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1. All About Circuits Forum

All About Circuits Forum All About Circuits is an electronics community made by engineers, for engineers, with over a decade of solving problems and exploring new technologies....more
641K 6.6K 12 posts / day View Recent Threads

2. EEVblog Electronics Community Forum

EEVblog Electronics Community Forum Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The EEVblog Electronics Community Forum is one of the world's largest and most active forums for electronics engineering professionals, students, ...hobbyists, hackers, and makers.more
22.2K 58K 30 posts / week View Recent Threads

3. EEWeb Forum

EEWeb Forum Boise, Idaho, US
Electrical Engineering Community for hardware designers with design tools, projects, articles, jobs, events, discussions, and social networking.
12.4K 11.5K 3 posts / week Nov 2010 View Recent Threads

4. Stack Exchange » Electrical Engineering

Stack Exchange » Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for electronics and electrical engineering professionals, students, and enthusiast...s. Ask questions and get advice and relevant help.more
517.5K 234.6K 26 posts / day View Recent Threads

5. Electronics Point Forums

Electronics Point Forums This is an electronics forum where you can talk about anything related to circuit building, electronic projects and electrical repairs.
6.5K 253 2 posts / day View Recent Threads

6. EDAboard

 EDAboard Cleveland, Ohio, US
International Electronic Discussion Forum for EDA software, circuits, schematics, books, theory, papers, asic, pld, 8051, DSP, Network, RF, Analog Des...ign, PCB, Service Manuals and many more.more
45.5K 2.3K 13 posts / day View Recent Threads

7. EE Power

EE Power Power Electronics Forum. Discuss power management, power supply design, power conversion and more.
25.7K 1.6K 1 post / week View Recent Threads

8. SparkFun Forums

SparkFun Forums SparkFun provides the bits and pieces to make your electronics projects possible - we're here to help you start something. SparkFun Forums is wher...e the electronics enthusiasts engage, ask questions and find their answers.more
86.4K 156.7K 1 post / day View Recent Threads

9. Electro-Tech-Online

Electro-Tech-Online Electro-Tech-Online is an online community for people who enjoy talking about and building electronic circuits, projects and gadgets.
39.4K 311 1 post / day Jan 2010 View Recent Threads

10. Core Electronics Forum

Core Electronics Forum Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Core Electronics Forum is a place to discuss maker projects, technologies and skills. Get guides and tutorials for electronic related topics including... using Arduino, Raspberry Pi, microcontrollers, 3D printing and more.more
6.6K 1.3K 2 posts / day View Recent Threads

11. Electronics Lab » Projects Design/Ideas

Electronics Lab » Projects Design/Ideas Building an electronics project and need assistance? you've come at the right place. Discuss about your current project idea, talk about its issue...s and share your work with others.more
4.3K 3 posts / month View Recent Threads

12. Reddit » Electronic Circuits

Reddit » Electronic Circuits San Francisco, California, US
Reddit is a network of communities based on people's interests.
1.7M 1.2M 9 posts / week Apr 2010 View Recent Threads

13. The Contextual Electronics Forums

The Contextual Electronics Forums A forum that accompanies the online electronics apprenticeship. Get discussions on different electronics projects, build logs, equipment, and useful e...lectronics resources here.more
4 posts / month View Recent Threads

14. Reddit » Electronic systems and circuits

Reddit » Electronic systems and circuits San Francisco, California, US
A subreddit dedicated to news, articles and discussions related to electronic circuits, with a specific emphasis on component-level circuit design.
1.7M 1.2M 3 posts / day Apr 2008 View Recent Threads

15. Electronics Hardware Discussion Forum

Electronics Hardware Discussion Forum Get the latest electronics discussions in this forum. Hold chats on electronics hardware, software, repair, DIY projects, circuits, Embedded and more.more
4 posts / week View Recent Threads

16. Hobby Talk » Electronics

Hobby Talk » Electronics This category is for discussion about building electronic projects and electronics in general. Hobby Talk is a forum community dedicated to all Hobbyi...sts.more
1 post / day View Recent Threads

Additional Forums

  1. CircuitDigest Electronics Forum is the place to discuss topics related to Electronics Projects, Power Electronics, Embedded, Analog, Circuit and PCB Design.
  2. Build Your Own Clone Electronics Forum is for holding quality electronics discussions.

