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Bet You Don’t Have One Of These

We’re just guessing, but we’re pretty sure you don’t own a USB charging-cable-keychain-bottle opener combo. Until now. Measures 3-5/8" x 1-3/8" x 3/8" with the opener at one end. Pull up on the center and reveal a 7” long charger/data cord with USB and micro-USB plugs at either end. A light-duty carabiner makes it a keychain. (Watch for the next generation of this item, possibly with an added espresso maker.)

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USB-CHARGING BOTTLE OPENER KEYCHAIN

Bet You Don’t Have One Of These

We’re just guessing, but we’re pretty sure you don’t own a USB charging-cable-keychain-bottle opener combo. Until now. Measures 3-5/8" x 1-3/8" x 3/8" with the opener at one end. Pull up on the center and reveal a 7” long charger/data cord with USB and micro-USB plugs at either end. A light-duty carabiner makes it a keychain. (Watch for the next generation of this item, possibly with an added espresso maker.)

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$3.50 EACH

Heat Sink Compound

You get a 10ml syringe of white silicone heat sink compound for use as a thermal coupling for electronics. High conductivity, low bleed and stable at high temperatures. Perfect for you electronic tinkerers out there with a sinking feeling.

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HEAT SINK SILICONE COMPOUND

Heat Sink Compound

You get a 10ml syringe of white silicone heat sink compound for use as a thermal coupling for electronics. High conductivity, low bleed and stable at high temperatures. Perfect for you electronic tinkerers out there with a sinking feeling.

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$3.95 EACH

Be A Meter Reader

And save a bundle. The "Kill-A-Watt" plugs into a wall outlet and accepts the power line for any devices or appliances that draw up to 1875 watts. Identifies energy eaters, tracks efficiency and costs over time, and checks on your electricity provider by monitoring voltage, current (amps), watts, kilowatt hours, frequency (Hz), volt amps, power factor, and elapsed time. Measures 5-1/8" x 2-3/8" x 1-7/16" with a 1-3/4" x 11/16" LCD screen. You may never use a waffle iron again.

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KILL-A-WATT

Be A Meter Reader

And save a bundle. The "Kill-A-Watt" plugs into a wall outlet and accepts the power line for any devices or appliances that draw up to 1875 watts. Identifies energy eaters, tracks efficiency and costs over time, and checks on your electricity provider by monitoring voltage, current (amps), watts, kilowatt hours, frequency (Hz), volt amps, power factor, and elapsed time. Measures 5-1/8" x 2-3/8" x 1-7/16" with a 1-3/4" x 11/16" LCD screen. You may never use a waffle iron again.

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$27.95 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

Gear Motor

Attention robotics boffins: Here's a nice, powerful 12-24VDC Mabuchi brush motor with a gearbox and pulley attached. At its nominal 24DC, it spins 45rpm, draws 280mA no load, and stalls a 750mA. 7.5 in-lbs of torque and is rated for continuous duty. Has a 3/4" long x 5/16" flattened shaft with a 4-5/8" dia x 5/16" wide (3/16" ID) single-sheave pulley attached, with a matching O-ring. The gearbox measures 2-3/4" x 3" x 9-1/16". The motor measures 1-1/16"dia x 1-5/8" long and comes with 7" leads and a 2-pin Molex connector.

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12-24VDC GEAR MOTOR W/PULLEY

Gear Motor

Attention robotics boffins: Here's a nice, powerful 12-24VDC Mabuchi brush motor with a gearbox and pulley attached. At its nominal 24DC, it spins 45rpm, draws 280mA no load, and stalls a 750mA. 7.5 in-lbs of torque and is rated for continuous duty. Has a 3/4" long x 5/16" flattened shaft with a 4-5/8" dia x 5/16" wide (3/16" ID) single-sheave pulley attached, with a matching O-ring. The gearbox measures 2-3/4" x 3" x 9-1/16". The motor measures 1-1/16"dia x 1-5/8" long and comes with 7" leads and a 2-pin Molex connector.

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$14.75 EACH

Big Switches

These large momentary SPDT push-button switches are rated 10A at 125/250VAC and are mounted to a 2-7/16"dia lens plate with a 1-1/8" long x 15/16 - 2 shaft that comes with a plastic washer and nut. There's also an internal 12V 3W replaceable indicator bulb. Needs 3" of rear clearance. You pick a red, green or yellow lens.

