Seeed Studio March sale: Bus Pirate, USB Infrared Toy, ATX Breakout

Seeed Studio shares our vision for the open source community. Since the beginning, Seeed has been our partner for project manufacture, sales, and shipping. That free us to concentrate on the fun stuff, but still make projects available to the community. Seeed kicked off a spring sale on Mar 1st. Each week they’ll have a […]

Building a better breakout board for ATX PSUs

Francesco Truzzi made a ATX Breakout board clone: These are the features I packed into it It has a 24-pin ATX connector Voltage lines are all broken out individually on binding posts LM317-based voltage regulator. Using a 300 ohm resistor and a 2K ohm potentiometer, voltage range is 1.25-9V 2 USB ports based on the TPS2513 […]

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 […]

Integrate the ATX Breakout Board into your ATX PSU

This is one way to combine your ATX Breakout Board with a ATX PSU. Simply drill 4 small holes into the PSU, and attach your board onto it. We recommend using standoffs and the top acrylic sheet from our ATX Breakout Board acrylic case to enclose this design. Get the ATX Breakout Board from Seeed […]

ATX Breakout Board v1.1 Sick of Beige case is available at Seeed

ATX Breakout Board v1.1 Sick of Beige case is available for $4 at Seeed Studio. This case is designed to be simple, cheap, and easy to assemble. The ATX Breakout Board is  sandwiched between two laser-cut acrylic sheets, and the whole assembly is held together with aluminum screws and standoffs. Check out our tutorial on […]

ATX Breakout board free PCB build

Schazamp built an ATX Breakout board free PCB. The ATX breakout board routes the -12, 3.3, 5 and 12 volt ATX outputs to screw terminals, each protected by a 1.25 amp resettable polyfuse. Here’s my ATX breakout board assembly. I am not happy with the binding posts, but I had them from another project, and couldn’t […]

Workshop Update for September 5th, 2012

Today we built up some prototypes to go to Seeed later this week. We did new PCB intake and scanning (look for them in the free PCB store soon). Added some more warnings and clarifications to the free PCB store to hopefully avoid some confusion about the whole system. Picked up one India visa, dropped […]

DIY simplified version of the ATX Breakout board

Arup built a ATX Breakout board clone. Recycle an ATX computer power supply into a beefy bench tool that powers your projects. The ATX breakout board routes the -12, 3.3, 5 and 12 volt ATX outputs to screw terminals, each protected by a 1.25 amp resettable polyfuse. Just completed one simplified version of the ATX […]