Electronics for Dummies proves that learning doesn't have to be dull! This 432 page book turns you on to real-world electronics by focusing on the essentials and how-to, instead of theory. From simple circuits to robots, Electronics for Dummies is charged with lots of photos and step-by-step explanations that will have you connecting electronic components in no time! The fun ideas and great projects--some can be built with just 30 minutes of your time--will amaze you and your friends. Use this guide to bone-up on electronics or learn how to hook up, fix up, and soup up; use it to assist you in ham radio, understanding guitar fuzz amps, or tackling cool robot projects. Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer, hobbyist, or student, Electronics for Dummies is your quick connection to the stuff you need to know.