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Arduino Projects For Dummies, 978-1-118-55147-9

$29.99
Introduces Arduino basics to provide you with a solid foundation of understanding before you tackle your first project Features a variety of fun projects that show you how to do everything from automating your garden's watering system to constructing a keypad entry system, installing a tweeting cat flap, building a robot car, and much more Provides an easy, hands-on approach to learning more about electronics, programming, and interaction design for Makers of all ages Arduino Projects For Dummies is your guide to turning everyday electronics and plain old projects into incredible innovations.

Electronics For Dummies, 3rd Edition, 0-470-28697-5

$29.99
 Circuit basics: learn what voltage is, where current flows (and doesn’t flow), and how power is used in a circuit.  Critical components: discover how resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes, and transistors control and shape electric current.  Versatile chips: find out how to use analog and digital integrated circuits to build complex projects with just a few parts.  Analyze circuits: understand the rules that govern current and voltage and learn how to apply them.  Safety tips: get a thorough grounding in how to protect yourself—and your electronics—from harm. Electronics For Dummies, 3rd Edition helps you explore the basic concepts of electronics with confidence — this book will get you charged up!

Raspberry Pi For Dummies, 2nd Edition, 9781118904916

$24.99
Find out how to install the operating system and connect to other devices Install, use and remove software like a pro Learn basic Linux systems administration Program with Scratch, Python and Minecraft on your Raspberry Pi The Raspberry Pi has awakened a whole new generation of hardware geeks, hackers and hobbyists, and now it's your turn to join their ranks. Learning how to fully use your new technology is the first step, and Raspberry Pi For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the ideal companion guide.

Getting Started with Raspberry Pi: Program Your Raspberry Pi!, 978-1-119-26265-7

$9.99
Start it up — get your Raspberry Pi set up, configured, and ready for action Create music — start the party using Sonic Pi to record your own songs Game on — combine Python and Minecraft and start programming your own video game world.

Arduino For Dummies, 9781118446379

$24.99
Learn by doing ? start building circuits and programming your Arduino with a few easy to follow examples - right away! Easy does it ? work through Arduino sketches line by line in plain English, to learn of how a they work and how to write your own Solder on! ? Only ever used a breadboard in the kitchen? Don't know your soldering iron from a curling iron? No problem, you'll be prototyping in no time  Kitted out ? discover new and interesting hardware to make your Arduino into anything from a mobile phone to a geiger counter!

Electronics All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, 978-1-119-32079-1

$39.99
Create your own schematics and breadboards Become a circuit-building expert Tackle analog, digital, and car electronics Debunk and grasp confusing electronics concepts If you're obsessed with all things electronics, look no further! This comprehensive guide is packed with all the electronics goodies you need to add that extra spark to your game!

Electronics For Kids For Dummies, 978-1-119-21565-3

$29.99
Introduces kids to the basics of electronics Includes 13 projects that promote your kid's sense of achievement Features larger print to make the material less intimidating and easier to navigate Covers tools and safety measures to ensure your child's safety Spark your child's interest in the shockingly exciting field of electronics with Electronics For Kids For Dummies!

Electronics Projects For Dummies, 0-470-00968-3

$31.99
In this book: Handle electronic components safely Read a circuit diagram Troubleshoot circuits with a multimeter Build light-activated gadgets Set up a motion detector Transform electromagnetic waves into sound

ARRL Handbook 2018 Hardcover Edition, 978-1-62595-072-7

$49.95
Key Topics Radio electronics theory and principles Circuit design and equipment Radio signal transmission and propagation Digital modulation and protocols Antennas and transmission lines Construction practices New Projects VHF/UHF/Microwave Filters and Transmission Lines Software-Controlled and Manual Preselectors for 1.8-30 MHz  Digital Mode Audio-Based VOX/PTT Interface PICAXE-Based Timer Arduino-Based CW IDer 6-Meter Halo Antenna Big Wheel VHF/UHF Mobile Antenna Off-Center End-Fed Portable 40-6 Meter Antenna Crossed-Dipole Omnidirectional Antenna for 1296 MHz Spudgun Antenna Launcher CW Reception Filter

Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies, 9781119049517

$29.99
Teaches the basics of Raspberry Pi in a simple and thorough approach Shows you how to zoom around Pi, all while learning valuable programming skills Offers tons of exciting projects to keep you engaged as you learn Includes instruction on everything you need to troubleshoot Raspberry Pi If you're aspiring computer programmer age 8-18 and want to start having fun with Pi, look no further than Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies.

