SparkFun Tinker Kit (KIT-13930)
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The SparkFun Tinker Kit (STK) is a great way to get started with programming and hardware interaction with the Arduino programming language. The is the newest version of the former SparkFun Mini Inventor's Kit, blended with elements of the educator kit. Each Tinker Kit includes everything you need to complete 11 circuits that will teach you how to blink an LED, read sensors, drive servos, and more. You don't need any previous programming or electronics experience to use this kit.
The online STK Experiment Guide (in the Resources section) contains step-by-step instructions of how to connect each circuit with the included parts. Full example code is provided and explained, and even includes troubleshooting tips in case something goes wrong.
The kit does not require any soldering and is recommended for beginners ages 10 and up. This miniature version will help prove that anyone can (and should) play around with cutting-edge electronics in a fun and playful way while not breaking the bank.
The kit includes:
- SparkFun RedBoard
- Breadboard - Self-Adhesive (White)
- Servo Sub-Micro Size
- Hobby Gearmotor 200 RPM (Pair)
- Temperature Sensor TMP36
- Mini Photocell
- SparkFun USB Mini-B Cable 6 Foot
- Jumper Wires 7" M/M 30 AWG (30 Pack)
- LED RGB Clear Common Cathode
- Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green LEDs
- 10K Trimpot
- Momentary Pushbutton Switch 12mm
- H-Bridge Motor Driver 1A
- Battery Holder - 4xAA to Barrel Jack Connector
- 330 and 10K Resistors