Velleman Light Sensitive Switch Solder Kit

Code: QP97F

  • Create a light sensitive switch which is great for saving you energy
  • Automatically switch a light (not included) on at dusk and off at dawn
  • A great introduction to soldering with 23 parts

Product details

Velleman Light Sensitive Switch Solder Kit

• Create a light sensitive switch which is great for saving you energy
• Automatically switch a light (not included) on at dusk and off at dawn
• A great introduction to soldering with 23 parts
• Requires a 12V DC power supply (not included)

What can I create with this kit?
Save energy with this light sensitive kit (manufactures code MK125). The kit helps turn a light on at dusk and off at dawn. You can adjust the sensitivity to determine how bright the environment needs to be for the kit to activate. With 23 parts, this kit is easy and fun to make for anyone - even total beginners.

What can I learn from this light sensitive switch kit?
Practise soldering and learn about electronics and circuits with this electronic switch kit. It uses resistors, a transistor, capacitors, microchip, potentiometer and a relay, which will help you learn how to connect a circuit. This circuit contains many different components, and gives a great way to see them all in action. The LDR changes in resistance depending on incoming light. Use the potentiometer to adjust the light level required to activate the circuit. The kit has terminals that connect to a light with a max voltage of 24V / 5A and relay to switch on and off. This kit requires a soldering iron and solder and may require wire cutters.

How easy is this kit to solder?
This kit is simple to solder and is great for those looking to progress to the next level. This kit acts as a trigger to activate anything from a desk light to a cat feeder. An enclosure (not included) for the kit could protect the electronics and make sure the sensor, input or outputs are not blocked. This kit comes with a socket for a DC 12V power supply (not included). This kit is not recommended for outdoor use.

Please note, this kit contains a component which is not RoHS compliant
Specifications
Number of components in the kit? 23
Soldering Required Yes
Relay output 24V @ 5A max (NO/NC)
Power supply requirements DC 12 V
Board size 65 mm x 50 mm

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
QP97F Velleman Light Sensitive Switch Solder Kit (1+) £5.99

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