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  1. High Amp Power Supply Probably In Your Closet

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    ATX computer power supplies are in almost any old desktop computer case you may have sitting in your attic or closet collecting dust. These power supply's have at least 5- 12v, 8-5v and 4-3.3v leads all running with enough amperage to run any motor, arduino, servo or light setup that you have...
  2. Mechanical: Wiper Motor Help

    Halloween Props
    Hi All, This is my first year in trying animated props. I looked at a lot of videos and forums and decided to try using a wiper motor. Problem is I can't get it to power on at all when connected directly to a power supply. Here's some info: Motor: part number REPJ361105 bought from ebay Power...
  3. New all in one power kit for animated props!

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    I just wanted to show off a new kit we put together for wiper motor powered props. This is a truly plug and play kit that leaves no guesswork in buying all the right parts you need. These are the same components we are selling in our prop kits. Kit includes: 1) 12 volt 5 amp power supply with...
  4. Working with PC Power Supplies - Part 2

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    Hey, gang!* I've just finished up a short how-to video dealing with the newer BTX-style PC power supplies. They are a little bit of a different beast and so I thought this would be useful. Check it out!
  5. Electronic/Software: Help! Need info about Count Von Mortis power supply

    Halloween Props
    Hi Everyone, I am going through my props, and found that the power supply has been misplaced for my Count Von Mortis prop. Could anyone tell me the specs for the power supply I should be looking for? Volts and amps? Thanks so much.
  6. Lighting: LED Light Power Question

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    So I have 6 Evil Mad Scientist Flickering LED light boards http://shop.evilmadscientist.com/productsmenu/792 that run off 2 AA batteries. I want to wire them to a wall wart. It seems that each battery is 1.5 volts, so what volt/ amp wall wart would I need to power all six? I'm guessing 3 volts...
  7. Electronic/Software: Hannibal Lecter prop power supply

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    hello fellow haunters..... I just picked up a Spirit Hannibal Lecter prop and was wondering if anybody had any info on what would be the correct power supply for this guy would be.....any help would be greatly appreciated .....thanx very much in advance.....Tim
  8. Using a PC Power Supply to power your props!

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    Hey gang! Looking to build some props and need to power them? How about using a PC power supply! In this short video, I show you how to use a PC power supply to run your various projects, including a demo using a wiper motor!
  9. Running PM66 sound boards without batteries!

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    For those of you who have followed some of our builds, you know we are always raving about those nifty little PM66 audio boards (from Electronics123). Well, we were working on a project that uses one, but wanted to avoid the batteries and run it off the project's power supply. What's a DIY...
  10. Electronic/Software: Looking for help with 12v power outlet

    Halloween Props
    Hey Folks, Looking for some electrical help tonight. I got the Bell direct wire quick connect 12v power outlet shown for $4 at a local Bldg. 19. It is intended to be installed in an automobile, with connection made to the vehicle's fuse box, to provide a 12v terminal block for connection of...
  11. LED power help

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    I have seen several great tuts on led lighting but they never talk about the power supply. I need to know if I can use a converted ATX power supply to power them or if there is a better way.
  12. Converting an ATX power supply

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    ***DISCLAIMER: This is a project with ELECTRICITY!! If you haven't worked with electrical devices before and are unsure of what you are doing, don't do this! You could get hurt. DO NOT work on your opened power supply with it plugged in!!!!*** Now before I even start on this, I'm going to say...
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