How to Deal With a Dead (or Dying) Power Supply

How to Deal With a Dead (or Dying) Power Supply

Only those that are worthy might maintain up Asus’ latest “ROG Thor” energy provide.Screenshot: Playzone TV So you’re buzzing alongside in your Windows desktop, chatting with your pals in your social media service of alternative or filling Chaos demons stuffed with holes in Warhammer 40,00zero: Inquisitor – Martyr (one of the vital epic names for […]

A Smarter PSU Converter Leaves the Magic Smoke Inside

A Smarter PSU Converter Leaves the Magic Smoke Inside

Over the years, computer systems have turn into sooner, however on the similar time, extra energy hungry as effectively. Way again across the 386 period, most PCs have been utilizing the AT normal for energy provides. Since then, the world moved on to the now ubiquitous ATX normal. Hobbyists engaged on older machines will usually […]

Hybrid Bench Power Supply Can Also Hit the Road

Hybrid Bench Power Supply Can Also Hit the Road

Everyone wants a bench energy provide, and rolling your individual has virtually turn out to be a ceremony of passage for hackers. For a very long time, the platform of selection for such builds gave the impression to be the ATX energy provide from a pc. While we definitely nonetheless see these builds, quite a lot […]

Cordless Tool Battery Pack Turned into Portable Bench Supply

Cordless Tool Battery Pack Turned into Portable Bench Supply

Say what you need concerning the present crop of mass-marketed consumer-grade cordless instruments, however they’ve acquired one factor going for them — they’re low-cost. Cheap sufficient, actually, that they provide loads of hacking alternatives, like this portable bench power supply that rides atop a Ryobi battery. Like most of the extra frequent bench provide builds […]

Converting Power Supplies for Antique Computers

Converting Power Supplies for Antique Computers

Just as a result of one thing is “never used” doesn’t imply it’s good. [Inkoo Vintage Computing] realized that lesson whereas making an attempt to restore an Amiga 500 and discovering elements on-line that had been claimed to be “new” in that they had been previous inventory that had by no means been used. The […]