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Pre-Wired LEDs

These great little indicator LEDs are wired with an in-line diode on one leg so you can run them with either AC or DC. 12-24 volts works best (do not run them on 120V!) drawing 4mA. You'll get leads between 4" and 9" with quick-disconnect terminals. Because these are pre-wired no fumbling with tiny connectors! You pick yellow or red.

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YELLOW LEDS WITH LEADS

Pre-Wired LEDs

These great little indicator LEDs are wired with an in-line diode on one leg so you can run them with either AC or DC. 12-24 volts works best (do not run them on 120V!) drawing 4mA. You'll get leads between 4" and 9" with quick-disconnect terminals. Because these are pre-wired no fumbling with tiny connectors! You pick yellow or red.

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$2.95 PKG (10)
$3.95
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Charge!

And move that data with these 3-foot USB to micro-USB charge and data cables. Wires are cased in heavy-duty braided nylon for prevention of kinks and fraying. We’ll select one in red, green, white, blue or black, guaranteed to either complement or contrast with your phone.

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USB TO MICRO-USB CHARGE CABLE

Charge!

And move that data with these 3-foot USB to micro-USB charge and data cables. Wires are cased in heavy-duty braided nylon for prevention of kinks and fraying. We’ll select one in red, green, white, blue or black, guaranteed to either complement or contrast with your phone.

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$3.95 EACH

Low Energy Motor

This little 1.5-3VDC motor draws just 15mA no load, which means it's just the ticket for solar-cell applications. At 3VDC it spins approx 600 rpm and stalls at 125mA. Measures 1-1/8" long x 15/16" dia with a 5/16" long x 1/16" dia shaft and 3-1/2" leads.

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1-1/2 - 3VDC MOTOR

Low Energy Motor

This little 1.5-3VDC motor draws just 15mA no load, which means it's just the ticket for solar-cell applications. At 3VDC it spins approx 600 rpm and stalls at 125mA. Measures 1-1/8" long x 15/16" dia with a 5/16" long x 1/16" dia shaft and 3-1/2" leads.

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$2.95 EACH

Digital Multimeter

3-1/2 digit LCD electrical multimeter with a max reading of 1999. Measures (5) ranges of DC, (2) ranges of AC voltage both to 500 V, (5) ranges of resistance to 200K ohms, DC current to 10 Amp., diode test, transistor and battery test. A pocket sized 2-7/8" x 5-3/4" x 1-1/2", it comes complete with test leads and 9 volt battery. The best value for this size we have seen.

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DIGITAL METER WITH PROBES

Digital Multimeter

3-1/2 digit LCD electrical multimeter with a max reading of 1999. Measures (5) ranges of DC, (2) ranges of AC voltage both to 500 V, (5) ranges of resistance to 200K ohms, DC current to 10 Amp., diode test, transistor and battery test. A pocket sized 2-7/8" x 5-3/4" x 1-1/2", it comes complete with test leads and 9 volt battery. The best value for this size we have seen.

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$10.17 EACH
$16.95
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It's Your Nickel

So you like Nickel-Metal Hydride rechargeable battery bargains? You choose a 4-pack of "AA" 2600 MAH or "AAA" 1000 MAH NiMH batteries, the recommended choice for electronics, cameras, games, cordless phones and toys.

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"AA" NIMH RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES

It's Your Nickel

So you like Nickel-Metal Hydride rechargeable battery bargains? You choose a 4-pack of "AA" 2600 MAH or "AAA" 1000 MAH NiMH batteries, the recommended choice for electronics, cameras, games, cordless phones and toys.

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Verisimilitude Is Everything

Save thousands on security with this bogus camera. A blinking red light adds the right touch of verisimilitude for your average, easy-to-dupe miscreant. Extremely genuine-looking, the blinking red LED is surrounded by (18) phony white LEDs all in a 5-1/2" long x 2-3/4" barrel that connects to a stand with a useless but actual wire housing.Tilts from perpendicular to 140 degrees. Includes mounting screws, but you add (2) "AAA" batteries for the red light.

