It's A Snap!

with our best selling electronics kit. Build 100 or more electronic projects from a Reflection Detector to a Simple Salt Water Alarm with Snap Circuits Jr. The Elenco kit, a Dr. Toy Winner, has a grid base and a selection of conductors, resistors, switches, integrated circuits and more, for a total of (30) color-coded snap-in parts. For ages 8 to 108, the easy-to-use components and well-designed instruction manual make this a perfect way to spend some quality time with a bright young child! AWARDS: The National Parenting Center-Seal of Approval, Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products, Dr Toy Best Educational Products.

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AWARD WINNING SNAP CIRCUIT JR KIT

It's A Snap!

with our best selling electronics kit. Build 100 or more electronic projects from a Reflection Detector to a Simple Salt Water Alarm with Snap Circuits Jr. The Elenco kit, a Dr. Toy Winner, has a grid base and a selection of conductors, resistors, switches, integrated circuits and more, for a total of (30) color-coded snap-in parts. For ages 8 to 108, the easy-to-use components and well-designed instruction manual make this a perfect way to spend some quality time with a bright young child! AWARDS: The National Parenting Center-Seal of Approval, Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products, Dr Toy Best Educational Products.

See our full line of Elenco Snap Circuits here! Click 

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$20.90 EACH
$22.95
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Begin Electronics!

Cool kit to introduce the beginner (age 10+) to the fabulous world of electronics. You will learn the basics of putting together circuits through over 50 projects building actual devices like an alarm, a radio, a metal detector and much more. The simple but complete instructions explain voltage, current resistance etc. This kit from Elenco is a giant "breadboard" with wires that can be connected to form the circuits as explained in the instructions…and all without soldering! A fabulous educational item at a fabulous surplus price!!

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ELECTRONIC PLAYGROUND EDUCATIONAL KIT

Begin Electronics!

Cool kit to introduce the beginner (age 10+) to the fabulous world of electronics. You will learn the basics of putting together circuits through over 50 projects building actual devices like an alarm, a radio, a metal detector and much more. The simple but complete instructions explain voltage, current resistance etc. This kit from Elenco is a giant "breadboard" with wires that can be connected to form the circuits as explained in the instructions…and all without soldering! A fabulous educational item at a fabulous surplus price!!

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$19.95 EACH

Build Your Own Crystal Radio

A good basic kit with everything you need to build a very simple crystal radio. This is not hi-tech hi-fi. Geared for ages eight and up, it is a complete kit with wonderfully straight forward instructions which walk the experimenter through hooking up tuning needle, crystal diode, and earphone, and experimenting to find useful antennas. Excellent education, recreation and discovery device all at the same time. A simple kit with hours of fun in it.

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CLASSIC CRYSTAL RADIO KIT

Build Your Own Crystal Radio

A good basic kit with everything you need to build a very simple crystal radio. This is not hi-tech hi-fi. Geared for ages eight and up, it is a complete kit with wonderfully straight forward instructions which walk the experimenter through hooking up tuning needle, crystal diode, and earphone, and experimenting to find useful antennas. Excellent education, recreation and discovery device all at the same time. A simple kit with hours of fun in it.

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$12.95 EACH

Potato'clock In The Morning…

The vegetable- or fruit-powered clock never gets old. You get (2) copper and (2) zinc electrodes, 4" x 1/8", a couple of pieces of wire and a little 1-1/8" dia LCD clock. You don't add any batteries, just bring a lemon, lime, grapefruit, potato, kiwi, strawberries (or some cola if you're not a healthy eater) and time is on your side.

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FRUIT-POWERED LCD CLOCK KIT

Potato'clock In The Morning…

The vegetable- or fruit-powered clock never gets old. You get (2) copper and (2) zinc electrodes, 4" x 1/8", a couple of pieces of wire and a little 1-1/8" dia LCD clock. You don't add any batteries, just bring a lemon, lime, grapefruit, potato, kiwi, strawberries (or some cola if you're not a healthy eater) and time is on your side.

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Radio Kit

An advanced kit compared to the others, a little more deluxe and a little more complicated. It is an AM/FM radio kit from Elenco with over 80 pieces divided into lesson groups. PC board shows component placement to help learning and to minimize errors. It has (14) transistors and (4) diodes and the case measures 11"x 5"x2-1/4" Soldering required.

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CLASSIC AM/FM RADIO KIT

Radio Kit

An advanced kit compared to the others, a little more deluxe and a little more complicated. It is an AM/FM radio kit from Elenco with over 80 pieces divided into lesson groups. PC board shows component placement to help learning and to minimize errors. It has (14) transistors and (4) diodes and the case measures 11"x 5"x2-1/4" Soldering required.