Adventures in Raspberry Pi, 3rd Edition, 9781119046028

$24.99
Get acquainted with your Raspberry Pi's bits and pieces Take control of your Pi's "insides" with simple commands Program games, code music, and build a jukebox Discover where your new skills can take you next

Raspberry Pi User Guide, 4th Edition, 978-1-119-26436-1

$25.00
Get all set up with software, and connect to other devices Understand Linux System Admin nomenclature and conventions Write your own programs using Python and Scratch Extend the Pi's capabilities with add-ons like Wi-Fi dongles, a touch screen, and more

Adventures in Arduino, 9781118948477

$24.99
Discover how and where to begin Arduino programming Develop the skills and confidence to tackle other projects Make the most of Arduino with basic programming concepts Work with hardware and software to create interactive electronic devices

MAKE: Getting Started with Rasperry Pi 3rd Edition, AF1173

$19.95
3rd Edition of this book! Updated to include coverage of the Raspberry Pi Models 2 and 3!

ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 3rd Edition, 978-1-62595-013-0

$29.95
Easy-to-understand bite-sized sections Use this book, and pass the 35-question Technician Class license test Includes the latest question pool with answer key, for use through June 30, 2018. Designed for self-study and for classroom use. Intended for all newcomers, instructors and schoolteachers.

ARRL's Tech Q&A 6th Edition, 978-1-62595-017-8

$17.95
Pass the 35-question test Includes the latest question pool with answer key, for use July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2018. Brief, clear explanations for all questions

ARRL's Extra Q&A 4th Edition, 978-1-62595-056-7

$17.95
Pass the 50-question (Element 4) test Includes the latest question pool with answer key, for exams beginning July 1, 2016 Read and understand. Brief explanations follow each question.

ARRL General Class License Manual 8th Edition, 978-1-62595-030-7

$29.95
Pass the 35-question General Class test. All the Exam Questions with Answer Key, for use through June 30, 2019. Detailed explanations for all questions, including FCC rules.

ARRL's General Q&A 5th Edition, 978-1-62595-033-8

$17.95
Pass the 35-question (Element 3) test Includes the latest question pool with answer key, for use July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2019 Brief, clear explanations for all questions

ARRL Extra Class License Manual 11th Edition, 978-1-62595-045-1

$29.95
Pass the 50-question Extra Class test All the Exam Questions with Answer Key, for use beginning July 1, 2016 Detailed explanations for all questions, including FCC rules

VELLEMAN NTC Thermistor (Version 2) for K8200 3D Printer, NTC104LAF/SP

$7.00
The spare part, NTC104LAF/SP is a 100k NTC Thermistor for the second generation hot end on the K8200 3D Printer Fits through a hole in the heater block for better temperature control of the extruder’s hot end The thermistor provides feedback to the controller for temperature control

VELLEMAN PCB for Bed Plate for K8200 3D Printer, P8200BED/SP

$24.90
The Velleman P8200BED/SP is the heating element for the K8200’s heated bed This product does not contain the glass plate on which you actually print

VELLEMAN Themistor NTC 100K SMD for K8200 3D Printer, NTC100K-1206/SP

$1.90
An inexpensive temperature sensitive resistor, composed of semiconductor material NTC 100k SMD 10% 2-pin 1206 for K8200

VELLEMAN Linear Bearing for K8200 3D Printer, LM8UU/SP

$3.90
This standard .8mm bearing will replace any bearing included in the K8200 3D printer Bearings play an important role in 3D printing, make sure your K8200 is running smoothly and effectively by replacing any faulty bearings.

VELLEMAN Z-axis Upgrade Rod and Coupler for K8200 3D Printer, K8204

$59.90
Improves Z-axis accuracy Eliminates printing wobble Strongly advised for direct drive 0.35mm printing Upgrade Kit Includes: Precision threaded rod lead screw Follower Nut Flexible coupler

VELLEMAN 1.75mm Hot End Nozzle for 3D Printer, HE1.75MM-NO035

$5.45
0.35mm nozzle 1.75mm hotend for 1.75mm - 1/16" filament Fits both the K8400 Vertex 3D Printer and the K8203 Upgrade for the K8200 3D Printer Durable, long-lasting Easy to replace and install

VELLEMAN Power Adapter 15VDC 100W for 3D Printer, PSK8200/SP

$39.90
Replace your malfunctioning power supply with the Velleman PSK8200/SP spare power adapter. Power Supply to bare leads: 15vdc 100w