Hosting of New Websites

MawsonLakes.Org is pleased to announce that we will be hosting two websites for the Mawson Lakes community.

  • Mawson Lakes Community Church
  • Monstersale – A fundraiser for the Mawson Lakes Community Church.

 

New websites being hosted

MawsonLakes.Org is pleased to announce that we will be hosting two additional websites for the Mawson Lakes community.

  • Mawson Lakes Community Church (mlcc.com.au)
  • Monstersale (monstersale.mawsonlakes.org) – A fundraiser for the Mawson Lakes Community Church

These sites are currently under development.

New Website for MawsonLakes.Org

Greetings gentle readers.

Welcome to the new 2014 website for MawsonLakes.Org. After several years away from the Internet, we have returned with a brand new website, with the aim of promoting all things Mawson Lakes, and anything else that may be of interest to the Mawson Lakes community

Box for Huxley Reprap

I have been involved in constructing a couple of Huxley Repraps, purchased from RepRapPro as kits. One is for myself and the other is one for the Adelaide HackerSpace. (The plastic parts distributed in the kits were created on other RepRaps.) In order to be able to design things to print I am going to…

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Powering the OLPC XO-1

Another device that I thought would be worth trying out with the generator is the laptop from the One Person Per Laptop project, the XO-1. I have been fortunate and have acquired two of these XO-1’s (sparky and sparks). Both of them were pre-release versions and have been superseded in various ways, but they still…

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First Power Generation Application

I didn’t have any luck finding my 240V inverter, but I was able to borrow one from a friend (in exchange for fitting it with an Anderson Powerpole connector.) So, you have a peddle powered generator.. what’s the first application or device that can be tested with his new power source? Being Australian and and…

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Anderson Powerpole Connectors

With my increasing number of 12V appliances, thoughts quickly turned to what would be an appropriate standard power connector. In the past, these appliances have had a huge range of different sized cylindrical or barrel plugs with different polarities, typically powered by a 240V plug pack. One DC power connector which has gained some prominence…

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Pedal Power Update

A very useful site is the one for Bosch, which produces the after market replacement and spare engine alternators. The PDF downloads from this page have all the technical specifications of the alternator for each vehicle engine type. (Ed Update: Google ‘Bosch Alternator Wiring’ should find the details that you are after.) The budget Someone…

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Building a Pedal Powered Electric Generator

Greetings.. over the last couple of months, thoughts and materials have been gathering in order to build a pedal powered electric power supply, which could be used, amongst other things to recharge batteries and to power an amateur radio transceiver. I am pleased to announce that the first stage of construction, getting an vehicle alternator…

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