Do you want to learn electronics, so that you can build your own gadgets? There is a ton of resources on learning electronics – so where do you start? And what do you actually need? And in which order? If you don’t know what you need to learn, you can easily waste a lot of […]
Gerber files are actually images of your Printed Circuit Board (PCB). And it’s a universal way of sending your design to a PCB manufacturer. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create Gerber files in KiCad.
Sometimes when I need to relax and focus, I listen to recordings of nature sounds. Like birds singing and insects buzzing in a summer garden. But today I realized I could just open the window! That means the summer has set in for real here in Norway. The summer is usually a time when we […]
This step-by-step guide on PCB design will show you exactly how to design your first printed circuit boards from scratch.
Learn each step from idea to finished board. No prior experience needed.
The only soldering tools you really need to get started with soldering are a soldering iron and some solder. If you just want to get started, that’s what I recommend you get.
But even though you can do a lot with just a soldering iron, getting a few extra tools could make things easier.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to build an sunrise wake-up alarm. It’s a light-sensitive circuit that will activate a buzzer when you have light shining directly on it. Place it in your window at night and the alarm will activate in the morning when the sun rises.