Electronics For Beginners

This eBook is our step-by-step guide designed to help you get started with electronics. Electronics For Beginners lays out the essentials of electricity with practical examples.

Learn about electronics components and how to read and build circuits. You will also use the 555 timer integrated circuit, learn how to use a multimeter and tips about soldering.

This eBook contains all the information you need to get up to speed and start building circuits on your own!

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What You’ll Learn In This eBook?

Here are the main topics that this eBook covers (keep reading this page for more details):

  • Electricity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Most common components and their symbols
  • How to use a breadboard
  • How to make a simple flashlight with a pushbutton
  • Flashlight circuit with a toggle switch
  • Controlling the LED brightness
  • Automatic light triggered LED with transistor and LDR
  • Introducing Integrated Circuits
  • Flashing an LED with the 555 timer
  • Controlling the LED brightness with PWM
  • How to use a Multimeter
  • How to use a Soldering Iron
  • And a lot more…

Who’s Behind This eBook?

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This eBook was a collaboration between Rui Santos and Sara Santos. You don’t see Sara’s work often, but she gives an essential help to Random Nerd Tutorials. She works in the background doing tasks like recording, photo shooting, content creation, etc.

Rui Santos is the founder of the Random Nerd Tutorials blog and author of BeagleBone For Dummies.

He has created dozens of free tutorials and they are posted on this blog. Feel free to read those tutorials right now and see if you like his hands-on approach to learn electronics with detailed step-by-step instructions that anyone can follow.

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Here’s Everything You’re Getting In This eBook

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A colorful PDF 120 pages long with step-by-step instructions and detailed schematics that are easy to follow. This eBook has 5 Modules. Let’s take a closer look at what each Module has to offer.

Module 0 – Introducing Electronics For Beginners

Module 0

  • Unit 1 – Course Overview
  • Unit 2 – List of Components and Parts
  • Unit 3 – Read This Before You Continue

Module 1 – Electricity, Current, Voltage and Resistance

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  • Unit 1 – Electricity
  • Unit 2 – Current
  • Unit 3 – Voltage and Resistance
  • Unit 4 – The Water Analogy
  • Unit 5 – Ohm’s Law and Electric Power
  • Unit 6 – A Basic Circuit Example

Module 2 – Circuit Diagrams and Basic Electronic Components

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  • Unit 1 – Circuit Diagrams
  • Unit 2 – Most common components and their symbols
  • Unit 3 – Batteries
  • Unit 4 – Resistors
  • Unit 5 – Resistor color chart
  • Unit 6 – Resistors in Series and in Parallel
  • Unit 7 – Diodes and LEDs
  • Unit 8 – Capacitors
  • Unit 9 – Switches, Transistors and Integrated Circuits
  • Unit 10 – Potentiometers

Module 3 – Building Your First Circuits

Module 3

  • Unit 1 – Breadboard, Prototype Board and Printed Circuit Board
  • Unit 2 – How Does a Breadboard Work?
  • Unit 3 – Lighting up an LED
  • Unit 4 – LEDs in Series
  • Unit 5 – LEDs in Parallel
  • Unit 6 – How to Make a Simple Flashlight with a Pushbutton
  • Unit 7 – Flashlight Circuit with a Toggle Switch
  • Unit 8 – Controlling the LED Brightness
  • Unit 9 – Automatic Light Triggered LED with Transistor and LDR

Module 4 – Introducing Integrated Circuits


  • Unit 1 – Introducing the 555 Timer
  • Unit 2 – Flashing an LED with the 555 Timer
  • Unit 3 – Controlling the LED Brightness with PWM

Module 5 – Tools of the Trade

Module 5

  • Unit 1 – How to use a multimeter
  • Unit 2 – How to use a soldering iron
  • Unit 3 – Wrapping Up

BONUS – Invite to Join Our Private Facebook Group!

This eBook comes with an opportunity to join a private community of like-minded people. If you purchase this eBook, you can join our private Facebook Group today!

Inside that group you can ask questions and create discussions about everything related to Electronics, Arduino, Home Automation, ESP8266, Raspberry Pi, etc.

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Where Do I Get It & How Much Does It Cost?

How much is this eBook? You could try to figure it out on your own and spend a ton of time searching for the right information. With my experience I can show you the right tools and help you avoid mistakes that will save you a ton of time.

For this eBook you will be paying only $14.95 $9.95 and you will get full access to the eBook right away + invite to Random Nerd Tutorials Facebook group. Here’s what you need to do next:

Step #1 – Use the button below to send me just $9.95 and download your copy of Electronics For Beginners before this offer expires.


Click here to get the eBook

Step #2 – As soon as you purchase, you will get immediate access via email to this eBook.

Have questions? Email me at https://randomnerdtutorials.com/support anytime for any reason. You won’t regret it. My guarantee back up every word in this message.

Proceed with confidence. See you inside,

-Rui and Sara

Backed by a 60 day 100% money-back guarantee

If you don’t like the course, I don’t want your money. Seriously, that’s why I offer a 60 days money back guarantee. Email me here and I will promptly refund all your money. No questions, no hassles – it’s that simple.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, I often update all my courses, so everyone who purchases gets free lifetime updates. You’ll also have access to future content that we’ll be adding to the course.

Well, if you don’t like it, I don’t want your money. Seriously, that’s why I offer a 60 days money back guarantee. Email me here and I will promptly refund all your money. No questions, no hassles – it’s that simple!

If you still have questions after reading this page please email me here. I’ll do my best to answer your questions.

This course is perfect if for:

  • Beginners – If you’re just starting using this board, this course is perfect for you, because I’ll start from the very beginning and you’ll learn everything you need to know
  • Makers/DIYers – If you love making things, this course is perfect for you. You’ll design several circuits and projects
  • Hobbyists – If this is your hobby and you like to make projects in the weekends or late at night, this course is perfect for you. It has everything you need to know, so you don’t spend a ton of time looking for the right information in the wrong places