Wii power metabrick

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  1. Shank Certified Wiitard Staff Member . .

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    Inspired by Shockslayers mini project, I have made a Wii custom regulator testing unit. Its a simple project I started and finished this evening.

    This is a custom regulator unit for the Wii, powered by a Wii brick, housed in a Wii brick, and uses the same power plug as a wii. Plug in a stock Wii power supply, and get 4 regulated outputs you can plug your test leads into. It uses some cheap adjustable buck converters for now, but I'm hoping to get a hold of some better regulators in the near future. I would also like to add a 5th output connected directly to the voltage in to have a direct 12v output.

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    Tadaaaaaaa
     
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  2. ShockSlayer Ivan - the tyranny of evil men . .

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  3. Shank Certified Wiitard Staff Member . .

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    The voltages are all adjustable, but I have it set to lowest on the left and highest on the right. So from left to right:

    1v, gnd, 1.15v, gnd, 3.3v, gnd, 5v, gnd
     
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    Are all the grounds connected inside? Otherwise nice job :P
     
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  5. Shank Certified Wiitard Staff Member . .

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    Thanks. All the grounds have direct continuity to eachother. These outputs are not isolated, just a simple set of switching regulators.
     
  6. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . .

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    A Wii brick powering a Wii brick, I like it.
     
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  7. Noah The Manager Staff Member . . .

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    Please, Shank could probably build a house with all of the Wii bricks he has.
     
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