Old thread:>>816071>I'm new to electronics, where do I get started?
There are several good books and YouTube channels that are commonly recommended for beginners and those wanting to learn more, many with advanced techniques. The best way to get involved in electronics is just to make stuff. Don't be afraid to get your hands dirty.>What books are there?
Getting Started in Electronics Forrest Mims III
Make: Electronics Charles Platt
How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic Michael Jay Greier
All New Electronics Self-Teaching Guide - Harry Kybett, Earl Boysen
Practical Electronics for Inventors - Paul Scherz and Simon Monk
The Art of Electronics by Paul Horowitz>What YouTube channels are there?https://www.youtube.com/user/mjlortonhttps://www.youtube.com/user/paceworldwidehttps://www.youtube.com/user/eevbloghttps://www.youtube.com/user/EcProjectshttps://www.youtube.com/user/greatscottlabhttps://www.youtube.com/user/mikeselectricstuffhttps://www.youtube.com/user/AfroTechModshttps://www.youtube.com/user/Photonvidshttps://www.youtube.com/user/sdgelectronicshttps://www.youtube.com/user/TheSignalPathBlog>What websites feature electronics projects or ideas?http://adafruit.comhttp://instructables.com/tag/type-id/category-technology/http://makezine.com/category/electronics/>Where do I get components and lab equipment from?http://digikey.comhttp://jameco.comhttp://sparkfun.comhttp://ramseyelectronics.comhttp://allelectronics.comhttp://futurlec.comhttp://ladyada.net/library/procure/hobbyist.htmlhttp://mouser.comhttp://alliedelec.comhttp://newark.comhttp://ebay.com>What circuit sim software do you use?
This mostly comes down to personal preference. These are the most common ones though:
iCircuit for Macs>What software should I use to print circuits?