Category Archives: Electronics

Electronics Intuition, or The Giggle Test

Mathematical analysis is one of the most useful tools in electronics. With the right formulas, you can figure out what value capacitors and inductors to use to make a resonant circuit operate at a particular frequency, or what resistors to … Continue reading

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Just the Thing

For $16, the SparkFun ESP8266 Thing can connect your gadget to WiFi. Continue reading

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How Not To Build A Tablet PC

Dave of EEVBlog has found a device worthy of a full-blown Dave Rant. It’s not pretty. Continue reading

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Geomagnetism

With a compass, some wire, and a power supply, the Earth’s magnetic field can be measured. Here’s how. Continue reading

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