In these corona days, a lot of kids are stuck at home. And I’ve been asked many times by parents around the world if Ohmify is suitable for kids. Here’s what Thomas Jones from Texas (a new Ohmify member) told me in an email last week: “I’m using the basic lesson to get my kids […]
To create a Printed Circuit Board (PCB), you need to draw holes, pads, and wires for your circuit. This skill is called PCB design and is highly useful. When you’re done, send the design to a manufacturer or you etch it yourself. Sounds hard? Don’t worry, there are many free tools out there that will […]
Electronic schematics are like recipes for electronics. They tell you what ingredients to use and how to mix the ingredients. But instead of using text to explain the recipe, a drawing is used. They are also called circuit diagrams. Read how to read schematics here.
Circuit ideas are everywhere! There are many places to find cool circuits.
The greatest sources for my inspiration are hacker/maker/electronics blogs, schematic webpages, hobby project pages, and open-source hardware companies.
So you want to learn electronics? There are many ways to Rome, but some are more fun than others =) When I started out, I started with asking my dad questions like “How can I make a light flash?”. He always had a simple explanation. Then I went down in our basement and tried to […]
Now that it seems like the whole world is going into lockdown, I still find that the situation has some positive impacts on my life. You see, my wife and I like to travel. But now we can’t for a while. And because we’re forced to stay put, I am finally reestablishing my day-to-day habits.