Plug this cut-diamond-shaped, white plastic speaker into your audio player, and its internal amp and 3/4” speaker will go to work. Measures approx 2” across x 1-1/4” deep not counting the standard 1/8” mini-plug. Recharges via the included USB cord. (Charge for a couple hours before using, and adjust the volume, as it’s prone to clipping.) You pick red, white or black.
How about a really nice 4-lead stepper motor linear actuator? We thought so. This one is a roboticist's dream, and requires 570mA at 5VDC and features a 2-1/2" long 1/4” lead screw with a 3/4” long 3/16” ID U-joint at the end. Bipolar and non-captive. Measures 1-3/8" square x 1-5/16". But wait, there’s more: also has a 5-pin 5VDC 30mA encoder at the end. Everything is connected via a 14” wiring harness. Has (4) 3/32” mounting holes on the face. Whole shebang in made in the US of A. HSI Part# 35F4P-05-006. Encoder# E5S-1000-315-H.
Little solder girls also welcome, of course. Teach a kid to solder with this AmeriKit® Learn to Solder Kit from Elenco®. The kit will result in a working two-tone and flashing Euro siren, and comes with a 25W soldering iron, a speaker, dual LEDs, 4” side cutters and a spool of lead-free rosin-core solder. Includes detailed instructions for ages 12+.
From the always cutting-edge iZoom® people, this bulbous light has a 1.5W COB LED inside that puts out 150 lumens. The whole bulb lights up like, well, a light bulb with a flat bottom, but swivel the end and the LED points out and it’s a flashlight. Has a 3-lb magnet to hold it in the bulb incarnation, and a fold-out hook for hanging. Has a 4-hour life on a set of (3) “AAA” batteries, which are included. Measures 6" long x 3" dia at the widest part of the bulb shape.
Queen Elizabeth (the II) has interchangeable jewels on one of her tiaras, and likes to change them herself to match her outfit. They call it her “Tiara Time.” Now you can be Elizabethan too with this handy pack of 200 small acrylic jewels. Sizes range from 7/32” to 15/32” in round, square and rectangular shapes with self-adhesive backs. In clear, red, pink, blue, green, purple and orange--or ruby, blue and pink sapphire, diamond, peridot, topaz and amethyst colors if you’re feeling princessish.
This nice tabletop, Celestron® UpClose spotting scope has a 60mm objective and a zoom eyepiece for a whopping 20-60X magnification. Strength-wise somewhere between binoculars and a telescope, this portable beauty is great for bird-watching, target-sighting, moon-gazing, and multiple hiking and nautical applications, including ridge-identifying and land-ho’ing. Has a rubber-coated housing, rubber eye-cup, and fully coated lenses. Comes with a soft case, a flight case with adjustable strap, and a 12” tripod. Limited lifetime warranty through Celestron®.
Just toss this little pack, unopened, into a wood fire and watch all the pretty colors. (For you chem majors, it contains 25 grams of cupric sulfate, cupric chloride and PVC crystals.) And do we have to tell you not to eat or inhale it? OK, don’t eat it or inhale it. Just watch it blow your mind.
I sing of arms and the robot. You should pardon the abuse of Virgil, but this robot arm kit is as elegant as the Aeneid. It’s hydraulic (the robot arm, not the Aeneid) and the kit has (229) pieces, including gripper arms that move on (6) axes, including a 180-degree wrist rotation, mobility of 98 degrees, elbow range of 44 degrees, shoulder motion of 45 degrees and a base rotation of 270 degrees. Also has a suction mechanism and brake pad. For ages 10+.
From the official Sharpie® people, this set has (20) fade-, water- and smear-resistant markers: (10) fine point in blue, green, yellow, neon yellow, tangerine, both neon and leg-warmer orange, hot pink, red and brown; plus (10) ultra-fine point markers in black, navy, techno and nano blue, aqua, green, orange and optic orange, magenta and jellie pink. They’re for coloring the 12-page aquatic-themed coloring book. (Be assured that when it’s all filled in you’re permitted to color non-ichthyological things indefinitely with the same markers.)
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