This video explores the tiny world of surface mount components. Collin Cunningham constructs what may be the world’s smallest phototheremin and shows it in super macro detail.
Soldering Surface Mount Devices – [Link]
After several months of researching, interviewing and filming, I’m excited to present the first public Trailer to my new Documentary “State of Electronics” – A discussion on the Electronics Industry in Australia. Even though the documentary is focused on Australian Electronics Design and Manufacture, much of it applies to all countries from around the world.
State of Electronics – Trailer – [Link]
In this youtube video watch what happens when you overcharge a LiPo battery. As you understand a LiPo battery is extremely hazardous if mishandled. Please pay attention to the warnings for this type of battery!
LiPo Battery explosion - [Link]
Jeri Ellsworth shows you how she made her own electroluminescent (EL) wire using enameled magnet wire, bare copper wire, and EL phosphors. [via]
How-To: Make your own EL wire - [Link]
How to use an N channel MOSFET to turn anything on and off – [Link]
In this series of tutorials learn the basics of oscilloscopes. In the first part: What is an oscilloscope, why do you need one, which scopes are a good deal and where do I get one? In the second part: Oscilloscope probe settings, how to use a probe, vertical/horizontal scaling, DC and AC coupling. In third part: auto and one-shot trigger settings, 2 channel measurement, math functions.
Oscilloscope Tutorial Part 1 – Choosing an oscilloscope - [Link]
Oscilloscope Tutorial Part 2 – Basic usage - [Link]
Oscilloscope Tutorial Part 3 – Advanced functions - [Link]