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Hacking Electronics: An Illustrated DIY Guide for Makers and Hobbyists

Hacking Electronics: An Illustrated DIY Guide for Makers and Hobbyists (Paperback)

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Synopsis

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

Sport & HobbiesHobbies, quizzes & gamesHobbiesTechnicalElectronics & communications engineeringElectronics engineering Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe Publication Date: 12/03/2013 ISBN-13: 9780071802369  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr. Simon Monk has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. Dr. Monk has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is a full-time writer on hobby electronics and open source hardware. He is the author of numerous electronics books, including 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius and Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius, as well as co-author of Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third Edition.

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