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Old 7th July 2005, 12:58 AM   #1
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Default A master of coil-fu

Well i bought the winder a Meterman 37XR multi meter and 16 and 18 guage mag wire. i am going to go nuts winding to my little hearts content. Inductor heaven here i come
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Old 7th July 2005, 03:15 AM   #2
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Have fun... do yourself a favor and invest some time in a winding counter.
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Old 7th July 2005, 06:09 PM   #3
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Have fun... do yourself a favor and invest some time in a winding counter.

Or the real nice solution. Mod a calculator and hook it up with a microswitch. This will allow you to count quarters or whatever you want to divide the revolutions into.

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Or the real nice solution. Mod a calculator and hook it up with a microswitch. This will allow you to count quarters or whatever you want to divide the revolutions into.

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Note that I did not exclude this.

It was the sort of thing I was thinking of by mentioning time instead of money invested in the counter. Time for DIY construction!
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Note that I did not exclude this.

It was the sort of thing I was thinking of by mentioning time instead of money invested in the counter. Time for DIY construction!

Well, it takes like 15 min. to make such a thing. That's less than it takes to order one

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Old 22nd July 2005, 03:48 PM   #7
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If your into the electronics, you can also build an up/down counter. If you make a Mistake, it can Un-count those turns.

There is a Fairly Simple, 4 digit counter on my Website.

Look at the Up/Down Counter Project

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