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FAKE SECURITY CAMERA

Verisimilitude Is Everything

Save thousands on security with this bogus camera. A blinking red light adds the right touch of verisimilitude for your average, easy-to-dupe miscreant. Extremely genuine-looking, the blinking red LED is surrounded by (18) phony white LEDs all in a 5-1/2" long x 2-3/4" barrel that connects to a stand with a useless but actual wire housing.Tilts from perpendicular to 140 degrees. Includes mounting screws, but you add (2) "AAA" batteries for the red light.

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$6.25 EACH

PELTIER HEAT PUMP

High tech comes to Am Sci & Surp!! It is here in the form of a Peltier junction, a thermo-electric device that translates electric power into heat, and perversely, into cool. Apply current at 15VDC to the gizmos and they extract thermal energy from one face, thereby cooling it. The heat is dumped onto the other face, thereby heating it. Please note: you must use a heat sink on the hot side or the junction will fry itself, since it can quickly create a 65° C temperature differential in a no load situation. Stack two, or build a cascade to increase the thermal differential created. Or run it backwards. Apply heat or cold to the relevant face and produce a current. Amazing for science projects and experiments. Practical for coffee warmers, beer coolers and mini-refrigerator or warming oven applications. They come with a datasheet. Large is 1-9/16" sq. x 3/16" thick and draws 6A and small is 1-1/4" sq. x 3/16" thick and draws 3A.


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1-9/16" SQUARE PELTIER JUNCTION THERMO-ELECTRO DEVICE

PELTIER HEAT PUMP

High tech comes to Am Sci & Surp!! It is here in the form of a Peltier junction, a thermo-electric device that translates electric power into heat, and perversely, into cool. Apply current at 15VDC to the gizmos and they extract thermal energy from one face, thereby cooling it. The heat is dumped onto the other face, thereby heating it. Please note: you must use a heat sink on the hot side or the junction will fry itself, since it can quickly create a 65° C temperature differential in a no load situation. Stack two, or build a cascade to increase the thermal differential created. Or run it backwards. Apply heat or cold to the relevant face and produce a current. Amazing for science projects and experiments. Practical for coffee warmers, beer coolers and mini-refrigerator or warming oven applications. They come with a datasheet. Large is 1-9/16" sq. x 3/16" thick and draws 6A and small is 1-1/4" sq. x 3/16" thick and draws 3A.


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Faster, Pussycat…

Charge, Charge. Or Sync, Sync. Direct from the Valley of Superchargers, these 3-foot USB-A 3.1 to USB-C cords are flat to prevent tangles and will charge or sync your data at 10Gbps, which will leave your standard charging cable standing at the gate. We’ll pick one in black, blue, white or hot pink, which are the hardest to lose.

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HIGH-SPEED USB TO USB-C CORDS

Faster, Pussycat…

Charge, Charge. Or Sync, Sync. Direct from the Valley of Superchargers, these 3-foot USB-A 3.1 to USB-C cords are flat to prevent tangles and will charge or sync your data at 10Gbps, which will leave your standard charging cable standing at the gate. We’ll pick one in black, blue, white or hot pink, which are the hardest to lose.

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$5.95 EACH

I Screen, You Screen

We all screen. And we all need to protect those screens on our expensive little gadgetry. Our each is a pack of (12) clear screen protectors, each a generous 2-15/16" x 2-1/4" x .004" thick. They protect from scratches and reduce glare. Made for the Sony Clié, but easy to cut to fit anything with a screen you want to protect. Made in the USA for Fellowes®.

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SCREEN PROTECTORS

I Screen, You Screen

We all screen. And we all need to protect those screens on our expensive little gadgetry. Our each is a pack of (12) clear screen protectors, each a generous 2-15/16" x 2-1/4" x .004" thick. They protect from scratches and reduce glare. Made for the Sony Clié, but easy to cut to fit anything with a screen you want to protect. Made in the USA for Fellowes®.

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$0.40 EACH
$1.95
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Step On It

Perfect for hands-on hobbyists. Foot-pedal speed controls free up your paws to do the real work. This one's for 120VAC devices, and ideal for machines using approx 200W or 1.6A or less. Measures 5" x 3" x 2-1/4" tall, with a 6-foot cord that plugs into the wall and a 2-foot grounded female plug for your sewing machine, rotary tool, scroll saw, or, if you really make a lot of banana Daiquiris, blender.

