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guide:smokestopper [2016/04/10 22:25] external edit
guide:smokestopper [2016/05/25 19:02] (current)
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 ===== Parts ===== ===== Parts =====
-  ​* 1x 12v 20w (at minimum) ​halogen or suitable globe+{{ :​guide:​smoke_stopper_parts.jpg?​400 |}} 
 +  ​* 1x 12v 20w halogen or suitable globe
   * 1x XT60 male connector   * 1x XT60 male connector
   * 1x XT60 female connector   * 1x XT60 female connector
   * 1x 10cm 14-12AWG wire (black, negative)   * 1x 10cm 14-12AWG wire (black, negative)
   * 2x 15cm 14-12AWG wire (red, positive)   * 2x 15cm 14-12AWG wire (red, positive)
-  * 6x heat shrink ​peices +  * 6x heat shrink ​pieces
 +//NOTE: 12v 20W globe will limit the current to ~1.6A, this is generally enough to power up a quadcopter with FPV gear (and maybe idle motors).//
 ===== Steps ===== ===== Steps =====
 +  - Solder and heatshrink one length of the red wire onto the positive XT60 male connector.
 +  - Solder and heatshrink one length of the red wire onto the positive XT60 female connector.
 +  - Push one leg of the 12v globe into one length of red wire and solder and heatshrink, repeat using the remaining red wire and other leg of the 12v globe.
 +  - Solder one length of the black wire from the negative XT60 male connector to the negative XT60 female connector.
 +{{ :​guide:​smoke_stopper_complete.jpg?​400 |}}
 ===== References ===== ===== References =====
   * http://​​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2327875 (credit: mnemennth)   * http://​​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2327875 (credit: mnemennth)
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