books recommendation


I’m not sure if this is the right place to ask but I’m looking for books that explain the fundamentals of analogue or digital electronics (multiplexers/demultiplexers, shift registers, etc) and maybe something related to Arduino as well.

I recently bought ‘making things talk’ but this book mainly describes wireless or network communication rather than general information/techniques.

Any suggestions/ recommendations are more than welcome.


The Art of Electronics by Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill is one of the best electronics books around. Its getting a little dated but the basics will always be the same. Ebay has it cheaper than anyone else for about $35 a copy.

Tom Igoes first book “Physical computing” is very good as well, It describes almost anything you can imagine you would hook up to a microprocessor.

It does not use Arduino for it’s examples, but various other micros, but it’s easy to convert most af the software examples to Arduino code.

that’s great. thanks guys…

I’m definitely gonna have a look on those 2 books

I’m currently building a MIDI controller, so if you know any book related to this subject as well please share it… :slight_smile:



there is a list of books, compiled from previous forum discussions, in the playground.


oh sorry, didn’t know… :frowning:

thanks Daniel2