The perfect companion for every hobbyist, Hacking Electronics provides a wealth of up-to-date tutorials and reference material ideal for DIY enthusiasts. The book explains essential components, including transistors, capacitors, and resistors, as well as prebuilt modules such as temperature sensors, accelerometers, audio amps, motor controllers, Bluetooth and radio transmitters, and receivers. Background information is covered in the course of working with components, and each topic is separated and cross-referenced so you can go straight to what you want to know.
Common tasks are presented recipe-style, so you can learn by example. Whether it's powering a motor with a solar panel or attaching an audio amp to an Arduino, you’ll quickly and easily master the techniques you need to know to build whatever custom creations you can imagine.
- Heavily illustrated with full-color photos, diagrams, and graphics throughout
- Up-to-date text focuses on commonly used modules and covers Arduino
- Cookbook-style arrangement lets you easily find topics of interest
- Each topic is explained with illustrated, step-by-step instructions to insure success
- A range of levels for both the novice and the more experienced reader
- Examples use solderless breadboards and readymade modules
- Supported by a web site that includes online tools for performing the calculations described in the projects