Lasers are one of the coolest things that you can build yourself from a pure sci-fi fantasy standpoint. They're not easy though, but this video will help you somewhat by describing different types of laser diodes and how to connect them to a power supply.
Keep your art supplies organized. Learn how to build a toolbox to store your art supplies in this free woodshop project from a woodworking teacher.
Your power supply on the bottom of your Mac may need to be replaced. If you're not sure how to remove it, no problem. See how to remove the power supply from the Power Mac desktop computer.
Electroluminescent devices need electricity to light up, clearly, so if you're working on an EL project building a proper power supply is crucial. In this video you'll learn how to make a DIY power supply for your EL projects that is safe, effective, and cheap.
Don't let your scrapbooks get destroyed, learn how to properly store them, preserving them for life, in this free video series that will show you how to protect you scrapbook for years to come.
For most people, learning how to work with electronics is far from intuitive. Getting the diodes in your hands and working with them is the best way to go about it, and this video will teach you a great lab for learning about diodes, potentiometers, capacitors, photo cells, and power supplies.
Hate those cheap multi-adapter power supplies that only provide up to 500ma of power? Here's how to use one high-output power supply (up to 3.5A in this case) to run all of your power hungry gadgets, like laptops, LCD monitors, etc...
Removing the power supply from the iMac G5 is a two step process. First, see where the power supply is located. Then begin the process of removing it. You can do using a very easy way described in this video. First unscrew the 4 torx screws that are located around the edges of the power supply. Be careful not to be too rough while doing so. Once you have unscrewed them, then gently lift or remove the power supply. However, we still have to unplug it from the iMac. Therefore, carefully unplug ...
First of all, please DO NOT attempt to open any power supply and tweak what's inside unless you know what you're doing and/or are a professional. With that said, this circuitry video will teach you how to crack open a wall transformer power supply without destroying the transformer.
Most PC tower cases have the power supply mounted near the top of the case in the back. However, if you want your PSU to run a little cooler, watch this video to learn how you can mount your PSU on the bottom of a tower case, allowing it to draw cooler air from the bottom of the case rather than the hot interior of the case like a top-mounted traditional setup would.
Looking for a primer on how to remove the superdrive and power supply from your Mac Pro? This brief how-to will guide you through the process, the first necessary step of any upgrade or repair to either of the aforementioned parts. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their Mac Pros without actually disassembling their units.
While breadboarding may seem like some odd combination of snowboarding and consuming the fluffy pastry at the same time, it's actually just the technical term for using a construction base to build a prototype electric circuit. Breadboards are solderless so they're great for circuit design and are reusable.
Upgrading your power supply can solve all sorts of problems that may arise after upgrading your PC's hardware. THe Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, will let you know how to tell if you need to upgrade your power supply and if you do they will help you figure out what kind you need and show you how to install it.
Steve of Element Tattoo Supply demonstrates how to set up a tattooing power supply, specifically the Silver Bullet model. It has a voltage switch on the back. If in the US, set the power supply to the 115-volt setting. Outside the US, switch to the 220 volt setting. There are two power plugs in front for tattooing equipment (such as a foot pedal), and a dial for adjusting the power. The relative power is displayed on a LED display.
Looking for something fun to do with all those office supplies you've been stealing from work? Or maybe you just want to goof around in your cubicle? It's possible that you are an honest, dedicated, hard worker, but whatever the case may be- no judgement, just a video guide to making an office supply catapult.
Geoboards are fun tools to teach your child the basic concepts of shapes and how they work in math; any kid would love a gigantic one! Firstly, you need to obtain a pegboard (what they hang merchandise on in hardware and similar stores). They usually come in 4x8' sheets, so you may need to ask an employee to cut one into fourths for you. The fourth piece should have 64 holes in 8 rows of 8, which means you need 64 nuts and bolts to make the board. Assembly is a no-brainer; you and your kids s...
This instructional video provides examples various supplies for war game terrain and diorama making. Most of these supplies for miniatures can be found at a local dollar store. Look for cardboard tubes, plastic sheeting, high density foam, metal foils and wires, plaster, sand twigs and other found materials.
In this video you will learn how to make a high voltage, high frequency power supply in just five minutes, and for less than twenty bucks. All you'll need is a compact fluorescent light (CFL) and a flyback transformer to make that alternative energy source of yours.
This Home & Garden video shows you how to replace a running old style fill valve toilet with something more modern. Shut the supply line to the toilet and flush to remove the water from the tank. Then remove the supply line. Now take a wrench and loosen the plastic nut of the old fill valve located under the tank. Then lift the old valve and keep it aside. Take a 'flow master', which is a new type fill valve, place it in the same spot and hand tighten the nut under the tank to hold the flow m...
