Hobby Projects - Insulation tester, LED Circuits, Meters.

Saturday, June 09, 2007

Electronics 2000 - Calculators

Hobby Electronics - Software, Calculators, Forum, Technical Data, Pin-outs, Beginners Guide, Links.

Electronics 2000 - Calculators

A beginners guide to project building, technical data, interactive formulae calculators, software downloads including Electronics Assistant and EPE Index.

Electronics Assistant

Electronics Assistant is a Windows program that performs electronics-related calculations. It includes a resistor colour code calculator, resistance, capacitance and power calculations and more.
  • New 555 timer, voltage regulator & RC filter calculators
  • Enhanced series / parallel resistance & capacitance calculator
  • Calculation of preferred capacitor values with a choice of series from E6 to E24

Peter and Kitsrus - Affordable Kits

Peter and Kitsrus - Affordable Kits

This post is here because the pdf files in the documentation section are a very informative and enlightening about how a Hobby-DIY Enthusiast can learn by Practical Electronics.

I have been seeing these files for many years, they give an indication of what generates ideas and inspiration for the budding home hobbyist. Peter was a "Affordable Kits" Pioneer.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

QRP and homebrew by DL2YEO

"My name is Udo and I am living in the small village called Spenge, about 15 km north of Bielefeld. The DARC radio club is 'OV Widukind - N59' and the locator is JO42FD. I spend a part of my freetime with designing circuits and home-brewing electronic devices..."

QRP and homebrew by DL2YEO 
  • Front Panel Design
  • Some useful Tables
  • 13.8 V / 15 A from a PC
  • 250 W S.M.P.S.
  • Analogue Frequency Display
  • Oscillators
QRP and homebrew by DL2YEO

"The electronics industry uses several methods for labelling front panels and enclosures, including screen printing, press forming, erosion, lasers etc.. The common factor of these techniques is that they are generally beyond the home constructor. Having these parts specially made commercially can be very expensive, and the only alternative is standardized scales and fonts."

SB-Projects - San Bergmans

A collection of information on a variety of topics. Finished projects, Some ideas, Repair tips.by San Bergmans, Oisterwijk, The Netherlands.

The Dice Game on 6802 Nano computer

SB-Projects - San Bergmans

A pair of dice is the first small example application I present here. The interface is nothing more than 2 sets of 7 LED's, arranged in the form of two dice. One push button per die completes the interface circuit

The Dice Game on 6802 Nano computer.

Lauriers Handy Dandy Little Circuits

Lauriers Handy Dandy Little Circuits

Laurier's Handy Dandy Little Circuit Projects - site for electronic hobbyists, includes all kins of small electronics hobby circuits.

Elliott Sound Products - The Audio Pages

There is a very wide range of power amplifiers, preamps, guitar/ bass amplifiers, studio equipment, effects, and other projects to build, including loudspeakers, subwoofers, and many others

Elliott Sound Products - The Audio Pages

Elliott Sound Products - The Audio Pages

  • Projects - Complete listing of ESP's free project and design articles
  • Articles - Informative articles about audio, building projects, and electronics in general
  • Buy PCBs for ESP Projects - boards supplied have very comprehensive documentation.
ESP Resource of Rod Elliott - The above pages has many useful ideas and practical tips - delabs

It is by Hobby and DIY - Do it Yourself, Education Starts even without books. Then you need to read to enhance your abilities to Design your own.

In order to compensate or enhance your education, you need to work at a small shop as an apprentice even as a student, not for the sake of project work alone. An Evening job at a factory or a home mini workshop-lab is very essential for obtaining the skills - Solderman 1702