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$34.95 EACH

Is That A Scotsman In Your Pocket?

Our electronic MadLab bagpipe kit will slip into your shirt pocket or sporran. No plaid lower garments required, and, as usual, undergarments are up to you. This nice starter electronics kit has a transistor-based oscillator and 8-position stylus-activated “keyboard.” Output is via a piezo disc. Minimal soldering skills needed, and assembly should take under an hour. Add a 9V battery for power and you’ll be thrown out of class, or recruited into battle, within the first six notes.

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ELECTRONIC POCKET BAGPIPES

Is That A Scotsman In Your Pocket?

Our electronic MadLab bagpipe kit will slip into your shirt pocket or sporran. No plaid lower garments required, and, as usual, undergarments are up to you. This nice starter electronics kit has a transistor-based oscillator and 8-position stylus-activated “keyboard.” Output is via a piezo disc. Minimal soldering skills needed, and assembly should take under an hour. Add a 9V battery for power and you’ll be thrown out of class, or recruited into battle, within the first six notes.

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$15.50 EACH

Let There Be Light

Snap Circuits® (by Elenco®) does it again, this time with light, although the (182) projects also feature the interplay of light with sound. Projects include color organs, strobes, IR detection, LEDs, color spectrums, motor control, photo resistor and transistors. You can even plug your audio player into some projects. CJ, our Senior Light & Sound Boffin, called it "an enchanting rainbow of scientific theory wed to practice, with fun in the bargain," but he talks like that sometimes. For ages 8 and way up, it has over (55) parts and yes, they will play well with other Snap Circuit® components.

Check out our incredible full line of snap circuits here

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SNAP CIRCUITS® LIGHT PROJECTS KIT

Let There Be Light

Snap Circuits® (by Elenco®) does it again, this time with light, although the (182) projects also feature the interplay of light with sound. Projects include color organs, strobes, IR detection, LEDs, color spectrums, motor control, photo resistor and transistors. You can even plug your audio player into some projects. CJ, our Senior Light & Sound Boffin, called it "an enchanting rainbow of scientific theory wed to practice, with fun in the bargain," but he talks like that sometimes. For ages 8 and way up, it has over (55) parts and yes, they will play well with other Snap Circuit® components.

Check out our incredible full line of snap circuits here

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$53.95 EACH
$59.95
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Electric Clay!

For pre-soldering-age kids with electronic interests (and maybe an artistic bent), this swell kit has hunks of conductive clay in orange, black, green and blue plus some ordinary white clay for insulation. Includes (20) assorted blue, yellow, green and white LEDs, a battery holder and a 52-page book for making (15) projects, although they’ll just be a start. You add a quartet of “AA” batteries and an inventive kid.

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CIRCUIT CLAY KIT

Electric Clay!

For pre-soldering-age kids with electronic interests (and maybe an artistic bent), this swell kit has hunks of conductive clay in orange, black, green and blue plus some ordinary white clay for insulation. Includes (20) assorted blue, yellow, green and white LEDs, a battery holder and a 52-page book for making (15) projects, although they’ll just be a start. You add a quartet of “AA” batteries and an inventive kid.

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$21.95 EACH

My First Strobe Kit

For tyro electronics wizards: build your own dual white-LED strobe light. You'll need a 9V battery, solder and a soldering iron. Features a speed switch and rate control knob, and will oscillate between once and a seizure-inducing 60X per second. Draws 40mA.

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STROBOSCOPE

My First Strobe Kit

For tyro electronics wizards: build your own dual white-LED strobe light. You'll need a 9V battery, solder and a soldering iron. Features a speed switch and rate control knob, and will oscillate between once and a seizure-inducing 60X per second. Draws 40mA.

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$10.95 EACH

Fun In The Sun

Just what can solar power…power? Find out with RobotiKits 6 In 1 Educational Solar Kit that comes with one solar module and one gear box, and 21 snap-together plastic parts. No tools required. Build 6 different solar-powered models (windmill, revolving plane, airboat, plane, car, solar puppy) or one of your own. Assembled units are roughly 4" across, in varying heights. For age 10 and up.

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6 IN 1 SOLAR ROBOTIKITS

Fun In The Sun

Just what can solar power…power? Find out with RobotiKits 6 In 1 Educational Solar Kit that comes with one solar module and one gear box, and 21 snap-together plastic parts. No tools required. Build 6 different solar-powered models (windmill, revolving plane, airboat, plane, car, solar puppy) or one of your own. Assembled units are roughly 4" across, in varying heights. For age 10 and up.