A CNC router machine is probably the most useful tool a hobbyist can own, but the price for a CNC machine on the market is way more than the average hobbyist is willing to spend. You can build your own CNC with very basic tools, little knowledge of machinery, mechanics, or electronics, but be warned, these machines are inherently dangerous, so wear the proper protection and use common sense. At the very least, read the instructions and precautions on every tool you use.
Do you have an old uninterruptable power supply you're not using or that's broken? Most people have scads of them these days, and they contain all sorts of useful electronics parts, including all of the stuff to make a little batter charger, which you'll learn how to do by watching this video and checking out the circuit diagram here.
These wee 3X3 cards may be small, but they sure do make a charming impact when sent to friends as Thank You cards or small "Just Because" notes. Made from craft supplies that can all be found at Michael's for $1 each, these mini blank cards are also wallet-friendly.
Attention aspiring horror movie makers! Have an interest in making fake heads to use as your gory extras? BITY Mold Supply has supplied the world with this great tutorial on how to cast a silicone head or face from Gel-10 and Polyfoam. In the later half of this video, BITY lends great tips on how to paint your finished silicone face for a realistic look.
Out for a leisurely hike in the woods? Well, don't leave home without a few simple supplies or you could be facing a survival situation out-of-doors. Make sure to take supplies along with you, like a compass, but make sure you know how to use it. Watch this video outdoor safety video and learn how to survive a hiking trip in the woods.
From Systm learn how to build a USB battery supply that can charge your cell phone.
This video is a step by step guide on changing or installing a power supply in your PC. This is a great video and a money saver, replacing the power supply yourself can save a lot.
Crafting and sewing is lots of fun, but it calls for many accessories and notions that can clutter your craft area. This tutorial shows you how to create your own craft supply organizer out of some upcycled or recycled materials.
If you have an endless supply of purses and a limitless supply of wall empty wall space, it's about time you made some DIY purse racks. In this video, you'll see a very easy (and cheap) way to hang all of your purses (and please your boyfriend). For this DIY purse rack, you'll need some coat and hat hangers (hooks), feather boas, screwdriver and a tape measure.
This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category which will show you how to save money & water with your toilet flush. The first step is to turn the water off. Then remove the lid of the tank, disconnect the bowl refill supply and make sure that the overflow pipe is open. The next step is to take the new sink, attach it to the water supply point, place the drain in the overflow pipe and position the sink over the flush tank. The modification is done. Now turn on the water supply and your ...
This video illustrate us how to make ramen noodle soup with a coffee maker. Here are the following steps:
You don't have to spend a lot of money on supplies to clean your bong. And by cleaning it, you will save the expense of having to buy a brand new device. Bongs require maintenence to function properly. In this tutorial, learn how to clean your bong with common household products for a cheap and efficient solution.
Be a DIY superstar and impress your friends with your newfound craft skills by turning simple votive candle holders into a hanging candle tree. You can do it all with simple home supplies and by following the instructions in this video.
First, apply wax to the toilet hole so it doesn't leak. Next install the supply line. Set the bolts on the flange and attach a wax ring onto the bottom of the toilet. Set the toilet over the bolts. Next, stick the gasket to the bottom of the tank and put the tank on the toilet. Tighten the bolts on either side of the tank. Then, hook the supply line up to the toilet. Attach the toilet seat to the toilet by screwing it into place. Finally, turn on the water supply. Your low flow toilet is now ...
Relieve stress and wrap your aches in warmth by making your own microwavable heating pad. Just gather up these supplies (cloth, needle and thread, uncooked rice, spices/herbs, and essential oils) and follow along with this how-to video. Since this easy crafting project is made from houshold supplies, you'll save money on buying a heating pad from the store. Follow along with the steps in this video project and enjoy your new therapeutic, homeopathic treat.
Whether it's broken or just plain ugly, your old faucet can be replaced with a shiny new one in a flash. Learn how to replace a faucet without calling the handyman or the plumber.
Are your photographs stashed away because you do not have frames to put them in? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a desk top photo frame using common office supplies. You will need a CD case, a binder clip and scotch tape.
Learn how to make homemade organic cleaning supplies and how to create a better library. In preparation for the up-coming gardening season, get a quick tip on bringing a little green into your nest.
This Video demonstrates how to install multi channel (4,8,16) power supply for security camera and CCTV installation.
This may be different on NTSC-J & NTSC-U Dreamcasts. This video shows you how to change the Power Supply Unit (PSU) fuse in the Sega Dreamcast. Remember, it only uses a 2amp fuse.
After 12 years Starcraft 2 is finally here to blow your mind. If you're looking for help with the game, you've come to the right place. We have tons of videos about how to do just about everything in the game. We have strategies for winning campaign and multiplayer games. We have guides to using the immensely powerful level editor. We'll even teach you how to build a Terran Barracks out of Legos. This video will show you how to you can make a mobile wall of supply depots on your Terran base's...