Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition

Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition

A Fully-Updated, No-Nonsense Guide to Electronics

Advance your electronics knowledge and gain the skills necessary to develop and construct your own functioning gadgets. Written by a pair of experienced engineers and dedicated hobbyists, Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition, lays out the essentials and provides step-by-step instructions, schematics, and illustrations. Discover how to select the right components, design and build circuits, use microcontrollers and ICs, work with the latest software tools, and test and tweak your creations. This easy-to-follow book features new instruction on programmable logic, semiconductors, operational amplifiers, voltage regulators, power supplies, digital electronics, and more.
 
Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition, covers:

  • Resistors, capacitors, inductors, and transformers
  • Diodes, transistors, and integrated circuits
  • Optoelectronics, solar cells, and phototransistors
  • Sensors, GPS modules, and touch screens
  • Op amps, regulators, and power supplies
  • Digital electronics, LCD displays, and logic gates
  • Microcontrollers and prototyping platforms
  • Combinational and sequential programmable logic
  • DC motors, RC servos, and stepper motors
  • Microphones, audio amps, and speakers
  • Modular electronics and prototypes

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Samsung 860 EVO 500GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-76E500B/AM)

Samsung 860 EVO 500GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-76E500B/AM)

Samsung 860 EVO solid state drive is the SSD to trust. Based on 3D VNAND flash, Samsung offers enhanced read/write performance, endurance and power management efficiency. With multiple form factors, the 860 EVO is ideal for mainstream PCs and laptops.

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Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote (Pendant Design) | Streaming Media Player

Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote (Pendant Design) | Streaming Media Player


Fire TV connects you to a world of entertainment. With a compatible 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR) TV, watch as thousands of movies and TV episodes come to life in vibrant colors and detailed contrast. Find your favorites with universal voice search across more than 190 integrated channels and apps or discover new content with personalized recommendations on the home screen.


Watch what you want

Watch over 500,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, and more. On Fire TV, it’s never been easier to access thousands of 4K Ultra HD movies and TV episodes from Netflix, Prime Video, and more. Enjoy live TV, including sports and news, as it airs. Directly access millions of websites such as YouTube, Facebook, and Reddit with browsers like Silk and Firefox. Plus, stream millions of songs through Prime Music, Spotify, and iHeartRadio. Subscription fees may apply.



Say it. Play it.

Your Alexa Voice Remote can easily find, launch, and control content. Simply press and say, “Alexa, find suspense thrillers” and Alexa will show you results. For hands-free control, pair Fire TV with your favorite Echo device and Alexa will hear you from across the room using far-field voice recognition.

Plus, Alexa on Fire TV is always getting smarter. With newly expanded voice control in apps like Bravo, CBS All Access, Hulu, NBC, PlayStation Vue, and SHOWTIME, Alexa can help you do even more. Use your voice to search, control playback, and even change the channel within supported apps. 



Immersive entertainment

Enjoy stunning 4K Ultra HD streaming at up to 60 fps and HDR enabling more vivid, lifelike colors and exceptional clarity. Feel scenes come to life with three-dimensional Dolby Atmos audio when connected to compatible home audio systems.

Go beyond streaming

Use Alexa on your Fire TV to view camera feeds, control lights, thermostats, and other compatible smart home devices with your Alexa Voice Remote. Plus, play music, check the weather, listen to the news and more—just ask.

Better with Prime

Prime membership unlocks thousands more movies and TV episodes through Prime Video, including Thursday Night Football and Amazon Original Series like The Tick, The Grand Tour, Mozart in the Jungle, and Just Add Magic. Prime members can also add premium channels like HBO, SHOWTIME, and STARZ—no cable or satellite subscription necessary. Only pay for the channels you want to watch, with prices starting as low as $2.99 a month—and you can cancel anytime. Each channel starts with a free trial, so it's easy to discover new favorites.

No cable? No problem.

Watch live TV through Fire TV with subscriptions to Hulu, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and others, or use an indoor HD antenna connected directly to your TV to get broadcast networks like NBC and PBS for free.

