BEST SELLERS

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.

accent

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.

accent
$11.95 EACH

Build A Better Battery Pack

Our each is (4) of the blue plastic "D" Cell modular battery holders, approx 3-3/8" x 1-7/16" x 1-1/8" deep without tabs. They slide together either side-to-side or end-to-end or any combination of both, with connecting tabs in both directions. Can be wired parallel or in series. Open tops. Interesting possibilities.

accent

"D" CELL MODULAR BATTERY HOLDERS

Build A Better Battery Pack

Our each is (4) of the blue plastic "D" Cell modular battery holders, approx 3-3/8" x 1-7/16" x 1-1/8" deep without tabs. They slide together either side-to-side or end-to-end or any combination of both, with connecting tabs in both directions. Can be wired parallel or in series. Open tops. Interesting possibilities.

accent
$4.75 EACH

Round Top, Square Bottom

Doesn’t happen much, but it’s a subtle transition. This thick-walled clear glass bottle stands 8-3/8” tall and holds 8 oz (230ml, about). Measures 1-7/8” square at the bottom and rounds up to shoulder about 1-1/2” below the black-plastic, gasketed screw cap.

accent

UNIQUE GLASS BOTTLE WITH SCREWCAP

Round Top, Square Bottom

Doesn’t happen much, but it’s a subtle transition. This thick-walled clear glass bottle stands 8-3/8” tall and holds 8 oz (230ml, about). Measures 1-7/8” square at the bottom and rounds up to shoulder about 1-1/2” below the black-plastic, gasketed screw cap.

accent
$7.95 PKG (6)

Latching Pushbuttons

Made for desktop PCs, these DPST latching pushbutton switches from Legion Electronics are rated for up to 10A at 125-250VAC. Measure 1-1/4" x 3/4" x 11/16" with a spring-loaded 5/8" plunger, (4) quick-disconnect terminals on the bottom and tapped 3/32" mounting holes on the sides. CSA.

accent

DPST PUSHBUTTON SWITCHES

Latching Pushbuttons

Made for desktop PCs, these DPST latching pushbutton switches from Legion Electronics are rated for up to 10A at 125-250VAC. Measure 1-1/4" x 3/4" x 11/16" with a spring-loaded 5/8" plunger, (4) quick-disconnect terminals on the bottom and tapped 3/32" mounting holes on the sides. CSA.

accent
$2.00 PKG (4)
$3.25
-38%

The Walls Have It

Fix those larger cracks or tape seams with this 1-7/8" wide fiberglass mesh drywall repair tape. You’ll get (2) rolls, 65 feet each. Made in Poland, a major exporter of carpenters and sheetrockers, so they ought to know.

accent

FIBERGLASS MESH DRYWALL TAPE

The Walls Have It

Fix those larger cracks or tape seams with this 1-7/8" wide fiberglass mesh drywall repair tape. You’ll get (2) rolls, 65 feet each. Made in Poland, a major exporter of carpenters and sheetrockers, so they ought to know.

accent
$3.95 PKG (2)

Electronic Cornucopia

Our 17-section case of over 200 electronic components will make anybody who owns a soldering gun happy as an electric clam. You get 1/4W resistor 10-1M Ohm, trimpots 500-1M Ohm, 50V disc capacitors 2.2-680pF, 100V mylar capacitors from .001-.33uF, electrolytic 50V capacitors from 1-1000uF, LEDs in (4) colors plus a 7-segment display, inductors 10-33mH, a 5V relay, bridge rectifier, (7) different diodes, (6) different transistors, (13) different ICs, a photocell, hook-up wire, (5) different switches, a mic element, 9V snap, 8-Ohm speaker , buzzer and a set of alligator-clip leads. From Elenco®.

 Detailed specifications:

Resistors:   1/4W - (5 each) in Ohms: 10, 100, 470, 1K, 2.2K, 4.7K, 8.2K, 10K, 

       18K, 27K, 47K, 82K, 100K, 220K, 330K, 470K, 1M.

