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by woox
Sun Jun 29, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: LED Resistor HELP!
Replies: 14
Views: 3090

I have a 300OHM resistor would that be ok to use?
by woox
Sun Jun 29, 2008 8:29 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: LED Resistor HELP!
Replies: 14
Views: 3090

LED Resistor HELP!

Hey,

I am trying to light 2 3MM leds from a USB power source, these are the led stats:

3500 MCD, 3mm
MCD 2500-3500
Vf(3.0-3.4)

I have tons of 300 OHM resistors lying around, I am wondering is this resistor safe to use with LED being powered by a USB?
by woox
Tue Jun 24, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: 2000's Gaming
Topic: Xbox 360 contoller in a Sixaxis shell?
Replies: 9
Views: 3350

ShockSlayer wrote:Dont try. it wont happen. Un;ess they comeout with mini 360 controllers.

SS
There are mini 3rd party 360 controllers.
by woox
Sun Jun 22, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Cheap and affordable CNC machines
Replies: 2
Views: 2735

Cheap and affordable CNC machines

Can anyone link me to a CNC machine that is relativley cheap and affordable and can be used for soley case designing? I am not looking for a HUGE one that go for $1000+ just a small one to do simple cuts :)

Thanks
by woox
Sat Jun 21, 2008 9:51 am
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Case Construct technique Thread
Replies: 42
Views: 53534

Do many people here make cases with CNC machines? I've found some for fairly cheap on eBay, and would be willing to buy one to mod stuff. Also, is it hard to make bends and curves in a case? It seems that most people have very straight designs that are all the same height. Can you send me a link pl...
by woox
Wed Jun 18, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: plastic stickers?
Replies: 3
Views: 2237

not looking at decals, i was ripping apart a electronic device and the "face plate" was a thick plastic like sticker. its similar to a seal i guess on electronic devices to hide a screw if you can visualize what I mean..
by woox
Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:36 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: plastic stickers?
Replies: 3
Views: 2237

plastic stickers?

Anyone know where I can get those adhesive plastc stickers often seen on professional products? basically its a sticky piece of plastic :)
by woox
Sat Jun 14, 2008 7:27 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5290

PS3, and LCD monitor
by woox
Sat Jun 14, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5290

few more questions popped my mind, can I use my recently purchased 12 gauge wire for all 3 cables (ground, voltage)? And what is the standard gauge of wires? Theres lost of extensionse I have to do make and they all are relativley thin and same size, main type of wire size seen in most electronics, ...
by woox
Fri Jun 13, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5290

Just went out and bought a 12 gauge wire to save me the trouble and be safe ;)
by woox
Fri Jun 13, 2008 12:55 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5290

Gordon1 wrote:What is your amperage? A #12 or #14 would be more than enough for an lcd. well, that is what I think you are using it for.
Does a power extension cord have a 12-14 gauge wire inside them? I ripped it open and it had 3 diffrent colored wires, and they were pretty thick...thanks.
by woox
Thu Jun 12, 2008 8:13 am
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5290

What gauge wire do you guys recommend for this job? I was thinking about using the wires off a 3 prong extension cable that I accedintly ripped a few days ago.
by woox
Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5290

Gordon1 wrote:when I said use heat shrink I though it was common knowledge that it would be soldered underneath the heat shrink!
Yes that is what I was planning to do :)
by woox
Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Acrylic Bonding Note
Replies: 3
Views: 2341

Is IPS weldon instant bonding like hot glue or do you have to wait like 24hrs for it to dry?
by woox
Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:55 am
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5290

Ic again more insulation :/

I think I am going to just go out and buy some heat shrink tubes to get the job done nice and neat.