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  Regular Component Pack 1 - This is a Variation Listing

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  • Essential Components for Experiments 1 - 11 in the second edition of Make: Electronics by Charles Platt
  • Over 125 pieces included covers all the new experiments in Chapters 1 & 2 in the latest 2nd ed Learning by Discovery book
  • Double Sided Storage Carrying Case with over 30 compartments to keep your electronics organized - Configurable to hold your completed circuits as well.
  • Includes a solderless breadboard which is used for circuit prototyping and provides an excellent base for anyone to learn electronics. These electronic kits have also become a popular choice for students and teachers and are being used in STEM programs
  • Designed for the updated rewritten 2015 2nd Ed update of Make: Electronics - Also great for anyone beginning to learn electronics and circuit design

The ProTechTrader Make: Electronics Component Kit 1 has been designed to be used with the second edition of Charles Platt?s hands on learning book, Make: Electronics. Rounding up all of the necessary components can be time consuming and frustrating and we think learning electronics should be fun and exciting, so we?ve created the ideal component kit for experiments 1-11. The component shopping has been done so you can hit the ground running. You can rely on the ProTechTrader Component Pack 1 to supply you with the necessary components you?ll need for chapters 1 & 2 which cover experiments 1 - 11 of the Amazon Best Seller Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery 2nd Edition by Charles Platt and all are housed in a durable easy to carry double-sided plastic organizer. Each of the components are clearly labeled for easy access. 


The ProTechTrader Component Pack 1 comes with an identification and includes:

 

  • Double Sided Storage Compartment Carrying Case
  • Solderless Breadboard
  • Basic and Low Current LEDs
  • Bipolar Transistors
  • 9V Battery Connector
  • Test Leads with Alligator Clips
  • Carrier for AA Battery
  • Toggle and Tactile PCB Switches
  • DPDT PCB Non-Latching relays
  • Linear Potentiometers
  • Trimmer Potentiometer
  • Blade Fuses
  • Small 8 Ohm Loudspeaker
  • Hookup Wire in Three Colors
  • All Required Resistors and Capacitors

 

 

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Style: Deluxe Component Pack 1 - This is a Variation Listing

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With well over 100 components it?s hard to believe we offer a ProTechTrader Deluxe Component Kit 1! The ProTechTrader Deluxe Component Pack 1 includes all the components in the regular Component Pack 1 in addition to the following essential items:

  • ? Economy Digital Multimeter
  • ? 9V & AA Alkaline Batteries

 

 

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Style: Regular Pack 2 - This is a Variation Listing

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  • Essential Components for Experiments 12 - 24 in the second edition of Make: Electronics by Charles Platt
  • Over 140 pieces included covers all the new experiments in Chapters 3 & 4 in the latest 2nd ed Learning by Discovery book
  • Double Sided Storage Carrying Case with over 30 compartments to keep your electronics organized - Configurable to hold your completed circuits as well.
  • Designed for the updated rewritten 2015 2nd Ed update of Make: Electronics - Also great for anyone beginning to learn electronics and circuit design
  • Used in many school classrooms and is popular with STEM educational programs. The author makes this appropriate for beginners and adults with no electronics experience.

 

 

The ProTechTrader Make: Electronics Component Kit 2 has been designed to be used with the second edition of Charles Platt?s hands on learning book, Make: Electronics. Rounding up all of the necessary components can be time consuming and frustrating and we think learning electronics should be fun and exciting, so we?ve created the ideal component kit for experiments 12-24. The component shopping has been done so you can hit the ground running. You can rely on the ProTechTrader Component Pack 2 to supply you with the necessary components you?ll need for chapters 3 & 4 which cover experiments 12 - 24 of the Amazon Best Seller Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery 2nd Edition by Charles Platt and all are housed in a durable easy to carry double-sided plastic organizer. Each of the components are clearly labeled for easy access. 


