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Following are the links to information that I based my design on:http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-w...http://www.charlesriverrc.org/article...http://www.utahflyers.org/index.php?o...Now if you want a power supply with LOTS of power, and have the savvy to build it, then I WiedergabelisteWiedergabelisteWiedergabelisteWiedergabeliste Alle entfernenBeenden Das nächste Video wird gestartetAnhalten Wird geladen... I did the following:



- PSON (Green) -> Ground (Black)

- 3.3VDCS (Brown) -> 3.3v Rail (Orange)


Removed Wires:

- Blue & Purple


I got all the same coloured wires and put them together, twisted them A transformer swaps voltage for current.

Bitte versuche es später erneut. solved Power supply size help solved Power Supply for Older Board solved Should i buy a larger power supply? I just ran a wire between one green port and one black port, and the power supply works like a champ.

Great instructable. Welcome to OCF! http://www.techwarelabs.com/guides/misc_mod/psumod/

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For ease of use you can use wire from any leftover molex Y adapter, extension, or similar cable. PSU size is 5volts @ 2amps and the present set-up draws 300mA. Once connected you may now you may turn on the switch and test out your components. «BackHome MoreGuides» Recent Articles Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R Radeon 4890 Conficker Virus Goliathus Mouse Pad Hard

I'm going to rig one of those to run my ham radio station :)

Needed more amps for charging my LiPo batteries than my lab PSU could deliver. An improvement in the cutting speed could be achieved with a higher voltage PSU, but before I get annoyed with it the job is usually done anyway. Reply With Quote 02-01-2014,07:07 PM #7 Grantham View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Member Join Date Sep 2013 Posts 41 Originally Posted by Tobho Mott Will power any of our Craft Tools including the Crafters 4" Hot Knife, Sculpting Tool, Engraver, and Crafters Scroll Table. $14.95 More details Quantity 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Only PSU that didn't have a power switch on the back were AT and these were turned on by a wired remote switch that usualy went on the front of the Hotwire Computer Power Supply You could mount two transformers on the same board with the dimmer, switches, and outlets. solved Power Supply Connectors Look Bent solved Power Supply For Adding Second HD solved is corsair vs 550watt power supply good for this built solved PC wont turn on after installing

Couldn't read the disk.

Wird verarbeitet... So I am wanting to make a hot wire foam cutter table so I can make nicer looking lost foam patterns, but I am no electrician. CHECK OUT THIS DIRECT LINK TO THEIR RANGE OF TRANSFORMERS The Jacobs’ transformers are exactly what you need if you have any interest in making your own power supply. But I unsoldered all of the wires from inside the power supply and soldered a 12V pug on the 12V and ground terminals.

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That ckt latches the green wire connection to ground - the same as what you do with the short from green to black. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-power-up-an-ATX-Power-Supply-without-a-PC/ Just what I wanted to know explained in clear English. Test Power Supply Paperclip In this configuration, the light will be on full bright any time you turn the power switch on but will not indicate whether there is power to the foam cutter or Hot Wire Foam Cutter Transformer Packaging your Power Supply You can mount your light switch, dimmer switch, plug-in for the output from you dimmer switch and your transformer on one board.

If the dimmer switch is set too low, it may be hard to see if the light is on at all but in that case, there isn't much voltage coming out If it’s much higher, there’s a risk that the wire will get too hot. The dimmer might not be necessary. The advantage is that it shows whether the dimmer switch is on or off which is handy if you are using the push on/off type dimmer switch.

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    Thank you so much for this!

  • I've done all manner of web searches (including Alloy Avenue forum searches which turned up several hits) and found many instructions, but when it comes to the power supply, many of
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Diese Funktion ist zurzeit nicht verfügbar. That is a ratio of 120/12 or 10:1. The most common type of dimmer you will find in your local lighting or hardware store is called a pre-set. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/power-supply-makes-clicking-noise-when-i-press-power-button.html Discussions Cyber Deals Vendor Discussion Forum Feedback Mod Hotline « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Forum Hardware Power Supplies and Electronic Devices Hot Wiring a ATX/AT Power Supply Posting Permissions

I happened to see your page so i tried with an old psu that i wasn't using...I was dissapointed at first because the psu started for a moment and then it Within 2 seconds, as the filter caps bleed-down, the cooling fan will spin-up again for only 1/2 a second. I have one supply that won't turn on unless the green wire is grounded after the AC is plugged in.

For most applications our design is more than what is practically needed, but you may find it the right fit for your project.

There are several styles of hot wire cutters shown on http://www.granthams.com/Movie/ . Reply With Quote 03-07-03,08:35 PM #4 larrymoencurly View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Jul 2002 Maybe your PSU needs a load on the +5V, anywhere from 5-100 ohms. a dimmer switch, or in some cases a router speed control, or a way (ie. Until now it's really only been useful for hollowing out foam sprues.

Reply With Quote 01-31-2014,10:06 PM #2 Grantham View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Member Join Date Sep 2013 Posts 41 Originally Posted by Tobho Mott That is the simplest solution. It can be a standard 40 watt bulb or a smaller wattage appliance bulb or better yet, a night light that uses a small Christmas tree type bulb. http://magicnewspaper.com/power-supply/graphic-card-power-to-power-supply-or-connector-on-motherboard.html Tony.

it would probably be near perfect and controllable. If you Google electrical box or utility box or device box, you will get the kind of boxes you use in house wiring to mount switches and electrical outlets into. Articles Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Blogs Advanced Search Forum Metalcasting forums Pattern Making Need advice Take note that side B is the only exception when the left and right sides of the DPDT are allowed to touch and/or interchange.

The English ATX is just plug and use no questions asked, the other however i thought was scrap.You saved me from tearing it apart!If you have a DELL PSU instead of