I HATE Batteries! – Converting Wireless to Wired (a cheapskate’s guide)

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I seem to be alone in my belief that batteries suck. Why are we adding more of these inconvenient, polluting monsters to our homes when good old fashioned wall power is there for us? In this video I’ll be exploring how to convert a battery powered smart home sensor to wall power for a total price of about 5 bucks.

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Intro: Laszlo – Supernova
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Outro: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High
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0:00 Intro
1:05 Why it’s a big deal
3:00 The device that started this
5:13 The solution
6:40 stepping down the voltage
8:20 Linus tries soldering
9:50 did it work?
11:26 dan pls help.
14:30 Linus keeps trying
16:20 outro

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