Replacement product: 48850
This is the 'retail' version of the SparkFun Inventor's Kit (SIK). This new version comes with an improved carrying case seen in the pictures, where the standard version does not. You can buy the case separately though if you wish.
zOMG! This kit has it all. It now includes the Arduino Uno, the fabled baseplate, and all the sensors you can shake a stick at. This version includes a plastic carrying case to organize all the components.
If you'd rather like a version without a carrying case, please check the recommended products below.
The SparkFun Inventor's Kit for Arduino is a box of goodies to get the very beginner started with programmable electronics. It includes all the bits you need to build 12 basic circuits, no soldering required! On top of that, we've joined forces with Oomlout to offer a small booklet to get you started. The SIK comes with everything pictured and a 36 page color printed 'starter' guide.
The guide will take a complete novice and get them:
- Blinking LEDs
- Controlling a toy motor
- Controlling a servo
- Making (bad) music
- Responding to buttons
- Twisting a volume knob
- Detecting ambient light
- Reading temperature
- Controlling big devices
- Mixing LED colors
We believe these to be the building blocks of any electronics project. Once these concepts are mastered, very impressive projects are possible using simple recombinations.
No soldering required. We recommend this kit for beginners ages 10 and up.
Note: The booklet is not missing from the Kit, it is just a bit hard to find in the special compartment (some customers call this the "hidden compartment") within the carrying case.