Electrolytic Capacitors:  50V Radial - (2 each) 1µF, 4.7µF, 10µF, 47µF, 100µF, 470µF, 1000µF

Mylar Capacitors:  100V Radial - (2 each)  .001µF, .0047µF, .01µF, .047µF, .1µF, .33µF

Ceramic Disc Capacitors: 500V - (2 each) 2.2pF, 4.7pF, 10pF, 1pF, 22pF, 47pF, 100pF, 220pF, 470pF, 680pF

Inductors: (1 each) 4.7µH, 10µH, 47µH, 100µH, 470µH, 1mH, 10mH, 33mH

Trimpots: Single turn - (1 each) 500 ohm, 1K ohm, 5K ohm, 50K ohm, 100K ohm, 500K ohm, 1M ohm

 

accent

ELENCO® ELECTRONICS COMPONENT KIT WITH CASE

Electronic Cornucopia

Our 17-section case of over 200 electronic components will make anybody who owns a soldering gun happy as an electric clam. You get 1/4W resistor 10-1M Ohm, trimpots 500-1M Ohm, 50V disc capacitors 2.2-680pF, 100V mylar capacitors from .001-.33uF, electrolytic 50V capacitors from 1-1000uF, LEDs in (4) colors plus a 7-segment display, inductors 10-33mH, a 5V relay, bridge rectifier, (7) different diodes, (6) different transistors, (13) different ICs, a photocell, hook-up wire, (5) different switches, a mic element, 9V snap, 8-Ohm speaker , buzzer and a set of alligator-clip leads. From Elenco®.

 Detailed specifications:

Resistors:   1/4W - (5 each) in Ohms: 10, 100, 470, 1K, 2.2K, 4.7K, 8.2K, 10K, 

       18K, 27K, 47K, 82K, 100K, 220K, 330K, 470K, 1M.

Electrolytic Capacitors:  50V Radial - (2 each) 1µF, 4.7µF, 10µF, 47µF, 100µF, 470µF, 1000µF

Mylar Capacitors:  100V Radial - (2 each)  .001µF, .0047µF, .01µF, .047µF, .1µF, .33µF

Ceramic Disc Capacitors: 500V - (2 each) 2.2pF, 4.7pF, 10pF, 1pF, 22pF, 47pF, 100pF, 220pF, 470pF, 680pF

Inductors: (1 each) 4.7µH, 10µH, 47µH, 100µH, 470µH, 1mH, 10mH, 33mH

Trimpots: Single turn - (1 each) 500 ohm, 1K ohm, 5K ohm, 50K ohm, 100K ohm, 500K ohm, 1M ohm

 

accent
$64.95 EACH

Relay & Socket

This 5-pin socket is already wired with 9" leads in black, red, white, yellow and blue to its quick-disconnect sockets, ready for your 1/4" or 7mm spade terminals. Housing is slotted so you can interlock them end to end. Measures 1-1/4" x 1-1/16" x 1" thick. Matches our 94746 relay.

accent

12 VDC RELAY

Relay & Socket

This 5-pin socket is already wired with 9" leads in black, red, white, yellow and blue to its quick-disconnect sockets, ready for your 1/4" or 7mm spade terminals. Housing is slotted so you can interlock them end to end. Measures 1-1/4" x 1-1/16" x 1" thick. Matches our 94746 relay.

accent

Wanna Toggle?

The correct answer is "I don't know; I've never toggled." If, however, you just want to turn something on and off, here's a choice of toggles for your switching delectation. The DPDT toggle is rated for up to 20A at 125VAC and has screw terminals below. Measures 1-1/4" x 1-3/4". No center-off position. The first DPST toggle is rated for 20A at 125VAC or 15A at 250VAC. Screw terminals on the bottom. Measures 1-5/16" x 3/4". The smaller DPST toggle is rated for up to 4A at 125VAC or 2A at 250VAC. Has 3/16" spade terminals on the bottom and measures 1" X 9/16". All the toggles come with switch-plates and mounting nuts.

accent

DPDT TOGGLE SWITCH 20A (A)

Wanna Toggle?

