How-to identify and locate information for electronics components you can recycle from discarded gadgets. Brandon gives us example pictures and descriptions for most types of electronics components to help you stock up your home electronics lab. This is a must read for new electronics hobbyist.
Scrounging for parts is a great way for hobbyists to save some money. You can get tons of parts out of discarded or unused electronics. But how do you identify all those parts? This article will give you some ideas on where to start.
The focus will be on common reusable through-hole components hobbyists will be most likely to scrounge and re-use.
Obviously, this is by no means a complete list, there are way to many different electronic components to put into a quick guide, but maybe this will give you some ideas to narrow down your search on an elusive component.