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For an overview of Dean's Electronics throughout the Fallout series, see Dean's Electronics.
Dean's Electronics
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Effects+1 Repair
(+2 with Comprehension)
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Dean's Electronics is a series of books designed for amateur electricians, in Fallout 3.


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A pre-War series of books designed for amateur electricians, Dean's Electronics has been written using shocking breakthroughs in learning methods to effectively teach about the secrets of electronics.[1]

Gameplay attributes

Reading this book permanently increases the Repair skill by 1 point (2 points with the Comprehension perk).


Closest map markerLocation description
Anchorage MemorialIn Anchorage Memorial Facility, in the infirmary on the west side, in an Average-locked floor safe under a table on the north wall of the room. If you used the Access Codes to unlock the terminal near the Nuka-Cola Vending Machine, you can remotely unlock the safe.
AndaleTo the east, in a truck on the road. The truck is also an easy find by going northwest from the Nuka-Cola Plant, straight uphill.
Bethesda RuinsIn Bethesda Offices West, on the third floor at the bottom of a wooden crate on a desk under some other stuff.
Canterbury CommonsIn Dominic and Machete's house on the desk on the left as you enter the room.
Corvega FactoryOn a desk on the second floor near the Ant Queen.
Dunwich BuildingIn Forsaken Dunwich Ruins, on a shelf in a small room.
Hubris ComicsIn Hubris Comics Utility, on a desk close to the Grayditch sewer exit.
Hubris ComicsJust outside the building, inside of the Pulowski Preservation shelter.
Jury Street Metro StationOn the workbench.
Mama Dolce'sIn Mama Dolce's Processed Foods, on a shelf in a stairwell at the southwest corner of the map
MDPL-05 Power StationLeaning against a toolbox.
Metro CentralNear Foggy Bottom Station exit, behind a locked gate in generator area on a table.
Nuka-Cola PlantFactory floor on the desk, take a right when you first enter the building.
Our Lady of Hope HospitalIn the Dry Sewers that lead from the basement of Our Lady of Hope Hospital to Dupont Circle. Its on a shelf in a room at the south end.
Ranger CompoundOn the generator in the pantry. May have gotten stuck inside/under.
Red Racer FactoryEnter through the front, going to the room straight ahead with a giant teddy bear on a tricycle suspended in the air. If you jump on the barrels to the left of a machine so you are on top there is a toolbox with the book next to it.
Relay Tower KX-B8-11To the southeast, near Hilltop Farm Ruins, on top of a barrel inside a flipped-over container in a small radioactive pond
Rivet CityIn Rivet City Bow, in Pinkerton's lab, on the shelf. Must be stolen.
Rockbreaker's Last GasIn an abandoned shack on the cliff to the west, in a wooden box under the workbench.
Tepid SewersIn the raider hideout (in the tunnels behind sandbags). Enter the hideout, turn left, and enter the small room on your left. The book will be on the right corner behind toolbox (near generator).
VAPL-58 Power StationOn the desk next to computer.
VAPL-66 Power StationOn the desk with the broken computer.
Vault 92On a shelf in the destroyed barn to the west.
Vernon SquareIn a small sewer area marked as 'Sewer Entrance' (not the sewer down the crater) on the local map in Vernon Square (at the end alley to the right of Cinema, opposite the Statesman Hotel). The book is on a table behind an Average locked door along with a sawed-off shotgun.
Warrington StationPast the beds where you meet Roy Phillips, in the room lit with a red light, on the southern shelf. Must be stolen.


  1. Fallout 2 Official Strategies & Secrets p.87: "Dean's Electronics
    Shocking breakthroughs in teaching methods allow you to learn about a variety of electronics. Your Repair Skill will certainty benefit from this additional knowledge.
    Cost: $130"