Velleman Kitchen Timer Solder Kit
• Set an alarm for 1-60 minutes in a stylish enclosure
• See how far along your cooking is with 16 LEDs in a countdown, an audible alarm and a discrete pre-alarm
• Simple and fun to solder with 39 parts
• Requires a three AAA batteries (not included – Order Code L42AL)What can I do with this timer?
Simply set your kitchen timer (manufacturer’s code MK128) to your chosen length of time, then either watch the cool LEDs countdown or wait for the alarm to tell you when your food is ready. With three settings of 1-10 minutes, 10-30 minutes and 30-60 minutes and different steps for each mode, you can set the timer to watch for anything between one minute and one hour. Watch the 16 LEDs countdown at regular intervals, or wait for the alarm to reach zero. The timer also has a pre-alarm warning, so you’re not taken by surprise at the last moment. The timer uses a single button, straightforward operation and has an auto power off feature to conserve battery. With 39 parts, this is a great kit for those familiar with the basics and looking to progress.
What can I learn from this timer kit?
Practise soldering and learn about electronics and circuits with this electronic kitchen timer kit. It uses resistors, capacitors, a transistor, potentiometer, a microchip and a buzzer, which will all help you learn how to connect a circuit. This circuit contains several different components, and gives a great opportunity to see them all in action. With just one button, this circuit is a great illustration of how much you can do with a microchip. This kit requires a soldering iron and solder and may require wire cutters and a small screwdriver.
How easy is this kit to solder?
This is a good challenge to those who want to move on to next level there are lots of similar components and components with polarities to watch for. Putting the kit together is just the start of your adventure. The kit comes an enclosure for the kit to protect the electronics. This kit requires three AAA batteries (not included) and comes with a battery holder on the back of the board.
|Number of components in the kit?
||1-10 min: 1 min step
||10-30 min: 5 min steps
||30-60 min: 15 min steps
||Better than 5%
|Power supply requirements
||3 x AAA batteries (not included)
||76.5 mm x 75 mm x 32 mm
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