February 18, 2014 AT 11:00 am

The tiny engineer superhero emergency kit #makereducation

Two kits

The tiny engineer superhero emergency kit from saar drimer contains a PCB, n-channel MOSFET, resistors and more. Sounds like an awesome kit for educators to equip their young engineers with (or even a nice gift from a student to an educator) – it’s portable and has a great look!

The concept was to create a novelty yet useful kit that’s packaged like a product that you’d see on a high street shop and that could be given as a gift. I wanted to use this kit to test the market for novelty kits for engineers (not necessarily to test if people are generally interested in kits — we know that they are!)

The kit includes the PCB (ENIG finish), n-channell MOSFET, two resistors, capacitor and LED that when soldered create a working circuit (the LED lights up). There’s a guide card, and something I haven’t seen done before: a laser cut and engraved compressed cellulose sponge.

Kit

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1 Comment

  1. Thanks for posting this!

    It’s also worth mentioning that Boldport will donate 50p (~$0.8) to the Inkscape Fund from every sale of the kit!

    http://boldport.tictail.com/product/the-tiny-engineer-superhero-emergency-kit

    (Oh, I goofed in my description, and it should, of course, be n-channel MOSFET, not NPN. I’ve now corrected it in the article itself.)

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