You're never to old to learn

You're never too old to learn

Whether you're keen to try a new hobby or simply tired of paying professionals to do simple repairs, upskilling is easier than you might think

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Safe Soldering for Children

Safe Soldering for Children

You don't need a lab coat when it's time to introduce a new generation to electronics.

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15 fun projects for kids

15 fun projects for kids

Try these fantastic and educational ideas to help keep the kids – and yourself – happy, healthy and engaged while being cooped up for an extended period.

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Power 101: electrical circuit essentials

Power 101: electrical circuit essentials

When you launch into your first electronics project, you'll be faced with lots of terms. We guide you through what you'll need to make a start with electronics projects.

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Snake Game

Snake Game

Here's the first of our mini projects that you can build from parts in the XC3900 kit.

It's a take on the old 'Snake' game that you might have seen on old Nokia phones or even earlier on Atari.

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Unsung heroes of the workbench

Unsung heroes of the workbench

Where would we be without the ingenious and sometimes wacky essentials that adorn the workbench?

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How to use a breadboard

How to use a breadboard

Get creating with this simple and easy, yet fundamental circuit-building tool.

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3 fantastic patch and repair compounds

3 fantastic patch and repair compounds

A little DIY can save you big bucks, so here are some of the best compounds for electronic repair.

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High-Speed Rotary Tool Tips

High-Speed Rotary Tool Tips

Not sure what's what when it comes to using a high-speed rotary tool? Check out our great uses and pro tips.

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Downloadable Guides

Here you will find extensive primers* and valuable application notes on many subjects.

Ammeters and shunts
Primer-Ammeters & Shunts-Jaycar.pdf

Batteries
Primer-Batteries-Jaycar.pdf

Batteries - lead acid
Primer-Batteries-Lead-Acid-Jaycar.pdf

Batteries - lithium rechargeable
Primer-Batteries-Lithium-Rechargeable-Jaycar.pdf

Car amps
Primer-Car_Amps-Jaycar.pdf

Decibels
Primer-Decibels-Jaycar.pdf

DMX512
Primer-DMX512-Jaycar.pdf

Firewire
Primer-Firewire-Jaycar.pdf

Fuses
Primer-Fuses-Jaycar.pdf

HDMI
Primer-HDMI-Jaycar.pdf

Indoor TV antennas
Primer-Indoor-TV-Antennas-Jaycar.pdf

OBDII
Primer-OBDII-Jaycar.pdf

Primary cells and batteries
Primer-PrimaryCellsAndBatteries-Jaycar-.pdf

Speaker crossovers
Primer-SpeakerCrossovers-Jaycar.pdf

TV broadcasting in Australia
Primer-TV Broadcasting in Australia-Jaycar.pdf

Video camera basics
Primer-Video-Camera-Basics-Jaycar.pdf

Deutsch plug connection guide
Primer-DeutschPlugConnectionGuide-Jaycar.pdf

Breadboard breakdown
Primer-Breadboard-Breakdown-Jaycar.pdf

*Primer n. any small book of basic instruction.


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