Electronics Subforums

Forum Name Subforum Name Subforum Description Also in
All About Circuits Forum General Electronics Chat Discussion forum for general chat about anything electronics related.
Analog & Mixed-Signal Design Broad spectrum of topics: power management, components (ie. MOSFETs, ADC, DAC, Translators, Amplifiers, etc.)
Automation, Robotics & Control Forum about industrial automation and control (ie. PLCs, PID control systems, SCADA & process control systems, etc.)
Digital Design Digital circuit and logic questions (ie. Logic, Gates, I2C, USB, 555 Timer, etc.)
FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Array) Forum for designing, programming and reconfiguring simple and complex FPGAs.
IC Design A place to discuss IP cores, verilog, VHDL, instruction set architecture and any other topics related to integrated circuit (IC) design.
PCB Layout , EDA & Simulations Discussion forum for PCB layout, design, performance and simulation.
Power Electronics Power supplies, power control, power sources/conversion, energy harvesting, battery charging, batteries, etc.
Sensor Design & Implementation Discuss the design, development and implementation of sensors and sensor systems.
Test & Measurement Test equipment selection, measurement techniques, best practices (ie. oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, waveform generators, etc.)
Wireless & RF Design Forum for antennas, RF circuits and filter design, telematics, technologies (ie. WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, etc.)
Microcontrollers All things embedded systems and microcontrollers (PICs, AVRs, Arduinos, Raspberry Pi, ESP8266, etc.)
Machine Learning, AI & Neural Networks Forum for artificial Intelligence (AI), deep learning, machine learning, data networking, and information technology. Machine Learning Forums, Artificial Intelligence Forums
Programming & Languages Forum for software engineering and programming languages: C, C++, C#, Fortran, Java, Matlab, etc.
Software & IDEs Discuss software and Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) that streamline developing and debugging electronic systems.
Datasheets, Manuals & Parts Identification Requests and analysis of datasheets, manuals and parts. You can also get help identifying components.
Technical Repair Need help repairing electronics? You can problem solve here.
General Science, Physics & Math Discussion forum for general science topics and non-electrical engineering.
Homework Help Stuck on a textbook question, school project, final year project or coursework? Post your questions and attempts here and let others help. No answers will...
Jobs & Career Advising Looking for some career advice in electrical/electronics engineering? Here is the place. Career Forums
Marketplace A place for members to buy, sell and trade electronic parts.
Off-Topic Discuss anything other than electronics, but please have consideration for your fellow peers.
EEVblog Electronics Community Forum Beginners Beginners - Page 1
Projects, Designs, and Technical Stuff Projects, Designs, and Technical Stuff - Page 1
Repair Repair - Page 1
Microcontrollers Microcontrollers - Page 1
FPGA FPGA - Page 1
RF, Microwave, Ham Radio RF, Microwave, Ham Radio - Page 1 Radio Forums
Metrology Metrology - Page 1
Power/Renewable Energy/EV's Power/Renewable Energy/EV's - Page 1 Renewable Energy Forums
Open Source Hardware Open Source Hardware - Page 1
Manufacturing & Assembly Manufacturing & Assembly - Page 1
Mechanical & Automation Engineering Mechanical & Automation Engineering - Page 1 Mechanical Engineering Forums
KiCad KiCad - Page 1
Altium Designer Altium Designer - Page 1
DIPtrace DIPtrace - Page 1
Circuit Studio Circuit Studio - Page 1
Eagle Eagle - Page 1
Proteus Proteus - Page 1
Test Equipment Test Equipment - Page 1
Thermal Imaging Thermal Imaging - Page 1
Other Equipment & Products Other Equipment & Products - Page 1
Crowd Funded Projects Crowd Funded Projects - Page 1
3D printing 3D printing - Page 1 3D Printing Forums
Dodgy Technology Dodgy Technology - Page 1
Computers Computers - Page 1
Embedded Computing Embedded Computing - Page 1
Vintage Computing Vintage Computing - Page 1 Vintage Computer Forums
Programming Programming - Page 1
Networking & Wireless Networking & Wireless - Page 1 Computer Networking Forums
Security Security - Page 1 Cyber Security Forums
