Useful links

Soldering tips - Simple step-by-step tips about DIY soldering.
Measurements in electronics - Simple and useful tips measurement and tests of electronic components.
Make your own Printed Curcuit Board - This is the most famous method - using a laser printer/copier and the home iron.
Make your own Double-Sided Printed Curcuit Board - Get a quality double-sided PCB in minutes.
Handle and store electronic components - Simple tips for safe handling of electronic components.
Online Electronic Circuit Simulator - very intuitive, no installation needed
Circuit Simulator Applet - can work offline, you need Java plug-in installed
Coil Inductance Calculator - fast inductors calculation
Circuit handbook - well organized Russian site (in English) with electronics basics and original solutions - Instructables is a place that lets you explore, document, and share your DIY creations. - Quality Electronic Kits, Electronic Projects, Electronic Schematics - An excellent educational blog for engineering students in providing great information on various electronics projects ideas, circuits, electronics tools, etc. from basic level to advanced level. - Free Electronic projects, schematics, diagramms, pcb, free electronic software and hobbilist electronics resources, electronic community. - Free verified electronics projects with schematic and circuit diagram with PCB layout and design in many circuits. Projects ranging from basic electronics. - over 1050 top electronics projects and electronic circuits with photos, datasheets and easy to read schematics plus how it works and how to build it. - Over 1000 Electronics Schematics. FM transmitters, audio and video, Hi-Fi and Hi-End, tube amplifiers, measured electronics and more.
Radio Frequency Circuits - so much designs, even EDI could not check them all - Very big database of electronic elements - Tutorials and kits for assembly of great diversity - Lots of schemes, mods and stuff for electric guitar pedals

Software and Downloads

LTspice - a very powerful and popular simulator. Can run on Windows and Linux systems
LTspice Yahoo Group - popular forum with lots of LTspice models and members to help you
RightMark Audio Analyzer - a very powerful and popular software for analyzing audio signal properties like THD, noise, spectrum, channel crosstalk with PC soundcard. For Windows systems, but runs on Ubuntu with Wine.
CadSoft EAGLE - PCB design software - even the free version has LTspice incorporation and auto routing. Windows and Linux distributions
potentiometer scale dwg Potentiometer scale in CAD format - This DWG file will help you to give your project more "professional" look. It contains different scales for potentiometer with a rotation of 270 degrees. You can open and edit it with free programs like DraftSight and A9CAD

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