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How to build your first circuit with SeeBlocks



A short video to show you how to build your very first simple circuit with SeeBlocks Circuit Builder

Resistor Combinations

Your SeeBlocks Kit 1 comes with 2 blocks each of 7 different resistor blocks. By stacking 2 resistor blocks on top of each other you essentially connect them in parallel and this gives you an additional 24 resistor values. By connecting them side by side in a series configuration you will get an addition 24 values. Thus, by combining any 2 of the 14 resistor blocks in the right way you can get any one of a total of 48 additional values. Note that 'R' means "Ohm" and "K" means "kilo Ohm".

Parallel Combinational Resistor Values

  • 50R   (100R//100R) 
  • 75R   (100R//300R)
  • 83R   (100R//500R)
  • 91R   (100R//1K)
  • 150R   (300R//300R)
  • 188R   (300R//500R)
  • 231R   (300R//1K)
  • 250R   (500R//500R)
  • 273R   (300R//3K)
  • 283R   (300R//5K)
  • 333R   (500R//1K)
  • 429R   (500R//3K)
  • 455R   (500R//5K)
  • 476R   (500R//10K)
  • 500R   (1K//1K)
  • 750R   (1K//3K)
  • 833R   (1K//5K)
  • 909R   (1K//10K)
  • 1.5K   (3K//3K)
  • 1.875K   (3K//5K)
  • 2.3K   (3K//10K)
  • 2.5K   (5K//5K)
  • 3.3K   (5K//10K)
  • 5K   (10K//10K)

Series Combinational Resistor Values

  • 200R   (100R+100R)
  • 400R   (100R+300R)
  • 600R   (300R+300R)
  • 800R   (300R+500R)
  • 1.1K   (100R+1K)
  • 1.3K   (300R+1K)
  • 1.5K   (500R+1K)
  • 2K   (1K+1K)
  • 3.1K   (100R+3K)
  • 3.3K   (300R+3K) 
  • 3.5K   (500R+3K)
  • 4K   (1K+3K)
  • 5.1K   (100R+5K)
  • 5.3K   (300R+5K)
  • 5.5K   (500R+5K)
  • 6K   (1K+5K)
  • 8K   (3K+5K)
  • 10.1K   (100R+10K)
  • 10.3K   (300R+10K)
  • 10.5K   (500R+10K)
  • 11K   (1K+10K)
  • 13K   (3K+10K)
  • 15K   (5K+10K)
  • 20K   (10K+10K)

How to measure Charging and Discharging Capacitors with an Oscilloscope


Attempting to measure a charging or discharging Capacitor in a circuit with a Multimeter is not the best way to get a clear understanding of the effect of the capacitor on your circuit.

Here we show you how easy it is to measure this effect with a basic Oscilloscope.

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