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Friday, August 08, 2014

Electronic DIY Projects - Kalle Hyvönen

Kalle Hyvönen an electronics enthusiast from Finland has made many interesting. In childhood dismantling of all kinds of electronic devices was his main occupation. That is what makes him a Wizard Today.

Electronic DIY Projects from Dago

"Here’s a quick project I made in couple days or so. It is a push-pull step-down laser diode driver based on LT1683 SMPS controller chip from Linear Technology."

Switchmode laser diode driver based on LT1683

Switchmode laser diode driver based on LT1683

"I’ve been thinking about making a temperature logger for my room and my computer, I set on using DS18S20 sensors from Maxim because they’re common, cheap and overally pretty ideal. My computer is so new that it does not have a serial port "

USB-to-1-wire Adapter

USB-to-1-wire Adapter

"I also built a humidity sensor to my 1-wire network from a DS2438 chip and a HIH4000 humidity sensor."

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Talking Electronics - Colin Mitchell

An e-magazine for newcomers and everyone who likes to be involved with electronics., aimed at teaching electronics from the beginning with courses, tests and interactive questions.

Talking Electronics - Colin Mitchell

The thrust of the course is for you to be able to design your own circuits and eventually move into the wonderful world of electronics as a career.

Talking Electronics - Colin Mitchell

"There are many different types of power supplies, including batteries, plug packs, switch-mode supplies and a basic transformer and bridge"

The Power Supply - Basic Electronics

"However the simplest power supply consist of a transformer, one or more diodes and a large filter capacitor (electrolytic)."