Technology

The requisite starting point for anything electronic – you won’t get much blinking, buzzing, or processing done without a power supply. Get familiarized with some important power supply basics and join me while I assemble an adjustable dual linear regulated supply kit.

Subscribe to the MAKE Podcast in iTunes, download the m4v video directly, or watch it on YouTube and Vimeo.

52 thoughts on “Circuit Skills: Power Supply, sponsored by Jameco Electronics

  1. We do the same project in our book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Electronics 101.  It is a great project to learn assembly skills and a useful thing to have for future experiments.  The Jameco kits are great for beginners as they include great instructions but they aren’t toys either.  Thanks for the video!

  2. We do the same project in our book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Electronics 101.  It is a great project to learn assembly skills and a useful thing to have for future experiments.  The Jameco kits are great for beginners as they include great instructions but they aren’t toys either.  Thanks for the video!

  3. We do the same project in our book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Electronics 101.  It is a great project to learn assembly skills and a useful thing to have for future experiments.  The Jameco kits are great for beginners as they include great instructions but they aren’t toys either.  Thanks for the video!

  4. We do the same project in our book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Electronics 101.  It is a great project to learn assembly skills and a useful thing to have for future experiments.  The Jameco kits are great for beginners as they include great instructions but they aren’t toys either.  Thanks for the video!

  5. We do the same project in our book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Electronics 101.  It is a great project to learn assembly skills and a useful thing to have for future experiments.  The Jameco kits are great for beginners as they include great instructions but they aren’t toys either.  Thanks for the video!

  6. We do the same project in our book The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Electronics 101.  It is a great project to learn assembly skills and a useful thing to have for future experiments.  The Jameco kits are great for beginners as they include great instructions but they aren’t toys either.  Thanks for the video!

  7. Marvelous Collin video as usual.  Instructive, entertaining, …and one hardly notices the adverts.  That’s the way to do it.

    Now another Jeri vid?  Bill Hammack?… or has he gone completely ‘indy’?Just a silly notion: show us how to use Xbees (with/without arduino) Collin or Jeri.

  8. Does anyone know what brand soldering iron he uses? I like that curved tip; it makes it easier to see what you’re doing. I’ve briefly looked around, and I can’t seem to find anything like it.

    1. I was wondering about this, too. Thanks for the reply, Collin. 

      Also, is there any place we can buy/download the music you use in your videos?

    2. Hey Collin, just to inform you that there are a bunch of unanswered questions on your LED color organ thread and a lot of people are confused or lost. Help would be appreciated. :)

  9. Another great video!  I’ve been working with power supplies lately and this helps out.  Do you think you’ll make a vid about switched power supplies, or do you know of a good place to get info for them?

Comments are closed.

Tagged