Electronic Components

Carl Youngblood carl at youngbloods.org
Wed Oct 25 15:35:19 MDT 2006


Speaking of electronics, can anyone recommend a good way for a  
software programmer to get started learning how to build hardware  
electronics, such as circuit boards, home tinkering projects,  
robotics etc.?

On Oct 25, 2006, at 3:18 PM, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> For the hobby electronics project I did last year, I got most of my
> parts from Mouser and Jameco.  Mouser had a bigger selection, but  
> Jameco
> had better prices on common parts like resistors, capacitors, and  
> LEDs.
>  I got a couple of parts from Central Utah Electronics.  I like that
> store a lot, even though it's out of my way.  They have a fairly wide
> variety and reasonable prices on everything I looked at.




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