Texas are experiencing an artic blast with very cold weather from this artic blast and sadly power outages to follow. So I take a look at the statistics, just out of interest. Links showed in video: News: https://www.npr.org/2021/02/16/968230163/millions-without-power-in-texas-northern-mexico-as-blackouts-and-bitter-cold-con?t=1613487625118 ‘Temperatures: https://www.weatherwx.com/forecast.php?config=&forecast=pass&pass=currentwx&usecountry=us®ion=&useplace=&usestate=tx&plot=temp&period=&usemetric=0&dpp=0 Power Statistics: https://www.eia.gov/beta/electricity/gridmonitor/dashboard/electric_overview/regional/REG-TEX Power Outage map: https://poweroutage.us/area/state/texas Denmark live stats: https://energinet.dk/energisystem_fullscreen
So this is a continuation of my first video about this small LED text sign. Today I am just converting it to accept USB power, because who doesn’t have a spare USB power supply. Chapters: 00:00 Intro 00:30 Minimum acceptable voltage 02:06 Why your phone charge slowly 04:00 Sacrificing the USB cable 08:30 Salvaging the 12 volt connector 11:18 Soldering the cables together 19:50 heat shrink tubing shrunk 20:56 Will it work?