Give your father the gift he won’t put down
Digital Genuine Hakko FX-888D (936 upgrade) – FX-888D: This iron is the last one your father will need for decades. Heats up in 30 seconds, with a calibrated temperature control knob gives precision heat to minimize cold solder joints. Once he knows he is on the path of electronics, this is the iron he’ll want beside him on his desk. (read more)
A few more treats for his electronics workstation…
- Hakko Soldering Tip: T18-C2 Hoof – For Lead or Lead-Free Use
- Deluxe Solder Stand with Solder Roll Holder
- Hakko Brass Sponge Solder Tip Cleaner
Your friend gave her father a wallet, you gave yours a Faraday cage that fits in his pocket
Stainless Steel RFID Blocking Wallet: A reinterpretation of the average wallet for those who do not settle for the everyday but delight in the extra-ordinary. This is Stewart/Stand’s original bill fold design with crossing card slots. We picked one of these up a few years ago and still carry it every day, its incredibly rugged and good looking! (read more)
Check out our men’s accessories…
- iCufflinks – v1.1
- Circuit board necktie “Resistor” – Black with silver ink, narrow
- USB Flashdrive Cufflinks – 4 GB Storage
Remind him how he introduced you to the wonders of science
USB Microscope – 5.0 Megapixel / 220x magnification / 8 LEDs: We tried a bunch of different USB microscopes and found this one to be the best combination of optical clarity, usability, and price. It’s perfect for electronics hacking, rework, SMT (de)soldering, inspection, and soon you’ll find yourself pulling it out to look and photograph all sort of cool small stuff around your lab and home. (read more)
Check out our other USB microscopes and accessories…
- Articulated Arm Stand for USB Microscope
- WiFi Portable Microscope – Usable With Android/iPad/iPhone
- Aluminum USB Microscope with Precision Stand
Your father already has everything he needs for his computer at work, home, and in his car — here’s what he needs for the computer in his coat pocket
Raspberry Pi starter pack (Does not include Raspberry Pi): You want your Dad to get hacking with his Raspberry Pi fast, right? Get him everything he needs with the Adafruit Starter Pack for Raspberry Pi. It’s the perfect accompaniment to his new Pi. Everything he needs to get a distro image loaded and running. (read more)
Single board computers and accessories…
- BeagleBone Black
- Miniature Wireless USB Keyboard with Touchpad
- HDMI/VGA/NTSC/PAL Display – 7″ Diagonal – 1280×800 IPS
Fuel his latest creation with exactly the components he needs (without peeking in his lab notebook)
Mix-and-match gift certificate values for amount you’d like to give…
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16th 2013! We are pleased to announce our annual Adafruit’s Father’s day sale: 10% off everything in stock. Give Dad the gift of electronics and pick up a soldering iron, accessories for building things or if you just want to get him a gift certificate, we have those as well. The 10% cannot be combined with other discounts. To get the discount use the code “fathersday2013” on check out in the discount code area. Limit 1 use per customer. Code expires June 16th at 11:59PM ET.
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