The correct answer is "I don't know; I've never toggled." If, however, you just want to turn something on and off, here's a choice of toggles for your switching delectation. The DPDT toggle is rated for up to 20A at 125VAC and has screw terminals below. Measures 1-1/4" x 1-3/4". No center-off position. The first DPST toggle is rated for 20A at 125VAC or 15A at 250VAC. Screw terminals on the bottom. Measures 1-5/16" x 3/4". The smaller DPST toggle is rated for up to 4A at 125VAC or 2A at 250VAC. Has 3/16" spade terminals on the bottom and measures 1" X 9/16". All the toggles come with switch-plates and mounting nuts.

accent

CLIP LEAD SET

Ten electrical leads with an alligator clip on each end. Each lead is about 20" long, not counting the 'gators. Vinyl coated 20-22 ga. wire with a vinyl cover over each clip. They come in an assortment of five colors with two leads in each color. The manufacturer calls them heavy duty but we would restrict them to the light currents and low voltages you will be using in your home experiments. Our each is a set of (10).

accent

ALLIGATOR CLIP LEADS 3 PACK SAVINGS

CLIP LEAD SET

Ten electrical leads with an alligator clip on each end. Each lead is about 20" long, not counting the 'gators. Vinyl coated 20-22 ga. wire with a vinyl cover over each clip. They come in an assortment of five colors with two leads in each color. The manufacturer calls them heavy duty but we would restrict them to the light currents and low voltages you will be using in your home experiments. Our each is a set of (10).

accent
$8.75 PKG (3)
$10.95
-20%

Switch In Time

Perhaps a switch in time won't save nine, but if you keep getting caught without the goods, and have to rush off to the local high priced supplier, we can help. Of our assortment of (10) switches, (at least (5) different) should have the answer to a wide variety of needs. It contains an assortment which may include toggles, rockers, rotarys or slide switches in a variety of sizes. Chances are you can find what you need, or at least something that will serve. Try it!!

accent

SWITCH ASSORTMENT

Switch In Time

Perhaps a switch in time won't save nine, but if you keep getting caught without the goods, and have to rush off to the local high priced supplier, we can help. Of our assortment of (10) switches, (at least (5) different) should have the answer to a wide variety of needs. It contains an assortment which may include toggles, rockers, rotarys or slide switches in a variety of sizes. Chances are you can find what you need, or at least something that will serve. Try it!!

accent
$5.95 PKG (10)

Big and Rechargeable

Here's a brand new selection of sealed lead-acid rechargeable batteries, for when you're pushing something a little bigger than a penlight. All batteries are all direct from the manufacturer with current date codes. All of them have (2) 3/16" wide quick-disconnect terminals on top. Click on battery description for a photo.

 

 

accent

12 VOLT * 8AH * UB1280 * 5-15/16" x 3-11/16" x 2-9/16" NEW

Big and Rechargeable

Here's a brand new selection of sealed lead-acid rechargeable batteries, for when you're pushing something a little bigger than a penlight. All batteries are all direct from the manufacturer with current date codes. All of them have (2) 3/16" wide quick-disconnect terminals on top. Click on battery description for a photo.

 

 

accent

Fire In Your Pocket!

It's a five-in-one, tubular, stainless steel survival tool. Measures approx 6-1/2" long and looks like a pen or penlight clipped to your pocket, but it unscrews into a tiny compass, a 3/8" dia punch, a 1-1/2" long flint, a 1-1/2" long striker and a small whistle. Don't go on Survivor without it. NB: the compass must be unscrewed and off for accuracy. In black stainless steel.

accent

5-IN-1 SURVIVAL TOOL

Fire In Your Pocket!

It's a five-in-one, tubular, stainless steel survival tool. Measures approx 6-1/2" long and looks like a pen or penlight clipped to your pocket, but it unscrews into a tiny compass, a 3/8" dia punch, a 1-1/2" long flint, a 1-1/2" long striker and a small whistle. Don't go on Survivor without it. NB: the compass must be unscrewed and off for accuracy. In black stainless steel.

accent
$12.50 EACH

Mabuchi Motor

Little takeout 3-6VDC Mabuchi motors (6VDC nominal) spin approx 4000 rpm and draw 50mA no load. Stall at 300mA and measure 1-1/2" long x 1-1/16" dia with a 1/2” long x 3/32” dia shaft with a 2-sheave 9/16” dia pulley. Sheaves are 1/16” ID. Wired with 2” leads for super easy battery or wall adapter hook up. These were originally from copiers so you'll want to wipe 'em down before use.

