A website for anyone wishing to learn about electronics or build simple projects.
Written for beginners but used by many others as a quick reference.
Identify components and read their values.
Learn the circuit symbols.
Kits are available.
Read about the 555 timer and its circuits.
How circuits work.
Learn how to solder.
Plan a layout from your circuit diagram.
Try your ideas.
Permanent circuits, requires soldering.
Suggestions of what components to buy and how to organise their storage.
stock a wide range of components, tools and materials for electronics. I am very happy to recommend them as a supplier.
Light Emitting Diodes
SPST, DPDT etc.
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Electrically operated switches.
Fixed value resistors and their colour code.
Plugs, sockets, battery clips, etc.
Also known as 'chips'.
CMOS logic ICs,gates, counters etc.
TTL logic ICs,gates, counters etc.
I'm very grateful to Rapid Electronics for kindly allowing me to use their images on this website.