Wee Blinky

$4.95

The Wee Blinky is a small, two LED blinker circuit, designed to be a great way to learn how to solder, or just get better at it. I use this kit in my “Learn to Solder” classes. Schematic is available.

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Description

What is the Wee Blinky?

The Wee Blinky kit is an easy-to-solder two (2) LED blinker circuit. This kit makes a great “learn to solder” project. It comes with a 9V battery snap, but will work with almost any voltage from 3V to 12V. A 9V battery is required but not included.

Why build a Wee Blinky?

This is a great kit for people who are learning to solder, or are building models that need to blink, or designing costumes with LEDs in them. If you are looking to draw visual attention to your next project, costume or model, this is the kit for you! This easy-to-build kit is fun to assemble and is even more fun to use and show off to your friends.

What will I learn from a Wee Blinky kit?

After you build the kit, you will have gained experience in soldering common types of components to a printed circuit board (PCB). Along the way, you’ll have learned some best practices & good habits about electronics assembly. You’ll be better at soldering and can impress your friends! This is also a great kit for folks who are looking to start learning basic electronics.

Who is this kit suited for?

Parents love seeing their kids learn new skills, and this is a great learning kit for learning how to solder. Teachers can use this simple kit to illustrate basic electronics and soldering concepts to students aged 8 years old and up. Kids love learning new skills and things that blink, so this kit is great for practicing fine motor skills with a cool reward at the end.

What’s in the Wee Blinky kit?

The kit includes in the resealable plastic bag:

  • 1 PCB
  • 2 LEDs
  • 4 resistors
  • 2 transistors
  • 2 capacitors
  • 1 9V battery snap
  • Product label

Additional information

Weight 0.5 oz
Dimensions 3 × 2 × 0.5 in
Documentation

Schematic, assembly guide.

Assembly required?

Yes – this kit requires soldering

Extra parts or tools needed?

One (1) 9-volt battery (not included), Rosin-core solder, Soldering iron, Wire cutters, Safety goggles

Warnings & Cautions

Contains small parts, Requires soldering, Adult supervision required

Country of origin

USA

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