Sensors, Motors, and More – Version 2

$165.90$222.90

Sensors, Motors, and More is designed to work with Arduino microntrollers and Raspberry Pi computers*, this kit provides the supplies needed to begin your hardware programming journey. This kit provides five different sensors, three different motors, and much more.

Supercharged Science students: Version 2 of this kit provides the parts needed for the 2024-2025 course, “Coding MicroPython with Brian”. This course also requires a Raspberry Pi Pico RP2040, which you can add to your order.

We are currently accepting “Pre-Orders” of this kit for the 2024 – 2025 school year. The first batch of kits are expected to ship July 15th.

The deadline to order this kit in time for the September “Getting Organized” class is August 3rd.

If you need to receive this kit for use over the summer of 2024, please Contact Us.

Description

When you add a Raspberry Pi Pico RP2040 to your order, you’ll receive:

  • Raspberry Pi Pico RP2040 with soldered headers (Pico H), configured for MicroPython
  • Raspberry Pi Pico breakout board and feet designed by Brian Cox
  • 2 meter USB 2.0 cable (USB A male to B micro male)

Recommended Storage Container:

To help arrange all of your parts, we recommend using a STOREHOUSE 10 Tray Utility Boxes from Harbor Freight (Item#4058).

These indispensable trays contain dividers to keep parts separate from each other.

Save time by adding a box to your kit order. When you order the boxes from us, we’ll include a printed set of ready-to-cut labels showing specific spots for every part.

Alternatively, you can buy the boxes directly from Harbor freight and either print your own set of labels or purchase a label packet from us.
Click here for information on the separate label packet.

About the parts in your kit:

Each component value comes in a separate labeled bag for easy reference.
Be sure to double check all parts using the printable list on the right as soon as you receive your kit.

Parts included in this kit:

Safety
Safety Glasses, Use With or Without prescription Eye wear

LEDs
10 5mm Clear Red LED (Quantity of 10)
5mm Green LED (Quantity of 2)
5mm Bi-color Red/Green Two Lead LED (Quantity of 5)
5mm Addressable Diffused RGB LED, WS2812 standard (Quantity of 5)

Resistors
150Ω ¼W 5% Carbon Film Resistor (Quantity of 10)
360Ω ¼W 5% Carbon Film Resistor (Quantity of 10)
1KΩ ¼W 5% Carbon Film Resistor (Quantity of 10)
2.2KΩ ¼W 5% Carbon Film Resistor (Quantity of 10)
10KΩ ¼W 5% Carbon Film Resistor (Quantity of 10)
CdS Photocell (Quantity of 1)
10KΩ Trimmer Potentiometer (Quantity of 1)

Capacitors
0.1µF 50V Radial Ceramic Capacitor (Quantity of 2)
0.33µF 50V Racial Ceramic Capacitor (Quantity of 2)
1 µF 50V Radial Electrolytic Capacitor (Quantity of 2)
1000µF 50 Radial Electrolytic Capacitor (Quantity of 2)

Transistors, Diodes, and Integrated Circuits
1N4007 1A Rectifier Diode (Quantity of 2)
PN2222 Bi-Polar Junction Transistor (BJT) NPN 40volts 1A (Quantity of 2)
L293 Quadruple half-H motor driver (Quantity of 1)
MCP3008 10-bit Analog to Digital Converter (Quantity of 1)
SN74HC595N 8-BIT Shift Register (Quantity of 1)
LM7805 Voltage Regular 5Volts (Quantity of 1)

Switches and Relays
Tact Switch 12*12mm Through Hole SPST-NO (Quantity of 1)
8.4 – 12 VDC Relay – SPDT (1 Form C) (Quantity of 1)

Magnets
3D printed magnet wand containing a brushed nickel neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) magnet (For use with Hall effect sensor)

Sensors
US1881 Hall Effect Sensor (Quantity of 1)
TMP36 Analog Temperature Sensor (Quantity of 1)
ADXL345 3axis digital accelerometer (Quantity of 1)
HC-SR501 PIR Motion Sensor (Quantity of 1)
HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Distance Sensor (Quantity of 1)

Power Supplies and Battery Connectors
9V Alkaline Battery (Brand may vary) (Quantity of 1)
9V Battery Connector with plug for breadboard jumpers (Quantity of 2)
Four AA alkaline batteries (Brand may vary) (Quantity of 2)
Four AA battery holder with plug for 9V Battery Connector (Quantity of 1)

Prototyping Supplies
400 point Solderless Plug-in Breadboard (Quantity of 1)
830 Point Solderless Plug-in Breadboard (Quantity of 1)
Jumper Wires Male to Male 6” 20PCS
Jumper Wires Male to Female 6” 20PCS

Speaker
8 Ohm Speaker 800mW Breadboard Friendly (Quantity of 1)

Motors
Gearmotor 200 RPM 3V to 6V DC (Quantity of 1)
28BYJ-48 Unipolar Stepper Motor 5V to 6V (Quantity of 1)
SG92R Servomotor 3V to 6V (Quantity of 1)


As of May 2024, we are shipping version 2 of Sensors, Motors, and More. Here are the changes from version 1, which was sold from August 2023 to April 2024:

  • Removed 9V battery connector for Arduino Uno
  • Removed USB cable
  • Added 1000µF 50V Electrolytic Capacitor (Quantity of 2)
  • Added 0.33µF 50V Racial Ceramic Capacitor (Quantity of 2)
  • Added 7805 5V voltage regulator (Quantity of 1)
  • Added 400 point Solderless Plug-in Breadboard (Quantity of 1)

Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions N/A
Choose your Sensors, Motors, and More Kit Options

Kit, Raspberry Pi Pico RP2040, and Parts Box, Kit, and Raspberry Pi Pico RP2040 Bundle, Kit and Parts Box, Kit only

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