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ARE DIY SOLAR POWER SYSTEMS STILL A THING?

So many utility customers have made the switch to the commercially available home solar systems that can be leased or purchased outright to replace or supplement their utility power. Is it still worth the effort to design and build a DIY system? Has anyone built their own? If so, we’d love to hear about your design, especially if it’s off-grid.

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Build A Custom Weather Gauge

BUILD A CUSTOM WEATHER GAUGE

A complete stand-alone platform for displaying data from the Internet.

This fun, elegant, and useful project pulls data from the Internet so a series of useful displays can show all kinds of cool info in real time from your mantel or bookshelf in this impressive platform.

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Take A CAN Bus For A Spin


TAKE A CAN BUS FOR A SPIN - PART 2

A Controller Area Network (CAN) bus is designed to allow microcontrollers and devices to communicate with each other in applications without a host computer. In Part 2 of 3, see how to add a CAN controller to an MCU that lacks one.

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Newhaven Display’s New EVE2 TFT Modules: Power, Re-envisioned.Advertisement

Newhaven Display's New EVE2 TFT Modules:
Power,
Re-envisioned.

Check out Newhaven Display’s new EVE2 TFT Modules.

Powered by Bridgetek’s EVE2 Video Engine, these TFT Modules come with a full suite of graphical features and your selection of high quality 3.5”, 4.3”, 5.0”, and 7.0” Newhaven TFT Display sizes along with SPI interfacing. It’s power, re-envisioned.

Explore EVE2s!


The Magnetic Amplifier


THE MAGNETIC AMPLIFIER

A Lost Technology of the 1950s — Rugged, dependable, EMP-proof, and capable of handling greater electrical powers than either transistor or tube, the magnetic amplifier is a simple device that can be built by anyone.

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Build A Router Restarter

BUILD A ROUTER RESTARTER

Originally designed as a router restarter at a remote location, this device really is a universal on-off machine that can be used in several applications. It can be programmed to function in many ways and can be controlled via a smartphone.

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Build A Numitron Clock

Electronics Workshop Companion For HobbyistsBook Pick Of The Week
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ELECTRONICS WORKSHOP COMPANION FOR HOBBYISTS  

Set up your own home electronics workshop and  invent, design, build, test, and repair electronic circuits and gadgets.

If you consider yourself a "Hobbyist," and are in need of a Workshop Companion, then this should be a no-brainer! Filled with "Tip" and "Did You Know" factoid boxes (just the way we like it), you'll have all the info you need, right at the bench where you need it!

  • Setting up Shop
  • Resistors
  • Capacitors
  • Inductors
  • Transformers
  • Diodes
  • Transistors
  • Integrated Circuits and Digital Basics
  • More Components and Techniques

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