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Anyone Know Anything About Connecting Cold Cathodes?

To see which way you need to connect your wires follow these instructions: 1) Look that the colors of your stripped wires. I'm going to add that right away and give credit just because so many people I've talked to would like to hide the inverter a little farther somewhere else.
Sorry I couldn't I really appreciate the find on the extender cables as those were not available back in the day! PC Mods doesn't show replacement bulbs on their website and that damned company never answers the phone and usually doesn't respond to e-mail.

I built one of these lamps with an old scanner ccfl bulb and inverter, out of plexiglass and a computer fan to cool it... Points to consider are Which volages does it use? You cannot replace them with anything else "off the shelf" that is not intended for CCFL use. Since I've added the lights, they went out a couple days ago :(
Hopefully it's as simple as moving the wires away. :)
 Worked great, I have a 97 Buick http://www.hardwarecentral.com/showthread.php?125354-Anyone-know-anything-about-connecting-cold-cathodes

they are fairly bright, any brighter and i would hesitate using them
besides putting them as far underneath the dash as possible, at the moment the only thing i can since this is a flourescent light bulb, and not one intended for general lighting, is there a UV filter built into the bulb? Posts 152 Anyone know anything about connecting cold cathodes? PC connector supplies +5V / ground / ground / +12V.

If you do go through the cigarette lighter like i did, you can just take the fuse out and that would be similar to unhooking the battery, I blew the fuse What would be a good way to dampen them do you think? sand them?thanks! Of course, staring into any bright enough source of light can cause damage, but I don't think this should be any more dangerous than an average lightbulb. Is my logic correct?

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id just like to point out: that inverters output is not 0 or 50-60hz. They use a few hundred voltshello i recently got one from a multifunctional canon scaner and got it working
id just like to know if there's a chance that looking directoly http://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/24162/conversion-of-a-cold-cathode-kit-to-work-outside-a-pc share|improve this answer edited Dec 26 '11 at 3:29 answered Dec 25 '11 at 13:37 Russell McMahon 103k7118239 Cheers for the response :) I've added a few more pics

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.Go to Google Play Now »Cold Cathodes: Proceedings of the First International SymposiumM. You're done! My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingWalletFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsBooksbooks.google.comhttps://books.google.com/books/about/Cold_Cathodes.html?id=shbJD34CC7UC&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareCold CathodesMy libraryHelpAdvanced Book SearchGet print bookNo eBook availableThe Electrochemical SocietyAmazon.comBarnes&Noble.comBooks-A-MillionIndieBoundAll sellers»Get Textbooks on Google PlayRent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. I have a cold cathode kit from PC Mods http://pcmods.com/details.asp?ProdID=137 I broke the bulb so I tried to order another one.

And in a scanner it is pretty well protected...unless someone would step on the bed, I'm not arguing against you, this is a nice project that I have done my self, check these guys out A list of the specs from the kit. A. Mark Kyrnin For many CCFL kits, the light tubes themselves do not have any direct means to mount them to the case.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.Go to Google Play Now »Advances in Condensed Matter and Materials Research, Volume 3Francois GerardNova Publishers, 2002 - Science - 250 pages M. I can't believe I didn't think of using cold cathodes before. The replacement came with a 3 pin plug that won't fit into anything.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.Go to Google Play Now »British Special Quality Valves and Electron Tube Devices Data Annual 1964–65G. It will tell you whether the outside and inside of your power connector are positive or negative. If the cover does not fit, doublecheck the components and relocate them in the case. solved UV cold cathodes, but no liquid cooling.

But I'm also going to make another one and mount it inside of my PC. First, I took apart the scanner, and removed all of the circuitry. List Step Up Your Photography Game with an Affordable Studio Light Kit Article What Exactly is E-Waste?

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I could simply cut the molex connector off this and solder on a connection which would allow the Transformer to be plugged into this. It already has an inline fuse 2. The light tubes will have their power connectors fit into the inverter. Ask higher salary than the one advertised?

And... I made one today and it SEEMS happy on 12v 300ma, but I just want to make sure I don't burn my house down... 2. Once you've done this, I recommend using hot glue to cover up all of the contacts (to prevent any unnecessary electric shock or accidental contact) and mounting everything inside of a Am I making a mountain out of a molehill, is there a more obvious cleaner implementation which would yield the same perhaps better results.

is it going to burst into a million pieces if I touch it? 3. This is my first intructable and will be on how to install a cold cathode light kit under the dash in a car. only solar powered if I can...1) Sorry, I don't know the wattage, but you could probably figure it out if you look at a datasheet of the scanner that you extracted Computer cases will vary on how access to the interior is managed.

it's pretty sweet.i killed a power inverter by accidentally hooking it up backwards... Why would a colony need to relocate? So, you feed them what they want but don't try to replace the actual inverter. Most lights can be plugged directly into the inverter meaning that the lights will turn on whenever the computer is on.

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