Mad Electron Engineering
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    • Power Saving With T-Branded Intel CPU's??? - Duration: 9 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      I wanted to see if I could save any idle power draw and/or low power consumption under load on my media server. The media server already was running an I5-7500, so the most comparable CPU in terms...
    • Moving Plex Server To New Rosewill RSV L4412 4U Rack Mount Case - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      I was previously using a Nanoxia Deep Silence 4 case for my Plex server, but was running out of hard drive slots. So I decided to move all the hardware to a new Rosewill RSV-L4412 4U rackmount cas...
    • NVME USB 3 0 Enclosure Review - Duration: 9 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      After replacing the boot SSD in my media center from a Samsung 960 Evo to a 970 Evo (they were on sale), I decided to use the old drive as a mirror backup in case anything ever happened to the new ...
    • Fix LSI SAS9207-8i Overheating In Desktop Computers - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      The LSi SAS cards are used by many people to expand the available sata ports in a normal desktop computer when running a home server. The only issue is these cards were designed to be in server ch...
    • Hybrid Supercapacitor Car Battery Part 10 1 Year Durability Testing - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      It's been 1 Year (ok, actually 51 weeks) since I installed the current configuration for the Hybrid Supercapacitor Car Battery into my 2013 Kia soul.

      Today we're going to test the supercapacitor...
    • Hacking Two 50H LIFEPO4 Battery Packs Together - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      After using the 50AH LIFEPO4 battery I reviewed in a previous video for camping, I came to realize that I should have bought a 100AH battery for the extra capacity. This video shows how I hacked t...
    • Replacing EEPROM Chip On Sceptre TV - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      It's always better to repair something then to just throw it out and buy a new unit if you have the skills. Today I am replacing a faulty EEPROM chip on my 4 year old Sceptre 40" TV. When this ch...
    • Endless Breeze 12 Volt Fan PWM Modification - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      The Endless breeze 12 Volt Fan is a great DC powered fan for camping, RV'ing, and Off-Grid situations. The only drawback that many people find is that there is only 3 speed settings. You can easi...
    • Can You Run Mismatched Solar Panels In Series - Duration: 6 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      Most people already know that you should NOT run mismatched solar panels in parallel, but what about in series?

      The quick and dirty answer: YES, with a few drawbacks

      You must use a MPPT charge co...
    • Endless Torch V1.10 Assembly & Testing - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 10 months ago
      This is the final version of the Endless Torch supercap light project. The only aspects that were changed was the circuit board was shrunk from 1.4" to 1.1" diameter, and widened the footprint for...
    • LED Ping Pong Diffuser - Duration: 5 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 10 months ago
      Here is a quick way to diffuse LED's so they do not blind you with focused light. It's an old trick by using white ping pong balls.

      1/2 size ping pong balls:

      Check out my...
    • Endless Torch V1.00 Supercapacitor Nightlight First Build & Testing - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 11 months ago
      I wanted to expand on the AA Nightlight project and make a variation that used a supercapacitor instead of a battery. The boost converter was switched out for a MCP1624 since it only needs 650mV t...
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    • Supercapacitors Instead Of Rechargeable Batteries - Duration: 6 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      Here's a little experiment of mine that tests the viability of using supercapacitors instead of rechargeable batteries in portable electronics. Supercapacitors charge much faster then traditional ...
    • How to disable RFID chip in credit or debit cards - Duration: 3 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      In newer credit and debit cards there is a RFID / NFC chip that allows you to use your card at stores without swiping the magnetic strip. It works by radio waves and is usually only good for aroun...
    • Camping With Dry Ice - Duration: 6 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      This is a follow up to my "where to find dry ice for camping" video. The dry ice held up till 3 1/2 days after we picked up 20lbs of dry ice from a local Safeway supermarket. Also remember that t...
    • $40 150 Watt eBay LED Floodlight Review, Repair, and Modification - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      I needed a cheap, yet energy efficient way to add a lot more light to my lab so I can get better quality videos for YouTube. I found this $40 150 Watt LED floodlight on eBay, and decided to give i...
    • Inside view of lead acid battery before and after desulfator - Duration: 2 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      Here is a quick video that will show you what the lead plates look like in a typical sulfated lead acid battery and in a desulfated battery. This is an excellent visual cue that your battery is be...
    • Reconditioning your car battery (desulfator) Part 1 - Duration: 8 minutes, 46 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      This is the first video in a series I will do on reviving your old, tired car or general purpose lead acid batteries. Part 1 is a basic overview of my setup and a beginning example of "proof on...
    • Hack Your Heat Pump To Save Money $$$ - Duration: 6 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Heat pumps are very efficent in the winter months compared to fuel oil, propane, or natural gas heaters. They do have one achilles heal though, an auxillary electric heat strip that pulls anywhere...
    • Shifting an Eaton Fuller 10 Speed Transmission - Duration: 86 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      I had to work on a Saturday so I had Triana video myself shifting through the gears of my work truck. I always float the gears (i.e. I don't use the clutch except for starting/stopping). Sorry fo...
    • Easy Way To Test LED's - Duration: 5 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      Here's an easy way to test your collection of led's you have in your electronic component pile. All you need is a 3 volt lithium ion coin cell bettery, such as CR2025 or CR2032 and a battery holde...
    • UPDATED 2014 - Disable RFID Chip In Credit Or Debit Cards - Duration: 4 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      UPDATED - Newer bank cards DO NOT have the divot in the plastic to easily locate the RFID chip embedded into them. You must use a high powered flashlight to "see through" the card to locate the ch...
    • Survival Basics - Magnesium Fire Starters - Duration: 5 minutes, 1 second.

      • 6 years ago
      It's always good to have an emergency method to start a fire. Regardless if your camping, bugging out, etc... you always need a way to start a fire to keep warm, cook food, and boil water for safe...
    • Chinese MPPT Solar Charger MPPSolar PCM-3012 Review - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      This is an exhaustive review of the PCM-3012 MPPT charge controller manufactured by MPPsolar in Taiwan. It retails for around $120-130 on eBay.

      First off after testing the unit, this is a genuine...
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