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    What is the best book to start learning about electronics?

    I'm 15 and want to start learning electronics but I don't know what the best book is for beginners. I have read suggestions on other sites and there are 2 books that keep coming up. "The Art of Electronics" and "Practical Electronics for Inventors". What would be the best out of these two? Or if...
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    How to select appropriate components?

    I've just started tinkering and I'm having trouble with a pretty basic concept: reading and selecting components. I have some push buttons that say ACDC 24V — does this mean in need 24V of AC -> DC power for the component? I have another push button that says: UI: 440V AC15 Ith: 10A DC13 —...
  3. nickhess

    Adapting an old CRT Viewfinder ( 9.3 V DC / 2.7W )

    Quarantine project: Adapting a Sony BFV-20W viewfinder Scroll down to skip the background info As a cinematographer, I've always really felt most comfortable shooting with a viewfinder. However modern electronic viewfinders all exist in the "prohibitively expensive" class of filmmaking...
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    "Control Panel" Play Station — How?

    Let me just state: I'm a totally newb (some entry-level Arduino and breadboard tutorials under my belt) and my vision is vastly outside the scope of my abilities, but I'm here to get some broad tips and feedback so that I can figure out where to begin on my path towards actualizing this project...
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