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Let There Be Light

See what you're saying? This basic sound-to-light kit from Velleman® has (4) red, high-intensity LEDs that react simultaneously to every sound in a square rather than the traditional bar graph. Use it for plain old fun--like "watching music"--or something more practical, like aiding the hearing impaired by making the lights indicate when the telephone or doorbell is ringing. Adjustable sensitivity for sound versus light, and comes with a built-in microphone. You add a 9V battery and a case if you want one. Requires minimal soldering skills.

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VELLEMAN® SOUND TO LIGHT KIT

Let There Be Light

See what you're saying? This basic sound-to-light kit from Velleman® has (4) red, high-intensity LEDs that react simultaneously to every sound in a square rather than the traditional bar graph. Use it for plain old fun--like "watching music"--or something more practical, like aiding the hearing impaired by making the lights indicate when the telephone or doorbell is ringing. Adjustable sensitivity for sound versus light, and comes with a built-in microphone. You add a 9V battery and a case if you want one. Requires minimal soldering skills.

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Sound, Lights, Action!

Nothing starts an electronics education like Elenco® Snap Circuits kits. You pick: the Strobe Light & Sound kit comes with a slide switch, white LED, speaker, slide pot, triple "AA" battery holder, strobe IC, 100K resistor, base and a bunch of connectors and jumpers along with instructions for (14) projects. The Basic Electricity kit comes with (3) 4.5V bulbs and sockets, an ammeter, switches, battery holder, sundry connectors and jumpers plus instructions for (9) electricity projects. You add (3) "AA" batteries to each.

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ELENCO® BASIC ELECTRICITY KIT

Sound, Lights, Action!

Nothing starts an electronics education like Elenco® Snap Circuits kits. You pick: the Strobe Light & Sound kit comes with a slide switch, white LED, speaker, slide pot, triple "AA" battery holder, strobe IC, 100K resistor, base and a bunch of connectors and jumpers along with instructions for (14) projects. The Basic Electricity kit comes with (3) 4.5V bulbs and sockets, an ammeter, switches, battery holder, sundry connectors and jumpers plus instructions for (9) electricity projects. You add (3) "AA" batteries to each.

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Let There Be Running Lights

Nice little 8-LED running light kit from Velleman® has program and speed controls. You control which lights go on and off, and how fast they "run" in sequence. It's the basic concept used in those vintage blinking signs that entice you into car dealerships, amusement parks and cocktail lounges. You get the PC board and all the parts except the 9V battery you need to let the little lights shine. Some soldering required.

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VELLEMAN® RUNNING LIGHTS KIT

Let There Be Running Lights

Nice little 8-LED running light kit from Velleman® has program and speed controls. You control which lights go on and off, and how fast they "run" in sequence. It's the basic concept used in those vintage blinking signs that entice you into car dealerships, amusement parks and cocktail lounges. You get the PC board and all the parts except the 9V battery you need to let the little lights shine. Some soldering required.

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$11.50 EACH

All The Bells And Whistles

Bells, whistles, sirens, rain and metal detectors, amps, timers! Instructions on how to build the circuits for a burglar alarm, light dimmer, tone-mixing amplifier, logic tester and a whole bunch more. The Elenco® Electronic Playground 130 & Learning Center" by Elenco® has 130 projects using a control center with a built-in breadboard with contact springs. The perfect intro to electronics for ages 12 and way up, it includes a 164-page instruction book and all the parts you need except (6) "AA" batteries. No experience necessary. Build these exciting kits also! Electronic siren, LED strobe light, light dimmer, sound amp, winking LEDs, sound machine, pencil lead organ, tone mixing amp, burglar alarm, first-aid siren, voice-activated LED, logic tester, sound alarm circuit, voice level meter, delayed timer, AM Radio station, crystal radio, metal detector, water level alarm and many more! 

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ELECTRONIC PLAYGROUND

All The Bells And Whistles

Bells, whistles, sirens, rain and metal detectors, amps, timers! Instructions on how to build the circuits for a burglar alarm, light dimmer, tone-mixing amplifier, logic tester and a whole bunch more. The Elenco® Electronic Playground 130 & Learning Center" by Elenco® has 130 projects using a control center with a built-in breadboard with contact springs. The perfect intro to electronics for ages 12 and way up, it includes a 164-page instruction book and all the parts you need except (6) "AA" batteries. No experience necessary. Build these exciting kits also! Electronic siren, LED strobe light, light dimmer, sound amp, winking LEDs, sound machine, pencil lead organ, tone mixing amp, burglar alarm, first-aid siren, voice-activated LED, logic tester, sound alarm circuit, voice level meter, delayed timer, AM Radio station, crystal radio, metal detector, water level alarm and many more! 

