Start Electronics Now!
Created on: 27 July 2012
The best way to start electronics as a hobby is to start building circuits. You do not need to know how the circuits work or what the parts do at first.
This series of tutorials and articles teaches electronics to beginners using an electronic breadboard that allows easy assembly and disassembly of electronic circuits.
Electronic parts can be used and then reused to build different circuits on the breadboard. Circuits are built by plugging parts into the breadboard and joining them using single-strand wire.
This is how a circuit is built on an electronic breadboard by plugging parts into it:
This video shows how to plug parts into a breadboard to build a circuit. You will learn how to use a breadboard in the first tutorial of this series.
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This article will show you what you will need to get started. At the end of the article, you will know what to buy to be able to follow the beginners tutorials.
Before starting electronics, you will need:
- Some tools
- Some electronic parts (components)
See what tools you will need to start electronics in the next part of this article.