[Noisebridge-discuss] recommend book - starting with microcontrollers/electronics

Mitch Altman maltman23 at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 6 18:04:54 UTC 2013

I wish I knew a good book that could take someone who knows nothing and teaches how to do cool projects.  If there were such a book, then I wouldn't need to write one.  (I've been in the process of writing such a book for over 2 years -- and this is the year I want to finish it.)


> Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2013 19:08:52 -0700 
> From: algoldor at yahoo.com 
> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net 
> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] recommend book - starting with 
> microcontrollers/electronics 
> Hi to all, 
> I'm making a list of books to order to Korea from USA (mostly 
> food&beverage making) and I wonder if you could recommend something 
> nice for "starting up" with electronics, microcontrollers and 
> especially arduino and another one about electronics and electronics 
> componenets. My main focus is to improve my skills with electronics, I 
> need in the future mostly things connected to heating and cooling 
> devices, humidity controll etc. (fridges/freezers/growing boxes etc) so 
> 5 V and controlling through them higher woltage like heaters etc. 
> Something with pictures like reallly nice to read and easy to falllow. 
> I have found on amazon for example this but I do not know if it is good 
> http://www.amazon.com/Make-Electronics-Discovery-Charles-Platt/dp/0596153740/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1365213734&sr=8-1&keywords=starting+with+microcontrollers 
> Also about electronics, I do not have really bases except high school 
> physics, so something what would be explaining different things like 
> diods, capacitors in a nice illustrative way would be great. I know 
> that I can find all of that online in blogs but I would like to have 
> something bit more complex so I do not miss some stuff and also to my 
> experience many times reading a book from a good author on subject 
> from A to Z gives you me good bases. 
> Many thanks, 
> Sincerely from Jeju, 
> FAA 
> Frantisek Algoldor Apfelbeck 
> biotechnologist&kvasir and hacker 
> http://www.frantisekapfelbeck.org 
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