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$42.95 EACH

High Time You Got Started, OK?

Try this DIY starter kit for Arduino from Velleman. Comes with an UNO development board, an 830-hole breadboard, LED displays, key and tilt switches, IR diode and receiver, RGB matrix display and (15) assorted LEDs, assorted resistors, insulated jumper wires, a shift register, temp sensor, USB cable and 6-AA battery holder (and you’ll need to add batteries). There’s a 31-page, full-color, up-to-date manual on Velleman’s website. Part #VMA501. Full parts list available if you’ll just give us a ring.

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VELLEMAN ELECTRONICS KIT

High Time You Got Started, OK?

Try this DIY starter kit for Arduino from Velleman. Comes with an UNO development board, an 830-hole breadboard, LED displays, key and tilt switches, IR diode and receiver, RGB matrix display and (15) assorted LEDs, assorted resistors, insulated jumper wires, a shift register, temp sensor, USB cable and 6-AA battery holder (and you’ll need to add batteries). There’s a 31-page, full-color, up-to-date manual on Velleman’s website. Part #VMA501. Full parts list available if you’ll just give us a ring.

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$54.95 EACH

Code In A Snap

Snapino™ from Elenco’s Snap Circuits® is an Arduino™ 1.6.9 coding kit for use with Windows, Mac or Linux systems. Build and code (20) projects. Includes a module, LEDs, resistors, jumpers, a battery holder for the 9V battery that you’ll add, and a USB cord.

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SNAP CIRCUITS® SNAPINO™ KIT

Code In A Snap

Snapino™ from Elenco’s Snap Circuits® is an Arduino™ 1.6.9 coding kit for use with Windows, Mac or Linux systems. Build and code (20) projects. Includes a module, LEDs, resistors, jumpers, a battery holder for the 9V battery that you’ll add, and a USB cord.

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$39.95 EACH

Snap To It

Electronic fun is easy with this Arcade kit from the award-winning Snap Circuits® line. Makes (203) sound-, light- and motion-related projects, and includes, along with a lot of other sub-circuits, a programmable fan, alarm, 2-digit numerical display, disco motor and micro-controller that can be programmed for (21) games. You add (3) "AA" batteries and a player 8 or older.

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SNAP CIRCUITS® ARCADE KIT

Snap To It

Electronic fun is easy with this Arcade kit from the award-winning Snap Circuits® line. Makes (203) sound-, light- and motion-related projects, and includes, along with a lot of other sub-circuits, a programmable fan, alarm, 2-digit numerical display, disco motor and micro-controller that can be programmed for (21) games. You add (3) "AA" batteries and a player 8 or older.

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Theremini

Electronics fans, musicians and budding Sci-Fi sound engineers will love this little starter electronics kit for making a mini version of a theremin, the venerable capacitance-based instrument that’s synonymous with eerie sounds. This one skips the volume antenna, but has a quantization mode as well as a continuous swoop via the pitch antenna. You add a 9V battery and some minimal soldering skills. Includes all parts, including IC sockets. Measures 2” square, and includes excellent instructions. You might want to get a little project box for it. Made in the USA for Madlab/Vellman.

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MINI THEREMIN KIT

Theremini

Electronics fans, musicians and budding Sci-Fi sound engineers will love this little starter electronics kit for making a mini version of a theremin, the venerable capacitance-based instrument that’s synonymous with eerie sounds. This one skips the volume antenna, but has a quantization mode as well as a continuous swoop via the pitch antenna. You add a 9V battery and some minimal soldering skills. Includes all parts, including IC sockets. Measures 2” square, and includes excellent instructions. You might want to get a little project box for it. Made in the USA for Madlab/Vellman.

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Just What Choo Need…

if you want to sound like a steam engine, and who among us doesn't? This Velleman® steam-engine sound generator kit comes with circuit board, components, battery connectors, speaker and instruction sheet. You add solder, a soldering iron and a 9V battery. Volume and (implied) speed are adjustable and there's a horn button, so it'll go both choo-choo and whoo-whoo. Great for train hobbyists or people bored with their doorbell.

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CHOO CHOO KIT

Just What Choo Need…

if you want to sound like a steam engine, and who among us doesn't? This Velleman® steam-engine sound generator kit comes with circuit board, components, battery connectors, speaker and instruction sheet. You add solder, a soldering iron and a 9V battery. Volume and (implied) speed are adjustable and there's a horn button, so it'll go both choo-choo and whoo-whoo. Great for train hobbyists or people bored with their doorbell.

