5$ USB Fan!

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Introduction: 5$ USB Fan!

Build your own USB fan! Will work with:
- PC
- Mac
- Ipod charger
- Any other USB charger

And all that for under 5$!

Step 1: Materials

What you'll need is:
- Super glue
- USB connection
- Wire
- a small piece of metal (1.5-2 CM long)
- 2 small magnets or a big one
- a 5 Volt motor
- Motor top

You can use a old USB cable instead a wire and USB connector.

Step 2: Creating the Fan

In order:

1. Attach the motor to to the motor.
2. Solder the wires to the the + and - points.
3. Glue the wires to the side. This way the wires wont touch each other. Make sure you DONT glue the little metal part or it wont turn.
4. Bend the metal so you can attach it to the motor.
5. glue the magnets to the back of the metal.

Step 3: Creating the Bottom

FIRST OF ALL: YOU HAVE TO CHECK WICH SIDE IS + or - AND THEN SOLDER

When you solder make sure that the wires are close to each other so they can short circuit.

Step 4: Final Product

This is the final product.

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    11 Discussions

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    coolguy74
    coolguy74

    4 years ago

    I made a usb fan too.

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    Redgerr
    Redgerr

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    itsa mac... they have magnets that hold it closed.... so he just stuck a magnet to it lol... no big deal :)

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    Ecchin
    Ecchin

    11 years ago on Step 1

    I believe its cheaper to buy a USB cable and cut it, rather than destroying a USB key.

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    theman123321
    theman123321

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    yes it would... but mine was a 16mb one... from like 20 years ago =p

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    Ecchin
    Ecchin

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    you... you... destroyed a relic!!