-Mod-With-USB-Chargin/
The Ultimate ATX Power Supply Mod With USB Charging Ports - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/Z6GS/FSE8MLA4/F7VZ6GSFSE8MLA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/Z6GS/FSE8MLA4/F7VZ6GSFSE8MLA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/Z6GS/FSE8MLA4/F7VZ6GSFSE8MLA4.SMALL.jpg rocketman221 I know there is already a bunch of these on here, but I didn't see any quite like this so I thought I would post it, so here it is. This power supply has 3 12v lines, 3 5v lines, 3 3.3v lines, 1 -12v line, & 2 USB ports. It uses a 480 Watt ATX power supply and puts out enough power to run most proj...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 17:15:23 PDT
Things to do with a old computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-with-a-old-computer/
Things to do with a old computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NBXL/FR0ZT4F8/FADNBXLFR0ZT4F8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NBXL/FR0ZT4F8/FADNBXLFR0ZT4F8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NBXL/FR0ZT4F8/FADNBXLFR0ZT4F8.SMALL.jpg prodlad Before you crack it open... Updated 31/01/2012 Thanks to MrJentis for some more ideas. Before you go ripping it open remember that you can reuse the whole computer and not just some of the components. 1.-Install Linux Linux is an open source OS that you can install on your old computer and us...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:46:04 PST
Fabric Battery Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Battery-Pouch/
Fabric Battery Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/B9TI/FNI3Y8FS/FXEB9TIFNI3Y8FS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/B9TI/FNI3Y8FS/FXEB9TIFNI3Y8FS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/B9TI/FNI3Y8FS/FXEB9TIFNI3Y8FS.SMALL.jpg Plusea This neoprene battery case can hold two AA batteries or a 9Volt battery. It does take some time and patience to make this little pouch, but you then have a durable 3 or 9Volt power supply that can be used in various textile projects. Next step would be to include a 5Volt regulating circuit for the A...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2008 19:54:30 PST
A Portable Power Box for Photographers http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Portable-Power-Box-for-Photographers/
A Portable Power Box for Photographers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/Z26R/FI9DRGQ9/FI8Z26RFI9DRGQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/Z26R/FI9DRGQ9/FI8Z26RFI9DRGQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/Z26R/FI9DRGQ9/FI8Z26RFI9DRGQ9.SMALL.jpg Divet Many photographers have built Vagabond style portable power systems to use with their strobes. This is an attempt to incorporate several design ideas and safety features. The power box can also be used with laptops or other delicate electronic equipment. Materials: Metal tool box (18'x8'x9' or lar...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 08:03:05 PDT
Build a Variable High Voltage Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Variable-High-Voltage-Power-Supply/
Build a Variable High Voltage Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/7ZNR/F82EXPUD/FMM7ZNRF82EXPUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/7ZNR/F82EXPUD/FMM7ZNRF82EXPUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/7ZNR/F82EXPUD/FMM7ZNRF82EXPUD.SMALL.jpg burningsuntech I needed a variable 0 to 50KV high voltage power supply for my high voltage experiments that wouldn't break the bank, so I built my own. With just a few parts from old microwave ovens, TV sets, and an oil burner, you can build an affordable instrument for whatever you wish to snap,crackle, or pop! ...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2007 18:13:02 PST
How to Build a Bench-Top Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Bench-Top-Power-Supply/
How to Build a Bench-Top Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/EA0T/F3SYTLRW/FBEEA0TF3SYTLRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/EA0T/F3SYTLRW/FBEEA0TF3SYTLRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/EA0T/F3SYTLRW/FBEEA0TF3SYTLRW.SMALL.jpg greyhathacker45 A key component of any electronics project is the electricity. You could use endless amounts of batteries, or use a simple, compact power supply to power all of your electronic projects. This is a great beginners electronics project for those just getting into electronics, or a fun project for tho...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2007 22:34:56 PDT