Elenco Capacitor Substitution Box Soldering Kit [ SOLDERING REQUIRED ]
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- Hone your DIY soldering techniques on the Capacitor Substitution Box Soldering Kit Enjoy the pleasure of having assembled and soldered it yourself
- Values selected for your capacitance substitution box were determined to be the most commonly used in modern solid-state circuits
- Values range from 100pF to 1μF in 24 steps
- Includes: PCB, electronic components and instructions PCB measures 865mmX1016mmX16mm
- Add this kit to your STEM curriculum From the company that brings you Snap Circuits - 9 volt battery not included
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Elenco is an educational toy, hobby, and electronic instruments company based in the Chicago suburb of Wheeling, Illinois. Elenco has been a family owned and operated business since 1972, founded by Gil Cecchin, an electrical engineer.
From its humble roots as a basement operation with one product, Elenco has emerged as a leader in the educational toy industry with hundreds of products and new ideas constantly in development. Elenco’s family now includes over 40 full-time employees and 60,000 square feet of warehouse and offices.
Are you a Do-It-Yourselfer? Hone your soldering techniques on Elenco's Capacitor Substitution Box Soldering Kit. The Capacitance Substitution Box is a convenient instrument in determining the desired capacitance values in circuits under design or test. The values selected for your capacitance substitution box were determined to be the most commonly used in modern solid-state circuits. The values are from 100pF to .1μF in 24 steps. From the company that brings you Snap Circuits - 9 volt battery not included. - MADE IN THE USA - Elenco was founded more than 30 years ago by 2 engineers. The core of Elenco is still strong engineering and design skills. Elenco test equipment has proven to be reliable as well as affordable. Elenco supplies Universities and High Schools with quality educational kits and materials.
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I recommend this for hobbyists or students as a great little gadget to make varying capacitance super easy.
- Simple design takes less than 1 hour to completely assemble.
- Completed assembly feels solid and durable, expect to last a lifetime.
- My kit had one wrong capacitor value! Fortunately I checked before installation so swapping out for another I had lying around was not a problem.
- Only one capacitor at a time. The selector switch alternates between left and right knobs.
- Range is somewhat limited. See schematic (included with instruction manual) for list of values.
As others have noted the lower value pf caps are not super accurate so measure with a multimeter to learn actual cap value if it is important.
Keep one next to your oscilloscope.