wut should i do to learn beginner electronics?

i would like to learn electronics. but dont know where to start. i want to learn how to make circuits and read schematics

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Waffle man8 years ago
Here's a really good place to learn beginners electronics with projects as well;
http://www.kpsec.freeuk.com/index.htm
Paul20134 years ago
Perhaps, first you should stay in school and learn to spell!! Then try MAKE Electronics site.
Rob_Green4 years ago
A great way to get started in electronics is to go to eWebPal.org and view the learn electronics videos in sequence. The videos are free with no ads.
Since it appears that you were trying to get a quick notice on the search engines for your question I will attempt to answer it without all the fan fare of the previous replies. A good way to learn about electronics is to take some courses. Start small and basic and work up from there. If you want to get your feet wet first I suggest starting online with sites that provide basic training such as www.learn-about-electronics.com

If you find that online information for electronics suits you then that will be a good jumping off point.

Good luck!
Madrias3577 years ago
I'd suggest research, some small little projects (my first one was to use a 555 timer to flash 2 LED's on and off), maybe search a bookstore for an equivalent of 'Electronics for Dummies' as that'll likely have the Schematics and such and how to read them.

If you can, perhaps an electronics class would work.  I've gone through 2 years of it myself, and can repair most anything if I can solder on it.
ajedi8 years ago
I use a program called Yenka Electronics http://yenka.com/. You can test and experiment with circuit design and it won't cost you a dime - the home version is free.
i also have little to none experience in the subject but i started to look around in sites and i'm getting better tip don't see a achematic as lines and info also start to imagine the components and start to picture them in place it works wonders for me.
dwight_378 years ago
My favorite site which lets you start with basics all the way up to advanced topics and practical examples:
http://www.allaboutcircuits.com

-dwight_37
Maniacy8 years ago
Proper english would be a good start.
SFHandyman8 years ago
Snap Circuits! You certainly could go the build it yourself way, but to learn and experiment quickly these things can't be beat.

You didn't say how old you are but I'm 47 and I'm having fun with them. They recommend age 8 to adult. You get a project book, and you also get every part you need to build those projects. I've been looking for an excuse to mention them on Instructables. There aren't that many products on Amazon that have a solid 5 star rating but Snap Circuits do.

I actually bought Snap Circuits Extreme (750 projects) for ME.

Read the reviews on Amazon.com. Parents rave about them, and kids seem to really love them. In the reviews parents talk about their kids being instantly enthused and engrossed in them. They can't wait to show their parents their new projects. Moms and Dads have confessed to being very tempted to send the kids to bed early so they can play with the Snap Circuits.

They are all the things that you'd mount on a bread board installed on little boards with snaps on the end. The same snaps as you find on clothing. You just snap them together to build projects. They come with a project book explaining how to build each circuit. They come in different sizes. I think it starts at 100 projects. I'd start with the 300 project kit if you can afford it. You can get completer kits to upgrade a smaller set.

When you are a kid (or 47) hunting down parts from a project book, then soldering them, or mounting them on a bread board is just too much to start. If you have a snap circuits kit, you already have the parts to build hundreds of projects. Find one you really like? Then you can go out and get the parts to build a permanent one.

I couldn't recommend them more. The only complaint is a lack of explanation on some of the parts. There are pdfs that you can download from the manufacturer with more complete information. There are also forums and they accept project ideas from kids for a "Kid Kreation" section on the Elenco website.
Redrockers8 years ago
read info on the internet then start with small easy projects and gradully move onto complicated stuff
Polymorph8 years ago
Don't take this the wrong way, but when you ask questions on various forums and user groups, people will take you more seriously if you use proper spelling and punctuation. Don't rely on just one resource. Get one of those white prototyping boards and a bunch of parts, and build some simple circuits as you learn. I do -not- like those "101 in One" kits. You end up with a spaghetti tangle of wires, so you can't really see what you've built. Get a decent little DMM (Digital MultiMeter) so you can take measurements of circuits as you build them. At some point you'll want an oscilloscope to get a better picture of what is going on in your circuits.
altomic8 years ago
I was in your shoes. I went to community college (though called TAFE here in Australia) and did a course. it was worth doing. probably the most important thing I learnt was how no to electrocute myself. though you probably want to know now.
sound918 years ago
Research on the internet, take stuff apart, play around, take stuff apart, play around. Taking stuff apart and playing around are the best two ways I know of to learn. When you come across a question, look it up on the internet. Start with understanding how resistors and capacitors work, and then move on.