Using easy-to-find parts and tools for creating both retro and modern phone projects, this do-it-yourself guide begins with some background on the development of the landline phone and the cell. You'll review basic building techniques, such as installing components, building circuits, and soldering. Then you'll dive into the projects, which, while they range from easy to complex, are all designed to optimize your time and simplify your life! Telephone Projects for the Evil Genius:
* Features step-by-step instructions for 40 clever and practical phone projects, complete with 150 how-to illustrations * Shows you how to enhance both wire-connected phones and cell phones * Leaves room for you to customize your projects * Removes the frustration-factor-all the parts you need are listed, along with sources
From simple phone gadgets to sophisticated remote control devices, Telephone Projects for the Evil Genius provides you with all the schematics, charts, and tables you need to complete such fun projects as:
* Ringing phone light flasher * Telephone amplifier * Telephone ring-controlled relay * Remote telephone bell project * Touch tone generator * Phone voice scrambler * Caller ID decoder project * TeleAlert phone pager and control * Wireless remote phone ringer * Conferencer * And much more!
Table of contents
Introduction Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Telephone History Chapter 2. How the Telephone Works Chapter 3. Identifying Electronic Components Chapter 4. Reading Schematics Chapter 5. Electronic Parts Installation and Soldering Chapter 6. Telephone Privacy Guard Chapter 7. Modem Protector Chapter 8. Telephone Amplifiers and Projects Chapter 9. Phone Recorder Switch Project Chapter 10. Telephone Conferencer Unit Chapter 11. The Frustrator Chapter 12. Hold Circuits and Projects Chapter 13. Telephone Ringer Projects Chapter 14. Phone Line Status Circuits and Projects Chapter 15. Telephone and Phone Line Testers Chapter 16. FM Telephone Transmitter Chapter 17. Telephone Project Chapter 18. Talking/Musical Telephone Ringer Chapter 19. Telephone Tollsaver Chapter 20. Infinity Bug/Transmitter Project Chapter 21. Radio Phone Patch Chapter 22. Telephone Phone Intercom Chapter 23. Speaker-Phone Project Chapter 24. Telephone Scrambler Chapter 25. Telephone Tattletale Chapter 26. DTMF Telephone Controller Project Chapter 27. The BASIC STAMP Microcontroller Chapter 28. DTMF Touch-Tone Generator/Decoder Display Chapter 29. Caller-ID/Blocker Project Chapter 30. Page-Alert Chapter 31. Tele-Alert Project Chapter 32. Remote Temperature Monitor Appendix: Electronic Parts Suppliers