HOBBY KITS AND SCHOOL PROJECTS
For those just starting out, or for that "wet afternoon" project, this is the page for you.  This is a range of low-cost, quickly assembled and universally popular gadgets. Get to know the fundamentals of nearly all electronics whilst gaining skills in soldering and basic troubleshooting
.  BETTER STILL, THERE'S NOT ONE KIT OFFER OVER $10.00!
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Kitstop Starter Pack
This is a new version of our popular  Starter Pack.

It is designed to help the beginner get a good start into learning the basics of Electronics.

The kit consists of:
- 1 X Soldering Iron (25W)
- 1 X Soldering Iron Stand
- 1 X Quality side-cutter
- 10 gm Solder
- 1 X FK109 (2 LED Flasher project to build)
- 1 x FK128 (Heads or Tails Game to build)
- 1 Set locally written Application Note "Towards Better Soldering"
 (As used by many Australian schools for introductory guidance to soldering)
- 1 Set Guidance sheet on reading Resistor and Capacitor values.
(NOTE: A copy of the file "Undertanding Resistor Codes" will be emailed to you once payment has been completed. This document is intended for students and beginner enthusiasts.)

Note: The Kits included here are two of our most popular starting projects used by schools

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Just starting out with electronics or retired and taking it up again as a hobby?  We've packaged five affordable, easy-to-build projects to get you under way.
Your pack consists of:
a. FK109 2 LED Flasher - a great way to start - Takes about 20minutes to assemble for a very satisfying result.  Visibly demonstrates the operation of a basic astable multivibrator. 
b. FK233 Emergency Vehicle Siren - Use with a microswitch or reed switch(not supplied) to make a simple alarm.  
c. FK908
 Soil Moisture Indicator - Uses the resistivity of soil to measure its moisture content. Relative moisture indicated by Red, Amber and Green LEDS  Excellent class room project.
d. FK602 2Watt Audio Amplifier.  This uses the speaker from the FK233 Siren to make a powerful, compact amplifier suitable for building into your own enclosures. (Extra speakers available on request)
e. FK401 Light Activated Switch. Can be used to switch locks, gates, and lights in response to daylight - FK403 Dark Operated Switch may be substituted if requested.

 

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Four Pack FK109 2 LED Flasher Each LED flashes alternately. Adjust the flash rate by turning the potentiomer. This is a very low cost and easy-build introduction to basic electronics. PCB Dimensions 36x31mm - Powered from 6-9VDC.
Battery Snap offer:  9V Battery snaps to suit this kit can also be purchased by  clicking on the "Please Select" box below.  Price = $0.50 ea. (Note: Kit comes with Red & Black wires for external power supply. We offer the battery snaps for those who wish to use 9V Battery.)

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FK128 Heads or Tails Push the button to flip the LEDs. Completely random, the FK128 can be used with other games to see who goes next.
Power - 6-9V     
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FK137 Panel Game Priority Lights Make up your own TV style panel games. Three contestants compete to push their button first. The first one in, lights up their LED, locking the other two out. Mount the buttons separately for a real game feel.
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FK145 THE DEFTNESS GAME No! we're not hard of hearing.  Deftness - ability to do delicate movements neatly. Twist the sensor wire any way you want to make the game as difficult as you dare. Touch the wire and BUZZ! you're out! For students, this kit offers an interesting introduction to basic electronic functions such as, conductivity,  multivibrator, latch and de-latch circuit and using miniature electromagnetic sounders.  Build your own "Surgeon's" Game.
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FK167 Firefly Night Light These popular flashers mimic fireflies seeking attention at night. A light sensor turns them on in the evening. Spread them around the garden or patio to add atmosphere to your next night entertainment event. 3VDC Powered. PCB 39x23.36mm   Price   plus P&P 

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FK233 Mini Siren Comes with 50mm Speaker. Power 9-12V. Add to a burglar alarm or use them with your hobby railway village set. More noise for your dollar
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FK238 Two Tone Door Bell.  Can also be used as emergency warning in buildings and offices Power: 3V 60mA. Dimensions: 25.4mmx27mmx15mm

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FK243 13 Tone Monophonic Organ This stylus operated mini organ is supplied with a speaker and operates from a 9V battery(not supplied)  Discover the relationship between capacitance, resistance and frequency 

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FK245 Light Activated Alarm Picks up torch flashes from intruders. An inbuilt speaker lets the person know they are being watched.

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FK602 General Purpose 2Watt AmplifierLots of uses. Intercoms, MP3 boosters. Add power to your micro FM radio. 3-12V operation. 

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Two Pack FK701 Single Stage Wireless Microphone
This unit operates in the FM Band and can be picked up by FM tuners and radios for public address applications or simple room to room wireless communications 3V Power
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Three Pack FK902 3 Stage Water Level Alarm
A practical way to monitor the level in water tanks.  Use the same circuit to control pumps or set off alarms. Price  inc GST  for three kits plus Pack and Post

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Four Pack FK 908 Soil Moisture Indicator Uses the soil's conductivity as a measure of its moisture.  Simple circuit and useful too! Requires 9V battery. GREAT VALUE!! Price  inc GST for 4 Kits plus Pack and Post

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Twin Pack FK918 10-30Khz Ultrasonic Mosquito Repeller Said to be very annoying to mozzies and cockroaches, this method is used throughout Asia as an alternative to fly spray. Powered by 3V and Price for two kits inc. GST plus Pack and Post

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