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That was the second one I had. I also dont see any decent soldering kits beyond the blinking a few LEDs stage to get them when the time comes. The book shows you how to make the 200 different projects ranging from metronomes to rain detectors. I have often thought about doing a post about Slip-N-Clip but it never really caught on and wasnt good for ICs anyway. One night Mom and Dad sent me to my bedroom as punishment, and I was really pissed, so I brought out my 150-in-one electronics kit and built a VHF oscillator and tuned it to the TV channel I could hear them watching downstairs. Learn more. Yes! It shows you a pictorial of the device and a numbered netlist, at least, at first. )JVz{fgw="`U?xG0|Si+N'31l((/2Q pHdP:j1 SkoL[!74h)>OQhhe@cs,]8$\|Jl;3?t9XF~mh6:mf5:)VY+ F/&>c,[\s|fK&IXZtYU&-t jU,|:=!jM I started with the 35-in-one and worked my way up. Damnit. With powerful tools and services, along with expert support and education, we help creative entrepreneurs start, manage, and scale their businesses. Etsy is powered by 100% renewable electricity. (And hello Jac Goudsmit), Not the best format but have a look at:, I had that 200-in-1 kit as well and a few others, as I recall. Teardown: How Many Teddy Ruxpins Does It Take To Start A Coven? I also seem to have a 10-in-1, and a few of the newer Snap Circuits sets that are better laid out in theory, but actually quite a lot less capable. LmBlueJay has updated components for the project titled A '90s Robot Hacked Back. 150-in-1 kit best project was generation of electrical energy using relay and caps to get little electrical shock. Nice scan. Each spring has a number and the projects call out which numbered terminals connect together. (Comment Policy). In Russia, the electronics kit has 200 uses of YOU! It was really useful for demonstrating Ohms Law, basic transistor operation, and such. To get to 300, they MOSTLY gave up on the springy things (but not completely) and went for breadboard and a bunch of components. That kit is modern compared to the 160-in-1 kit ( that I got when I was a kid. My older (by four years) brother got one one Christmas. I still have it (sans the components I stole many years ago in my adolescence for building other projects) as well as serveal other versions that Ive acquired over the years since. Item: 372257390333 Got given it when I was 6 years old. Tat was cool. She said, Only if you document the experiments in your notebook. The 200-in-1 was great.

$21.27, $28.36 From shop johnnyflakesales, $40.00 28-131 New Open Box, RADIO SHACK SCIENCE FAIR SXF-4000 AERONAUTICAL LAB KIT BOXED 1970s, Radio Shack Science Fair AM-FM Radio Kit No 28-175, Radio Shack 300 In One Electronic Proj Lab Science Fair Kit With Book. Since my electronics is pretty nil, maybe ill learn something, too. Ad from shop 532popup My first was the much more old-school mykit system 7.

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Online searches havent turned up anything either. Ad from shop CnRCollectibles I had a (dozen+) multi-tap transformer Id soldered springs to like these kits had. Take full advantage of our site features by enabling JavaScript. Later I got a 75-in-1 Elektronic Project Kit. You are the salt of the earthYou are the light of the world Vintage Radio Shack Science Fair 50 in 1 Electronics Kit w/ 1967 Tandy Manual, Vintage Radio Shack Science Fair 50 in 1 Electronics Kit w/ 1967 Tandy Manual 2, Vintage Radio Shack Science Fair 50 in 1 Electronics Kit w/ 1967 Tandy Manual 3, Vintage Radio Shack Science Fair 50 in 1 Electronics Kit w/ 1967 Tandy Manual. Passagems I had a similar experience where I would try to figure out the connections I needed to make by looking at the picture. Was pretty simple, they had us hook up a couple of light bulbs with switches and tested the voltage drop across stuff, to teach about troubleshooting open circuits and such. +1 my parents got me this kit for Christmas, I dread to think how many days I spent working on it. on it it used wires with tapered pins that you poked into eyelets that were around the perimeter of the card space. $29.74, $34.99 This is the exact kit I got as my second kit! I did the sheet without building the circuit since I knew what the voltages would be just based on the diagram, and then built a radio mostly from my head (I remembered how to build the AM radio from my childhood with the 300 in one kit), the teacher noticed I was far ahead and he asked if I wanted to teach the rest of the class (he was joking) and I was like sure! Schematics where based on electronics magazines from the local library. There was a problem subscribing you to this newsletter. From handmade pieces to vintage treasures ready to be loved again, Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. maurizio.butti has updated the project titled Bike sharing smart lock turns into car GPS. BoutiqueShipShop Ill have to go dig them out and check as I have the Audio Lab, 150 in 1, 200 in 1, and even the 500 in 1 that has a breadboard and keypad and such. John Opsahl liked Microwave Aluminium Printing. It became a challenge to take a circuit apart with the fewest number of pulls.

