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Electronics Projects

Curve Tracer Design for Power Tubes Testing

Curve Tracer DIY Project developed and written by  Basin Street Design. This is for all those tube amp enthusiasts and hackers out there. I wanted to build a tube stereo amp that I could be proud of. However in the course of wiring it up I found that some 6AU6s just refused to bias where […]

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Signals and Systems

Waves in Electronics and Communications

This article reviews the basic theory of waves and wave motion focusing on a practical application: electronics and communications. In addition, images and graphs of moving waves are provided to facilitate the understanding of the concepts explained. The text is organized as follows. First, waves are defined from a general and also mathematical point of […]

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Electroagenda

Publish your Electronic Project Online

Are you an electronics hobbyist or professional and develop your own home-made projects? Are you so proud of one of them that you would like to publish it online? Then don’t hesitate any longer. In this post we explain the steps to publish your electronic project online at Electroagenda. First of all, keep in mind […]

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Programming

Create GIF Files in Octave and Matlab

Nowadays, in any technical work of a certain level, it is common to program and simulate codes in mathematical simulators such as Matlab, or its free “equivalent” Octave. Typically the results of these simulations can be part of documents, presentations and meetings. On many occasions we could benefit from motion graphics to better visualize, explain […]

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Books

Tuxedo Park by Jennet Conant

Tuxedo Park, by Jennet Conant, is one of the few non-technical books that guarantees an interesting read for the entire scientific community. Especially recommended for our audience of electronics hobbyists, electronic engineers, telecommunications engineers and physicists, Tuxedo Park is a surprising, inspiring and enriching book for anyone whose profession is related to the world of […]

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Electronics Projects

Low Distortion Audio Oscillator Build

Low Distortion Audio Oscillator Developed and Written by  Basin Street Design. The following low distortion audio oscillator is based on the Wien-Bridge oscillator. The previous link developes the math. I get it. You can skip that if you don’t care why the Wien bridge oscillator works. 1. Low Distortion Audio Oscillator Schematics Here is the […]

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Analog Electronics Electronics Projects

Bainter Notch Filter: Design and Tuning

This article reviews the theory and implementation of the Bainter Notch Filter. Written and developed by  Basin Street Design. This calculation examines the effectiveness of a Bainter notch filter such as the Bainter circuit as seen in the figure below [1]. Low-pass, high-pass, and standard notch responses can be realized. The following picture shows the […]

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Analog Electronics

Wien Bridge Oscillator: Unbalanced and Balanced

This article reviews the theory of the Wien Bridge Oscillator. Written to support his own practical projects by Basin Street Design. Here is the famous Wien Bridge oscillator circuit [1]. This picture is one shamelessly stolen from somewhere on the interwebs and modified for my purposes: The oscillator operates by sending part of its output […]

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Electronics Projects

HomeMade PCB Manufacturing

HomeMade PCB project, written and developed by Luca_004. Hi guys, in this article I will present the creation and manufacture of a homemade printed circuit board (PCB) with the simplest items at home. HomeMade PCB Tutorial Step 1: Create a Layout With the program of your choice you create a layout for a single-sided circuit […]

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Electronics Projects

Magic Eye: Emulation with Arduino

“Magic Eye” emulation project written and developed by Konstantin Dorohov (USA). The recorders and receivers of my youth used the now defunct tube level indicators or “magic eye” on 6E1P or 6E5C lamps. Now is the time for nostalgia for the “old days” and you can buy assembled indicators on aliexpress or amazon. They are […]