Electronics

Three California Women Makers Who Have Started New Kit Businesses

Three California Women Makers Who Have Started New Kit Businesses

CARRIE SUNDRA is the founder of Alpenglow Industries in San Luis Obispo, California. She grew up on the island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, then attended Harvey Mudd College where she proudly scored a 19 on her first electrical engineering exam. NANCY OTERO is a Mexican-American entrepreneur, dancer, mother, and educator in Oakland, California. […]

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Join Us On September 29th To Talk Analog Circuits With Elektor

Join Us On September 29th To Talk Analog Circuits With Elektor

On September 29th at 9:00 am PST, our Community editor David Groom will be joining Mathias Claußen (Senior Engineer, Elektor) and Jens Nickel (Editor in Chief, Elektor) on Elektor Lab Talk to discuss analog electronics. If you’re curious about what enthusiasts are building in the non-digital world, be sure to tune in at the link […]

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Chip Shortage: A New Series From Adafruit

Chip Shortage: A New Series From Adafruit

It seems we’ve been hearing about this chip shortage for quite some time now. There are articles about various products being delayed, even cars not going into production due to the shortage of electrical components available. I personally know more than one maker who has had to put projects on hold or make major pivots […]

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Charles Platt - Explaining Electronics

Explaining Electronics

“People think of electronics as a field that changes fast, but the fundamentals don’t change,” said Charles Platt, author of Make: Electronics. “Everything is still made out of transistors; the only difference since 1975 is that the transistors have become smaller! The information in my book is as topical as ever, and it will still […]

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Building a  “Brown Sound” Amplifier Inspired by Eddie Van Halen

Building a “Brown Sound” Amplifier Inspired by Eddie Van Halen

Shian Storm sought the legendary guitar tone of Eddie Van Halen, and embarked on a years-long journey to design and build an amplifier that could bring it to life.

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Adafruit Launches Buy One, Give One With Black Girls Code

Adafruit Launches Buy One, Give One With Black Girls Code

You want an Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, at least you should, they’re pretty awesome. So why not take this opportunity to buy one and help Adafruit give one to Black Girls Code at the same time. For a limited time, when you go to this page and buy a Circuit playground express for the normal […]

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Inside Japan’s Newest Maker Faire: The Serene History and Magic of Kyoto

Inside Japan’s Newest Maker Faire: The Serene History and Magic of Kyoto

Kyoto is a special city for the people of Japan. The capital of the country for over 1000 years until it moved to Tokyo in the 1800s, the city is known for the historic temples and shrines nestled into its hills. They’re peaceful and serene, and reflect the beautiful craftsmanship of the country. With that, […]

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