I used to have one of those as a kid as well. I managed to get most old copies every time the library cleared old magazines. Later on when I got my first breadboard was when the actual design and building of circuits began and I kinda think I understand why as an adult. I went into IT rather than electronics but 30+ years later Im still dabbling in electronics and writing about it :) Als comment about schematics is what bothers me about the use of such tools as Fritzing I dont know if thats still a thing, but for a while I found myself frustrated when Id find a potentially useful circuit illustrated that way instead of with real schematics. Theyre definitely what set me on my course in life. I had 50-in-1 instead. Seller: jillee123 (2,669) 100%, The 160 in one looks maybe the one, Back in the days we didnt have quantum computing and neural readers so we had to program our devices withe keybowrds and clumsy laptops. Ad from shop Ichabodsnoodle Vintage Radio Shack Science Fair 50 in 1 Electronics Kit w/ 1967 Tandy Manual. I remember jumping right to the AM radio, one of the most complex projects, and the thrill of getting it working. Ha! lately Ive been on a bit of a nostalgia kick and thought about buying one just because. Of course, that analogy only goes so far FPGAs dont have ferrite core antennas and transformers on them, at least not yet, anyway. I had the 150 in 1 kit, and many of their P-Box kits. Oh, the fond memories of sitting there hour after hour placing wires in spring terminals and then trying to figure out why it didnt work..and then it did ! The larger the government, the smaller the citizen. From shop JuliansBooks, $44.00 I eventually combined them into a monster one on a 2 x 3 foot section of Masonite. This was a particularly fancy model since it has a nice looking front panel with a few knobs and displays. That brings back memories. There are various websites and even some videos of the TV online. Or has it been long enough to enter the public domain? Did not wan to rebuild anything after that was working. From shop Passagems, ad by s9radio Send me exclusive offers, unique gift ideas, and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. blinking lights, a siren, an amplifier or a radio. Later, you can bend the spring again and pull the wire out. It was captivating anyway, the choice of the circuits was really nice too. And I still have both the radios I built from the Bedford radio exchange. JuliansBooks Nice. Ad from shop TnAntiqueShack It had a nice selection of parts, protected LEDs, and my favorite is the multi-voltage breadboard with power rails for 1.5-9V at 1.5V increments (I see what you did there). That exact kit is what started my down this dark path years ago. Same 200-in-1 as in the article. Because money was tight, we ended up selling the Commodore to the local library (my computer was their very first library computer!). You've already signed up for some newsletters, but you haven't confirmed your address. This will differ depending on what options are available for the item.   United States   |   English (US)   |   $ (USD). The RS kits were hard to really visualize how the components were interconnected under that spaghetti of wires and springs imho. I used his Transistor Projects series as my jumping off point. /Rttm%fH~ }kw:w Try contacting them via Messages to find out! I started with something like this but it came with windows 95 software that walked you through the projects. This 200-in-1, currently sold by Altronics, looks like an exact copy apart from minor cosmetic differences. I think I built every single one of the projects in the book too. I had one of these as a kid, and I built circuit after circuit on it. These all contained the same types of components that were in other kits, such as resistors, capacitors, and transistors. But of course, the world had fewer distractions before the Internet. Ah the 200-in-1 kit was one of my most beloved Christmas presents. Evul. That's exactly how it was with me. Still got my copy, complete with ferric chloride stains The book that launched a thousand careers! 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. A Free & Open Forum For Electronics Enthusiasts & Professionals, Login with username, password and session length. FREE shipping, ad by CnRCollectibles Normal amount watching. For larger quantities just let me know! Absolutety loved it best Christmas present I every got. Somehow when I edited the post, the link text changed but the actual hyperlink didn't. glueing them to the device so you can swap incase they stop working Mini breadboards that is, I would buy from eBay but the quality is not as great but this may be an work around for the logic ICs. David Tucker has added a new log for MultiBot CNC v2. !d14IYXr*};@K\.