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GIANT RED LENS SWITCH

Big Switches

These large momentary SPDT push-button switches are rated 10A at 125/250VAC and are mounted to a 2-7/16"dia lens plate with a 1-1/8" long x 15/16 - 2 shaft that comes with a plastic washer and nut. There's also an internal 12V 3W replaceable indicator bulb. Needs 3" of rear clearance. You pick a red, green or yellow lens.

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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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Rockers

These panel-mount SPST rocker switches have a switch on one side and a blank face next to it. Rated for up to 10A at 125V and 6A at 250V. Measure 7/8" x 15/16" with snap clips for mounting, a 1-3/16" spacer and quick-disconnect terminals.

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SINGLE ROCKER SWITCH

Rockers

These panel-mount SPST rocker switches have a switch on one side and a blank face next to it. Rated for up to 10A at 125V and 6A at 250V. Measure 7/8" x 15/16" with snap clips for mounting, a 1-3/16" spacer and quick-disconnect terminals.

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$3.25 PKG (3)

Ear's Listening To You, Kid

These 36-Ohm ear buds have 15-foot leads, so you could practically leave your pod/pad/phone in another room, with the standard 1/8" plug at the the end that isn't in your ears. We'll send (2) pair because we know you keep losing these things or ripping the wires off (although 15-foot leads may just take care of that little wire problem).

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EAR BUDS WITH 15-FT LEADS

Ear's Listening To You, Kid

These 36-Ohm ear buds have 15-foot leads, so you could practically leave your pod/pad/phone in another room, with the standard 1/8" plug at the the end that isn't in your ears. We'll send (2) pair because we know you keep losing these things or ripping the wires off (although 15-foot leads may just take care of that little wire problem).

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$3.95 PKG (2)

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. Measures 1-1/4" x 1-1/16" x 1" thick. Matches our 94746 relay.

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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. Measures 1-1/4" x 1-1/16" x 1" thick. Matches our 94746 relay.

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All's Wire That Ends Well

Our each is a 56" length of paired blue and red 18AWG wire with 1/4" quick-disconnect terminals on one end and a 3mm center-to-center polarized plug at the other. Also handy as a hook-up wire.

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56" WIRE WITH TERMINALS

All's Wire That Ends Well

Our each is a 56" length of paired blue and red 18AWG wire with 1/4" quick-disconnect terminals on one end and a 3mm center-to-center polarized plug at the other. Also handy as a hook-up wire.

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$3.95 PKG (4)

Ten Roentgens & Counting…

If Madame Curie had owned this, she'd be alive today. (She'd be more than 140 years old, of course, but still….) Our Radex RD1503 digital radiation meter evaluates the ambient level of gamma radiation, and can detect objects polluted by beta active radioactive nuclides. It uses a Geiger counter to detect the amount of gamma radiation within 40 seconds. It indicates the ambient dose equivalent in µSv/hr (0.05 to 9.99) and the µRem/hr exposure dose rate on a scale of 0.1 to1.25. The values are displayed on a 1-3/4" x 1-1/8" LCD screen. The presence of each particle is indicated by a clicking sound, for quick identification of affected areas, and it has an audio alarm with 3 adjustable ranges. The unit measures 4" x 2-1/4" x 1" and comes with a detailed manual and technical certificate. Requires (2) "AAA" batteries. Made in Russia. CE.

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RADIATION METER

Ten Roentgens & Counting…

If Madame Curie had owned this, she'd be alive today. (She'd be more than 140 years old, of course, but still….) Our Radex RD1503 digital radiation meter evaluates the ambient level of gamma radiation, and can detect objects polluted by beta active radioactive nuclides. It uses a Geiger counter to detect the amount of gamma radiation within 40 seconds. It indicates the ambient dose equivalent in µSv/hr (0.05 to 9.99) and the µRem/hr exposure dose rate on a scale of 0.1 to1.25. The values are displayed on a 1-3/4" x 1-1/8" LCD screen. The presence of each particle is indicated by a clicking sound, for quick identification of affected areas, and it has an audio alarm with 3 adjustable ranges. The unit measures 4" x 2-1/4" x 1" and comes with a detailed manual and technical certificate. Requires (2) "AAA" batteries. Made in Russia. CE.

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$199.95 EACH

SKATEBOARD BUSHED?

That's what these nylon bushings were made for, but they're suitable for anything that could use a little bushing. Our middle-sized measures 15/16" dia x 15/32" thick with a 3/8" bore and a slight taper.

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MEDIUM SKATEBOARD BUSHING

SKATEBOARD BUSHED?

