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Dave Jones from the Electronics Engineering Video Blog shows us what tools he recommends for a starter electronics lab. He makes a few surprisingly inexpensive recommendations for multimeters, oscilloscopes, function generators, bench power supplies, soldering stations, and many other tools and supplies. I, for one, am taking very careful notes on this excellent video since I’m moving from basic to more advanced electronics design.

 

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12 thoughts on “How-To: Set Up An Electronics Lab

  1. Dave’s videos are great. Espectialy the hack that changes a rigol 50Mhz scope into a 100Mhz. They can be long. Some aer an hour. Most are the in the 30 minute range. But he understands how to state things so a Noob like can ‘get it’.

  2. Hey Dave, this was very helpful. I run a small electronics repair shop and this actually gave me an idea on how to fix a Bose Sounddock 10 someone brought in. Thanks again for the great info!

  3. Hey Dave, this was very helpful. I run a small electronics repair shop and this actually gave me an idea on how to fix a Bose Sounddock 10 someone brought in. Thanks again for the great info!

  4. Dave, I just started doing electronics after being an electrician for 33 years. I have a math disability so electronics is not going to be an easy jump for me. Do you have any suggestions? Pleas get back to me at, garysco@optonline.net.
    Thanks Dave.
    Gary Scoville USA

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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