&Zbe!T&I+TEjGR7sI#nf2SaW3^S0.c#GqCfQk^i;f!"Swj"9&lM)X-isS&B-YLg5J: @jcSrh` *,$KejYX{IZA55|&f|sD^__^#24fD9[Ha;Jd)$L&u 7J&s3KM;Yd\+1nRE4c3Dl I;/rif::p#Un4>lB FREE shipping. Ebay showed no value for it (even the box), so I eventually binned it. I had the 300-in-one kit (Dad has an EE degree and I think he was just as interested in the kit as I was), sadly by the time I reached college age the local community college axed its EE program so I did network administration instead but still tinker with electronics. Recently my brother was cleaning out the closet in what used to be my room and later became his when I moved out, and buried in the back corner was the 300 in one electronics kit, which is now chilling at my house. Just a few months ago, Dave Jones showed that one of those kits is still useful for getting children interested in electronics: Our local community college used a variation on this as part of the labwork for its basic electronics classes think of components like these, but with each mounted on its own board (still spring connectors, though). 50 in 1 Electronics Project Kit w/ 56 page HTF1967 Tandy Manualhas a nice wooden tray and original batteries that came with it, This looks complete with speaker, earpiece,assorted wires and two battery holdersPre-owned Radio Shack Kit #201The outside box has some, wear and tears, but overall in fantastic condition, Vintage Radio Shack Science Fair Lie Detector Kit, 1972 Science Fair 100 In 1 Electronic Project Kit Toy #28-220 Radio Shack Tandy, Radio Shack Science Fair 150 in 1 Electronic Project Kit Vintage 28-248 w Manual, Vintage Radio Shack Science Fair Voice Operated Switch No. I had the Science Fair 150 in 1 kit. We often refer to these kits as analogous to FPGAs a bunch of uncommitted components you can wire up to make different things. FREE shipping, ad by AnastasiasGarage I wonder if anyone here remembers the old store before the one on Oklahoma The earlier years, back when they were American Science Center were far more interesting more electronica, less cheap novelty imported crap and such. I guess if anything tho the RS kits let me lose fear about messing up while working on electronics. From shop AnastasiasGarage, $44.99 Send in coupon and they sent (yes through the mail) Uranium ore in little plastic bottle. The old device had bad LEDs, so [RetroSpector78] did a repair and you get to see the insides of the device. I had one of those growing up. Much bigger and in a wooden box. Ive looked for these for hours online and never found them. Ad from shop VarietyRetro Under Add your personalization, the text box will tell you what the seller needs to know. Does somebody have the full user manual for this. When on to study electronics at University did managed to get the roulette circuit to work. Found something you love but want to make it even more uniquely you? Snicker. Super simple and easy to duplicate if you wanted to make your own. My daughter has picked it up now to get in shape for the Science Olympiad. My parents have since passed on, and I eventually confessed to my siblings. Super basic, not a single IC, but i loved that kit and spent countless hours building ( and sometimes modifying ) every design. The arduino of its time ? Looking back through the book, I realize that its pretty boring. Those kits ultimately set the course for my life, and Im incredibly grateful to have had the opportunity to learn from them. [RetoSpector78] found a 200-in-1 kit at a thrift store that was exactly like the one he had as a kid and he shares it with us in the video below. 3CfB`2a*M>Y* f"?u60eS~Oo%t]z9UOuL#~JW] Duncan adventures in electronics was what really got me into it, but the precursor was a pcb based kit with components on preformed plastic holders that could be bolted on to form simple circuits. From shop RetroFunverse, ad by KJ4IYEmanuals Wish I still had the 100-in-1 from my youth. While I could never afford the 200 in 1, I do have many fond memories listening endlessly to local air, fire, and police traffic with the Science Faire VHF Radio Kit from Radio Shack I saved up for as a kid. I didnt understand the need for resistors, and didnt realize my mistake until I had blown out all but one of the LEDs. drcyberg liked Icarus IoT Dev Board nRF9160 (LTE-M, NB-IoT, GPS). From shop gewelsngems, ad by VarietyRetro Typically, orders of $35 USD or more (within the same shop) qualify for free standard shipping from participating Etsy sellers. As stupid as it sounds, in a lot of ways microcontrollers have created a dark age for hobby electronics. I didnt need it, but Id recently spawned two child processes into the world. Quite exciting at the time. I had this the Denshi SR3A kit in the Mid 1970s , loved it great memories and the reason I became a Radio Ham and electronic engineer. From shop Ichabodsnoodle, ad by BoutiqueShipShop Back in 1984, my Grandmother (on my mothers side) got me a Commodore 128 for my 5th birthday. Mine might be SLIGHTLY cannibalised but MOSTLY still intact. Put them on breadboards and attach wires to them. BillsReFinds They thought it was hilarious. Condition: Used, Condition: see description, Brand: Science Fair, Year: 1960,s, Country/Region of Manufacture: Japan, MPN: #201 Many sellers on Etsy offer personalized, made-to-order items. Was a wonderful benchtop power supply for years. I bought my son a 50 in 1 kit. Electric eye module. That was in the days of rooftop antennas, and when the oscillator was tuned to the right frequency the TV downstairs got a ton of noise and became impossible to watch. The 200-in-1 had more experiments, but it also had integrated circuits, which were just black boxes. I figured I probably wasnt the only person in the world with this issue so I made them available for you too (plus there was a large MOQ.).