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FOOT PEDAL SPEED CONTROL 120 VAC

Step On It

Perfect for hands-on hobbyists. Foot-pedal speed controls free up your paws to do the real work. This one's for 120VAC devices, and ideal for machines using approx 200W or 1.6A or less. Measures 5" x 3" x 2-1/4" tall, with a 6-foot cord that plugs into the wall and a 2-foot grounded female plug for your sewing machine, rotary tool, scroll saw, or, if you really make a lot of banana Daiquiris, blender.

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$17.85 EACH

Rack 'Em Up

Like a third hand in the electronics lab, this circuit-board rack from Elenco® has a pair of stable 6-1/2" legs and 3" tall arms with clips, one spring-loaded, to hold the board. It's a must for any electronics DIY-er. Adjusts from 0 to 9-3/8" apart and lets you rotate the board it holds a full 360 degrees. Both clips and legs lock with thumbscrews.

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ELENCO® CIRCUIT BOARD CLAMP

Rack 'Em Up

Like a third hand in the electronics lab, this circuit-board rack from Elenco® has a pair of stable 6-1/2" legs and 3" tall arms with clips, one spring-loaded, to hold the board. It's a must for any electronics DIY-er. Adjusts from 0 to 9-3/8" apart and lets you rotate the board it holds a full 360 degrees. Both clips and legs lock with thumbscrews.

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$12.35 EACH

DIGITAL MULTIMETER DELUXE

Sneak Peek Item! Web-only! Not in our catalog and our copywriters haven't seen it yet. In stores by special order.

From Velleman®, it measures 0-20M resistance in (6) ranges, with diode and continual as well, DC current from 0-10A in (4) ranges (10A has a separate input), AC current from 0-200 mA, AC voltage from 0-600V in (4) ranges, and DC from 0-600V in 95) ranges--plus 1.5V and 9V battery tests.

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MULTIMETER, DIGITAL, 600V-10

DIGITAL MULTIMETER DELUXE

Sneak Peek Item! Web-only! Not in our catalog and our copywriters haven't seen it yet. In stores by special order.

From Velleman®, it measures 0-20M resistance in (6) ranges, with diode and continual as well, DC current from 0-10A in (4) ranges (10A has a separate input), AC current from 0-200 mA, AC voltage from 0-600V in (4) ranges, and DC from 0-600V in 95) ranges--plus 1.5V and 9V battery tests.

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$17.50 EACH

Shrink-To-Fit

Like blue jeans, but for wires. So you can color-code those wires instead of getting all confused. You get a 10-pack of 12" long x 9/32" pieces of heat-shrink tubing, (3) each of white and red, (4) of black. Rated for up to 600V 125°C. UL.

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HEAT-SHRINK TUBES

Shrink-To-Fit

Like blue jeans, but for wires. So you can color-code those wires instead of getting all confused. You get a 10-pack of 12" long x 9/32" pieces of heat-shrink tubing, (3) each of white and red, (4) of black. Rated for up to 600V 125°C. UL.

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$2.25 EACH

Bluetooth Shaky Ball!

If a snow globe and a powered speaker had a baby it would be this tornado light show that whirls to the music, with Bluetooth technology. Makes us proud to know there are electronics engineers out there designing this sort of thing. This 8W unit has a rechargeable battery and USB charge cord, a 1-5/8" dia 70-18KHz speaker and an impeller. Inside the 3-1/2” dia globe is, yes, snow and red, green and blue LEDs that react to sound in a whirlwind effect. Has a micro SD card, a standard 1/8” jack, and 32-foot Bluetooth 2.0 capability. The whole shebang stands 7-1/4" tall on an approx 3-1/2" square base.

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TORNADO SPEAKER

Bluetooth Shaky Ball!

If a snow globe and a powered speaker had a baby it would be this tornado light show that whirls to the music, with Bluetooth technology. Makes us proud to know there are electronics engineers out there designing this sort of thing. This 8W unit has a rechargeable battery and USB charge cord, a 1-5/8" dia 70-18KHz speaker and an impeller. Inside the 3-1/2” dia globe is, yes, snow and red, green and blue LEDs that react to sound in a whirlwind effect. Has a micro SD card, a standard 1/8” jack, and 32-foot Bluetooth 2.0 capability. The whole shebang stands 7-1/4" tall on an approx 3-1/2" square base.

