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I'm Just a Beginner in Electronics; I need Some Help Here!!!

Discussion in 'General Electronics' started by Lupus2003, Sep 7, 2003.

  1. Lupus2003

    Lupus2003 Guest

    I'm still stuck with 1.5v batteries and little 9.0v motors and teeny
    light bulbs. All I know how to use is wires, low-voltage batteries,
    small motors and bulbs, and resistors. I don't even no how a capacitor
    is! I was searching for a forum where some one could explain this
    stuff to me.
     
  2. Rich Webb

    Rich Webb Guest

    It's actually not a terribly bad idea to get one of those
    Gazillion'n'One project kits from Radio Shack or similar. Gives you a
    place to start and some directed lessons.

    You'll need a multimeter but you can find OK ones for $20 and pretty
    decent ones for $100. I don't know if they still have it but
    www.web-tronics.com recently had a deal where any purchase over $50 they
    would throw in a free multimeter. I've got a couple; they're OK.
     
  3. Mark

    Mark Guest

    Its a bit more than can be generally explained in a forum.
    Answering specific questions is one thing, teaching AC/DC
    theory is another.

    Radio Shack sells a number of books, including beginners.
    --
    Mark

    The truth as I perceive it to be.
    Your perception may be different.

    Triple Z is spam control.
     
  4. JeffM

    JeffM Guest

    ...All I know how to use is wires, low-voltage batteries,
    Yup. Hands-on is a real teacher.
    I started with an even simpler basic electricity kit
    which, among other things, had a compass and a coil of wire in it
    to use as a galvanometer (simpler than a DVM).
    This was when RS was still a mom-and-pop operation
    and Lafayette & Olsen were common names.
     
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