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by woox
Tue Jun 10, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5288

CAPTAIN OBVIOUS TO THE RESCUE! Instead of risking an electrical fire that could kill you and your entire family, just use a power strip, or better yet, a surge protector strip, since you'll be connecting expensive electronics to it. Cripes, you guys CANNOT be talking about soldering wire together f...
by woox
Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5288

Is soldering dangerous? I always thought it was the more secure way to go than anything?

I was planning to solder it and then insulate with electrical tape...bad idea?
by woox
Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5288

Yes I am trying to combine both power cords to one case, is it ok if I solder the connections instead of using wire nuts?
by woox
Tue Jun 10, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Technical Questions and Answers
Topic: Help! Is this safe?
Replies: 27
Views: 5288

Help! Is this safe?

Hi, I want to take my ps3 power source to share the same input as my monitors, so if i solder on the wires with 10gauge wire to the outlet would that be safe? I made a pic below to show what i am tryin to do:

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by woox
Mon Jun 09, 2008 12:41 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Acrylic cutting service?
Replies: 2
Views: 1974

Acrylic cutting service?

Anyone know a place where I can have my acrylic sheets cut or order custom cut acrylic sheets, or anyone here willing to custom cut themf or me?

I would greatly appreciate it!

Thanks
by woox
Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:01 am
Forum: 2000's Gaming
Topic: Fritos XBOX 360 laptop :P
Replies: 11
Views: 4668

what type of plastic are you using? and how did u curve the corners like that/
by woox
Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Electricity/Groundng question
Replies: 1
Views: 1655

Electricity/Groundng question

Just got a few questions on grounding, I see that on the power source of a ps3 or any electornic device (monitor), on 3 pronged power source, there is a GROUND which screws in to the metal frame of the device, and 2 other wires which are the main power source...what exactly does the grounding wire d...
by woox
Sat Jun 07, 2008 9:44 am
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: laptop latch
Replies: 2
Views: 2277

laptop latch

i am trying to make a laptop latch like ben did here:
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Is there a alternative one I can buy because i dont think i can really make this
by woox
Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Wording and designs
Replies: 11
Views: 4306

Would I be able to do what ben did something like this here? (the font/text on bottom)
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by woox
Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:16 am
Forum: Case Construction
Topic: Wording and designs
Replies: 11
Views: 4306

is decal like text seen on the keys of a keyboard? or say the power logo design? its not like a pealable sticker is it? Does it work on fine print such as say size 8 font?
by woox
Thu Jun 05, 2008 9:31 am
Forum: 2000's Gaming
Topic: PS3 fan small 3 pin to PC fan big 3 pin
Replies: 24
Views: 9535

I have the main fan plugged into data but it does not do anything.

This is what I think I have to do? Not sure what parallel circut means...

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by woox
Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:52 pm
Forum: 2000's Gaming
Topic: PS3 fan small 3 pin to PC fan big 3 pin
Replies: 24
Views: 9535

yep everything worked, i am thinking about adding a small exhaust fan to blow out the hot air and hook it up to same port, how do i connect my big fan and small fan so they can draw power from same source? the small fan only has a black and red wire.
by woox
Wed Jun 04, 2008 12:14 pm
Forum: 2000's Gaming
Topic: PS3 fan small 3 pin to PC fan big 3 pin
Replies: 24
Views: 9535

LOL i had the wires mixed, got it working nevermind! :)
by woox
Wed Jun 04, 2008 11:29 am
Forum: 2000's Gaming
Topic: PS3 fan small 3 pin to PC fan big 3 pin
Replies: 24
Views: 9535

ok i got the 220 uf at 35v at radioshack and no cigar, does not power on at all, even when i try the external powe source where it used to work the fan does not run, i even tried flipping the capicator but no cigar, any idea? update: I used the multimeter and found outt that before the current goes ...
by woox
Tue Jun 03, 2008 11:37 pm
Forum: 2000's Gaming
Topic: PS3 fan small 3 pin to PC fan big 3 pin
Replies: 24
Views: 9535

aite cool ill get one tomorrow hopefully it will all go well...also is there any specific direction the capicator has to go?