Category Archives: HOW-TO

The EBCs of BJTs

Bipolar Junction transistors (BJTs — NPN and PNP types) are inexpensive, reliable, relatively easy to use, and very useful. Here’s how they are used. Continue reading

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Components: Servos

Servo motors are useful devices. Here’s how to drive them using a microcontroller or similar device. Continue reading

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Components: LEDs

LEDs are useful devices. They require a bit more thought to use than indicator lamps, but are very versatile and efficient. Continue reading

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Using a 16×2 LCD display

16×2 text LCDs are useful microcontroller peripherals. Here is how to connect and use them. Continue reading

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