I am an electronics enthusiast. I started out with RC vehicles and got an A.S.E.E.T. I was away for awhile working with computers, until I found a Basic Stamp marked down at Radio Shack. My interests are wide-spread, but tend to focus on the use of electronics in Search and Rescue, Security, and Disaster Prep. I am currently researching autonomous vehicles.

Basic hand tools for electronics assembly

Ed Nutter November 20, 20153 comments

Though the software tools vary with different microcontrollers, many hardware tools are the same.

If you are working on larger robotic or automotive systems, you will need a 3/8" and 1/2" drive socket set. There are occasions when even larger drive socket sets are needed. For small robots and taking things apart, the 1/4" drive socket set is useful. The sizes usually range from 5/32" to 9/16" and 4mm to 15mm.  You will need both shallow and deep sockets, both standard and...

Business-size reference cards

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I put together a small electronics component kit that I could carry around with me.  Rather than carry books around, I started making up business-size cards to...

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