Mike & Richard


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Get your hands on the awesome electronics design software used throughout the series!

Circuit Wizard Software

Circuit Wizard can be purchased at discounted rates direct from EPE* or through a variety of electronics retailers. To find out more about the software click here visit the New Wave Concepts website.

*For orders through EPE look out for the special offer adverts in the magazine.

Fancy seeing your work published in EPE Magazine?

Get your circuits in EPE !

We're really keen to hear your views and ideas for the Jump Start series as well as any questions that you may have.

We would also love to see some of the circuits that you've produced following the series - send in your files/photos in to us and you could even get published in a future edition!

Send your questions, ideas, suggestions and photos to jumpstart@tooley.co.uk.

Jump Start is our new series of seasonal ‘design and build’ projects for newcomers. Jump Start is designed to provide you with a practical introduction to the design and realisation of a variety of simple but useful electronic circuits. The series will has a seasonal flavour and is based on simple projects that will appeal to newcomers to electronics as well as those following formal courses taught in schools and colleges.

Each part uses the popular and powerful Circuit Wizard package as a design, simulation and printed circuit board layout tool. For a full introduction to Circuit Wizard readers should look at our previous Teach-In 2011 series.

Note: the Circuit Wizard files below have been tested on Circuit Wizard 1.5 Education and Standard edition. The Authors and publishers cannot guarantee the operability of any file in all software variants.

MAY 2012 : Moisture Detector

Simulated Circuit

Plant Pot Tester

Rain Alarm