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About Me Avid Backpacker, MYOG Amateur, and adventure seeker!
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My PDF Gear ListGrand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim Nov 2012

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Breadboard and initial efficiency calculations!
So the breadboard was a success in that it gladly accepted 12V and output 5V! I haven't hooked it up to my iPhone quite yet to do any time tests or mode tests. The LED circuit is a no brainer a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
September 26, 1:09pm

Re: allmed?
Tim, Yea, the pic is right, but if you look at the items on that site, they are all single chamber. I think they just left a old pic up.

In GEAR » Flexair Dual Chambered blow-up pillows - STOCK FOUND
September 25, 2:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Voltage drop
Directions on that Ebay sale site are very sketchy. it doesn't look like you need a shunt for this (meaning it's internal on the board). But it definitely seems to say that you want the two...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modular Waterproof Solar Panel System
September 24, 10:17am

Control Electonics Size and CKT Details
So here's a pic of the actual board and a sketch of the modifications I plan to make to it. The LED is switched, and therefore can be a brighter 8mA light. The USB D- contact can also be switch...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
September 24, 9:31am

Re: waterproofing / canvas-backed panels
Matt, The Panels actually are the weather proof already, so I'm good there! Which is why I went with the canvas backed type instead of the individual bare panels. This was MUCH cheaper that ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
September 24, 9:24am

Flexair Dual Chambered blow-up pillows - STOCK FOUND
So I've been looking for these pillows since the single chamber versions just aren't that comfy and I found a place here with stock! https://www.colonialscientific.com/OScatalog/index.ph...

In GEAR » Flexair Dual Chambered blow-up pillows - STOCK FOUND
September 24, 8:29am

Re: Re: 12+ volts on an iPhone
Touché on the beers David. It's easy to know when you've had enough...you run out of beer! Seriously good points!!

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
September 19, 6:09pm

Minty Boost AA Battery Pack
I saw this alternative that I thought was promising for lightweight 'general use'. ($20, you assemble) http://www.ladyada.net/make/mintyboost/index.html It uses a buck regulator (s...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
September 19, 9:14am

Re: Re: Solar Panel Theory
Stuart, that's a really good point about the oscillation. I didn't think of that. So I'm not sure how best to reduce that on my boost regulator. e.g. So let's say that it's lowe...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
September 19, 9:08am

Answers
Bob, that's a really good idea that never crossed my mind. I was thinking a single 3mA LED for low drain, but with a 'test' switch, I could put a descent brightness LED on there, or may...

In Make Your Own Gear » Project: 4oz 1A USB Charger
September 19, 6:34am

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