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HANDY RESOURCES

Here are some resources that you’ll find useful when building projects with electronics. Use this as a reference when, for example, you need to figure out what the color bands of a specific resistor mean. I’ve also listed some websites where you can continue learning and find more projects to build.

COMPONENT AND UNIT VALUE CHEAT SHEETS

Throughout this book, you’ll use lots of components, and there are as many ways to read those components as there are component types. Here are some handy cheat sheets to help you read resistors and capacitors and to help you remember what the different prefixes on units like volts and amperes mean. ...

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