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$19.95 EACH
$24.75
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Mabuchi Motor

This torquey take-out 6-24VDC (12VDC nominal) motor draws approx 250mA no load, stalls at 7.2A and spins approx 5700 rpm. Measures 2" x 1-13/32" with a 3/4" x 1/8" flattened shaft and may have a setscrew-mounted coupler that resembles a router bit. Has prewired leads. Mabuchi part no. RS-545SH.

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12VDC MABUCHI MOTOR

Mabuchi Motor

This torquey take-out 6-24VDC (12VDC nominal) motor draws approx 250mA no load, stalls at 7.2A and spins approx 5700 rpm. Measures 2" x 1-13/32" with a 3/4" x 1/8" flattened shaft and may have a setscrew-mounted coupler that resembles a router bit. Has prewired leads. Mabuchi part no. RS-545SH.

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$3.50 EACH

You Say Breadboard…

The manufacturer, Elenco Electronics, says Bredblox, but what's in a name? This is just a nice little breadboard for electronic experiments. The Elenco Model 9830 measures 6-1/2" long x 2-1/8" wide x 5/16" thick with (2) power busses up both long edges and (63) double rows of more busses. The holes for components and jumper wires are approx .050" each and multiple boards can be interlocked via tabs and ports on the long edges. Now go invent something and get rich.

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9830 BREADBOARD

You Say Breadboard…

The manufacturer, Elenco Electronics, says Bredblox, but what's in a name? This is just a nice little breadboard for electronic experiments. The Elenco Model 9830 measures 6-1/2" long x 2-1/8" wide x 5/16" thick with (2) power busses up both long edges and (63) double rows of more busses. The holes for components and jumper wires are approx .050" each and multiple boards can be interlocked via tabs and ports on the long edges. Now go invent something and get rich.

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$8.50 EACH

How About A Little Service?

This tiny servo motor can swing approx 90 degrees in either direction via any of the (3) included servo horns with screws on the 3/16" toothed shaft: a 13/16" long single horn, a 1-5/8" long double horn or the 1-5/8" long double horn with (2) smaller cross horns. Draws between 220 and 650mA at 5VDC, and is rated for 25 oz/in of torque. Measures 7/8" x 1/2" x 1-1/16" deep with a pair of mounting wings with 1/16" bores. Wiring is 5V to red, ground to brown and timing pulses to orange. Use any 1-2ms pulses at 50Hz.

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MINI SERVO MOTOR

How About A Little Service?

This tiny servo motor can swing approx 90 degrees in either direction via any of the (3) included servo horns with screws on the 3/16" toothed shaft: a 13/16" long single horn, a 1-5/8" long double horn or the 1-5/8" long double horn with (2) smaller cross horns. Draws between 220 and 650mA at 5VDC, and is rated for 25 oz/in of torque. Measures 7/8" x 1/2" x 1-1/16" deep with a pair of mounting wings with 1/16" bores. Wiring is 5V to red, ground to brown and timing pulses to orange. Use any 1-2ms pulses at 50Hz.

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$4.50 EACH

The Antenna Wedding

Hear about the antenna wedding? The ceremony was nothing special, but the reception was excellent. Same goes for this amplified HDTV digital antenna from TriQuest. It doesn’t stand on ceremony--just offers excellent reception by marrying several types of antennae. Use it with satellite or cable for the best reception of local channels. Has a 6-1/2" loop for UHF frequencies, a pair of 32" 5-draw dipoles for VHF, a 50" coax cable with a gold plated "F" connector, and an inline 25dB amplifier powered by an included 12VDC 100mA adapter. Base has a 8-3/4" x 4" footprint. Works on all TVs.

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AMPLIFIED HDTV ANTENNA

The Antenna Wedding

Hear about the antenna wedding? The ceremony was nothing special, but the reception was excellent. Same goes for this amplified HDTV digital antenna from TriQuest. It doesn’t stand on ceremony--just offers excellent reception by marrying several types of antennae. Use it with satellite or cable for the best reception of local channels. Has a 6-1/2" loop for UHF frequencies, a pair of 32" 5-draw dipoles for VHF, a 50" coax cable with a gold plated "F" connector, and an inline 25dB amplifier powered by an included 12VDC 100mA adapter. Base has a 8-3/4" x 4" footprint. Works on all TVs.

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$17.50 EACH

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