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Start Electronics

Some resources our members have found useful.

Books

Websites

Websites about electronics abound! Here are some you’ll see me refer to frequently:

YouTube Channels

There are many very talented engineers posting video content about electronics online. Carlyn has collected many videos into playlists. Of the playlists starting with simply “ItoE”, those have been about 60 to 80% watched by her as of January 2015.

Online Vendors

Check out Local vendors as well on our Local Resources page.

Super Beginner Friendly

Motor Specialists

Surplus

Big Guys

Huge Inventories, but can be tough for beginners:

Drawing Schematics

There is no one standard for recording schematics electronically. All of the following have strengths and weaknesses.

Forums

Ideally the forums you use should be as specific to your interests as possible, like fashioningtech.com for wearables, civicforums.com for moding a Honda Civic, DIYDrones for UAV’s, etc. That said, here are some general forums to have as reference: