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by dacflyer
Sun Apr 27, 2003 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK , so i have nothing better to do !
Replies: 13
Views: 2937

Re: OK , so i have nothing better to do !

i do not know... it goes so fast you cannot get a bead on it,,lol... and its very random too,,you cannot see a 123 order...they zip left to right so fast its almost impossible... but it still looks cool... i have red / yellow / green / blue
leds,, its awsome... :)
by dacflyer
Sun Apr 13, 2003 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need help...
Replies: 8
Views: 1747

Re: need help...

hey ed,,the motors are small cd spindle motors and only have a 1" mirror glued to them,,and they are in the low low microamps..they typically ran off of 12volts,, it seems once before i seen a speed adjust on a tape player motor once...and it had a small 2 transistor / 1 pot set up...but i cannot fi...
by dacflyer
Thu Apr 10, 2003 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: binary clock
Replies: 5
Views: 1119

Re: binary clock

thanks for the link ed...lots of neet stuff there
the binary clock looks simple enough..whould be great if i could find a foil pattern or a premade circuit board,,,just add my own parts,,found a kit,, but they want over 50,00 for it.. BAH !
by dacflyer
Wed Apr 09, 2003 6:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK , so i have nothing better to do !
Replies: 13
Views: 2937

Re: OK , so i have nothing better to do !

no vice... i have worked on a few electromechanical car clocks.. like the ones in VW's etc... the contact points whould wear out...which kicked a mechanical wind up...after a min or so it whould wind down,, then repeat... well the points were non-fixable... so i have adapted a 555 to energise the wi...
by dacflyer
Wed Apr 09, 2003 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need help...
Replies: 8
Views: 1747

Re: need help...

edd, i am in awww about your knowledge !....
but i am a mere novice... is it possible to provide a diagram? i'd be most greatful... thanks buddy ! , oh great guru !
by dacflyer
Wed Apr 09, 2003 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need help...
Replies: 8
Views: 1747

need help...

i have a few small dc hobby motors 3-6 volts...i am looking for a simple... one pot and 1-2 transistor speed control<p>i am wanting to use this.in this way...<p>i have a 4017...want to use the outputs..to give the motor 10 different speeds...each speed will be preset by the pot...output from each sp...
by dacflyer
Wed Apr 09, 2003 9:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: binary clock
Replies: 5
Views: 1119

binary clock

how hard or simple whould it be to build a binary clock,,,is there any schematics available? binary clocks have caught my interest...<p>also seen a clock once...it had digital display...with 60 leds in a circle...one by one they lit up..then after 60 sec,, they went out one by one...anyoe seen such ...
by dacflyer
Wed Apr 09, 2003 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK , so i have nothing better to do !
Replies: 13
Views: 2937

Re: OK , so i have nothing better to do !

guess i am only one thats easily amused..lol
oh well.....
by dacflyer
Sun Apr 06, 2003 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stun Gun Schematic
Replies: 1
Views: 803

Re: Stun Gun Schematic

ever think of a cattle prod? any farm supply has them,,,
by dacflyer
Sat Apr 05, 2003 10:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK , so i have nothing better to do !
Replies: 13
Views: 2937

OK , so i have nothing better to do !

i am always collecting junk and whatever blinks / buzzed or entertains me... heres a fun thing i did....since i have junk,, i decided to have fun...i had aquired one of these point of sales blinky/flashy things...was bout to be thrown out... so i rescued it...was just a simple 10 leds on a board wit...
by dacflyer
Sat Apr 05, 2003 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: weekend workbench ?
Replies: 0
Views: 582

weekend workbench ?

hey..what ever happened to the weekend work bench?in N&V magazine?
i just realized its not in there no more...
by dacflyer
Sat Apr 05, 2003 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CCFT Backlight inverter schematic
Replies: 2
Views: 794

Re: CCFT Backlight inverter schematic

this inverter might be exactly what you need?<p>its sold by ALL-TRONICS
AND THE INVERTER WILL RUN either 1-2lamps..or 1 large lamp...its part # is...BXA-12529
WAS LESS THAN $10.00 too...they sell a lot of ccft lamps too,, even colored ones..
good luck
by dacflyer
Sat Apr 05, 2003 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question for any TV tech out there
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: Question for any TV tech out there

is it possible he used the wrong HOT transistor? did he reinstall any ferrite beads,,,some hots use them...also the tuner in question could have been sent off to PTS and tested or repaired for bout 75.00 , and if he was a real tech..he could have substituted the tuner with a if generator.. anyway......
by dacflyer
Wed Apr 02, 2003 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LED
Replies: 3
Views: 1008

Re: LED

i do not think so... unless you use a dc-to-dc converter...<p>[ April 02, 2003: Message edited by: dacflyer ]</p>
by dacflyer
Sat Mar 29, 2003 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: telephone busy light is not right.....
Replies: 17
Views: 3679

Re: telephone busy light is not right.....

thanx all... all is well now...the last post be greg is all i needed... i have made 4,and they all work great...no line loading either...and the batteries will last forever..<p>thanks again greg...<p>and gadgeteer... gregs design is good enough for me... i belive in the KISS theory.... KEEP IT SIMPL...