That's what these nylon bushings were made for, but they're suitable for anything that could use a little bushing. Our middle-sized measures 15/16" dia x 15/32" thick with a 3/8" bore and a slight taper.

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$3.25 PKG (25)

Electrodes-R-Us

Okay, they’re just strips of metal, but CJ says one of each and a grapefruit will get you at least a “C” at the science fair. The copper electrode is 100mm long x 18mm wide  x .8mm thick (3.94" x .7" x .041”). The zinc electrode is 4” long x 3/4” wide x .027” thick and stamped “ZN”. And both of them are awfully useful for crafters and jewelry makers, too.

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ZINC STRIP FOR CRAFTS OR SCIENCE FAIR

Electrodes-R-Us

Okay, they’re just strips of metal, but CJ says one of each and a grapefruit will get you at least a “C” at the science fair. The copper electrode is 100mm long x 18mm wide  x .8mm thick (3.94" x .7" x .041”). The zinc electrode is 4” long x 3/4” wide x .027” thick and stamped “ZN”. And both of them are awfully useful for crafters and jewelry makers, too.

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$2.95 PKG (2)

Snazzy Reed Switch

In the universe of reed switches, we're assured that this one is quite snazzy. In a 1" x 9/16" x 3/8" housing with a  3/8" mounting wing with (2) 3/32" mounting holes. Trigger distance is approx 1" regardless of magnet strength. Comes with 20" tinned leads. Rated for 400mA at 24VDC. Normally open.

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24VDC REED SWITCH

Snazzy Reed Switch

In the universe of reed switches, we're assured that this one is quite snazzy. In a 1" x 9/16" x 3/8" housing with a  3/8" mounting wing with (2) 3/32" mounting holes. Trigger distance is approx 1" regardless of magnet strength. Comes with 20" tinned leads. Rated for 400mA at 24VDC. Normally open.

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$3.65 PKG (2)

Meet the Meters

Amps and volts, go together like pretzels and mustard, at least in Philadelphia. Where were we? Yes, you pick from our 0-10VDC in 0.2 volt increments voltmeter or the zero-adjust ammeter (Galvanometer) that reads bipolarity up to 500mA in 20mA increments. Both are in black plastic housings, 4" x 5-1/2" x 3-3/4" with a slanted face and red & black banana jack terminals.

 

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AMMETER

Meet the Meters

Amps and volts, go together like pretzels and mustard, at least in Philadelphia. Where were we? Yes, you pick from our 0-10VDC in 0.2 volt increments voltmeter or the zero-adjust ammeter (Galvanometer) that reads bipolarity up to 500mA in 20mA increments. Both are in black plastic housings, 4" x 5-1/2" x 3-3/4" with a slanted face and red & black banana jack terminals.

 

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Shiny Pulley

This small 24-tooth pulley is 1-1/16" long with 5/16" of that being a 5/8" dia shaft with a 1/2" x 3/8" flattened bore. The pulley portion is 1" OD x 7/8" ID. In shiny silver aluminum.

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1-1/16" LONG 24 TOOTH PULLEY

Shiny Pulley

This small 24-tooth pulley is 1-1/16" long with 5/16" of that being a 5/8" dia shaft with a 1/2" x 3/8" flattened bore. The pulley portion is 1" OD x 7/8" ID. In shiny silver aluminum.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

Potentiometers Plus Knobs

You pick the 500-Ohm 1/2W, 1K-Ohm 1/2W or the 10K-Ohm panel-mount potentiometer, all from Alpha Products® with dust covers over a 17mm base, panel tabs, 6mm dia x 10mm long shafts, and 3mm solder lugs with washers and nuts. Shafts are knurled and slotted, and single-turn. Turn them with press-fit black plastic knobs, 6mm ID x 16mm dia x 18mm tall with pointers in assorted colors of red, orange, yellow, blue, green and white.

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10K-OHM LINEAR TAPER POTENTIOMETER

Potentiometers Plus Knobs

You pick the 500-Ohm 1/2W, 1K-Ohm 1/2W or the 10K-Ohm panel-mount potentiometer, all from Alpha Products® with dust covers over a 17mm base, panel tabs, 6mm dia x 10mm long shafts, and 3mm solder lugs with washers and nuts. Shafts are knurled and slotted, and single-turn. Turn them with press-fit black plastic knobs, 6mm ID x 16mm dia x 18mm tall with pointers in assorted colors of red, orange, yellow, blue, green and white.

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$3.95 PKG (2)

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