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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The red and black little bug looking things

Hello all, below are a couple of video I shot using some Anderson Power Pole connectors and cigarette plug adaptor. Good project for a rainy afternoon. You can buy one of these adaptors commercial already built cost around $10.00 USD, but I will show you how to make your own from under $3.00 USD

Here is a parts and price break down

From www.mcmelectronics.com
MCM 27-110 Lighter Plug $0.60
MCM 24-1900 14 AWG Wire $0.22 (for 6 inches)
MCM 21-3300 Powerpole Modular Connector $1.69 (One Set)
MCM 108-2405 1/4 Inch I.D. Black Heat Shink Tubing $0.10 (for 2 Inches)


TOOLS USED

MCM 22-770 Heavy Duty Crimp Tool For Solder-less Connectors $20.00
powerwerx.com TRIcrimp $39.99