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  Reply # 1616728 24-Aug-2016 10:56
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Are there such things as nice looking LED E27 Bulbs in a warm colour (Bedroom) that have a slow warm up like the horrible energy lights do now?

 

We had a bulb go in our bedroom and I want LED, but my wife doesn't like the instant on of LED!

 

 


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  Reply # 1616750 24-Aug-2016 11:43
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Forstner bits. Never knew such a thing existed, but now I have DIY that I can use these with.

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1617085 24-Aug-2016 22:49
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Ive ordered one of these waterproof industrial lamps

 

no idea if it will have the dreaded 100Hz flicker but if its good will get more to replace CFLs in the workspace.





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  Reply # 1617195 25-Aug-2016 09:57
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I wouldn't buy led lamps or other mains powered gear from these places

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  Reply # 1617201 25-Aug-2016 10:14
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 I've bought plenty of LED bulbs from these sort of places (usually eBay, but they are the same - coming from China freight free).


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  Reply # 1617414 25-Aug-2016 15:03
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Decided to take on a project to update/replace my old home made bench power supply. All those very cheap electronic modules are very tempting!

 

For very little money ($NZ26 delivered) I have what seems to be a very capable unit. Just have to get it housed properly yet.

 

I bought from an ebay seller a pwr supply module and a little V/A display unit. And it seems everything works first up!!

 

Pwr module here http://www.ebay.com/itm/291337094364

 

Display here http://www.ebay.com/itm/111506792063

 

Trial lashup 

 

The load is 10ohms and voltage 4.9V so current of 499mA isn't far out at all.

 

Recommend this seller as parcel only took a week to arrive.

 

 




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  Reply # 1617474 25-Aug-2016 17:05
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neb:

 

Willuknight:

 

Also got these great holesaws - work a treat and $40 cheaper than bunnings:

 

Holesaw on AliExpress

 

Holesaw on AliExpress

 

That second set look like the saws just screw onto the arbor rather than having a washer to hold them in place, can you still unscrew them after using them for drilling? It looks like the drilling action would tighten them more and more onto the arbor.

 

 

 

 

They have gaps in the sides that you can insert a screwdriver into and apply force to untwist them. I haven't had any problems with unscrewing them.




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  Reply # 1617477 25-Aug-2016 17:06
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Disrespective:

 

 

 

Totally off topic, what's up with the redirect on all those links?

 

 

 

 

Uh, i have no idea. I just opened up my past orders, opened the product and Ctrl + C Ctrl + V


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  Reply # 1617567 25-Aug-2016 20:25
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Mmmm, having a hard time trying to work out how to mount my power supply display. Looking at the photo below, there are four sticky out bits (two shown) that are supposed to go in as you push the display into the cutout. BUT, if you look hard you can see the white between the locking bits and that won't allow the locking bits to move in even slightly. 

 

Looks like a job for the dremmel! Or maybe file. 

 


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  Reply # 1617571 25-Aug-2016 20:33
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pop the citcuit board out and mount the frame, then reinsert the board.





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  Reply # 1617582 25-Aug-2016 20:51
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Sounds like a good idea, Richard, but it's really jammed in so don't want to wreck it.

 

Yea, had a go but there is just too much chance of damaging the delicate circuitry in there.

 

I only need to clear one side so think I will file down one side and get just a little purchase on the filed side to get enough grip. It is very light of course, and there is always UHU!


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  Reply # 1617589 25-Aug-2016 21:07
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DC Power Switch Extension Splitter Male to Female 5.5mm x 2.1mm 2 in 1 / 3 in 1 / 4 in 1 connector for led strip power supply
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Free shipping! LM2596 LM2596S power module + LED Voltmeter DC-DC adjustable step-down power supply module with digital display
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10cm/3.9" 5.5mm x 2.1mm DC Female to Micro USB Male Charging Cable Cord Wire For Mobile Phone Tablet
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Raspberry Pi Model B/Pi 2 Model B Case Black Transparent ABS Plastic Box Closed Box
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So I bought 3 cheap cases. I only really want the bases and once I've made a nice bigger enclosure for my volumio machine so it hides the USB dac then it will look better than the mess it is currently.

This either bits, the 5.5/2.1 splitter and 5.5/2.1 to micro USB and power module, I'm intending to hook together to convert a raspberry Pi to Poe. The split is because I already have a router on the line, so I'll split the 12v the step Fien one half to 5.5v before converting to micro USB.




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  Reply # 1617590 25-Aug-2016 21:16
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Are there such things as nice looking LED E27 Bulbs in a warm colour (Bedroom) that have a slow warm up like the horrible energy lights do now?

 

We had a bulb go in our bedroom and I want LED, but my wife doesn't like the instant on of LED!

 

 

 

 

Yeah, I wont say anything, this is a family show/website!


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  Reply # 1617591 25-Aug-2016 21:22
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I have one each of these on the way to try out on my Skinny BB modem as I'm only marginal signal here.

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/free-shi ... fca507533f - $10
or really splash out on:
https://www.aliexpress.com/store/produc ... 84681.html

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  Reply # 1617615 25-Aug-2016 22:44
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PhantomNVD: I have one each of these on the way to try out on my Skinny BB modem as I'm only marginal signal here.

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/free-shi ... fca507533f - $10
or really splash out on:
https://www.aliexpress.com/store/produc ... 84681.html

 

@PhantomNVD your links are stuffed





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