This dice symbols represent, in a way, the story of the electronics components… Electronics symbols die D6 ,resistor, capacitor, chip – eBay (item 180515541741 end time Jul-02-10 00:58:21 PDT) via MAKE.
- Resistor. Any metal whire has electrical resistance.
- Capacitor(+ resistor). Two metal plates that can store energy between them.
- Coil (+ capacitor + resistor). A wound whire that resists electrical current change.
- Diode (+ coil + capacitor + resistor). Allows electrical current in one direction but not the other. Precursor of the transistor.
- Operational amplifier. Makes use of all the above components to create a singular circuit capable of amplifying, filtering and much more.
- Integrated circuit. The pinacle of electronics. Any component of the above doesn’t get smaller than in this package.
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