USB Wall Socket. Start Up Project 34


15AI have many devices using USB Port for charging. For this, I purchased one USB Hub to connect 4 devices at a time. But the result was disappointing . The devices are not charging and even a Pen drive is not opening in the Hub. Analyzed the reason and found that the USB port of Laptop is not giving sufficient current to the devices for charging. The USB.2.0 Port can give maximum 200 mA current and USB.3.0 can give maximum 400 mA current. Then how all these 4 devices in the Hub charge normally. The 200 mA current from the Laptop port is sharing to all devices, so no one is charging. Moreover, the Laptop gave a warning that, “USB Port over loaded and shutting down”. Remembered that famous saying “Every problem born with its own solution”. Got the remedy. If the current to the USB Hub is increased, all devices will charge normally. But in that case, Laptop is not useful and I have to make a separate power supply. So made a USB Wall socket. It has an AC socket for charging Laptop, and a 5V, 1 Amps SMPS power supply to power the USB hub. Thus the problem solved. The USB Wall socket is fixed on the wall and powered from Mains. SMPS has well AC-DC isolation, so no shock hazard while charging the USB devices. I found the same type of USB Wall socket in the Online shop but its cost is Rs.2500. I made it at the cost of Rs.250. Let us check it.
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Hacked Mobile Battery. Start Up Project 13


4AHere is a “Green Project” for you to reuse the discarded Mobile phone battery. When I purchased a new Mobile phone, the old one became junk. But it has a very good high efficiency and long lasting Lithium Ion battery rated 3.7 V, 1800 mAh. So I decided to reuse the battery for an alternate purpose. A simple power supply with DC- DC Booster capacity and a White LED emergency light. It can be charged from any USB charger or Laptop. Its output can be adjusted from 3.7V to 37 volts. The DC-DC Booster module boosts 3.7V from the Mobile battery up to 37 volts when turning the pot. The Power supply unit is ideal to power all projects that require 3.7 V to 37V. Its emergency light helps to do work in low light conditions. You have a number of Mobile battery in your Junk box. So try this Green project .It is a worth.
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