The ProTechTrader Component Pack 2 comes with an identification and includes:

 

? Double Sided Storage Compartment Carrying Case

? Basic & Low Current LEDs

? 9V Battery Connector

? Toggle & Tactile Switches

? Linear & Trimmer Potentiometers

? Hookup Wire in Three Colors

? All Required Resistors, Capacitors, Diodes, Transistors

? Heat Shrink Tubing in Three Sizes

? Solid Copper Alligator Clips / Soldering Heat Sinks

? 555 Timer IC

? CMOS Decade Counter IC

? Quad 2 Input AND Gate IC

? Quad 2 Input NAND Gate IC

? Quad 2 Input NOR Gate IC

? Triple 3 Input NOR Gate IC

? Binary Counter IC

? Quad 2 Input OR Gate IC

? Voltage Regulator

? Perforated Prototyping Board

 

 

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Style: Deluxe Pack 2 - This is a Variation Listing

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The ProTechTrader Make: Electronics Component Kit 2 Deluxe which includes all of the components in the Regular Pack 2 and also features these essential items as recommended by author Charles Platt:

? 30w Soldering Iron
? 9 Volt AC to DC Power supply

 

 

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Style: Regular Pack 3 - This is a Variation Listing

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  • Electronic Components for the final 10 experiments spanning chapter 5 of the second edition of Make: Electronics by Charles Platt - These are the most advanced (intermediate) projects in a book designed for beginners
  • Includes all the difficult to source components such as a axially magnetized cylindrical magnet, germanium diode, and a high impedance piezoelectric crystal Earphone / ear piece with a ceramic element
  • Covering the last chapter you will venture into some of the most fun and exciting experiments such as No Radio, No Solder, No Power where you build a crystal radio that tunes AM stations without electricity and Tabletop Power which generates alternating current (AC) with a magnetic field through a coil of hook-up or upgraded enamelled magnet wire
  • Features a Arduino Uno R3 Programmable Microcontroller Development Board (original socketed ATmega328 DIP version) with a USB cable to allow easy programming through the open source integrated development environment (IDE)
  • Discover digital logic, program analog and digital inputs, control circuit outputs, learn basic programming skills using functions from the C computer language by creating and controlling real world gadgets like a thermostat or go beyond exploring robotics by creating robots using your Arduino to bridge the gap between hardware and software

 

Get ready to have your breadboard buttered as The ProTechTrader Make: Electronics Component Kit 3 is finally here! 

This well thought out electronics kit is the last in the series and has been designed to be used with the ProTechTrader Make: Electronics Component Kits 1 and 2 in order to complete the experiments in chapter 5 of the Amazon Best Seller, Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery 2nd Edition, by Charles Platt. The components are housed in a 7.5"x6.5"x4.5" storage container that was specifically chosen as it can be used in experiment 29 as your speaker enclosure.

In the final chapter of experiments, Charles Platt, with his hands on learning approach, introduces the topics of: audio, electromagnetism, radio-frequency devices, and programmable microcontrollers (Arduino, oh yeah!) using components many consider a bit difficult to source, but do not worry as we have you covered. We have taken the tedious time-consuming work out by rounding up the essential items necessary to complete experiments 25-34 which finishes out book.

You can rely on the ProTechTrader Make: Electronics Component Kit 3 to put the necessary components in your hands as you expand your knowledge base and continue on the electrifying journey of learning electronics. Designed for your convenience each component is individually bagged and attached to an identification card including the parts name, electronic schematic symbol, and experiment number from Make: Electronics 2nd edition.

The ProTechTrader Component Pack 3 includes the following components:

  • ? Arduino Uno Dev Board & USB Cable
  • ? 100ft Enameled Copper Magnet Wire & Hookup Wire
  • ? Axially Magnetized Magnet
  • ? High Impedance Crystal Earphone
  • ? Low Signal Germanium Diode
  • ? 4in & 2in Loud Speakers
  • ? Single Chip Audio Amplifier
  • ? NTC Style Thermistor
  • ? Plastic Storage Bin
  • ? Capacitors, Resistors, Trimmer Potentiometers, Switches, Rope, and More!

 

 

 

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Style: Deluxe Pack 3 - This is a Variation Listing

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The ProTechTrader Make: Electronics Component Kit 3 Deluxe which includes all of the components in the Regular Pack 3 and also features these essential items as recommended by author Charles Platt:

? Upgraded Rare Earth Neodymium Magnet
? Additional 400 feet of Magnet Wire

? Additional 50 feet heavy gauge antenna wire

 

 

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Style: Make: Electronics Learning Through Discovery 2nd Ed by Charles Platt (Paperback)

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"This is teaching at its best!"

--Hans Camenzind, inventor of the 555 timer (the world's most successful integrated circuit), and author of Much Ado About Almost Nothing: Man's Encounter with the Electron

"A fabulous book: well written, well paced, fun, and informative. I also love the sense of humor. It's very good at disarming the fear. And it's gorgeous. I'll be recommending this book highly."