accent

3-6VDC MABUCHI MOTOR

Mabuchi Motor

Little takeout 3-6VDC Mabuchi motors (6VDC nominal) spin approx 4000 rpm and draw 50mA no load. Stall at 300mA and measure 1-1/2" long x 1-1/16" dia with a 1/2” long x 3/32” dia shaft with a 2-sheave 9/16” dia pulley. Sheaves are 1/16” ID. Wired with 2” leads for super easy battery or wall adapter hook up. These were originally from copiers so you'll want to wipe 'em down before use.

accent
$1.95 PKG (2)
$2.95
-34%

Eschew Plastic Canteens

Drink like your grandfather did when he was in service to Uncle Sam, from this brand new aluminum canteen nested in a cup with folding handles, both inside a padded cotton olive drab cover (suitable for soaking to keep the water cold) with a pistol belt hook on the back. Canteen holds (1) quart, the cup about half that. Includes a black screw cap with a (non-GI) chain and carabiner.

accent

ALUMINUM ARMY-STYLE CANTEEN

Eschew Plastic Canteens

Drink like your grandfather did when he was in service to Uncle Sam, from this brand new aluminum canteen nested in a cup with folding handles, both inside a padded cotton olive drab cover (suitable for soaking to keep the water cold) with a pistol belt hook on the back. Canteen holds (1) quart, the cup about half that. Includes a black screw cap with a (non-GI) chain and carabiner.

accent
$12.95 EACH

These Leaves Just Arrived

And you’ll want them to stay. They’re small gold-toned, self-adhesive aluminum leaves from Martha Stewart Crafts™ for sticking on your leafy craft projects. Each pack has (9) leaves, including a pair of 2” long fern fronds plus (7) assorted at approx 5/8” long.

accent

ASSORTED CRAFT LEAVES

These Leaves Just Arrived

And you’ll want them to stay. They’re small gold-toned, self-adhesive aluminum leaves from Martha Stewart Crafts™ for sticking on your leafy craft projects. Each pack has (9) leaves, including a pair of 2” long fern fronds plus (7) assorted at approx 5/8” long.

accent
$3.95 PKG (2)

Good Vibrations

Remember those old school vibration football games, or those fantastic days-of-yore vibrating beds in roadside motels? This is like that, a small vibration motor (10mm dia x 2.5mm) that’s touch-sensitive and produces a pleasant buzzy response. Motor has 1-1/4" power leads, draws approx 60mA at 3VDC. Has 0.75g vibe amplitude. Self-adhesive pad on one face. No shaft.

accent

SHAFTLESS VIBRATION MOTOR

Good Vibrations

Remember those old school vibration football games, or those fantastic days-of-yore vibrating beds in roadside motels? This is like that, a small vibration motor (10mm dia x 2.5mm) that’s touch-sensitive and produces a pleasant buzzy response. Motor has 1-1/4" power leads, draws approx 60mA at 3VDC. Has 0.75g vibe amplitude. Self-adhesive pad on one face. No shaft.

accent
$2.95 PKG (2)
$7.95
-63%

Compression At Sea

This small compression spring measures 1" dia x 1-1/8" tall and is made from 1/16" dia 316-type stainless steel, designed for marine or other aquatic applications. Go mount a bouncing turtle.

accent

1-1/8" TALL STAINLESS STEEL COMPRESSION SPRINGS

Compression At Sea

This small compression spring measures 1" dia x 1-1/8" tall and is made from 1/16" dia 316-type stainless steel, designed for marine or other aquatic applications. Go mount a bouncing turtle.

accent
$3.50 PKG (10)

Arachnophiliac Special

You like spiders? This motorized arachnid model runs on salt water, which activates its magnesium fuel cell. Probably best if you don’t tell your mother. Finished model will be approx 4” long and wide, and will run for about 15 minutes per filling. You’ll get (3) replacement magnesium sheets, each of which will get you about 5-7 hours of spider operation (additional sheets available online). Includes a 20-page manual, and is designed for ages 8+.

accent

MOTORIZED SPIDER KIT

Arachnophiliac Special

You like spiders? This motorized arachnid model runs on salt water, which activates its magnesium fuel cell. Probably best if you don’t tell your mother. Finished model will be approx 4” long and wide, and will run for about 15 minutes per filling. You’ll get (3) replacement magnesium sheets, each of which will get you about 5-7 hours of spider operation (additional sheets available online). Includes a 20-page manual, and is designed for ages 8+.

accent
$19.95 EACH

Showing 91–108 of 360 results