He has a degree in electrical engineering now. To take the circuit apart, you just had to grab all the wires and pull. Dagwood teaches Atomic age. I think they were mostly popular in the Netherlands (where I come from) and Germany (where they were made). Absolutely! Shipping policies vary, but many of our sellers offer free shipping when you purchase from them. She decided to take a different path, but I still see that lil experimenter figuring out how things work and how to hack them to make them better. With you on Micro Center, its a 1.5 hour drive each way for me. $699.96, $999.95 Great seller with very good positive feedback and over 50 ratings. Details at. rj}}$ ^M$UQ@A5:UXC=zuTv[:/^^~QV^#/Po[RIz$/]ACLNmAN>L#B$V\aS/,=^g"[Uk,ZV/zXjxB|;t6_8'`Sk. AC Gilbert Erec-tronic. Ad from shop BoutiqueShipShop Is this under copyright law still? My art friends always dug up cool.stuff for sculptures there too. One selling point of these kits is they are solderless. Interesting to see theyre still being made, just not sold by Radio Shack. I was 14 at the time, and had to fund my adventures with paper route money. On and on they kept trying to watch any channel and it would crap out after a minute or so. Was so intrigued that I went into electrical engineering and havent looked back. I still have mine of that exact model! I never told them about it. Of course, back then, the big selling point was buy your child a computer, theyll learn I played video games on it! I had this exact model. From shop FlyByNightVintage, $13.00 TiceVintageStockpile Original Price $999.95 XD, Unfortunately, my family also had a farm and a mortgage, and rates back then were brutal. Ah here it is on page 209 of My grade school had the 200-in-1 which was rarely used. The 200 in 1 kit was certainly slick looking, but I always though it would be better if it had more 7 segment displays. I had a lot of fun playing with it and learning from it, and looking back I wish I had kept it. Each component attaches to a spring. For my birthday I got a Solar Power lab kit with, I think, 25 projects. Microcenter is awesome, but theres just not enough of those to go around. This was pre-internet, ordering parts on-line wanst an option. From shop TnAntiqueShack, ad by Passagems Its also home to a whole host of one-of-a-kind items made with love and extraordinary care. maurizio.butti has updated details to Bike sharing smart lock turns car GPS. I really did learn quite a lot about electronics that gave me insight when I got to college (and even after that). Gilberts sets were easily safest with exception of a few chemistry sets that contained radioactive materials. I couldnt find replacement springs anywhere (Sparkfun had some similar ones for a while but they were discontinued) so I went to great lengths to have the original tapered springs recreated. With the kits I just did the wiring numbers mostly. Maybe there needs to be an effort to reboot these manuals and kits. Did a bit of electronics in high school as well (they offered it as a course in the school I was at) but then moved completly over to the world of computers (although I am actually thinking of getting back into electronics in the form of a microcontroller board to run some lights for a LEGO model I want to make), before the blue plastic board with springs they used a bit chip board and you used screws to make the connections. That and a stop at Leons (a Milwaukee institution) for ice cream. :(. Steve Switaj has added a new project titled VistaVision camera electronics rebuild. The seven segment LED and IC chip made it stand out. Best Christmas present i ever received. 2,669+ items sold. Never got the cloud chamber kit tho. Later in life, I purchased one for my daughter. When my parents would go shopping, Id have them drop me off at the RS in the same shopping center, and theyd pick me up when they were done. I must admit I never really liked the cumbersome and quite unstable spring system. I too destroyed the LED in the first 48-hours of owning it.

