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Forum: Tools 10-14-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Daox
Electronics bench top power supply recommendations?

I don't tinker with electronics a massive amount. But, I'm thinking that a bench top power supply would probably be a nice addition. I currently hack most things with an old computer power supply...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-13-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By Daox
Looks a tad nicer. I wonder if you'll be able to...

Looks a tad nicer. I wonder if you'll be able to smell the difference.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-09-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Daox
I also posted this on EcoModder. Someone...

I also posted this on EcoModder. Someone mentioned that larger cells are easier to work with. So, I posted what I found as far as making smaller cells such as teh 18650 into larger packs.

There...
Forum: Introductions 10-09-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By Daox
Welcome to the site Kaiplex. What kind of...

Welcome to the site Kaiplex. What kind of project are you working on?
Forum: Tools 10-08-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By Daox
What specs are you looking for on the caps?

What specs are you looking for on the caps?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-07-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Daox
Battery Hookup - used Li batteries very affordable

I've come across this website through my surfing the net and own personal interests. I did sign up to make us (ecorenovator) an affiliate, but I am very interested in picking up some of their...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 10-07-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 207,703
Posted By Daox
It has been 10 years now that my battery electric...

It has been 10 years now that my battery electric lawn mower has been used to cut my lawn, haul brush, and do other miscellaneous tasks. Woohoo!

Lately, I've been contemplating going over the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 09-25-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Daox
Very interesting performance and price...

Very interesting performance and price comparison. I wonder what things will be like in another 10 years.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-16-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
I am continuing on with the LED bar graph not...

I am continuing on with the LED bar graph not working the way I'd like. I added a symbol on the faceplate to indicate what side is charged vs discharged.
...
Forum: Tools 09-09-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By Daox
TIG welders commonly have water cooled torches,...

TIG welders commonly have water cooled torches, but I'm not sure about the welder transformers.
Forum: Other Improvements 09-08-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Daox
Nope, not nickle iron, just iron.

Nope, not nickle iron, just iron.
Forum: Other Improvements 09-08-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Daox
All iron battery

So, I've started reading about all iron batteries. Apparently they've been around for at least a little while.

Here is what I have gathered so far:

Pros:
- They are made nearly entirely of...
Forum: Tools 09-07-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By Daox
Interesting modification. I'm surprised that...

Interesting modification. I'm surprised that those heatsinks made that much of a difference.
Forum: Introductions 09-04-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By Daox
Hello Pawelm. What interests bring you here?

Hello Pawelm. What interests bring you here?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-03-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
I have been using the power bank as is for a few...

I have been using the power bank as is for a few days now. I really haven't been monitoring the battery voltage or anything. It has been charging at 2A or less during the day, and charging my phone...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-29-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
Tape! That sounds easier than glue. I didn't even...

Tape! That sounds easier than glue. I didn't even know there was such a thing. Thanks!

As for how to go about things. Is it better practice to make individual heat sinks, or one larger one? The...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-28-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
I had some sun today, so I worked on the charging...

I had some sun today, so I worked on the charging system.

Here was the setup for today. The sun was come and go, but I did have a few periods of full sun.
...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-24-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
I got my dc-dc converters last night. So, I...

I got my dc-dc converters last night. So, I printed up a little bracket for them. It went quick and easy and they fit great.
...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-23-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
Thanks Mike. The max draw will be a bit over 30w...

Thanks Mike. The max draw will be a bit over 30w (15W per USB plug) plus the converter inefficiency.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-22-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
The DC-DC converters are getting close to being...

The DC-DC converters are getting close to being here. I hope they get here before the weekend so I can get this thing up and running.

I am still wondering if you guys have any thoughts on putting...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-19-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
While waiting on the other electronic bits, I...

While waiting on the other electronic bits, I ordered and received mysolar panel. It measures about 18X14".

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8689&stc=1&d=1566229855

...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-16-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
I got the charge controller yesterday. This was a...

I got the charge controller yesterday. This was a nice surprise as it wasn't due for another week or two.

https://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=8685&stc=1&d=1565974632
...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-15-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
What would you guys recommend for fusing on this...

What would you guys recommend for fusing on this circuit?
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-14-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Daox
Great tips. I didn't know they even used...

Great tips. I didn't know they even used different material types for anodes.
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-14-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Daox
I ended up having to reprint the bottom piece. ...

I ended up having to reprint the bottom piece. The two end holes were 1/16" off and it just didn't line up nicely. Cut twice measure once, right? :confused: I'm still working on that. Anyway, it...
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