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Make: Electronics by Charles Platt

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3. Getting Somewhat More Serious

I don’t know how far you’ll want to delve into electronics, but I do know that I’ve shown you about as much as I can with just a handful of components, some wires, a breadboard, and a few tools. To continue, you’ll need:

  • Some more tools and supplies
  • Basic soldering skills
  • Additional knowledge about:
  • Integrated circuits
  • Digital electronics
  • Microcontrollers
  • Motors

The tools are not particularly exotic or expensive, and the soldering skills are easily acquired. Learning to join wires with solder is far easier than mastering high-level crafts such as jewelry making or welding.

As for additional areas of knowledge about electronics, they are no more challenging than those that I have covered already.

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