• Listen to FM radio with this kit
• Capture a signal with the antenna and play it through the included speakers
• Simple and fun to solder with 43 parts
• Requires three AA batteries (not included, Order Code L43AL)What can I do with this kit?
Tune into FM radio and find your favourite station with this DIY radio kit. The kit comes complete with one metre of wire for an antenna and speakers for your audio output. You can change your channel with the tuning knob and alter the volume with the potentiometer. The compact 62mm x 46mm board can fit in almost anywhere, making this a handy device to have. With 43 parts, this is a great kit for those looking to get more practice with soldering.
What can I learn from this radio?
With this kit, you can learn about electronics and how circuits go together and improve your soldering skills. The circuit uses resistors, capacitors and a microchip and is a great way to see how the components work together. The circuit transforms the signal your antenna catches to an audio signal to be played through your speakers. The radio kit uses a TDA7010 integrated circuit and requires a soldering iron and solder. It may also require wire cutters.
How easy is this kit to solder?
This is a great kit for audio enthusiasts and electronic hobbyists looking to move on from basic beginner’s kits. Once your put your kit together, you can add to your project by creating an enclosure (not included) to protect the circuit – just take care not to block and input or your speaker. The kit runs off three AA batteries (not included, Order Code L43AL) and comes with a battery box.