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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!
 

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Creepy Creations, thank you so much for this tutorial. I was trying to figure out how to use some PC power supplies I have for exactly this purpose (to power wiper motor props) and was just about to PM you about it when I saw this post. Thanks again for your great tutorials. BTW..I just finished your pirate rowboat and it looks great.
 

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This post is SO timely. I'm junking some machines and wanted to salvage the power supplies for something halloween-related. Thanks!
 

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I did this a couple years ago, here's a link to the tut I posted as well, it has some more detail to help you all out: http://www.halloweenforum.com/tutorials-and-step-by-step/89426-converting-atx-power-supply.html
I also used this tutorial a couple of years ago and it worked great.

However, it was brought to my attention (after completion) that these power supplies contain high voltage components. It is strongly suggested that you modify your power supply the way that CreepyCreations did in his video. If you do decide to open up the casing on the power supply, be sure that your supply has been unplugged for some time (days if not weeks) to allow the voltage to drain out of it. Even then, BE CAREFUL! TOUCHING THE WRONG COMPONENT CAN BE DEADLY!
 
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