Hobbyist & DIY Electronic Devices & Circuits

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  • Simple Thyristor Circuits Explained
    The article relates the technical specifications of SCRs and their working principles through an easy to understand, step-wise explanation. The article also offers a few interesting SCR projects that can be easily built and used for the relevant purposes.
  • Make this Useful Emergency Light using 'Cool' White LEDs
    Using high efficiency white LEDs and a unique voltage controller circuit, an almost ideal LED emergency light circuit can be constructed. Let's look at the procedure involved.
  • Electrical Measuring and Testing Devices and How to Use Them
    Electrical testing and measurement devices can tell you if a circuit or wire is energized as well as tell you how much voltage or current an electrical circuit is carrying. Other types of testing devices can tell you if a network cable is connected properly or if there is continuity in that cable.
  • Basic Electronic Circuit Concepts Explained
    Learning and mastering electronic concepts may not be a short term process. Rather it involves relentless and comprehensive study of the subject, both theoretically and practically. The articles included here provide a clear picture of the various aspects of working with electronic circuits.
  • DIY Hobbyist Circuits to Build: Homemade Electronics
    Are you an electronics novice? Or a hardcore electronic hobbyist who wants to learn how to make useful electronic circuits? Either way, you have reached the right destination! Here we introduce some very cool and interesting electronic hobby circuits that you can build.
  • Classification of Electrical Motors
    Do you know how many types of electrical motors are there? Read to know about these motors which are commonly used in households as well as different industries.
  • Bicycle Speed Indicator Circuit Explained
    You may be a good bicycle rider, but wouldn’t you love to know how fast you really ride? The article presents an easy electronic circuit which can be integrated to your existing bicycle dynamo to get an instant LED illuminated speed indications, the moment you start peddling.
  • Understanding the DC Series Motor
    A DC series motor converts electrical energy to mechanical energy. Its principle of operation is based on a simple electromagnetic law that states that when a magnetic field is created around current carrying conductor and interacts with an external field, rotational motion is generated.
  • Build Your Own Home Made Water Level Meter
    The simple home made water level indicator circuit presented in this article is truly straightforward in design incorporating just a handful of components. Once built and attached to your existing over head water tank, it will provide reasonably accurate indications of its level. Read on.
  • How to Make a DC Motor Speed Controller Circuit Using Two 555 ICs
    An ideal Pulse Width Modulation circuit using the IC 555 is explained in the article. Here the configuration shows how the above mode of the IC can be used for controlling DC motor speeds; however the design can be actually used for a number of different relevant application purposes.
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