The Beginner’s Guide to Digital Electronics by Roger Secura Learn how the numbers “1” and “0” changed the world of analog and digital electronics.
Battery Backed Lighting System by Jim Lacenski Battery Backed-Up LED Illumination System.
A MIDI Controlled Analog Synthesizer on a Shoestring by Thomas Henry Build a MIDI controlled analog synthesizer for under $40 and start making electronic music right away.
Tech Forum Questions Check out the Questions for this issue.
PICAXE Primer by Ron Hackett Controlling an Electric BBQ Smoker — Part 1 As I mentioned at the end of the February Primer, we're now going to turn our attention to using a thermocouple sensor and a solid-state relay (SSR) to monitor and control the temperature of an electric smoker.
PICAXE Primer by Ron Hackett Controlling an Electric BBQ Smoker — Part 2 Controlling and monitoring an electric BBQ smoker with a PICAXE data logger.
Near Space by L. Paul Verhage A New Vision of BalloonSats A new vision for standardization of BalloonSats.
Q&A by Tim Brown Reader Questions Answered Here Hand tools for servicing electronic devices.
The Design Cycle by Fred Eady Basic Training for All Programming Languages Test driving the new M.E. Labs trainer. Everything you need to enhance your coding skills is included!
Open Communication by Louis E. Frenzel So, You Think You Know Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is just about the most widely used wireless technology in the world. However, there is a lot you may not know about Wi-Fi. Here is a primer to bring you up to date.
Practical 3D Printing by Chuck Hellebuyck MakerBot Customizer for 3D Print Creations Makerbot Customizer software makes modding a Thingiverse downloaded design a breeze.
Indestructibles: The Lure of Tube Audio Equipment by Bryan Bergeron My Sony integrated amp with copper chassis and huge toroidal transformers was a tour de force in my audio setup before the power mains took an indirect lightning hit. Because the microcontroller was fried, I couldn’t even get the unit to power up.