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Arduino Starved For Ideas

What could/should my friend and I build first with an Arduino starter kit or two? [more inside]
posted by cassini on Jan 8, 2012 - 7 answers

Miniature camera and transmitter

Electronics project filter: I would like to learn more about building a miniature camera and short-range video transmitter module. Please point me towards useful tutorials, vendors, and/or part numbers. [more inside]
posted by Behemoth on Oct 29, 2011 - 1 answer

I want to get back into electronics as a hobby.

Calling all electronics hobbyist people: I want to get (back) into making electronic stuff -- noise-making stuff, specifically -- as a hobby, help me get started. [more inside]
posted by griphus on Sep 15, 2011 - 18 answers

need help sourcing material!

Where to source cheap LED strands? [more inside]
posted by puckish on Feb 21, 2011 - 3 answers

How did you get involved in electrical hobby work?

I’m coming from a non-technical background, and would like to learn more about circuit design and electrical engineering on a hobby based level. How did you get involved, and what resources are good for beginners? [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Jun 10, 2010 - 13 answers

how to get tinkering

I want to make little machines that do cool things. I've been daydreaming and doing moderate "research" for years and years. How do I make this into reality? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on Mar 13, 2010 - 8 answers

What causes electronics to stop working when exposed to static electricity or water? (with misc electronics questions)

What causes electronics to stop working when exposed to static electricity or water? (with misc electronics questions) [more inside]
posted by laptolain on Apr 3, 2009 - 17 answers

Not That Kind of Transformer!

ElectronicsFilter: How do I drive a step-up transformer to get hundreds of volts out of an AA battery? They're only 1.5v. [more inside]
posted by spacewrench on Sep 3, 2007 - 7 answers

Electronics workbench recommendations?

Recommendations for what I should have on my electronics workbench? [more inside]
posted by mrbill on Aug 12, 2005 - 13 answers

Measuring temperature from heater?

Where can I find a thermometer which will accurately measure infrared heat in 10 seconds or so, and reads in the 300-1000 degrees Fahrenheit? [more inside]
posted by daver on Mar 25, 2005 - 10 answers

Recommend a book that will help me make simple electronics?

I want to learn how to make simple electronics, like LED controllers that I can hook up to a serial port. Can anyone recommend a book to get started with? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by krunk on Aug 29, 2004 - 13 answers

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