0-30V/0-7A power supply unit with LM723 and Arduino volt and ampermeter

Nicu Florica has been working on a power supply project, inspired by Albasete’s power supply unit with LM723 and Arduino volt and ampermeter: It use an Arduino nano board with i2c LCD1602 display, a active buzzer for indicate shortcircuit case. Also, I put DS18B20 temperature sensor and relay for power a cooler when tenmperature is […]

A high current power supply built around a server voltage regulator

Andy Brown designed and built a power supply controller board for the Artesyn NXA66: I decided that the best way to exploit the results of the reverse engineering effort was to design a controller board that would host the NXA66 and expose its functionality via a front panel. I’d throw in a few simple extras […]

High voltage power supply for Nixie tubes

Limpkin has published a new build: a high voltage power supply for Nixie tubes For quite a while I’ve had this project idea in the back of my head that would involve using many Nixie tubes. These funny looking cold cathode displays were actually introduced during the 1950s and unfortunately need quite a high voltage […]

Amrel PPS-2322 programmable power supply teardown

Kerry D. Wong did a teardown of a Amrel PPS-2322 programmable power supply: I picked up an Amrel PPS-2322 programmable power supply from eBay recently. You probably have not heard of the Amrel brand before as American Reliance (Amrel) no longer makes power supplies nowadays. Its power supply division was acquired by AMETEK Programmable Power, a subdivision […]

HP Agilent E3611A power supply teardown and calibration

Florin of YourITronics did a teardown and calibration of a HP Agilent E3611A power supply: I got this HP Agilent E3611A from Ebay. It was marked as not working and I was planing a repair video on it. Unfortunately the unit turned out to be fully functional so I only did a teardown and calibration.

3.7V Li-Ion battery charger circuit

From the comments on our earlier standalone Linear Li-Ion battery charger with thermal regulation in ThinSOT app note post, Jan writes: Nice chip, indeed. Unfortunately not easy to find stocked – here I can get it only from Farnell (5 euro + VAT a pop) or Digikey ($3/pc + VAT + import duties). I would rather […]

Digitally controlled bench PSU project update

Yet another update on Bertho’s digitally controlled bench PSU project we covered previously: Did some test-bed assembling today and did a dry-test of the power board. The good news… the power board did not blow up ;-) The aux PSU for +/-12V analog and the 5V logic supply switcher is working as it should. The power […]

Mini high voltage power supply

Victor8o5 posted detailed instructions of how to make this high voltage power supply. He writes: WARNING: Before you start making anything please take a moment and read this: This circuit is intended to be used for educational and experimental purposes (electrostatic experiences, franklin bell experiment, plasma generation, gas ionization, electronic igniter, testing of insulating materials…) this […]

DIY small bench power supply

newtonn2 posted detailed instructions of how to make this DIY small bench power supply that can adjust with precision current or voltage: After making my Mini Adjustable Power Supply I was very happy with it, but I was missing a more accurate control of the voltage and current. So I decided to make this slightly […]

ATX Breakout Board bench-top power supply build

Kevin Rye shared his ATX breakout board bench-top power supply build in the project log forum: It took 3 weeks for my ATX Breakout Board to arrive from Seeed, but I finally got it! I was so excited to finally be able to make a bench-top power supply. I’ve always wanted one, just never got around […]

Digitally controlled bench PSU project update

An update on Bertho’s digitally controlled bench PSU project, we wrote about it previously: Finally some spare time to get the PCBs finished and on order. Lets see how many brainfarts are there to be discovered ;-) Expected delivery in a couple of weeks, so there is some time before I can dive into the lab to […]

DIY 60W adjustable electrical load

A DIY 60W adjustable electrical load project from Electro-Labs: In this project, we are building a useful board which should take place on your bench. It is an adjustable electrical load which can sink up to 5A @ 60W continuously. This board will come to aid when you need to draw an exact amount of current […]

Eddystone EC10 communication receiver restoration and PSU add-in

Dilshan Jayakody writes: Recently I got vintage Eddystone EC10 MK1 communication receiver from friend of mine and it is completely dead when it comes to me. EC10 MK1 is one of Eddystone’s very early solid state communications receivers and it use 10 PNP Germanium transistors. This receiver cover 550 kHz to 30 MHz and come […]