Are you struggling to understand circuits and see how currents flow? I wrote this based on an interaction I had with Gary. And maybe it can help you. I was developing some new material for a course. And I used Gary as my test subject. He’s an adult British gentleman with no electronics background whatsoever. […]
There’s a bunch of places to buy electronic components. Myself, I love to go to a brick-and-mortar store to buy components, because then I can get them without waiting. Unfortunately, many cities don’t have these anymore. So what do you do?
“How to combine components to get a specific function?”
Many people ask me this. But that’s like if you want to learn the piano and ask:
“How to combine notes to play a specific song?”
But that’s not the way to learn the piano. And it’s not the way to learn electronics.
Every week I sit down to write this newsletter. And I usually spend about an hour. But today when I was sitting down to write, I had an impulse. I wanted to create a behind-the-scenes video tour of Ohmify.
A few years ago I received a message: “We need to add a fancy new function to our product. Do you know how to do this?” (Okay it didn’t read “fancy new function”, but you get the picture)
An inductor is just a coil of wire.
It’s incredibly easy to make one — just make some loops with a wire. But because wires create magnetic fields, you’ll soon see that it can do some interesting stuff.
That’s what you’ll learn in this article.