Ericsson RBS 2216 Auxiliary Power Units teardown

I have updated a old teardown post with a new video about the auxiliary power units.

Read the old post and see all the details, pictures and amplifier teardown here: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/teardown/ericsson-rbs-2216-900-mhz-base-station-teardown/

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Moving to a new lab (Part 3&4) Work shop tours

Here you get a short glimpse of the new space for the work shop.

This is part 3 and 4 in a series of videos on moving out, moving in and setting up the new lab / work shop.

I am moving out of the apartment and into our own house, which has a room dedicated to the laboratory and a work shop for rough work.

Part 3

Part 4

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Teardown of a Merlin Gerin Pulsar ESV 22+ UPS

Here is a new teardown of a small 2.2 kW UPS that provided backup power for a small radio system used by a taxi company.

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Moving to a new lab (Part 2) New basement lab and workshop tour

Here you get a short glimpse of the new space for lab and work shop.

This is part 2 in a series of videos on moving out, moving in and setting up the new lab / work shop.

I am moving out of the apartment and into our own house, which has a room dedicated to the laboratory and a work shop for rough work.

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Moving to a new lab (Part 1) Old basement lab tour and future projects

Follow me as I move from my old small 10 sq.m. lab to a new 20 sq.m lab and with additional 20 sq.m work shop.

This is part 1 in a series of videos on moving out, moving in and setting up the new lab / work shop.

I am moving out of the apartment and into our own house, which has a room dedicated to the laboratory and a work shop for rough work.

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Taxi Radio Basestation teardown – UHF/VHF Storno radio

This is a teardown of a complete Taxi computer and radio base station system. The Taxi car computer and connection box is used for location tracking, taxation, passenger detection and correct price calculation. All done in order to make sure that correct taxes are paid to the government but also to ensure that fair prices are billed to the customers.

The radio base station backbone of the systems are rather old and works in the 150 MHz range for both transmitting and receiving.

The two amplifiers are a Storno CQF612 and a Storno CQF9112, there is plenty of historic data to find on these using google if it is of further interest to the reader.

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Computer scrap gold money WITHOUT chemicals or mechanical processing, part 2

Part 2 is now ready that I have received all confirmations, papers and the money is in my bank account :)

It only took 5 days from I sent off the package till I had the money, awesome and fast service!

If you missed part 1, see it here: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/technology/computer-scrap-gold-money-without-chemicals-or-mechanical-processing/

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How to build a Tesla coil. Design, theory and compromises!

A live broadcast that I did on Sunday, February 4, 2018 with focus on designing Tesla coils with special focus on the DRSSTC topology.

Questions about the Tesla coil theory and design tools can be asked during the broadcast and I will answer them to my best knowledge 🙂

DRSSTC design guide: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/tesla-coils/drsstc-design-guide/

MMC calculator: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/calculators/mmc-calculator/
Helical coil calculator: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/calculators/helical-coil-calculator/
Spiral coil calculator: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/calculators/spiral-coil-calculator/
Gate drive calculator: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/calculators/igbt-gate-drive-calculator/
Snubber capacitor calculator: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/calculators/snubber-capacitor-calculator/

Helical, spiral and topload calculators: http://deepfriedneon.com/tesla_frame0.html

SSTC theory: http://www.richieburnett.co.uk/tesla.shtml

JavaTC, best Tesla coil calculator around: http://www.classictesla.com/java/javatc/javatc.html

GDT design: http://thedatastream.4hv.org/gdt_index.htm
GDT troubleshooting: http://www.richieburnett.co.uk/temp/gdt/gdt2.html

Steve Ward Universal Driver 1.3: http://www.stevehv.4hv.org/new_driver.html
Steve Ward Universal Driver 2.1b: http://stevehv.4hv.org/leadcomp/UD2_1revB/

Inspiration:
Steve Ward: http://www.stevehv.4hv.org/SSTCindex.htm
Loneoceans: http://loneoceans.com/labs/
Mads Barnkob: http://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/tesla-coils/

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Computer scrap gold money WITHOUT chemicals or mechanical processing

In this video I show how you can still make money on scrap computer parts without refining the parts yourself, so there is no use of chemicals, no tedious work in crushing and grounding parts, no burning and melting. Just a quick way of getting it exported with correct paperwork and get the money directly to your bank account.

Selling whole parts will ofcourse yield a lower price then processing it all yourself, but equipment, chemicals, refining, work hours, wear and tear on your stuff is all important factors to count into the equation, last but certainly not least, take care of your own health! Chemicals and fine dust from crushing electronics is not good for your body if you fail to protect it correctly.

This is the part 1 of 2 video and the second video will be about the process after the packet has been sent, comparison with my estimate and what is really paid out. I expect to have part 2 ready in a week or so.

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How I came to build a 4 meter spark generating Tesla coil, a technical story from 2008 to 2016.

Here is the recording of the live stream I did on 2018 January 31, Wednesday at 2000 CET, I performed a live stream on youtube to talk about how I started building Tesla coils, the journey that went on for 8 years which ended with me having a 3 meter tall Tesla coil that can do 4 meter sparks. Questions was asked and answered along the session.

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