General Technical Chat General Technical Chat - Page 1
Jobs Jobs - Page 1 Job Forums
Work Wanted Work Wanted - Page 1
Buy/Sell/Wanted Buy/Sell/Wanted - Page 1
Contests & Events Contests & Events - Page 1
Cooking Cooking - Page 1 Cooking Forums
TEA TEA - Page 1
EEWeb Forum Analog Design Read the latest Analog Design forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
Digital Design Read the latest Digital Design forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
Electromechanical Read the latest Electromechanical forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
Embedded Systems Read the latest Embedded Systems forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
EPE Magazine Read the latest EPE Magazine forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
General Read the latest General forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
PCB Tools
Power Design Read the latest Power Design forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
RF Design Read the latest RF Design forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
Sensors Read the latest Sensors forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
Test & Measurement Read the latest Test & Measurement forum discussions in the electronics and electrical engineering communities. Visit to learn more about the EEWeb community.
Thermal Design Tools
Electronics Forums General Electronics Discussion Talk about any general electronics topics, or subjects that aren't covered by the forum categories below.
Electronics Homework Help Get assistance with your electronics homework and assignments in this section. No answers will be given, only guidance.
Datasheets, Manuals and Component Identification Need more info on a component, such as datasheets or part numbers? Ask in here.
LEDs and Optoelectronics Please post any questions relating to LEDs, LCDs, IR, Laser, OLED or any other optoelectronics devices in this section.
Microcontrollers, Programming and IoT This category is dedicated to programming, microcontrollers (PICs, ATMEL, ARM, Arduino, ESP8266, etc...) and IoT devices.
Sensors and Actuators Ask any questions relating to sensors or actuators in this section (motors, solenoids, servos, temp/proximity sensors, accelerometers, etc...).
Power Electronics A category for topics relating to power supplies, batteries, solar and other power related questions.
Audio Audio Forums
Radio and Wireless Chat about radio/wireless projects and technology in here (wifi, bluetooth, RF, etc...).
PCB Layout, Design and Manufacture
Project Construction Technologies This area is to discuss any project construction tools and techniques, such as 3D Printing, CNC routers, laser cutters and general workshop questions.
Troubleshooting and Repair Trying to repair an electronics item? Let us know about it in here and we'll do our best to help.
Off-Topic Members Lounge
Twilight Zone If a thread breaks the laws of physics (i.e. claims to create free energy), we'll move it in to this section away from the rest of the forum!
For Sale / Wanted
Project Log Discussion
Resource Discussion Discussion area for project logs, articles and circuits. All threads in this area are linked to a resource entry.
EDAboard Elementary Electronic Questions
Software Problems, Hints and Reviews
Linux Software Linux Forums
ASIC Design Methodologies and Tools (Digital) ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) design methodologies design tool (simulator, synthesis...) related questions
PLD, SPLD, GAL, CPLD, FPGA Design Simple and Complex Programmable Logic Devices from Altera, Cypress, Xilinx. Field Programmable Gate Array. Device specific VHDL/Verilog/SystemC questions.
Microcontrollers All design tool (compiler, assembler, linker) related questions. Embedded programming questions: assembler, C, C++, EC++, Pascal, Basic.
Embedded Linux and Real-Time Operating Systems (RT Embedded Linux kernel, driver and application programming and system hardware design. Real-Time Operating Systems and other embedded operating systems.
Digital Signal Processing All questions related to Image processing, Audio processing. DSP hardware related questions.
Digital communication
PC Programming and Interfacing PC programming language questions (Assembler, C, C++, Java, Pascal, Basic). Driver programming, algorithms.
