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Links to other sites
This is a partial list of some of my favourite sites. Hopefully you will find at least some of them of interest too.
- Elliott Sound Products - Audio and hifi related projects. Rod has an excellent analysis of the ban on incandescent light bulbs
- Cool386's Australian Site of Vintage Technology. - Vintage radio and television
- TRONNORT Technology - David L. Jones' site. His video blog is worth checking out.
- Homo Ludens - Electronic and amateur radio projects. The pages on flying and photography are also worth looking at.
- Mike's Electric Stuff - Lots of nice high voltage and laser stuff, also a gallery of vintage electronic components.
- Spark, Bang, Buzz and Other Good Stuff. - Homemade components, including CRTs and semiconductors!
- Things to make and do - Lighting and special effects projects. I have built a few of Clive's RGB controllers, they work well.
- Dan's Workshop - Electronics projects, aluminium casting.
- Diverse Devices - Numerous practical hints on electronics construction and repair.
- Alan's Lab - Lots of good electronics and radio experiments
- Mark's Project Pages - Mark's site has his audio and test equipment designs, as well as a tour of his workshop
- Tesla Downunder - HV and tesla coil experiments
- Die Bastelecke - Lots of good ideas and experiments. In German, automated translation.
- Jeff Duntemann's Shop Tips - A guide to setting up an electronics workshop
- Optical mouse cam - A nice hack. High framerate, but very limited resolution.
- Induction Heating - Building an experimental induction heater
- Compact fluorescent lamp - A number of reverse engineered schematics for CFLs
- V-USB - A software "bit-bang" USB implementation for AVR micros
- Electronixandmore - Nixie clocks, oscilloscope pong, relay CPUs
- Andrew Holme's projects - Spectrum analyser, PABX, and more
- DIY Electronic Control Gear - Reusing the driver circuitry out of CFLs
- 13.8V / 15A from a PC Power Supply - Modifying an AT/ATX supply for higher output.
- Induction Generator - How to use an induction motor as an asynchronous alternator
- TIG Welder Project - An impressive power electronics project.
- Home Made Sonar - Simple system using a PC sound card.
- A digital water level meter - Uses a capacitive sensor.
- The Self Site - Anyone involved in audio will have heard of Douglas Self. Also check out his "Museum of Retro Tech"
- David Cook's Robot Room - Check out the Lego ohmmeter!
- Fingers elektrische Welt - All sorts of crazy devices. In German, automated translation, or just look at the pictures.
- The Guru's Lair - A wealth of electronic design information
- Color Mirror Screw Project - A colour mechanical TV set, using LEDs
- Homebrew CPU Home Page - Building a CPU out of discrete logic.
Online books and reference material
History of Electronics & Technology
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