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Electronic Project Building for Beginners

SKU 1962
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This book is for complete beginners to electronic project building. It provides a complete introduction to the practical side of this fascinating hobby, including the following topics:


  • Component identification, and buying the right parts.
  • Resistor colour codes, capacitor value markings, etc.
  • Advice on buying the right tools for the job.
  • Soldering, with advice on how to produce good joints, and avoid "dry" joints.
  • Making easy work of the hard wiring.
  • Construction methods, including stripboard, custom printed circuit board, plain matrix board, surface mount baords and wire-wrapping.
  • Finishing off and adding panel labels
  • Getting "problem" projects to work, including simple methods of fault-finding.

In fact everything you need to know in order to get started in this absorbing and creative hobby.

A Babani Computer Guidebook by R.A. Penfold