Telephone Projects for the Evil Genius

Paperback | October 8, 2008

byThomas Petruzzellis

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EVIL NEVER SOUNDED SO CLEAR

Listen up! Telephone Projects for the Evil Genius has everything you need to build and customize both wired and wireless phone gadgets that not only save you money, but also improve the quality of your life!

Using easy-to-find parts and tools for creating both retro and modern phone projects, this do-it-yourself guide begins with some background on the development of the landline phone and the cell. You'll review basic building techniques, such as installing components, building circuits, and soldering. Then you'll dive into the projects, which, while they range from easy to complex, are all designed to optimize your time and simplify your life! Telephone Projects for the Evil Genius:

  • Features step-by-step instructions for 40 clever and practical phone projects, complete with 150 how-to illustrations
  • Shows you how to enhance both wire-connected phones and cell phones
  • Leaves room for you to customize your projects
  • Removes the frustration-factor-all the parts you need are listed, along with sources

    From simple phone gadgets to sophisticated remote control devices, Telephone Projects for the Evil Genius provides you with all the schematics, charts, and tables you need to complete such fun projects as:

    • Ringing phone light flasher
    • Telephone amplifier
    • Telephone ring-controlled relay
    • Remote telephone bell project
    • Touch tone generator
    • Phone voice scrambler
    • Caller ID decoder project
    • TeleAlert phone pager and control
    • Wireless remote phone ringer
    • Conferencer
    • And much more!

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EVIL NEVER SOUNDED SO CLEARListen up! Telephone Projects for the Evil Genius has everything you need to build and customize both wired and wireless phone gadgets that not only save you money, but also improve the quality of your life! Using easy-to-find parts and tools for creating both retro and modern phone projects, this do-it-yours...

Tom Petruzzellis is an electronics engineer with 30 years' experience, currently working with the geophysical field equipment department at the State University of New York - Binghamton. He has written extensively for industry publications such as Electronics Now and Modern Electronics, and is the author of numerous McGraw-Hill bestsel...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:370 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.77 inPublished:October 8, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071548440

ISBN - 13:9780071548441

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Telephone History
Chapter 2. How the Telephone Works
Chapter 3. Identifying Electronic Components
Chapter 4. Reading Schematics
Chapter 5. Electronic Parts Installation and Soldering
Chapter 6. Telephone Privacy Guard
Chapter 7. Modem Protector
Chapter 8. Telephone Amplifiers and Projects
Chapter 9. Phone Recorder Switch Project
Chapter 10. Telephone Conferencer Unit
Chapter 11. The Frustrator
Chapter 12. Hold Circuits and Projects
Chapter 13. Telephone Ringer Projects
Chapter 14. Phone Line Status Circuits and Projects
Chapter 15. Telephone and Phone Line Testers
Chapter 16. FM Telephone Transmitter
Chapter 17. Telephone Project
Chapter 18. Talking/Musical Telephone Ringer
Chapter 19. Telephone Tollsaver
Chapter 20. Infinity Bug/Transmitter Project
Chapter 21. Radio Phone Patch
Chapter 22. Telephone Phone Intercom
Chapter 23. Speaker-Phone Project
Chapter 24. Telephone Scrambler
Chapter 25. Telephone Tattletale
Chapter 26. DTMF Telephone Controller Project
Chapter 27. The BASIC STAMP Microcontroller
Chapter 28. DTMF Touch-Tone Generator/Decoder Display
Chapter 29. Caller-ID/Blocker Project
Chapter 30. Page-Alert
Chapter 31. Tele-Alert Project
Chapter 32. Remote Temperature Monitor
Appendix: Electronic Parts Suppliers
Index