if you find the right springs theyll carry a surprising amount of power, they make pretty good heat sinks in and of themselves. It would of been out of my price range as a kid, but someone else to drool over. Choose the options youd like for the order. I had the 65 in 1 set. From shop TheBigBuddha, ad by johnnyflakesales Find out more in our Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy. It's fixed now! Grew up in 80s. Thanks for posting that link! 50 in 1 Electronics Project Kit w/ 56 page HTF1967 Tandy Manualhas a nice wooden tray and original batteries that came with it, This looks complete with speaker, earpiece,assorted wires and two battery holdersPre-owned Radio Shack Kit #201The outside box has some, wear and tears, but overall in fantastic condition Saying no will not stop you from seeing Etsy ads or impact Etsy's own personalization technologies, but it may make the ads you see less relevant or more repetitive. Ad c;~V (1H{ Our global marketplace is a vibrant community of real people connecting over special goods. (15% off), ad by BillsReFinds TnAntiqueShack gewelsngems Some even had a computer center in the back. Stick a wire in the opening and release the spring to make a connection. Either with this kit or my 60-in-1 kit, I'd follow the instructions and put the projects together, but I really never understood anything but the most basic basics. From shop CnRCollectibles, Sale Price $29.74 The manuals describe how transistors amplify things but don't describe exactly, Radio Shack Science Fair 200-in-1 Electronic Project Kit manual,, Re: Radio Shack Science Fair 200-in-1 Electronic Project Kit manual, Quote from: ProBang2 on January 01, 2016, 11:52:36 pm,,, Quote from: ProBang2 on January 01, 2016, 08:52:36 PM, Quote from: miguelvp on January 01, 2016, 09:02:31 PM,,, Quote from: george graves on January 03, 2016, 09:25:41 am,!hWJrdDBxY/radio-shack-science-fair-200-in-1-electronic-project-kit-pdf, Quote from: Skyfox on January 01, 2016, 09:44:14 pm,,,,,,, Quote from: Red Squirrel on August 21, 2016, 02:26:11 AM,, Quote from: Frankje on August 06, 2017, 05:08:03 pm. That must have been a lot of work. I had one with the analog meter, cadmium cell, solar cell and the clear plastic shelled relay. Ad from shop gewelsngems Years later I studied electrical engineering. Captcha failed to load. Radio Kit had transistors and silicon diodes. Wow that's awesome!

Then all hell broke loose Zenith sold to Packard Bell I want to say and no more surplus Heath/Zenith so much components. 532popup I know there have been complaints about some of the texts in these kits not doing a good job of explaining things. The project pages gave a brief rundown on the function of the circuit you were to build and sometimes variations of resistors to wire in for different effects but really did not explain in a way that led to one devising their own circuits. and get the parts and go home and with varying degrees of success make the circuit. Original Price $34.99 I picked up a late-model Radio Shack Electronics Learning Lab at a garage sale about 10 years ago. Ditto! johnnyflakesales I remember buying it, new, in the late 70s. Closest one to me is about an hour each way. I had a book called Kids America that had the toilet paper tube radio in it that really got me going. Ad from shop TiceVintageStockpile Before that Erector Electric set but thats more electric/ electro- mechanic than electronic. We also created 2.6 million jobs in the U.S.enough to employ the entire city of Houston, TX! Ad from shop FlyByNightVintage Has anyone taken circuits apart like touch switch from the 100 in 1 and put them into other devices like logic circuits in the 130 in 1? Etsy uses cookies and similar technologies to give you a better experience, enabling things like: Detailed information can be found in Etsys Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy and our Privacy Policy. Learn how your comment data is processed. Then there were games or circuits even the manual called silly. In addition, there were circuits to build simply to understand how they work, like flip flops or counters. Ad from shop columbusmicro If I remember correct, brand name was Maestro kit or something (Just resisors, caps, switch BJTs, LEDs & diodes. Radio Shack in the late 60s, through my high school graduation was my second home. My kids are still a bit young for that sort of a kit, but I often wonder what a modern equivalent would be be. Original Price $21.91, Ditto for me in my case, its the EE2040 kit. I had both the 22 and 3 transistor kits from Heathkit back in the early 60s. The remains of those kits are long gone, save for a component here or there that might be in a project I kept around.