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Re: Homebrew/DIY Night Vision/NV Build
« Reply #20 on: May 14, 2017, 11:18:24 PM »
Hi IceBlerk.

You could just use some resistors to choke down the 12v supply you already have. The cost pence and will save space.

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this is shameful, i did electronics as part of my HGV training but i have forgotten how to use resisters  :(
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Re: Homebrew/DIY Night Vision/NV Build
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2017, 07:37:10 AM »
Yeah. That will be fine.

Thanks for the reassurance, Nic.

I think I'll invest and see if I can find a mate at work who'll solder some connectors onto the wires for me.

When I've got it up and running I'll put build details and a sample maybe a vid up here.

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Re: Homebrew/DIY Night Vision/NV Build
« Reply #22 on: May 15, 2017, 10:32:08 PM »
Hi IceBlerk.

You could just use some resistors to choke down the 12v supply you already have. The cost pence and will save space.

Nic.
this is shameful, i did electronics as part of my HGV training but i have forgotten how to use resisters  :(
where did you do the hgv training mate ? The only place I know who combines both are the service
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Re: Homebrew/DIY Night Vision/NV Build
« Reply #23 on: May 15, 2017, 10:51:50 PM »
it was whitwood college (now a housing estate in castleford) there the basics was taught as part of the electrical systems of heavy plant equipment, the fine points were part of the lgv coarse i did at armthorp GTA college as part of the vehicle electrical systems (but it was all so long ago that i could have been a figment of my memory)
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Re: Homebrew/DIY Night Vision/NV Build
« Reply #24 on: May 15, 2017, 11:15:15 PM »
I attended whitwood on day release when I was an apprentice  fitter. The best thing about that place was on lunch break nipping up to the mainbuilding for a haircut and fiddling with  ;) :D , by the girls doing their hairdressing training. The happiest days. :) :)
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Re: Homebrew/DIY Night Vision/NV Build
« Reply #25 on: May 15, 2017, 11:40:15 PM »
I attended whitwood on day release when I was an apprentice  fitter. The best thing about that place was on lunch break nipping up to the mainbuilding for a haircut and fiddling with  ;) :D , by the girls doing their hairdressing training. The happiest days. :) :)
we were actually banned from the main building (except for the canteen) because of 1, the oily foot prints we left everywhere we walked, 2, the genteel girls (and staff) objected to us 'ruffians' been around with our foul language, 3, there were girls in the beauty section were running around 1/2 naked, some times not even that :o

we had some lessons in wooden huts near the canteen, one day mr Tinker was telling us some thing, when he got no reply he asked us what we were looking at through the window, when he clocked what we were looking at he started drooling, there was a girl from the beauty section in her little white beauticians dress standing in front of some steps that lead down to lower part of the site, the sun was directly behind her, as it turns out those beauticians dresses, with a strong light behind them are transparent!! 8) 

if you use google earth you can go back to 2002, the wooden buildings were gone by then, find the main college building, to the right there is 3 grass fields, the top one has a small building, we were in a wood hut just in front of that, to the left was the canteen and just below left was the stares.

we were based in the building in the center of the grounds along with the building in front of it
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Re: Homebrew/DIY Night Vision/NV Build
« Reply #26 on: May 15, 2017, 11:47:35 PM »
 

 They were the best of days.  ;) :D
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Re: Homebrew/DIY Night Vision/NV Build
« Reply #27 on: May 16, 2017, 07:21:58 AM »
......... armthorp GTA college ..........

There's a college for studying Grand Theft Auto? Cool!

if you use google earth you can go back to 2002, the wooden buildings were gone by then, find the main college building, to the right there is 3 grass fields, the top one has a small building, we were in a wood hut just in front of that, to the left was the canteen and just below left was the stares.

I had my fingers crossed there; I was REALLY hoping you were going to say you could see the girl in the transparent dress!!!!

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Re: Homebrew/DIY Night Vision/NV Build
« Reply #28 on: May 17, 2017, 09:37:20 PM »
I was hoping the same!! ???