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Imagine you're an intelligence specialist and have been asked to analyze aerial images. Are those clumps of vegetation real or are they camouflage nets concealing enemy fortifications or weapons?
How would you use your electronics knowledge to spot fake vegetation?
Greg Learns to Solder
Jameco's Sales and Marketing Vice President Greg Harris proclaims to have zero electronics aptitude, so when his team challenged him to learn how to solder, he had little confidence. When he asked for help from Jameco readers, Greg obsessed on those that cautioned he would burn something and most likely himself. Greg bravely faced his fears and got a soldering lesson while the cameras were rolling. Sadly, however, it didn't work out the way anyone planned.
Watch our soldering rookie struggle.
Build the Club Jameco IR Beacon Kit.
When designing a new product, many companies take into account what materials to use and if it can run on alternative energy. However, in the tech world, it’s rare to find a business that takes into consideration whether their product can be adapted for people with disabilities or have an educational component.
The thriving business that combines science and humanitarianism.
Learning about electronics requires more than just reading a book. There’s nothing better than hands-on projects to bring key electronics concepts to life. Jameco is in the early stages of building a library of electronics lessons with a recommended hands-on project for each one.
Explore Jameco's free electronics educational resources.
Your solutions to this recurring problem.
Pocket Power Supply Kit
Build this pocket-sized power supply and use it at garage sales and thrift stores to test electronics before you buy them. It has a selectable output voltage that can be set in 1.5V intervals to mimic one to four 1.5V batteries.
Build the pocket power supply kit
EL Wire Sequencer Kit
The EL Wire Sequencer has easy user manipulation of the ports and brightness with its menu-driven command editor. It provides 29 control commands and 20 function commands.
Build an EL Wire Sequencer
Mini-Maglite 2AA Conversion to White LED | By Waltx
Transform a 2AA Mini-Maglite from an incandescent bulb to a high efficiency white LED bulb with this flashlight conversion project.