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

 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!

Adventures in Arduino, 9781118948477

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

Adventures in Raspberry Pi, 3rd Edition, 9781119046028

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 For Kids For Dummies, 9781119049517

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.

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

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 Ham Radio License Manual 4th Edition, 978-1-62595-087-1

Easy-to-understand “bite-sized” sections. Pass the 35-question Technician Class license test. Includes the latest question pool with answer key, for use July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022. Use with ARRL’s Online Exam Review for Ham Radio (instructions are included inside the manual). Designed for self-study and for classroom use. Intended for all newcomers, instructors and schoolteachers.

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

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 Dummies, 3rd Edition, 9781119412007

Covers connecting the Pi to other devices such as a keyboard, mouse, monitor, and more Teaches you basic Linux System Admin Explores creating simple hardware projects Shows you how to create web pages

Arduino For Dummies, 9781118446379

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

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!

SparkFun Inventor's Kit Guidebook - v4.0, BOK-14263

Project 1: Light Circuit 1A: Blinking an LED Circuit 1B: Potentiometer Circuit 1C: Photoresistor Circuit 1D: RGB Night-Light Project 2: Sound Circuit 2A: Buzzer Circuit 2B: Digital Trumpet Circuit 2C: “Simon Says” Game Project 3: Motion Circuit 3A: Servo Motors Circuit 3B: Distance Sensor Circuit 3C: Motion Alarm Project 4: Display Circuit 4A: LCD “Hello, World!” Circuit 4B: Temperature Sensor Circuit 4C: “DIY Who Am I?” Game Project 5: Robot Circuit 5A: Motor Basics Circuit 5B: Remote-Controlled Robot Circuit 5C: Autonomous Robot

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

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!

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

VELLEMAN USB Powered 3D Print Finishing Tool, VTSUSB

soldering iron designed to finish 3D printing models Fully functioning USB powered soldering iron Small and compact for portability Rapid heat up and instant recovery long life tip can be easily replaced and has protective cap 4 interchangeable tips included: needle, knife, scoop and point special tip coating to prevent sticking basic stand included Power: 8 W input: 5 VDC USB 2.0 / 3.0 recommended highest heating temperatu: 380°C - 400°C Heating time: < 15 seconds Cooling time: < 30 seconds Auto Shut Off (sleep mode): 25 seconds idle LED indicator: Yes tips: all tips have special coating to prevent plastic sticking to the tip knife: for cutting and removing sections including the removal of supports, brims, and rafts from your 3D print needle: for clearing small holes and features or for detailed layer refinements in hard to reach places point: general purpose tip for larger internal features and holes. Can also be used to make holes after printing. scoop: perfect to remove stringing and imperfections from inside holes or recesses. Can also be used to blend surfaces. dimensions: 15 x 117 mm (without tips) weight: 120 g

OSEPP Large Plastic Gear Assortment 7pcs, LS-00040

Suitable for hobby, models, science and other projects. 2 x 42T 2 x 28T 2 x 14T 1 x Crank Handle

VELLEMAN Motherboard and Power Supply Cover Set for K8400 Vertex 3D Printer, K8405

stainless steel covers for both PSU and motherboard protects your precious board e.g. when you take your Vertex on the road hides most of the wiring provides extra protection against touching either by foreign objects or fingers all metal: provides better cooling than 3D printed alternatives supplied with all the necessary hardware and mounting instructions