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A project log for Apartment ventilation system

The 25 year battle to get fresh air in tiny apartments

lion mclionheadlion mclionhead 08/17/2022 at 00:590 Comments

After 2 years, it started resetting when trying to move into certain positions.  Obviously, the motors were stalling more as they aged, causing brownouts.  The decision was made to whack on separate buck converters for the motors & brain with separate grounds.   The dream was originally to run it all on a 5.2 brick, but it was not to be.  A 12V brick was put in.  

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