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Building Your Own Electronics Lab: A Guide to Setting Up Your Own Gadget Workshop Dale Wheat

Building Your Own Electronics Lab: A Guide to Setting Up Your Own Gadget Workshop

Dale Wheat

Published August 1st 2012
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Kindle Edition
184 pages
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 About the Book 

What should an electronicshackerspace look like? Is it in your bedroom, garage, a classroom, or even a suitcase? And where do you start? What parts are essential, and which are just nice to have? And how do you organize it all? Dale Wheat, the authorMoreWhat should an electronicshackerspace look like? Is it in your bedroom, garage, a classroom, or even a suitcase? And where do you start? What parts are essential, and which are just nice to have? And how do you organize it all? Dale Wheat, the author of Arduino Internals, will show you how to build your own electronics lab complete with tools, parts, and power sources. Youll learn how to create a portable lab, a small lab to save space, and even a lab for small groups and classrooms. Youll learn which parts and tools are indispensable no matter what type projects youre working on: which soldering irons are best, which tools, cables, and testing equipment youll need. Youll also learn about different chips, boards, sensors, power sources, and which ones youll want to keep on hand. Finally, youll learnhow to assemble everything for the type of lab best suited to your needs. If you need to carry everything to your local makerspace, you can build the Portable Lab. If you plan to tinker at home or in the garage, there is the Corner Lab. If youre going to run your own local makerspace or you need to set up a lab to teach others, there is the Small-Group Lab. No matter what your gadgeteering needs may be, Building Your Own Electronics Labwill show you exactly how to put it all together so you have what you need to get started. What youll learn Essential components of every electronics lab, and how to get them without going broke The differences between types of electronics parts, accessories, and tools you may need Designing a lab for portability Designing a lab to save space Designing a lab to share space and resources Who this book is forElectronics hobbyists, Arduino enthusiasts, hardware hackers, ham radio tinkerers, or anyone wanting to build their own makerspace. Table of Contents Planning Your Electronics WorkshopBuilding Your Tool ChestParts Both Spare and Not-so-SparePortable Mini-LabThe Corner LabThe Small-Group LabAppendix: Getting Started with Tool-Building