Home Electronics Lab

Building a home hobby electronics lab. The components and accessories a serious home electronics person might need and one spec’d using a better grade of entry levels components. You can start with less than this but if you’re serious about electronics you’re probably going to need more-or-less what I have but you can start with less and build as you go.

In addition to the major components I discuss the ancillary items needed — things like power and signal cables to connect things, work tables and lighting, storage for equipment accessories and parts and the various hand tools and other tools one will need.

I also discuss some issues relating to safety and what you might do to get a better grounding in safety.

So, I hope that what I’ve done can be of some use to you in setting up or rearranging your electrons lab. Again, this is more of an entry level lab setup but some folks are light years beyond this. Check out this link to “Mr Carlson’s Lab” for a lab that’s a couple orders of magnitude beyond mine.

And here’s a list of items in my lab along with a source for picking them up.

Rigol DS1054Z Digital Oscilloscopes – Bandwidth: 50 Mhz, Channels: 4

Rigol DG1062Z Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generator 60 MHz, 2 Ch

Rigol DM3058E Benchtop Multimeters – Type: Digital, Style: Bench

Rigol DP832 Triple Output 195 Watt Power Supply

Hakko Soldering Station, FX-951-66

Kohree 110V LED Digital 858D SMD Hot Air Rework Station Solder Blower Heat Gun

BEST Digital USB Microscope

Akro-Mils 10164 64 Drawer Plastic Parts Storage Hardware and Craft Cabinet, 20-Inch by 16-Inch by 6-1/2-Inch, Black

Akro-Mils 10144 D 20-Inch by 16-Inch by 6-1/2-Inch Hardware and Craft Cabinet, Black

Sistema Klip It Collection Rectangle Food Storage Container, 67.6 Ounce/ 8.4 Cup

Sistema Klip It Collection Rectangle Food Storage Containers, 33.8 Ounce/ 4.2 Cup Each, Set of 2

Sistema Klip It Collection Rectangle Food Storage Containers, 13.5 Ounce/1.6 Cup, Set of 3

Probe Master 8043S DMM Test Leads

Test Lead Banana Plug Male Stackable to Banana Plug [39″ / 1 Set]

AST Labs Test Lead Banana Plug Stackable to Alligator Clip Heavy Duty 39″

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