My Lab; A Work In Progress


My electronics lab is slowly coming together. It feels great to get my old tools and parts-boxes out of storage and start to get back into my old projects.
This picture is the left wall in my lab, still getting things in-order and going again.

RadioShack: A little Less Sucky.

I very rarely go to RadioShack nowadays, They used to be full of cool stuff and the best place to get components for electronics parts, but in the mid 90s, all that started to change; and resistors and capacitors were pushed out by beige consumer cordless phones, and breadboards were replaced by cheap cable splitters.

I went from going to RadioShack to grab a 555 timer to avoiding the place as much as I could, but today I went in to get a replacement tip for a desoldering Iron, and was very surprised to see that they are now stocking Arduino kits and have brought back a lot of components. What a welcome sight! RadioShack is helping make electronics fun and accessible again! 🙂