This MP3 Player FM transmitter can be used to listen to your own music throughout your home. The transmitter circuit use no coils that have to be wound. When this FM transmitter used in the car, there is no need for a separate input to the car stereo to play back the music files from your MP3 player.
This FM transmitter use a chip made by Maxim Integrated Products, the MAX2606. The VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) in this IC uses a Colpitts oscillator circuit. The variable-capacitance (varicap) diode and feedback capacitors for the tuning have also been integrated on this chip, so that you only need an external inductor to fix the central oscillator frequency. The supply voltage to the IC should be between 2.7 and 5.5 V, the current consumption is between 2 and 4 mA.
Build Accurate LC Meter and start making your own coils and inductors. This LC Meter allows to measure incredibly small inductances making it perfect tool for making all types of RF coils. LC Meter can measure inductances starting from 10nH - 1000nH, 1uH - 1000uH, 1mH - 100mH and capacitances from 0.1pF up to 900nF. The circuit includes an auto ranging and reset function to make sure the readings are as accurate as possible ... [more]