X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Circuit Classics: Getting Restarted in Electronics

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

The electronics books of Forrest M. Mims III have educated and inspired millions of people since the ’80s, thanks to Mims’ friendly and concise writing style and his hand-drawn illustrations. Electrical engineer Star Simpson is one of Mims’ fans, and she came up with a wonderful homage to the author.

circuit_classics_by_star_simpson_and_forrest_mims_1zoom in

Star’s Circuit Classics are newbie-friendly circuit boards based on three of Mims’ many sample circuit diagrams: a dual LED flasher, a stepped tone generator and a bar graph voltage indicator. Mims’ hand-drawn schematic sits beside the circuit itself, drawn over a copper plate that mimics the notebook lines in Mims’ books. The reverse side of each board has’ Mims’ explanation about the circuit as well as a citation.

circuit_classics_by_star_simpson_and_forrest_mims_2zoom in

circuit_classics_by_star_simpson_and_forrest_mims_3zoom in

circuit_classics_by_star_simpson_and_forrest_mims_4zoom in

circuit_classics_by_star_simpson_and_forrest_mims_5zoom in

circuit_classics_by_star_simpson_and_forrest_mims_6zoom in

circuit_classics_by_star_simpson_and_forrest_mims_7zoom in

Pledge $44 (USD) on Crowd Supply to receive a board of your choice as a reward, or you can pledge $99 to get all three at a great discount.

[via Evil Mad Scientist]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Retreading Tires

Retreading Tires

CableManager

CableManager

It’s Okay to Fart

It’s Okay to Fart

Advertisement
McLaren 720S Spider Lets the Sun Shine In

McLaren 720S Spider Lets the Sun Shine In

Concepts from Future Past: 2003 Mercury Messenger

Concepts from Future Past: 2003 Mercury Messenger

The Panther 6 Was a Crazy 6-Wheeled UK Sports Car

The Panther 6 Was a Crazy 6-Wheeled UK Sports Car