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RC Rover Kit

Build your own radio-controlled rover, no soldering required. It's a Dr.Toy winner from Elenco's Snap-Circuits" series. The 30-piece kit includes a multi-function wireless remote, turning controls, head and sidelights, and sound effects. An easy-to-follow manual includes instructions for over (20) projects.

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SNAP CIRCUIT ROVER

RC Rover Kit

Build your own radio-controlled rover, no soldering required. It's a Dr.Toy winner from Elenco's Snap-Circuits" series. The 30-piece kit includes a multi-function wireless remote, turning controls, head and sidelights, and sound effects. An easy-to-follow manual includes instructions for over (20) projects.

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$62.95 EACH

Learning Circuits Is A Snap

Yet another great Snap Circuits® kit, this one based on lighting and optics, with a bonus 3-dimensional circuit board. Includes (50) parts and over (150) projects. Special components include an infinity mirror; red, green, blue and white LEDs; 6-way gel wheel; photoresistor; and a diffusion lens. Parts compatible with all other Snap Circuits® kits, too.

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3-D SNAP CIRCUITS® OPTICS KIT

Learning Circuits Is A Snap

Yet another great Snap Circuits® kit, this one based on lighting and optics, with a bonus 3-dimensional circuit board. Includes (50) parts and over (150) projects. Special components include an infinity mirror; red, green, blue and white LEDs; 6-way gel wheel; photoresistor; and a diffusion lens. Parts compatible with all other Snap Circuits® kits, too.

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Cooler Than NASA

You don’t have to move to Mars to have a rover. And this Snap-Circuit Rover Kit is cooler anyway. No soldering required--you just snap (doh!) the parts together and you’re ready to try the (40) experiments or build over (60) projects. Includes a foam disc shooter (you can’t do that on Mars), music sound generator, digital voice recorder, red and blue side lights and sound effects. Roves forward, back, right and left via a wireless  3-channel remote, which means you and two friends can have rover wars right here on earth. Includes a full-color assembly manual. Check out Elenco video

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SNAP CIRCUITS® DELUXE ROVER

Cooler Than NASA

You don’t have to move to Mars to have a rover. And this Snap-Circuit Rover Kit is cooler anyway. No soldering required--you just snap (doh!) the parts together and you’re ready to try the (40) experiments or build over (60) projects. Includes a foam disc shooter (you can’t do that on Mars), music sound generator, digital voice recorder, red and blue side lights and sound effects. Roves forward, back, right and left via a wireless  3-channel remote, which means you and two friends can have rover wars right here on earth. Includes a full-color assembly manual. Check out Elenco video

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$79.95 EACH

TINKER WITH TRANSISTORS

Hundreds of experiments. Months of fun. These solderless electronic kits from Maxitronix™ are exceptional. Each comes with a plastic console, myriad pieces and parts, and an entertaining, easy–to–read instruction book that’s so big it’s called an Owner’s Manual. The 300–in–1 kit has a 13” x 9-1/2” console with a built-in speaker, earphone, LED display, meter and more. It starts with the basics about transistors, transformers, diodes, capacitors, oscillators, circuits, etc., offering (300) radio–circuit, sound–effect, digital and other projects. equires (6) “AA” batteries (not included). Anyone from age 10 to adult who likes electronics will lust after these kits!

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300-IN-1 ELECTRONICS KIT

TINKER WITH TRANSISTORS

Hundreds of experiments. Months of fun. These solderless electronic kits from Maxitronix™ are exceptional. Each comes with a plastic console, myriad pieces and parts, and an entertaining, easy–to–read instruction book that’s so big it’s called an Owner’s Manual. The 300–in–1 kit has a 13” x 9-1/2” console with a built-in speaker, earphone, LED display, meter and more. It starts with the basics about transistors, transformers, diodes, capacitors, oscillators, circuits, etc., offering (300) radio–circuit, sound–effect, digital and other projects. equires (6) “AA” batteries (not included). Anyone from age 10 to adult who likes electronics will lust after these kits!

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$99.95 EACH

You'll Get A Charge Out Of This

From Science Wiz™, Charge is a nifty kit for junior scientists (12+) with materials and instructions to build a Van de Graaf generator, Leyden jar, electrophorus and more. Includes (15) projects and a 38-page graphic instruction booklet. You add (2) D-cell batteries and a few household items, like empty tin cans.

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SCIENCE WIZ™ CHARGE KIT

You'll Get A Charge Out Of This

From Science Wiz™, Charge is a nifty kit for junior scientists (12+) with materials and instructions to build a Van de Graaf generator, Leyden jar, electrophorus and more. Includes (15) projects and a 38-page graphic instruction booklet. You add (2) D-cell batteries and a few household items, like empty tin cans.

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$24.95 EACH

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