The making of the BLF UC4 charger: the start of a new venture, INTEREST LIST, UPDATE 3 (Finalized UI and design continues)

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I am interested. Please add to list. Thumbs Up

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I am interested. Please put me on the list! Thumbs Up

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I am interested. Please add to list.
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I’d also love to get one of this things once available!

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Ok guys, I’m baaacck, better than ever!

I have finally decided on the design, and will start building the basic blocs for it. Should be ready after the final exams, so I can finally show it to the world, with a better UI and modified specifications.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
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Looking forward to seeing it!

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Another one I could’ve sworn I was already in on, but checking the list & thread, I’m not there.

Interested in one please.

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I would be interested in 1, depending on the final design

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I am interesting in 1.

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I am interested. Please put me on the list!

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Below are ONLY NEW additions since last week’s update and the BLF INTEREST LIST file linked to in post #1 have been updated too.

I passed all entries that are just repeating interest in the charger already expressed in previous posts.
If anyone is not on the list please notify.

The interest list count now stands at 479 chargers.

POST# NAME

1076 Miguel_79
1077 08CivicSi
1078 cm02WS6
1079 ecstazy
1081 prilo
1082 Petr J.
1083 Kuato
1085 J0s3f
1088 Rusty
1089 Thro
1091 Abs0lutZero

Please could you make my life a little easier and (before you post your interest) can you check the BLF INTEREST LIST file (also linked to in post #1) if you are on the list already? Thank you! Wink

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BlueSwordM wrote:
I have finally decided on the design, and will start building the basic blocs for it. Should be ready after the final exams, so I can finally show it to the world, with a better UI and modified specifications.

Are you building a working prototype? Or do you mean schematics to shop around to manufacturers?

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Schematics and a model of course.

A prototype would be good though, although I still need to learn some more C to actually build the software, and a 3D printer to actually make a physical model.

A 3D model is necessary to actually convince an OEM to build it.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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Would you be able to use your schools 3D printer if they have one ????

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That is actually a great idea…

Anyway, can’t do any of that for now, as finals will be next week.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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Good Luck on your Finals !!!!!!

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Also interested, put me on the list.

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BlueSwordM wrote:
That is actually a great idea…

Anyway, can’t do any of that for now, as finals will be next week.

If that doesn’t work out, see if there’s a local hacklab/hackerspace/makerspace near you. Most have 3D printers.
https://wiki.hackerspaces.org/Canada

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Wow, I don’t know how I missed this, definitely in!

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Very cool idea. Interested in one.

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I’m interested in two.

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Please put me in for one.

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BlueSwordM, if you’re doing the design prototyping yourself it would be pretty handy to have a 3D printer available, something like an ender 3 is 150$ and excellent, if you set up a funding thing i’ll happilly pitch in to help get you one, this is quite the work you are putting into this.

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JamesB wrote:
BlueSwordM, if you’re doing the design prototyping yourself it would be pretty handy to have a 3D printer available, something like an ender 3 is 150$ and excellent, if you set up a funding thing i’ll happilly pitch in to help get you one, this is quite the work you are putting into this.

I think more than a few people would come up with some money to help you out on this charger.

Thanks JamesB for pointing this out.

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Interested, add me for one.

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Interested

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@JamesB, merci beaucoup.

Thanks a lot.

I’ll have to make a working model though. That includes the body itself, the material type, the display inserted in the model, sample electronics, DC input+USB out, etc.

It’ll be a tough job, but doable.

Also, this may be a bit far fetched, but I could make perhaps make a prototype that can only charge lithium-ion, with all the functions built-in.

That last one would take a LOT of time though, and can’t guarantee it.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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I can help with 3d printing, if you’d like.

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Below are ONLY NEW additions since last week’s update and the BLF INTEREST LIST file linked to in post #1 have been updated too.
The interest list count now stands at 485 chargers.

POST# NAME

1100 waxing twilight
1101 The_crx
1102 BVH
1103 Ijon
1106 lamper

Please could you (before you post your interest) check the BLF INTEREST LIST file (also linked to in post #1) if you are on the list already? Thank you! Wink

I passed all entries that are just repeating interest in the charger already expressed in previous posts.
If anyone is not on the list please notify me.

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Interested in one. Thanks.

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