Catch Some Rays

Catch Some Rays

Do you long for electricity in the shed, but running mains power is more of a hassle than it’s worth? Solar might be the solution.

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Take control and stay in charge

Take control and stay in charge

Learn how to manage the power generated by your solar panels to ensure efficient charging and long battery life.

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Survive off the grid

Survive off the grid

Nothing shocks you like a blackout: we often don't realise how much we take mains power for granted until it's suddenly unavailable.

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Solar MPPT Charge Controller

Solar MPPT Charge Controller

Wondered what goes into Solar charge controllers? And what makes MPPT better than any of the others? Find out yourself, by making this Solar MPPT Charge Controller project.

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Mics and their mechanics

Mics and their mechanics

Microphones form the backbone of everything from phone communication and musical recording, to more recent applications such as voice commands.

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How to host a karaoke evening at home

How to host a karaoke evening at home

Fire up the sound system, gather the family and transform your home into a karaoke venue!

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Face the music

Face the music

Regardless of whether you're a passionate amateur muso or you just want to create a podcast that doesn't sound like it was made on your phone, we've got exactly what you need for pro-level recording.

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Multi-channel audio explained

Multi-channel audio explained

Choosing a set of speakers for your computer, a bedroom, home theatre or sound system can be confusing.

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You're never to old to learn

You're never too old to learn

Whether you're keen to try a new hobby or simply tired of paying professionals to do simple repairs, upskilling is easier than you might think

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Downloadable Guides

Here you will find extensive primers* and valuable application notes on many subjects.

Ammeters and shunts
Primer-Ammeters & Shunts-Jaycar.pdf

Batteries
Primer-Batteries-Jaycar.pdf

Batteries - lead acid
Primer-Batteries-Lead-Acid-Jaycar.pdf

Batteries - lithium rechargeable
Primer-Batteries-Lithium-Rechargeable-Jaycar.pdf

Car amps
Primer-Car_Amps-Jaycar.pdf

Decibels
Primer-Decibels-Jaycar.pdf

DMX512
Primer-DMX512-Jaycar.pdf

Firewire
Primer-Firewire-Jaycar.pdf

Fuses
Primer-Fuses-Jaycar.pdf

HDMI
Primer-HDMI-Jaycar.pdf

Indoor TV antennas
Primer-Indoor-TV-Antennas-Jaycar.pdf

OBDII
Primer-OBDII-Jaycar.pdf

Primary cells and batteries
Primer-PrimaryCellsAndBatteries-Jaycar-.pdf

Speaker crossovers
Primer-SpeakerCrossovers-Jaycar.pdf

TV broadcasting in Australia
Primer-TV Broadcasting in Australia-Jaycar.pdf

Video camera basics
Primer-Video-Camera-Basics-Jaycar.pdf

Deutsch plug connection guide
Primer-DeutschPlugConnectionGuide-Jaycar.pdf

Breadboard breakdown
Primer-Breadboard-Breakdown-Jaycar.pdf

*Primer n. any small book of basic instruction.


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