Hobby Projects - Insulation tester, LED Circuits, Meters.

Monday, June 23, 2008

VU Meter Circuits and Projects

Here is a collection of web pages of VU Meter projects that helps a newbie getting into the Electronics DIY Hobby Land.

VU Meter Circuits and Projects

A Hobby now in your School days or College can help you build a strong profession later. It is Edutainment that will make productive use of your spare time. Friends can do it as a group, during holidays. Parents should encourage healthy hobbies, as the children will grow in a positive and creative atmosphere.

Adafruit Industries - Unique DIY electronics

"Adafruit Industries is a small company that sells kits and parts for original, open source hardware electronics projects featured on ladyada.net as well as other cool open source tronix that I think are interesting and well-made.

Adafruit Industries - Unique DIY electronics

All the projects are redesigned specifically to make it easy for beginners to make: nicely silkscreened circuit boards, through-hole parts whenever possible, extra large solder pads, etc. For some kits, you can purchase just the circuit board. To save paper, the easy-to-follow-with-lotsa-pictures instructions are all available

Boarduino (Arduino Clone) Kit
  • Designed to plug into a breadboard for easy prototyping
  • Petite size, only 3" x 0.8" (75mm x 20mm)
  • All 'standard' pins are brought out - Digital 0 thru 13, Analog 0 thru 5, ARef, 5V, Ground, Vin and Reset
  • Chip comes preprogrammed with a "no-wait" Arduino bootloader 
  • 2 LEDs, green power and red "pin 13" just like the Arduino Diecimila
  • Available as a low cost kit with standard parts, so its never out of stock
  • All through-hole parts are easy to solder
Boarduino (Arduino Clone) Kit

Sunday, June 22, 2008

diy4fun - Miroslav Batek Czech Republic

diy4fun - Miroslav Batek Czech Republic

diy4funThis is versatile development board for AVR microcontrollers ATmega48/88/168. It is good for testing and debugging embedded programs. It has many built-in peripheries connected to microcontroller so you can use them without soldering. ATmega microcontrollers are produced by ATMEL and they include a lot of features: I/O, Timers, PWM generators, ADC, RS232, TWI, SPI, Analog Comparator, Oscillator, EEPROM… These microcontrollers are very versatile, easy to program and easy to use. This is the reason why I like these microcontrollers and why I decided to make development board for them.

Play-Hookey - Online Classroom - Edutainment

This Website is intended for those intrepid individuals who, for whatever reason, find themselves looking for a less than formal approach to useful education in a number of technical fields.

Play-Hookey - Online Classroom

Digital logic is at the core of all digital computers, and yet it is entirely based on three fundamental operations, designated AND, OR, and NOT. See how it's possible in these pages…..
These pages now include coverage of the major logic families as well as some practical experiments that you can perform with real components to see for yourself how they work.
  • DC Electronic Theory.
  • AC Electronic Theory.
  • Op Amps and Analog Circuits.
  • Take a look at optics.
  • What's inside these semiconductors?
Line Clock - Play-Hookey

Line Clock - Play-Hookey

"In many digital circuits, we need a regular and continuous train of pulses to control the timing of various circuits. In some cases, we want two separate pulse trains, one the inverse of the other. In other cases, we may want two square wave pulse trains in quadrature...."

(An Excellent Interactive Resource, Technically Accurate, Electronics Edutainment - delabs)

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Danish Audio ConnecT - Denmark

Danish Audio ConnecT. High quality audio parts. High-End Audio Parts for Hi-Fi, A/V and Pro-Audio. DACT products are used by audio and A/V audio equipment manufacturers and by DIY audiophiles throughout the world.

Danish Audio ConnecT - Denmark

Back in 1995, the first DACT product was the well-know CT1 and later CT2 stepped attenuator, which still today remain the single most recognized state-of-the-art audio volume control.

Danish Audio ConnecT - Denmark

The CT100 is a two-channel phono preamplifier module with very accurate RIAA equalization and many features. It is realized with the best semiconductors available and non-inductive, low noise, SMD metal film resistors. The circuit is designed to accept both moving coil (MC) and moving magnet (MM) transducers/cartridges directly in order to eliminate the need for an external MC step-up transformer or amplifier. MC/MM input loading and input nominal level values are easy to select with high resolution by DIP-switches.

Danish Audio ConnecT A/S
Skannerupvej 14, DK-6980 Tim, Denmark.