Simple, fast, and fluid

Simply plug into your HDTV's HDMI port and connect to the internet via Wi-Fi or the optional Amazon Ethernet Adapter to start enjoying your favorite content. With an ultra-fast 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, Fire TV is 40% more powerful than Fire TV Stick. And with a compact and portable design, it's easy to bring your movies and TV shows with you when you travel.

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Fire HD 10 Tablet with Alexa Hands-Free, 10.1" 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black - with Special Offers

Fire HD 10 Tablet with Alexa Hands-Free, 10.1" 1080p Full HD Display, 32 GB, Black - with Special Offers

The all-new Fire HD 10 features our largest display, now in 1080p Full HD, 32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM, and up to 10 hours of battery. Now with Alexa hands-free.

Our largest display now in 1080p Full HD.


Expansive and immersive

Fire HD 10 features a brilliant 10.1" 1080p Full HD display (1920 x 1200) with over 2 million pixels (224 ppi). Enjoy widescreen movies, videos, and games with wide viewing angles, less glare, and more brightness thanks to a stunning IPS (in-plane-switching) LCD display.

Fast and responsive

Fire HD 10 is now 30% faster thanks to 2x the RAM over the previous generation and a more powerful quad-core processor. Two 1.8 GHz cores and two 1.4 GHz cores run simultaneously, delivering quick app launches, smooth games and videos, and great overall performance.

No more worrying about storage space

Fire HD 10 comes with the most internal storage of any Fire tablet at 32 or 64 GB, great for offline video watching. Expand your storage by up to 256 GB using a microSD card, and keep photos, favorite movies, and compatible games and apps with you. Plus enjoy free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content and photos taken with your Fire tablet.

Power when you need it

Don't be tethered to an outlet—now with up to 10 hours of mixed-use battery life, Fire HD 10 gives you more flexibility to go where the day takes you.

Capture life's moments

Fire HD 10 features a 2 MP rear-facing camera for taking photos or shooting 720p video. The front-facing VGA camera is perfect for Skype calls with friends and family.

Engineered by Amazon

Amazon engineers Fire tablets to hold up against everyday life. As measured in tumble tests, Fire HD 10 is more durable than the latest iPad Pro 10.5" (and costs a lot less too).


The first Fire tablet with Alexa hands-free.


Alexa on Fire tablets

Alexa, the brain behind Echo, provides quick access to the information and entertainment you want, including video, music, games, audiobooks, and more. Ask Alexa questions, see your calendar, get news, show sports scores, and even control your smart home—just ask.

Now with hands-free mode

When connected to Wi-Fi, simply say the wake word, "Alexa." Alexa will respond to you—even when the screen is asleep—and will show visual responses to certain questions.

Everyday tasks made easier

Alexa on Fire tablets helps make every day easier. Just ask to set alarms and timers, check traffic, your calendar, to-do or shopping lists, and more. You can order millions of items with your voice, such as household and personal care products.

Be entertained

Whether you are playing and pausing your favorite movie, starting a playlist, or need a quick joke, you can ask Alexa and stream directly over Wi-Fi. Alexa also provides voice control for Amazon Video, Prime Music, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and more.

Voice control your smart home

Alexa works with devices such as lights, switches, thermostats, security cameras (coming soon), and more from SmartThings, Insteon, Nest, ecobee, Arlo, Ring, and Wink. Dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie or change the temperature on your thermostat while reading in your favorite chair—all without lifting a finger.

Alexa responds intelligently

If you have more than one Alexa device nearby, Alexa responds intelligently from the Fire tablet or Alexa device you’re closest to. If you want a device other than your tablet to respond more often, you can do that too.


