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In this video we'll be building a motorized lift for your desk setup, all on a tight budget!

Try out AudioBlocks: http://audioblocks.com/DIYPerks_0417

This build uses commonly available parts to keep the overall cost low. Here are links to them:


Motor: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_item=252034388006&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg
Bracket for motor: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_item=121954717123&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg
Pulley for motor: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=9&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_uq=20t+gt2+5mm+8mm+pulley&icep_sellerId=&icep_ex_kw=&icep_sortBy=15&icep_catId=&icep_minPrice=&icep_maxPrice=&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg
Smooth Idler Pulleys: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_item=222117472564&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg
Pulleys for threaded bar: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=9&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_uq=2pcs+gt2+40+teeth+12mm+bore&icep_sellerId=&icep_ex_kw=&icep_sortBy=15&icep_catId=&icep_minPrice=&icep_maxPrice=&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg
Timing Belt: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=9&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_uq=gt2+timing+belt+5m&icep_sellerId=&icep_ex_kw=&icep_sortBy=15&icep_catId=&icep_minPrice=&icep_maxPrice=&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg
Threaded Bar (this one is UK only): http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/710-53481-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_item=111652353666&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229508&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg
Locking Nuts: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_item=182361968986&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg
Captive T Nuts, also called 'blind nuts': http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_item=381710071747&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg
Switch: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575117832&toolid=10001&campid=5337657473&customid=&icep_item=282417921103&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg

Here are some of my favorite AudioBlocks tracks:

Old Time Memories - http://bit.ly/2oQMDE6
Action Movie Music Score - http://bit.ly/2oJ0Ype
Rocking with Lizzy - http://bit.ly/2oadEUJ
Johnny the Pale Rider - http://bit.ly/2oQBTWl
Wonder River - http://bit.ly/2oa8Bnb


Schematic and wiring will be added later.

Tags: monitor, lift, desk, pc, setup, tv, diy, build, make, pin, how to, mechanism, motorized, project, electronics, guide, matthew perks, diy perks
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