Happy New Year 2018 Slowmotion Special!

Happy new year to all the readers, followers, subscribers, liker’s and users that has to do with reading, commenting and writing on https://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk or https://highvoltageforum.net I have filmed a small new year special video for you all! See you all …

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Teardown of a medium voltage fuse (7200 V / 200 A)

I got my hands of a old NEBB (Norsk Elektriske Brown Boveri) medium voltage fuse, rated for 7200 V, 200 A and 350 MVA. My best guess from the company name is that it originates from before 1988 where NEBB …

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Taking a look at the Toshiba Toughbook CF-18 vintage computer

The Toshiba Toughbook is a laptop, used for field engineering work back from 2006 where it was released. I am doing a quick overview and demonstration of this laptop. A glimpse of computer history to have a record of things, …

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5kJ Capacitor Bank Fired at 12kVDC / 3.5kJ Charge

This is the third experiment with the bank of 35 electrolytic capacitors connected in series. Results are better than the theoretical estimate, which was 6000 A limited by ESR. So getting just over 7000 A is good, but the result …

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Teardown of a IBM Blade Server HS22V

Here I am doing a teardown on a IBM HS22V blade server dated back to 2010. The IBM BladeCenter HS22V blade server supports up to two multi-core Intel Xeon microprocessors and has eighteen memory-module slots, two SSD storage-drives bays, one …

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Ericsson Radio Base Station RBS3206 teardown

The RBS3206 macro is an indoor Radio Base Station with one to four carriers and one to  six sectors at 20/40 Watt RF output power per carrier. All the boards that I have comes from the middle row in the …

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5kJ Capacitor Bank Fired at 2kJ Charge

Second charge experiment with the bank of 35 electrolytic capacitors connected in series. The bank did however not get charged to more than 50% of its maximum holding charge, due to too weak power supply. More results will follow when …

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MIDI modulator for DRSSTCs

I have had the Loneoceans midi2 controller for a while, just never got around to put it together, so now I finally have it boxed up, you can see how that was done here: https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=114.0 If you want your own …

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Hacking the IKEA 2000 Watt Induction Cooktop, Measurements (Part 2)

In part 2 of the hacking series, I am doing measurements on the IGBT waveforms and voltage/current waveforms output form the quasi-resonant inverter. Part 2 of hacking the IKEA induction cooktop: https://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/general-electronics/hacking-ikea-2kw-induction-hob/ Discussion of this project is on Highvoltageforum.net thread: …

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Hacking The IKEA 2000 Watt Induction Stove, Teardown (Part 1)

The first part of a series of maybe 5 chapters on tearing down and hacking a IKEA 2000 Watt induction stove is now online. Click the box below to read the whole article and get all the details. https://kaizerpowerelectronics.dk/general-electronics/hacking-ikea-2kw-induction-hob/ Highvoltageforum.net …

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