Circuit Specialists

  • Jargon Buster

    As with any industry, electronics has a language of its own. Here are some definitions for some of the most common terminology you may come across on our site.

    3D Printer – 3D printer is a process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a computer model on a digital file

    AC – Alternating current

    Circuit – A complete and closed path of electrical elements including capacitors, resistors, inductors, transmission lines, switches and power source, around which a electric current can flow and circulate Continue reading

  • Breadboard Basics

    When working on electronics, a breadboard is one of the most important items in your prototyping toolbox. 

    What is a Breadboard?

    A breadboard is a rectangular plastic box filled with holes, used to test circuits.

    No soldering is actually done on the breadboards, but instead they are used to prototype circuits by poking wires and components through little contact holes to form a complete circuit. Continue reading

  • Which Professions Use Oscilloscopes?

    An oscilloscope is a laboratory instrument commonly used to display and analyse the waveform of electronic signals. In effect, the device draws a graph of the instantaneous signal voltage as a function of time.

    Oscilloscopes are extremely useful for any profession that needs to capture and record an electronic signal. There are a number of jobs which rely on oscilloscopes so we are taking you through just a selection.  Continue reading

  • Tips for Selecting a Soldering Iron

    When looking for the right soldering iron you can be faced with a number of options.

    There is a vast range of soldering irons on the market, occurring a variety of different sizes and shapes. When choosing a soldering iron you should take into account the project you are planning as well as how often you are planning on using it.

    Below you will find a guide to choosing the right soldering iron for project in electronics.

    When you’re selecting a soldering iron, we believe that the three most important considerations are: Continue reading

  • Why Buy Electronic Equipment Online?

    When it comes to buying electronic equipment, buying online is a simple way to get everything you need for the best price possible.

    We are aware that customers now have more choice online than ever, so we strive to provide the best quality service and support available, so next time you are shopping online with us you won’t be disappointed. Continue reading

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