Create a 3D Art Deco-like Cat Lamp with this beautifully designed soldering kit from our maker friends down under, Elkei Education. When assembled and powered on, the lamp turns on when the surroundings get dark thanks to a light sensor.
Snap out the pieces in this immersion gold and matte black circuit board and start soldering and assembling. Project-based kits are a great way to show how to work with circuits, how to troubleshoot, and the possibilities of what you can create in a guided activity. This kit is aimed at those learning to solder, 8 years and above with adult supervision.
Kit includes a custom-designed printed circuit board, electronics components, a double-sided A3 set of detailed instructions, and a QR code for assembly video.
When complete, this lamp turns on when it gets dark using a light sensor. Put it on display and watch it come on automatically at night. This is a gorgeous kit that you’ll actually enjoy for long after building!
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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