An Illustrated DIY Guide for Makers and HobbyistsBook - 2013
Provides instructions on how to wire, dissaemble, and repurpose everyday electronic devices, including sensors, motors, stereo equipment, and microphones.
In this practical rather than theory-oriented guide, a UK software engineer and electronics hobbyist-writer (co-author, Practical Electronics for Inventors, 3d) explains buying components, "hacking" electronics from scratch, connecting modules and sensors, and adapting existing devices/parts for new uses. Monk covers hacks for the Arduino microprocessor, LEDs, and audio as well as basic hacks. Includes a reference appendix on tools and components, color illustrations, and companion website. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Bring your electronic inventions to life!"This full-color book is impressive...there are some really fun projects!" -GeekDad, Wired.com
Who needs an electrical engineering degree? This intuitive guide shows how to wire, disassemble, tweak, and re-purpose everyday devices quickly and easily. Packed with full-color illustrations, photos, and diagrams, Hacking Electronics teaches by doing--each topic features fun, easy-to-follow projects. Discover how to hack sensors,accelerometers, remote controllers, ultrasonic rangefinders, motors, stereo equipment, microphones, and FM transmitters. The final chapter contains useful information on getting the most out of cheap or free bench and software tools.