CHAPTER 8

Tools and Tips

 

THIS CHAPTER PROVIDES SOME USEFUL TIPS for creating your own projects and how to best utilize your resources. Starting your own project can be a bit daunting at first, and sometimes can seem frustrating and complicated. These tools and tips should help you on your way—and in no time, you will become an efficient Evil Genius.

Datasheets

Datasheets are manuals from the manufacturer for its electronics components. They explain exactly how a particular component should work and how it should be used. Usually, these documents are written by electrical engineers and scientists. This is why they can sometimes cause confusion among average users, especially newcomers. However difficult they may be to read, they are also the ...

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