Electronics: The Maplin Magazine (February 1989 - March 1989)

Written by: Pete Luckhurst



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Electronics: The Maplin Magazine from February to March 1989 features a variety of electronic projects, technical insights, and hobbyist highlights, catering to electronics enthusiasts. This issue includes practical projects like a mini project compilation, an audio power amplifier, a video dubber, and a digital record & playback module, among others. It also delves into technical features such as number systems, speakers' history, and cordless telephones. Regular sections include top book and kit lists, news reports, and a subscription invitation, rounding out the magazine's content for hobbyists and professionals alike.

Table of Contents

  1. Projects

    • Mini Projects on Stripboard
    • LM1875 Audio Power Amplifier
    • Video Dubber & Switching Unit
    • Digital Record & Playback Module
    • 4-Way Speaker Switch Box
    • Audio & Video Modulator
  2. Features

    • Number Systems: Binary, Octal, Decimal
    • Speakers: The First Hundred Years
    • Electronics by Experiment
    • The Cordless Phone Box Arrives
    • Exploring FM Stereo Receiver
    • EPROM Programmer Overview
    • Dissecting the No. 330 Telephone
    • Hobbyist in Action: Philip Walker
  3. Regulars

    • Top Twenty Books
    • Top 20 Kits
    • News Report
    • Phil Cools It for Charity
    • Order Coupon
    • Subscribe Now!
    • Back Issues
    • Air Your Views
    • Classifieds
    • New Books Announcement

About the author

Pete Luckhurst is a Website Manager at Maplin.

After getting an early start in the world of computing with C64 & Amiga computers, Pete now spends much of his spare time in PC VR and dabbling in game development. He also has a strong interest in film, photography and music.

Among other endeavours, he previously worked in a Maplin store, so it was a no-brainer when the opportunity arose to work on the modern incarnation of Maplin online. Besides writing for the blog, Pete works alongside the Maplin team to help keep the online store running smoothly.