Monthly Archives: June 2012

What is the most basic ingredient you need, to dabble in hobby electronics?


For years I got mine by tapping an old AT-PSU with crocodile clips. It worked, but the unused cables were always in the way and the clips weren’t exactly the most fit connections for a power supply. So I decided to clean up my table, put the PSU into a nice case and — while I’m on it — include a variable voltage source.

I designed the case with QCAD LibreCAD, gave some finishing touches with Inkscape and had it produced by Formulor, the German Ponoko.

This is the result of my efforts:

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Hello World,

this is my new blog, in which I’d like to keep you posted about my projects and maybe sometimes write a little bit about physics. We’ll see how it goes.

I hope you’ll find something of interest!