Network All types of network (telecomm. networks, data networks, internet...) Computer Networking Forums
IoT - Internet of Things Internet of Things (IoT) - M2M, Industrial IoT, and Industry 4.0. Hardware, systems, and software for the interconnection of embedded devices, wireless... IoT Forums
Analog Circuit Design Analog Circuit Design questions. Power Supplies, Amplifiers
Analog Integrated Circuit (IC) Design, Layout and more Analog Integrated Circuit Design, Layout & Fabrication Questions. Analog ASIC Design. Semiconductor Technology Issues.
RF, Microwave, Antennas and Optics
Electromagnetic Design and Simulation Everything related to electromagnetic design and simulation. Share your experience, post hints and useful projects as well as links
Power Electronics
Tubes and Retro
Show your DIY Show your DIY design. Own design and ideas. Show it here.
Thermal Management
Hobby Circuits and Small Projects Problems
Professional Hardware and Electronics Design EMC and Electrical Safety standards. Quality assurance labels (CE). Others Standards and whatever related with professional hardware design.
PCB Routing Schematic Layout software and Simulation programs All about electronic design tools and softwares. PCB routing software libraries and tricks. Also, everything about Simulation programs, analog and digital...
Miscellaneous Engineering The place for miscellaneous discussions but only technical related.
Robotics and Automation Forum Robot Forums
Service Manuals, Requests, Repair Tips If you have any problems with your devices: radios, TV, audio, monitors, printers, VCR, SAT, hardware computers, GSM, cars... Ask here what manuals do you need.
Mechanical Engineering and Design Mechanical engineering issues and different mechanical design techiques for your specific project ex. construction, metal works, cabinets, racks, crates... Mechanical Engineering Forums
Other Design Everthing else EDA related ex. ecg, medical
Mathematics and Physics From time to time everyone is faced with these problems.
Heuristic methods, Machine Learning, AI, and Soft Heuristic methods, Machine Learning, AI, and Soft Computing
General Computer General forum to discuss all aspects of problems with computers hardware and software. Operating systems, security, storage, databases.
EDA Jobs Looking for a job? Forum for Job Seekers and Job Openings.
Business, Promotions, Advertising Forum for advertising and promotions. Only here advertising is allowed. Forum moderated.
Social Groups Discussions
Blogs Discussions
EE Power General Power Chat A General discussion forum about anything power related.
Batteries & Power Supply Design Discussions about power supply design and various types of batteries.
Power Conversion Discussions about the topics surrounding AC/DC conversion, voltage and frequency.
Power Management Discussions about power management systems and their design.
SparkFun Forums Everything ALC
Artemis Arduino Core
Artemis Development on MBed OS
AmbiqSuite SDK Support
Designing With Artemis
Feedback On Everything Artemis
SparkFun Products Using The Artemis
Carrier Boards
Processor Boards
Distance, Range Finders & Infrared
Environmental Sensors
Force Pressure & Weight Sensors
Inertial Measurement Units
LEDs, Illumination, & lasers
Lilypad & E-textiles
Microcontrollers, FPGA & Single Board Computers
Arduino Arduino Forums
ESP System on a Chip(SOC)
FPGA Boards
Gator products
Other microcontrollers and single board computers.
Raspberry Pi
Red-V - Risc-V
SparkFun Edge Development Board
Teensy Boards
Power Management
QWIIC System
Retired Products
Sound Boards & Audio
Wireless & IoT IoT Forums
Global Positioning System(GPS) GPS Forums
Long Range(LoRa)
Radio Frequency Identification(RFID)
Radios & Xbee
Educational products
SparkX products
Computer Numerical Control(CNC) Routing
Development Platforms Discussions
Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi Forums
General Chit Chat
Latest and Greatest in Technology
PCB Design
Electro-Tech-Online General Electronics Chat This area is for general chat about electronics, eg: Dont know what a part does? Dont know how to read a circuit? Want to get an opinion?
Electronic Projects Design/Ideas/Reviews Are you building an electronic circuit, or want to? Submit your electronic questions and get assistance from our experienced members help.
Circuit Simulation & PCB Design Discuss circuit simulation, CAD and PCB design.