Designed for widescreen entertainment


Watch in 1080p Full HD

Enjoy all your favorite movies and TV shows on Amazon Video, Netflix, HBO NOW, Sling TV, and more (subscription fees may apply). Discover hundreds of thousands of TV episodes and movies, plus fling Amazon Video content to your Fire TV using Second Screen. Enhance your video experience with features you only get from Amazon, including On Deck for watching videos anywhere, ASAP for fast video streaming, and X-Ray to go behind the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows while you watch. Watch downloaded videos anywhere with a Prime membership, Netflix plan, or Showtime subscription—on a plane, on vacation, in the car, or wherever you don't have a wireless connection.

Read

Choose from millions of Kindle eBook and magazine titles that you won't be able to find anywhere else. Over 1 million titles are priced at $2.99 or less. Or read as much as you want with a Kindle Unlimited subscription for just $9.99 a month. Connect with the largest online community of book lovers on Goodreads. Read comfortably at night with Blue Shade, an exclusive Fire OS feature that automatically adjusts and optimizes the backlight for a more comfortable nighttime reading experience.

Listen

With millions of songs from thousands of artists, the Amazon Digital Music Store brings all your favorite music to your fingertips. Music you buy on your Fire tablet is saved to Your Music Library for free, and you can play or download it anytime. Unlock more music with Amazon Music Unlimited, just $7.99 per month for Prime members ($9.99 per month for non-Prime members). Audible offers more than 180,000 titles in audiobooks, including best sellers, romances, thrillers, and much more.

Play

Fire tablets feature instant access to over 600,000 of the most popular free and best-selling games, social media, premium TV and movie provider apps, and so much more. Choose from top titles including Candy Crush Saga, Township, Mobile Strike, and more.

The best of Prime


Try Prime free for a month

If you haven't tried Amazon Prime in the past, we'll give you a 30-day free trial. Experience what millions of members already enjoy—unlimited streaming of thousands of hit movies and TV episodes, ad-free access to over a million songs, over a thousand Kindle books, and Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items

Unlimited reading on any device

Prime Reading gives you unlimited access to over a thousand books, current magazines, comics, Kindle Singles, and more. With any device—including your phone, tablet, or Kindle—you can read however you want, whenever you want.

Stream thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Video

With Amazon Prime, members enjoy unlimited streaming of thousands of movies and TV episodes at no additional cost, including award-winning Amazon Original series Transparent, top HBO shows like True Blood, Girls, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

No Wi-Fi, no problem—Prime Video downloads

Exclusive to Prime members, download thousands of Prime Video movies and TV episodes. Watch downloaded videos anywhere—on a plane, on vacation, in the car, or wherever you don't have a wireless connection. Prime Video offers offline viewing at no additional cost.

Over 2 million songs free with Amazon Music

Prime Music is a benefit of your Amazon Prime Membership, featuring a growing selection of 2 million songs, always ad-free and on-demand. Unlock more music with Amazon Music Unlimited, just $7.99 per month for Prime members.

Add HBO, SHOWTIME and more to Prime

With Amazon Channels, Prime members can also subscribe to over 100 premium and specialty channels like HBO and SHOWTIME to add and stream—no cable or satellite subscription necessary. Prime members can subscribe to any or all of these channels with a free trial.

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Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, Widescreen Video Calling and Recording, 1080p Camera, Desktop or Laptop Webcam

Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, Widescreen Video Calling and Recording, 1080p Camera, Desktop or Laptop Webcam

HD Pro Webcam C920
With the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, you’ll be seen in more clarity and detail than ever before with Full HD 1080p video calling—the highest quality available. Enjoy vibrant, true to life video clips that capture the smallest details. No time to talk? Send the people you care about a Full HD video clip.

Advanced Compression Technology
Faster, smoother, and compatible with more computers, H.264 encoding takes the pressure of compressing off your computer so you can enjoy quick uploads.

Logitech Quality
The C920 goes above and beyond the typical webcam, offering amazing clarity and detail thanks to the five-element, Full HD glass lens and precisely tuned autofocus. Dual mics capture natural stereo sound for superior audio.

