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A Beginner's Guide to Circuits by Øyvind Nydal Dahl

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BUILD YOUR FIRST BREADBOARD CIRCUIT

THIS SIMPLE CIRCUIT TURNS ON A LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE (LED).

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THE CIRCUIT DIAGRAM

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THE PARTS LIST

PART

VALUE

DESCRIPTION

Battery

9 V

Standard 9 V battery

Battery clip

 

Component that connects the battery to the breadboard

Breadboard

 

Plastic board with around 400 holes

Resistor

470 Ω

Component that reduces the current through the LED

LED

Red

Standard-output light-emitting diode

Jumper wires

 

Two breadboard jumper wires in different colors

BUILDING THE CIRCUIT

To build this circuit, all you ...

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