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My ghetto mod for a Slot PIII 550Mhz

PIII fan.jpg

The heads of the zipties hold the fan in place and then the tail moves through the holes...

top.jpg

... and then tie into the heads that are holding the heatsink plate in place, of which those ziptie tails run through those holes to the outside black piece....

PIII-logo.jpg

... and then 4 ziptie heads hold the whole thing together.

shelf.jpg

and the table/shelf for my keyboard and mouse is just a piece of wood held in place by the weight of my CRT monitor.
 
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Zip-ties FTW
 
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some of my favorite things, duct tape, aluminum tape, zip-ties, electrical tape, lighters (for burning off the coating on wires)... you don't want to know what my truck's old speaker wiring looked like lol
 

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It's not a case mod but ghetto enough, I think,

Needed a quick and easy fibre cable tester without spending upwards of £100 for a 5 minute check on our infrastructure.

So, in 10 minutes I fashioned this :D





2 high brightness LED's stolen from a case.
1 button from a case
Lots of blutack and PVC tape.
9v battery.
Patch bulkhead connector from a spare fibre patch panel.
1 box from a GBIC connector.
 
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It's not a case mod but ghetto enough, I think,

Needed a quick and easy fibre cable tester without spending upwards of £100 for a 5 minute check on our infrastructure.

So, in 10 minutes I fashioned this :D

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff271/krytenofsmeg/IMG00035-20110616-1414.jpg

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff271/krytenofsmeg/IMG00036-20110616-1414.jpg

2 high brightness LED's stolen from a case.
1 button from a case
Lots of blutack and PVC tape.
9v battery.
Patch bulkhead connector from a spare fibre patch panel.
1 box from a GBIC connector.
Pretty sweet
 
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That is indeed pretty fucking sweet lol
 
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It's not a case mod but ghetto enough, I think,

Needed a quick and easy fibre cable tester without spending upwards of £100 for a 5 minute check on our infrastructure.

So, in 10 minutes I fashioned this :D

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff271/krytenofsmeg/IMG00035-20110616-1414.jpg

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff271/krytenofsmeg/IMG00036-20110616-1414.jpg

2 high brightness LED's stolen from a case.
1 button from a case
Lots of blutack and PVC tape.
9v battery.
Patch bulkhead connector from a spare fibre patch panel.
1 box from a GBIC connector.
You can connect an LED directly up to 9volts? I thought you needed a capacitor or a resistor or something. I guess not.

And yes, tres ghetto.
 
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You can connect an LED directly up to 9volts? I thought you needed a capacitor or a resistor or something. I guess not.
Yes, I've taped an LED to a 9volt battery to make a ghetto flashlight when the power went out once and it worked just fine. :laugh: I might even have pics.

Also, I've experimented and connected LEDs directly to the 12v on my PSU, but IIRC they got really hot and some may have burnt out.

EDIT: Here's a pic of the ghetto 9v battery LED "flashlight" I used when the power went out. There was no on/off "button" obviously, so I just wiggled it around to turn it on and off :laugh:

 
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You can connect an LED directly up to 9volts? I thought you needed a capacitor or a resistor or something. I guess not.
In some cases you can, but you should not, if you are building something to last.

Also, I've experimented and connected LEDs directly to the 12v on my PSU, but IIRC they got really hot and some may have burnt out.
That's why. ^

If a Resistor is put in series with LED, it limits current to safe level and LED stays cool and lasts long.

But this is one nice looking ghetto flashlight anyway :)
 

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im bored so i will elaborate.


LEDs are semiconductors. This means that they have a negative temperature coefficient for resistance. The hotter it gets, the lower the resistance gets and so more current flows which in turn means MOAR heat.

so its always advised to have a resistance in series with the LED.
if 'V' is the voltage of your source.
'v' the voltage rating of your LEDs
'i' the current that should flow through the LED
and R the resistance required...


V - v = i R
or R=((V-v)/i
 
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the rubber bands also have the advantage of making sure the ram stays seated and locked
 

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Yes ideally there should be a resistor but the switch is momentary so it won't do much harm to it. I've not long finished mounting it into a plastic box (old BNC network tester) but I'm already onto the next stage, which is to make it compatible with single mode fibre - meaning I'm playing with "frickin' laser beams" :D
Found out the hard way that you really need a driver board for lasers - the one I tested directly to a 9v battery got REAL hot REAL quick and blew out :D
 

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Most of the mods say: zip-ties FTW :D
 
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Found out the hard way that you really need a driver board for lasers - the one I tested directly to a 9v battery got REAL hot REAL quick and blew out :D
You know what else is fun? Plug a 12v DC case fan directly into a 120v AC socket :roll:
 

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You know what else is fun? Plug a 12v DC case fan directly into a 120v AC socket :roll:
You know what else is fun? getting electrocuted
 
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You know what else is fun? Plug a 12v DC case fan directly into a 120v AC socket :roll:
no srsly, i tried that once a couple of years ago
it went POW and the whole house smelled like burned plastic, you know the kind of smell when something electronic burns...
 
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