UltraSonic Cleaners

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  1. R!f@@

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    Does any body has a DIY Project for this ?

    My ones IC is blown literally, so me dunno what to put there.
    Any Ideas ?
     
  2. BMorse

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    which kind do you have? a "real" ultrasonic cleaner, or one of those cheap vibrating ones??
     
  3. R!f@@

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    Now u have said, I think it's the later.

    Is it possible to make this better?
     
  4. BMorse

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    you can probably make one yourself if you had an actual ultrasonic transducer......
     
  5. R!f@@

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    U shud know I have one due to the fact that I have a broken one.

    Any Schema's ?
     
  6. BillB3857

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    If, like you say, it is just one of the cheap vibrating kind, it won't have an ultrasonic transducer. They usually just have a coil and a metal diaphragm, which may be the tank itself. On the other hand, if, on the bottom of the tank, there is a module of sorts epoxied to the tank, it is probably the ultrasonic transducer.
     
  7. R!f@@

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    I know tht guys.

    The transducer fell off.

    Now I had it glued to the tank bottom with new wires soldered. I used epoxy, which hardens to rock solid..

    The IC blew it's topside to kingdom-com.

    I read few articles and it seems there are variable frequency ones. Mine has just a PB switch, nothing else.

    So, if I can get my hands on a good HF driver circuit tht can very from intensive to gentle cleaning, it would be awesome. I can make a heater regulator to heat the solvent.

    The transducer is like a big coin. The Godzilla version of a piezo...no?
     
  8. Mad Professor

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    R!f@@: I have a Kerry KC2 UltraSonic Tank.

    Would you like some pictures of the PCB and Schematic?
     
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  9. R!f@@

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    I would like tht very much, Mad Prof.
     
  10. Mad Professor

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    Do you have an e-mail address that I can send the files over to?

    Best Regards.
     
  11. R!f@@

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    Just PMed.
     
  12. shortbus

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    @MadProfessor, why not post the schematics here to help any one else to repair or build one? Thanks
     
  13. R!f@@

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    I guess the company will sue him....! :cool:

    I got the pics of my one.

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