Simple, Low-cost Electronics Projects


  • Fred Blechman

Fred's explanations are clear, readable, and friendly. Each project comes with a complete discussion of circuit theory, circuit board and parts placement layouts, excellent hints on building and testing each circuit, suggestions for packaging, and a complete parts list. Few things are as satisfying as when an electronic device you built yourself comes to life when you flip the "On" switch. You're guaranteed success with this essential book on your workbench!
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Book information

  • Published: August 1998
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-1-878707-46-8

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Telephone Hold ButtonChapter 2: A Telephone Remote RingerChapter 3: A Telephone Recording BeeperChapter 4: A Telephone FM TransmitterChapter 5: A Telephone Line AnalyzerChapter 6: Two Simple Electronic SirensChapter 7: A Variable Frequency Audio OscillatorChapter 8: Building a VOX (Voice Operated Switch)Chapter 9: A Nickel-Cadmium Battery ZapperChapter 10: A Multi-purpose Digital TesterChapter 11: 3-1/2 Digit Module ApplicationsChapter 12: More 3-1/2 Digit Module ApplicationsChapter 13: A Digital ThermometerChapter 14: A Talking Alarm ClockChapter 15: A DC Digital VoltmeterChapter 16: A Digital Multimeter KitChapter 17: A Transistor/Diode TesterChapter 18: Quick Tracey, the Semiconductor SleuthChapter 19: Digital Voltmeter Capacitance AdapterChapter 20: A Function GeneratorChapter 21: Measuring Inductance with "Quick Henry"Chapter 22: A Deluxe TimebaseAppendix A: Part SubstitutionAppendix B: Kit and Part SourcesAppendix C: Fred's Funnies