Making A New Lab PSU

Discussion in 'Homebrew and Kit Projects' started by VK4HAT, May 27, 2018.

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  1. VK4HAT

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    I got a hankering for some mechanical work and as i have been planning to build a new 3 channel PSU for my work bench anyway, thought it might be fun to build the case from scratch as well.

    So first step was to build a bending brake.

    Designed up the front panel in Vetric Aspire, but as it was to big for my cnc mill, i had to print and paste for drilling and cutting and made a video of how i done did that ;).

    Got the metal work all done, i am happy enough with it. I am no handyman or machinist, but it should be a functioning thing.

    And now I am upto the part where i try not to electrocute myself with 240v and die or burn my fingers off when i do the weldering with the soldering iron. I have a theory why the IEC connectors I use are shaped like a ye olde coffin, its because 240v is just itching to kill you.

    Anyway, before i can get to weldering, i actually need to get access to the soldering iron. What a mess.
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  2. KA9JLM

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    Don't forget the Fuse(S)
  3. KE0ZU

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    That's it? A box with one switcher and a white wire in it?:eek:

    Nice camera and tripod though.;)
  4. K9STH

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    The URLs are coming up "404" when I "click" on the links.

    Glen, K9STH
  5. KA9JLM

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  6. K9STH

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    I get:

    Not Found
    The requested URL /2018/05/26/homebrew-bending-brake/ was not found on this server.

    This comes up using both Chrome and Firefox. Using Internet Explorer I get:

    The webpage cannot be found
    HTTP 404

    Most likely causes:
    • There might be a typing error in the address.
    • If you clicked on a link, it may be out of date.

    What you can try:

    [​IMG] Retype the address.

    [​IMG] Go back to the previous page.Go back to the previous page.

    [​IMG] Go to the main site and look for the information you want.

    [​IMG] More information

    I tried clearing the history from my main browser, Chrome, and still get the same thing! For some reason, either my computer doesn't like the URL or else AT&T has gotten "crosswise" with that particular URL!


    What is your main website URL? I will see if I can connect through it instead of using the final location.

    Glen, K9STH
  7. W7UUU

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    No workie the linkie for me either :(

  8. VK4HAT

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    I got no idea why this happens to some and not others. The links are whole, yet what you linked was mangled. Try this or or by cutting and pasting. I have had others have this problem as well, and have never found a solution to the problem, i can access the server from multiple proxies around the world no prolems. I have full access to the server and there is nothing in IPTables that would be dropping off certain connections. If someone finds the cause i will be very happy.

    As a side note, i tried to unlink the links above and make them plain text not hyperlinks and the forum wont let me, so you might have to add http:// and in if they also bork.

  9. KA9JLM

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    www may be your friend.

    Looks like a DNS problem for some reason.

    My superior Win 7 box has no problem. :D
  10. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page should work.

    May be the Australia web is down under. :D
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