DIY USB Light
This is another working project guide that I had started on about a year ago and haven't had the opportunity to finish. I want other...
FM Radio Transmitter - Working Guide
I'd like to begin by noting this is by no means a complete guide to building and understanding the simple FM Radio Transmitter Kits that...
You've probably heard about it, maybe you’ve even seen the tools before, but it is not a skill that you have felt compelled to tackle. I
Soldering Techniques for Two Wires
Before delving into through-hole soldering or surface mount soldering, it can be helpful to review joining two wires, which can help reinfor
Soldering Technique for Through-Hole PCB
Through-hole soldering refers to soldering wires or pins to a printed circuit board or a proto-breadboard where the wire or pin is pushed th
Soldering Technique for Surface Mount Devices (SMD)
Surface mount device (SMD) soldering involves a different technique and soldering tip than through-hole soldering. This technique is a bit m
Components in Electronics Circuits
Here, we will briefly discuss the most common components you will encounter in electronics, their symbols in circuit diagrams, and why we us
Techniques for Removing Old Solder
Sometimes, solder needs to be removed, this could happen for several reasons – too much was applied, it was applied in the wrong area, or fo
Why I Have Three Different Laptops with Two Different Operating Systems
I primarily use three computer systems (none dual booted): Dell XPS 13 9370 i5-8250 @1.6GHz, 8GB RAM, Windows 10 Dell XPS 13 9370 i7-8550...
Ohm's Law, Resistors, and LED's
Current, Voltage, and Resistance are three properties of electrical circuits that allow us to specify parts, calculate needed values for var