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Mindsets Temperature Sensor 10 Pack Kit

Code: A82RQ

  • Create 10 temperature activated LED boards
  • Solder and build your own circuit with resistor, thermistor, transistor and LED
  • Learn about electronics

Product details

Mindsets Temperature Sensor 10 Pack Kit

• Create 10 temperature activated LED boards
• Solder and build your own circuit with resistor, thermistor, transistor and LED
• Learn about electronics
• The kit comes in 10 pieces per board to solder together
• Suitable for ages 11+ with supervision
• Requires a DC 3-9V power supply for each of the 10 boards

What does this kit make?
Create a small circuit with an LED which will activate as the temperature rises. The kit includes all the components for 10 boards. Use to detect higher temperatures levels and the sensitivity can be adjusted. You can even change the position of the thermistor and Potentiometer (otherwise known as a variable resistor) to have an LED which comes on when the temperature is below certain level. The circuits each require a DC 3-9V power supply and come with a battery connector

What can I learn?
This kit is a great way to introduce soldering and electronics. Thermistors have low resistance as they get warmer and the potentiometer can be adjusted to create the right amount of resistance to switch the LED on at the correct temperature level. A soldering iron and solder is required to assemble this kit click here to see our range of soldering kits.

Please note, this component is not RoHS compliant.
Number of included parts 10 (per pack)
Number of models that can be made 10 sensors
What can be made? Temperature sensor
Computer system requirements N/A
Age group, if specified 11+
Power supply requirements DC 3 V – 9 V each (not included)
Dimensions 48 mm x 35 mm x 1 mm

Hi will it switch at 70 degrees C, or what temp range does it operate, please? Can the led be replaced with a buzzer? Thanks

Asked by: Kblan
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below : 0333 400 9500 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-08-13

With the 10 Thermistors, what temperature ranges are covered? I am looking for one to allow the LED to switch at 133 Degree C ?

Asked by: BackPackMac
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-10-09
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A82RQ Mindsets Temperature Sensor 10 Pack Kit (1+) £12.99

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