Connect Like a Pro
Whatever your network, connect with everyone you care about through Full HD 1080p on Skype, and fluid HD 720p on FaceTime for Mac. You can also make high-quality video calls with Google Hangouts and nearly all other video-calling clients. Two mics with automatic noise reduction allow friends, family, and clients to hear the real you.

Compatibility & System Requirements

  • Mac OS 10.6 or later (HD 720p on FaceTime for Mac or other supported video-calling clients; Full HD 1080p video recording with QuickTime Player)

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or later

  • Android v 5.0 or above

  • Chrome OS

  • Available USB port

  • Internet connection


  • Technical Specifications
  • Full HD 1080p video calling (up to 1920 x 1080 pixels) with the latest version of Skype for Windows

  • 720p HD video calling (up to 1280 x 720 pixels) with supported clients

  • Full HD video recording (up to 1920 x 1080 pixels)

  • H.264 video compression

  • Full HD glass lens with precise autofocus

  • Built-in dual mics with automatic noise reduction

  • Automatic low-light correction

  • Tripod-ready universal clip fits laptops and LCD monitors


  • Package Contents
    Webcam & 6-foot cable
    User documentation
    2 year limited warranty

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    Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband, Black, Small (US Version)

    Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband, Black, Small (US Version)

    Make every beat count with Fitbit Charge 2—the heart rate and fitness wristband built for all-day, workouts and beyond. PurePulse continuous heart rate makes it easy to maximize workouts, better track calorie burn and get a snapshot of your cardio fitness level, while all-day activity and auto sleep tracking, lets you see how your whole routine adds up. Record your workouts with multi-sport modes to see real-time workout stats on screen, or rely on SmartTrack to automatically record select exercises for you. The large OLED display helps you stay connected with call, text and calendar alerts, stay active with Reminders to Move, and find moments of calm with guided breathing sessions. Plus, you can find a look that fits your style with customizable clock faces and interchangeable bands. Sync wirelessly and automatically to 200+ iPhone, Android and Windows devices, and with more advanced features in a sleeker package and a battery life of up to 5 days, it’s the motivation you need to push yourself further—every step, every beat, every day.



    Syncing range: Up to 30 feet. Syncing requires Bluetooth LE and Internet connection. Windows 10 computers that do not have Bluetooth LE will need a wireless sync dongle in order to sync. Syncs with Mac OS X 10.6 and up, iPhone 4S and later, iPad 3 gen. and later, Android 4.4 and later, and Windows 10 devices.

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    How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic, Second Edition

    How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic, Second Edition

    A Fully Revised Guide to Electronics Troubleshooting and Repair

    Repair all kinds of electrical products, from modern digital gadgets to analog antiques, with help from this updated book. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic, Second Edition, offers expert insights, case studies, and step-by-step instruction from a lifelong electronics guru. Discover how to assemble your workbench, use the latest test equipment, zero in on and replace dead components, and handle reassembly. Instructions for specific devices, including stereos, MP3 players, digital cameras, flat-panel TVs, laptops, headsets, and mobile devices are also included in this do-it-yourself guide.

    • Choose the proper tools and set up your workbench
    • Ensure personal safety and use proper eye and ear protection
    • Understand how electrical components work and why they fail
    • Perform preliminary diagnoses based on symptoms
    • Use test equipment, including digital multimeters, ESR meters, frequency
      counters, and oscilloscopes
    • Interpret block, schematic, and pictorial diagrams
    • Disassemble products and identify sections
    • Analyze circuits, locate faults, and replace dead parts
    • Re-establish connections and reassemble devices

     

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    Uncle Milton Death Star Electronics Lab Kit

    Uncle Milton Death Star Electronics Lab Kit

    Construct real electronic circuits inside the Death Star as you activate authentic light and sound effects from Star Wars movies! Complete over 20 experiments with more than 75 components as you try to make all the functions of the Death Star fully operational like activating the super laser, initiating the tractor beam, triggering the Death Star battle alarm and even powering Darth Vader’s breathing machine! It’s both fun play and real STEM learning. You can even display the light-up Death Star on your wall!

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