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Old 02-01-2007, 08:09 AM
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Re: Building a 12V Power Supply From Computer Power Supply

Yeah it is pretty bling. Would suit my new computer too.........

This is my first home built computer, I just picked out a case from an online store and this is the one that showed up!!!
Was a bit more..... bling than I expected.
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Old 02-01-2007, 09:19 AM
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Same time here. Just watching the snow..
Wounder if we will get snow here to watch, it was only 111f today
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Old 02-01-2007, 10:02 AM
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Re: Building a 12V Power Supply From Computer Power Supply

Mike our local electronics shop only has 5w 10Ohm or 5w 4.7Ohm ceramic wire wound resistors

Would 2 of the 5w 4.7 ohm in series do the job
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Old 02-01-2007, 10:20 AM
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WOW I did not even speak to Mike about this till yesterday afternoon and now I have a high output AC adaptor . There are much cheaper power supplies but this one is BLING should look good with my Fromeco 5 port charger.
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:11 AM
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Re: Building a 12V Power Supply From Computer Power Supply

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Mike our local electronics shop only has 5w 10Ohm or 5w 4.7Ohm ceramic wire wound resistors

Would 2 of the 5w 4.7 ohm in series do the job
No, it must be at least 10W, 10 ohm from my experience. Anything less than 10W will not put enough of a load on the board...
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:13 AM
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Chris Puckett now owns the most elaborate 12V Power Supply known to man...
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:20 AM
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I am as giddy as a 10 year old school girl or Wayne
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:34 AM
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LOL
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:39 AM
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Mikey!! This is awesome! I've been wondering forever how to do this!! You knocked it out of the park dude!! THANKS!
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:43 AM
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I made one a few years ago with the 5 volt side. I took 3 power supplies
and using (5v) wire connected it to the ground of the next PS... Did this 2 times
and got 15.3 volts... At over 30 amps.. My project drew almost 30 amps and
wires got hot and there were a few sparks... but it all worked...

Good info for RC guys

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Old 02-01-2007, 11:43 AM
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Sure, Max. I figured there were some guys still using car batteries in the house to charge up...no more! You know as well as I do how easy it is to come across old computers dirt cheap now adays...they're good for something!
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:49 AM
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Re: Building a 12V Power Supply From Computer Power Supply

Dynex 350-Watt 12V ATX Replacement PC Power Supply


on ebay for $0.99 $10 shipping

http://cgi.ebay.com/Dynex-350-Watt-1...QQcmdZViewItem


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Old 02-01-2007, 11:53 AM
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Exactly my point!
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Old 02-01-2007, 12:03 PM
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This is homepage material! Thanks Mikey!!
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Old 02-01-2007, 12:44 PM
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Good stuff Mike!!!!
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