including Inductors and Transformers
Little Computers for your entertainment.
Diodes, Transistors are described here. ( But not Light Emitting Diodes = LED or Photo Diodes which are listed under Optoelectronics. )
LEDs, photodiodes, optoisolators, LCDs, IR proximity detectors,...
Crystals, Ceramic Resonators, oscillators, ...
Accelerometers, Gyroscopes, Temperature Sensors, Pressure Sensors, ...
Turn things on and off.
Make thing move. We include some circuits/chips for driving motors
GPS, Mobile Phone, RF Transceiver, Bluetooth Modules, ...
So many parts to pick, but which ones? Why not pick a popular part, or a group of parts for areas of interest?
Links to homepages, phone numbers, contact info, ... There is often info under each component as well in the components sections above.
contact info, PCB trace width/spacing capability, ...
Good places to buy, numbers to call, people to talk to, ...
Get your low cost motor controller boards & motor driver ICs
Free is nice.
Dig in, to the free stuff, a list of links and a bunch of ideas on how to use your loot.
Unusual ideas for the fruits of your labor.
Lots of people put a microprocessor and most of the other essential stuff on a tiny little demo board, easy to plug into your solderless breadboard (or your custom PCB) that has just a few more things that make your project special.
You will want data sheets for you parts. Check:
- original manufacturer
- parts distributor