--Tom Igoe, author of Physical Computing and Making Things Talk

A "magnificent and rewarding book. ... Every step of this structured instruction is expertly illustrated with photos and crisp diagrams. . . . This really is the best way to learn."

--Kevin Kelly, in Cool Tools

 

The first edition of Make: Electronics established a new benchmark for introductory texts. This second edition enhances that learning experience.

Here you will find unique, photographically precise diagrams of breadboarded components, to help you build circuits with speed and precision. A new shopping guide and a simplified range of components, will minimize your investment in parts for the projects. A completely new section on the Arduino shows you how to write properly structured programs instead of just downloading other people's code. Projects have been reworked to provide additional features, and the book has been restructured to offer a step-by-step learning process that is as clear and visually pleasing on handheld devices as it is on paper. Full color is used throughout.

 

As before, Make: Electronics begins with the basics. You'll see for yourself how components work--and what happens when they don't. You'll short out a battery and overheat an LED. You'll also open up a potentiometer and a relay to see what's inside. No other book gives you such an opportunity to learn from real-life experiences.

 

Ultimately, you will build gadgets that have lasting value, and you'll have a complete understanding of how they work. From capacitors to transistors to microcontrollers--it's all here.

 

Hans Camenzind, inventor of the 555 Timer (the world's most successful integrated circuit chip), said that "This is teaching at its best!" when he reviewed the first edition. Now the second edition offers even more!

 

What's New in Make Electronics - 2nd Edition

"While there are some things that have barely changed at all," says author Charles Platt, "others are significantly different in this edition. The new visuals are undoubtedly the thing that readers will notice first. There's color on every page now, with over 350 images.

"A new simplified section provides detailed advice on Internet searches and purchasing components," Charles says. "I think it's a lot easier to understand than the first book, but it's still completely hands-on. Every other book on electronics starts with theory, but I start with putting a battery on your tongue?just as with the original book."

 

Table of Contents : 

  1. Chapter 1: The Basics

    1. Necessary Items for Chapter One

    2. Experiment 1: Taste the Power!

    3. Experiment 2: Let?s Abuse a Battery!

    4. Experiment 3: Your First Circuit

    5. Experiment 4: Variable Resistance

    6. Experiment 5: Let?s Make a Battery

  2. Chapter 2 : Switching

    1. Necessary Items for Chapter Two

    2. Experiment 6: Very Simple Switching

    3. Experiment 7: Investigating a Relay

    4. Experiment 8: A Relay Oscillator

    5. Experiment 9: Time and Capacitors

    6. Experiment 10: Transistor Switching

    7. Experiment 11: Light and Sound

  3. Chapter 3 : Getting Somewhat More Serious

    1. Necessary Items for Chapter Three

    2. Experiment 12: Joining Two Wires Together

    3. Experiment 13: Roasting an LED

    4. Experiment 14: A Wearable Pulsing Glow

    5. Experiment 15: Intrusion Alarm, Part One

  4. Chapter : 4 Chips

    1. Necessary Items for Chapter Four

    2. Experiment 16: Emitting a Pulse

    3. Experiment 17: Set Your Tone

    4. Experiment 18: Intrusion Alarm (Almost) Completed

    5. Experiment 19: Reflex Tester

    6. Experiment 20: Learning Logic

    7. Experiment 21: A Powerful Combination

    8. Experiment 22: Race to Place

    9. Experiment 23: Flipping and Bouncing

    10. Experiment 24: Nice Dice

  5. Chapter 5 : What Next?

    1. Tools, Equipment, Components, and Supplies

    2. Customizing Your Work Area

    3. Labeling

    4. On the Bench

    5. Reference Sources Online

    6. Books

    7. Experiment 25: Magnetism

    8. Experiment 26: Tabletop Power Generation

    9. Experiment 27: Loudspeaker Destruction

    10. Experiment 28: Making a Coil React

    11. Experiment 29: Filtering Frequencies

    12. Experiment 30: Make It Fuzzy

    13. Experiment 31: One Radio, No Solder, No Power

    14. Experiment 32: Hardware Meets Software

    15. Experiment 33: Checking the Real World

    16. Experiment 34: Nicer Dice

  6. Chapter 6 : Tools, Equipment, Components, and Supplies

    1. Kits

    2. Searching and Shopping Online

    3. Checklists of Supplies and Components

    4. Buying Tools and Equipment

    5. Suppliers  

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