Welcome to Michael Karbo's Online Service. Here you will more than 500 illustrated articles for the critical reader! Use our menu to your left or the sitemap. You may also follow any of the links listed below. We hope that you appreciate our work!


  • . A tutorial in 37 illustrated modules.
  • NEW: A great HTML Tutorial. A new online course in 33 chapters
  • Our The Photo Book. 37 illustrated chapters on the digital camera!
  • PC Architecture. A new online book by Michael Karbo.


  • NEW: About macro photography


    45 illustrated chapters on PC Architecture:

  • Chapter 4. Intro to the motherboard.
  • Chapter 7. The south bridge.
  • Chapter 15. Evolution of the Pentium 4.
  • Chapter 22. Chipsets and hubs.
  • Chapter 30. Inside the CPU.
  • Chapter 38. The PC’s I/O system.
  • Chapter 44. Hard disks, ATA and SATA.

    37 illustrated chapters on the Digital Camera:

  • Chapter 4. Images: from light to RAM.
  • Chapter 10. Digital colour images.
  • Chapter 14. The white balance.
  • Chapter 18. Spot metering and AE Lock.
  • Chapter 23. Specialized programs.
  • Chapter 30. Best quality with RAW.
  • Chapter 33. Depth of field.
  • Chapter 37. External flash.

    . A tutorial in 37 illustrated modules:

  • See the program’s structure.
  • Exercise with multiple layers.
  • Eraser and cloning.
  • Introduction to masks.
  • The Curves function.
  • And much more ...

    Other articles:

  • Start studying the design of a PC motherboard.
  • Learn about harddisks and other drives.
  • Learn about the PC I/O system.
  • Learn about the PC video system.


  • Karbo's Newsletter:  

    Photos from Cannes

    Tutorial to Digital Photography.

    Pentium 4 and AthlonXP.

    Photo Gallery - 75 photos of old cars free to download!

    The MP3 article is re-written.

    Cleaning Windows Me for temporary files ...

    All modules 7 re-written



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