IoT - Internet of Things Internet of Things (IoT) - M2M, Industrial IoT, and Industry 4.0. Hardware, systems, and software for the interconnection of embedded devices, wireless... IoT Forums
Robotics & Mechatronics Specific to discussions about robots and the making of.
Renewable Energy Discussion of Solar, Wind, Hydro and main stream renewable energy topics including RE projects. Renewable Energy Forums
Radio and Communications Discuss RF and communications, including antennas, modulation regimes, filter design, and telematics. Radio Forums
Automotive Electronics For discussion about electronics within cars, trucks, motorbikes, caravans, boats, airplanes, etc.
Mathematics and Physics Discuss the complex nature of mathematics and physics relating to electronic circuitry.
Buy, Sell and Trade A forum to allow the buying, selling, trading or giving away electronic bits and pieces. You must have 25+ posts.
Jobs and Careers Post a job offer or offer your own expertise. Job Forums
Datasheets, Manuals or Parts Request a datasheet or enquire about part equivalents and/or difficult-to-find parts here.
Homework Help If you have a question about an electronics exam, course or paper you can ask in this forum.
Repairing Electronics If you're trying to fix an electronics device like a TV, Stereo, etc you can discuss it here.
Electronics Videos View popular videos related to electronics. They're a great way to learn!
Product & Service Reviews If you have experience with an electronics related product or service tell the rest of ETO all about it. You must have 25+ posts.
Core Electronics Forum Support Here’s where to ask questions and help others for all types of maker support.
Arduino It all started with an 8-bit microcontroller platform in an Italian university and a weekend of ideas. Soon after, the Arduino Uno arrived and the rest was history! We're official resellers for Arduino in Australia and are here to help with your product questions. Arduino Forums
Sparkfun We've got the entire range of gear from Sparkfun in Australia in our catalogue! Nate and the Sparkfun team are based in Colorado - and while they are always happy to help - so are we!
Adafruit Look no further for Adafruit in Australia. Limor "Ladyada" Fried is the founder of Adafruit and her vision way back then was to create the best place to learn electronics online. Well, we're all pretty sure she has achieved that with the help of her wonderful team.
Schematics & PCBs If you’re here you’re really starting to get into the advanced end of the maker world. This is the place for all your KiCAD and EAGLE queries, component and trace sizing questions, and help understanding schematics.
GPS The Global Positioning System (GPS) was originally developed in the 1970s by the US DoD for strictly military use. These days you can find GPS trackers in key-rings so you can find those pesky keys that always go missing - how times have changed! GPS Forums
ARM / LPC LPC is a family of 32-bit microcontroller integrated circuits by NXP Semiconductors (formerly Philips Semiconductors). The LPC chips are grouped into related series that are based around the same 32-bit ARM processor core, such as the Cortex-M4F, Cortex-M3, Cortex-M0+, or Cortex-M0.
Tools A Maker without their tools is like an artist without a brush, or a mechanic without a spanner!
3D Printing 3D Printing Forums
Product Questions Have questions about a Core Electronics product? This is the place to be.
Core Electronics We’re here to help with your projects and educational electronics needs. We’re powered by makers, for makers.
Seeed Studio Seeed has been serving the global Maker community since 2008, by providing open technology and agile manufacturing services, with the mission to make hardware more accessible and lower the threshold for hardware innovation.
Videos A place to discuss maker projects, technologies and skills.
Finding Parts Finding the right part for a project can sometimes be tough! To help others offer advice that’s going to be as useful as possible, please keep in mind:
micro:bit A place to discuss maker projects, technologies and skills.
Projects Share your awesome creations either here in the forum or on our dedicated projects platform!
