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Project by panoramix posted 12-18-2016 12:39 PM 1197 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Regulated power supply with wood and plywood.

Edit:
Hey, thanks for all of your comments.
I based on this schematic and generally it’s exacly the same project. I add termistor to control fan speed.
I attached more photos. Some things are to improve and change, for example additional usb slot at front panel, and some holes for better ventilation.
Case is glued two boards and as you can see the top cover is also board with four screw.
Maybe wooden case is not very efficient but i really like wood and combine wood with electronic.
http://www.electronics-lab.com/projects/power/001/index.html





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 12-18-2016 12:43 PM

Real nice. It sure looks a lot better than the box I made for mine out of paneling!!
I like the digital readout on it too.

Nice work on it!!

Jim

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SirGareth

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#2 posted 12-18-2016 02:36 PM

Very nice! Do you have a schematic for the circuit? What voltage range? Is there a rectification circuit, or are you powering using a DC source?

-- Even if you fall on your face, you are still moving forward. - Tim, Southern California

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htl

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#3 posted 12-18-2016 05:46 PM

Nice build but a little more details of it’s use and a shot of the back may fill in some info.
Have seen some made from computer power supplies but not sure if this is one of those or not. sorry!
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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 12-18-2016 08:32 PM

This is a very nice housing for an electronic power supply.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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smitty22

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#5 posted 12-18-2016 10:25 PM

Nice case and front panel, love the concept!

Lots of questions: voltage range, max current, switcher or linear, regulation specs? Schematic available?

-- Smitty

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 12-20-2016 11:53 AM

Looking good, but I’m also curious what’s inside…...and how it’s made.

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Jon Hobbs

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#7 posted 12-21-2016 05:22 PM

Beautiful work!

+1 for more details on the guts of this thing

-- Jon -- Just a Minnesota kid hanging out in Kansas

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panoramix

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#8 posted 12-21-2016 09:10 PM

Hey, thanks for all of your comments. I updated the first post

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Jon Hobbs

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#9 posted 01-03-2017 07:29 PM

TY!

-- Jon -- Just a Minnesota kid hanging out in Kansas

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#10 posted 01-23-2017 04:53 AM

Thank you for the link to the electronics page!

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