USB Cooler

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Introduction: USB Cooler



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Step 1: What You Need

motor, (port USB = max. 2,5W !) 2 Cd, USB cable, papier or plastic tube

Step 2: Windmill

Cut and form CD or DVD

Step 3: Cable

Prepare USB cable, leav: red and black

Step 4: Folding

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Step 5: Finish

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    69 Discussions

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    DrDuctape
    DrDuctape

    2 years ago

    Looks nice! I'll have to try this sometime. What's the name of the brown thing with the 4 screws in it?

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    jetsmiley123
    jetsmiley123

    11 years ago on Introduction

    i cut a little material out from in between each fan blade to give it some room to suck some air in and it prevented it from fracturing when bending it over the flame. here's a picture of what it looks like,

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    sjain58
    sjain58

    Reply 5 years ago

    this looks good..
    i think making fan in this way is better

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    Schmidty16
    Schmidty16

    7 years ago on Introduction

    im making a fan like urs but im useing some plastic from a beading box i found at my houst it is approximly 2inches and im useing a moter from a portable cd player its a little small and loud bit it works

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    mingus15
    mingus15

    8 years ago on Step 2

    hello,

    can some help me?!
    how to make the cd past in that angle?
    did you remove them and atacht them again with glue?

    bb

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    Callum Snowden
    Callum Snowden

    Reply 8 years ago on Step 2

    I once saw a method where you cut the CD as shown above and then you can heat the part where the cuts meet and then just gently twist the blades :)

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    tobyscool
    tobyscool

    8 years ago on Introduction

    nice fan i am definitely going to make one while its summer here :D

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    S5114
    S5114

    9 years ago on Step 3

    What's the orange thing in the 2nd pic.?

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    jackh94
    jackh94

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    it's just a connector, wires get put in both sides and the screws lock them in place

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    johnnyboi
    johnnyboi

    11 years ago on Introduction

    where would i get the small motor?? from a old tape radio? im still not sure how you do the wiring and if you really need to solder it... im stll a beginner

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    hock3ydud3
    hock3ydud3

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    radioshack has a bunch of them for $3 to $5 and something like a tape player or old hairdryer or something like that would work

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    =SMART=
    =SMART=

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    god dammit i wish we had radio shack in the uk

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    lifelong-newbie
    lifelong-newbie

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Me too. Next best thing is Maplin for high street components, but they are expensive and no where near as common as Radioshack. My nearest is brighton, 13 miles away. a 20 min train journey to buy a resistor, not gunna happen.

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    =SMART=
    =SMART=

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    lol yea maplins is a bloody rip-off, i just get what i need from my DT department at lunch break when there's no-one around, not a very big choice though, switches, leds, and motors nothing special.

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    weretater
    weretater

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Is there any easier way to cut the cd? because every time i tried, it kept fracturing, making that blade worthless.

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    555mst555
    555mst555

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    u can use a scicors....just use a sharp one....blunt ones make the CD crack

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    bassmasta1010
    bassmasta1010

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    get someone to blow on it with a WARM NOT HOT hair dryer and cut it with scissors or watevr youve got....