Welcome to EDI's page!

Here you can find tested projects with a step-by-step instruction how to build them yourself or make them better.
Today anyone can buy amazing gadgets. The real fun is to make them with your own hands!

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About EDI

EDI will share with you his passion and experience in electronics and Do-It-Yourself projects. If you have ever been hypnotized by wires comming out of a box, you are speaking EDI's language.
EDI is not an enengeneer, nor you have to be. To understand how things work and the fun from making them work with your own hands is a passion for life.

All projects are meant to be:
Easy to build - You will need a soldering iron, a solder, a screwdriver, pliers, tweezers, scissors, a cheap digital multimeter.
Flexible - They contain LTspice simulations and EAGLE cad PCB design, so you can test them, before you actually build them, make adjustments, according to the elements you have and incorporate them in your own projects.
Cheap - The elements you need, or a suitable alternatives, may already be in your drawer. The most expensive ingredient of these projects is your time.
Practical - Theory and experiments are fun, but to keep what you have build, it surely has to be useful when turned ON.



Guidelines

Safety first!

Please, always check that you follow safety rules when touching electrical parts. There are devices that store a big electrical charge even when they are disconnected from the grid!

Be respectful.

Always respect and credit the work of others. Always help others and say Thank You to those that helped you. The cooperation is more craetive than competition.

Be informed.

DIY projects in this site are meant to be simple. The theory behind them never is. Make your own reading and enquiries in the field and cross examine information from different sources.



Projects



Copyright and general agreement

With buying an article from this site, the buyer agrees that:

He/She buys an article with a complete step-by-step instructions how to build the device. No elements, parts, battery or device will be shipped. Up to 3 days, after your payment, you will receive a message with a download link to a zip archive and an activation password.

The information on this site is for reference and education purposes only. No claims are made regarding the accuracy or reliability of the information.
DIY projects are intended for technically qualified people, able to evaluate their appropriateness and safety. The actual designs are tested and working, still the author does not claim any responsibility for or connected with the implementation and the use of the device. Check all local, state, and federal laws regarding the use of home-made devices.
The devices described, shall NOT be used for any illegal or non ethical purposes.
The user is entirely responsible for any damage, the devices might cause, or be alleged to have caused.
The devices explained in this site, can not substitute professional instruments.
The author does not allow any part of this site or respective articles, to be printed, published or otherwise used in books, web sites or other kind of information distribution.
The author does not allow any part of this site respective articles, to be reproducted in any similar commercial products.


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Useful links and tips

useful links downloadsHere you will find all sort of practical and easy to do yourself projects, technics, software and downloads.

Soldering is an easy process and usually not discussed in forums or books. Still, if you take your time with the following lines, you might improve the quality of your work :-)

If you can't measure it, it doesn't exist. Simple tips about electronics measurement.

You have an idea of some device and want to make it alive. Here you can find a simple way to make Printed Circuit Boards with available materials.

Best thing about inductors is that you can easy do it yourself.