Hacking Electronics: An Illustrated DIY Guide for Makers and Hobbyists

Hacking Electronics: An Illustrated DIY Guide for Makers and Hobbyists by Simon Monk

By: Simon Monk

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Bring your electronic inventions to life!

"This full-color book is impressive...there are some really fun projects!" -GeekDad, Wired.com Who needs an electrical engineering degree? This intuitive guide shows how to wire, disassemble, tweak, and re-purpose everyday devices quickly and easily. Packed with full-color illustrations, photos, and diagrams, Hacking Electronics teaches by doing--each topic features fun, easy-to-follow projects. Discover how to hack sensors, accelerometers, remote controllers, ultrasonic rangefinders, motors, stereo equipment, microphones, and FM transmitters. The final chapter contains useful information on getting the most out of cheap or free bench and software tools.

Safely solder, join wires, and connect switches

Identify components and read schematic diagrams

Understand the how and why of electronics theory

Work with transistors, LEDs, and laser diode modules

Power your devices with a/c supplies, batteries, or solar panels

Get up and running on Arduino boards and pre-made modules

Use sensors to detect everything from noxious gas to acceleration

Build and modify audio amps, microphones, and transmitters

Fix gadgets and scavenge useful parts from dead equipment
Publication Date:
02 / 04 / 2013

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