Guides This is the home of comments for official projects and tutorials. Please don't use this category to share a project or a tutorial, instead head over to our dedicated projects section or the projects forum category.
Uncategorized Topics that don't need a category, or don't fit into any other existing category.
Contextual Electronics Forums General Electronics This is the general electronics area of the Contextual Electronics forum. This is where you can ask general questions about how to use a particular piece of test equipment or how to use a part.
Low Cost PnP (NeoDen4) This category is a sub category of General Electronics but relates to the low cost Pick and Place family called the NeoDen4. This is created in China and has risen in popularity.
Equipment Discuss your test equipment here, either the stuff you have or the stuff you've seen and want to get.
Resources Share links to useful sites about electronics here. This can be tutorials, repositories of information and other links to things you believe will benefit the CE community.
Community The community category is a catch all for project discussion, not necessarily related to electronics. A large focus will be on the posting of projects.
Build Log This is where forum members can post progress on their projects. This is meant to be a linear record of the things you're working on, like a diary.
Course Posts (Projects) We will be posting links and discussion about the paid and free projects videos for Contextual Electronics here. Please only respond if you are participating in the course and have something to say. Users will only be able to respond to these posts, not create new posts in this area.
Shine On You Crazy KiCad This category is meant for the simple starting course making a custom piece of hardware for the Raspberry Pi.
ElectronicsInfo Community General Discussion
Basic Electronics Q&A
Led TV
Lcd TV
Audio Amplifiers
Other Electronics
Inverter / Ups Inverter and ups repair tips
Power Electronics
LED / LCD Parts in this node post led/lcd spares for sale
Software / firmware for sale Software / firmware for sale
CircuitDigest Electronics Forum General
Power Electronics
Analog Electronics
Digital Electronics
Arduino and Raspberry Pi Arduino Forums, Raspberry Pi Forums
Internet of Things IoT Forums
Circuit and PCB Design
Components and Datasheets
Build Your Own Clone Message Board Effects Pedal Technical Support
Op amp based Distortions, fuzzes and overdrives
Transistor based Distortions, fuzzes, Octave fuzzes and Overdrives
Envelope effects
BBD effects, Delay & Reverb
Boosts & buffers
Wah, EQ & Octave
Non-BBD Modulation
Routers and Loopers
B.Y.O.C Mods!
Bass Mods!
Amplifier Technical Support Amplifier Forums
DIY discussion
Microcontroller Discussion Lounge
Questions about BYOC products
Open Discussion
Sourcing parts
Praise, Complaints, and Suggestions
Show Off Your Completed Build
Sailnet Electronics
Cruiserlog Power & Electronics Power & Electronics - All about power supplies (batteries, inverters, wind, solar, etc.) and electronics (GPS, Radios, instruments, etc.)
DIY Audio Projects Forum DIY Electronics and Components
Offshore Electrics Forums Electronics Talk Talk about all things related to RC power.Lipos, Chargers, ESC's, Motors, Radios, Servo's etc...
The Science Forum Electrical and Electronics Electrical and Electronics - From breadboards to the latest high tech gadgets that drive our society. This forum is to discuss the development, design
India Broadband Forum Consumer Electronics Discuss computer and electronics hardware here.
Model Railroad Forums Wiring, Electronics and DCC
Hardware Zone Electronics Bazaar Buy/Sell of your personal LCD TVs, Plasma TVs, Digital Cameras, Home Theatre System, Micro Hi-Fi, Boombox and many more electronics devices....
Tech Enclave Consumer Electronics AC, Microwaves, Inverters, Washing Machines, Refrigerators and more. Discuss every consumer electronic goods here.
Tech Support Forum Electronics Get help with your electronics, including flux capacitors.
Aus Tech Electronics It covers a wide range of stuff , so grab your soldering iron and come on in.
Broncos Forums Technology and Electronics Bluray, home theater, Ipods, HDTVs, computers, digital cameras, etc.Discuss and ask questions about all things related to technology and electronics. NO Discussion of Pirated Software.
Living Indonesia Forum Electronics

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