Posts Tagged ‘power source’

TOP242 power source for 10W LEDs

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Mincior over at Electroni-city built this DIY  TOP242 power source for 10W LEDs : Inside the case of a regular wall charger with a 500mA transformer I’ve built a source in commutation for powering 10W LEDs by using a TOP242 integrated circuit in the primary part and the LM393 dual comparator...

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New Scientist TV: How to hack a snail to create a living battery

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Dan Mikesell writes in Hacker Space Seoul- Open group: 'this is some serious mad scientist hacking' In this exclusive video, you can watch how the animal was turned into a power source. Through slits cut in its shell, electrodes coated with enzymes are implanted in its body. Glucose and oxygen in...

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