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m46_Skillbuilder_Battery1-2-featuredThere are many types of battery chemistries, and each one has its own different characteristics. So which one to choose? We’ll cover the basic features for each battery type in order to help you decide which one is right for you.

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spotwelderLong-time Maker Matthew Borgatti recently completed work on a homemade spot welder, built from a scrapped microwave and a few other parts.

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cicruit simulator featured image sizeOccasionally, I’ll find myself trying to describe how a circuit works, and pencil and paper just won’t cut it. I need to show them not just how the circuit diagram looks, but how the voltage and current flows through the various components. Rather than take the time to build up a […]

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raspberry piThe Raspberry Pi is a full Linux computer that’s about the size of a credit card and sells for $25–$35. It has a 700MHz ARM CPU and 512MB of RAM. Because of its capabilities and its low price, it has become wildly popular with the hobbyist market. Some people have […]

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