Looking for electronic components

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Looking for electronic components

Post by qdgjcl » Fri Mar 07, 2003 7:16 am

I’m looking for some electronic components that are mounted on pieces of plastic, and the leads are soldered to posts. The components snap onto a board and then you can hook wires up to the posts to build a circuit. Hickok made the system I saw, but they do not make them anymore. I believe that there is similar product called Erectronics. Does anyone know anything about these, or any place that sells used electronic educational equipment? <p>Thanks for any help,

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Re: Looking for electronic components

Post by motwnbro » Fri Mar 07, 2003 8:01 am

http://www.electronickits.com/kit/compl ... /sc300.htm<p>try this site. it may be 2 toy like.

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Re: Looking for electronic components

Post by russlk » Fri Mar 07, 2003 10:01 am

How about the solderless breadboard socket from Radio Shack, or the multipurpose PC board?

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Re: Looking for electronic components

Post by dacflyer » Fri Mar 07, 2003 7:15 pm

look in the N&V magazine... march issue page 55
lower left corner...thats a kind of,,,maybe what you want ?<p>lenco snap circuits...<p>good luck..

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Re: Looking for electronic components

Post by rshayes » Fri Mar 07, 2003 7:50 pm

This sounds like an educational kit that I saw over 40 years ago. The components were mounted on plastic carriers that were plugged into a piece of perfboard. Connections were made by jumper wires with u-shaped clips on each end. I haven't seen it since. I believe that Heathkit made a series of training kits for the industrial market that used a similar method. In this case, the resistors and capacitors had similar clips soldered to thier leads with the major components mounted on a chassis, This was about 30 years ago.<p>Most of the Radio Shack type of lab kit use coil springs as connectors with the components mounted on a large piece of cardboard or plastic. Connections are made with wires with tinned ends. This is obviously much cheaper.<p>Some of the German-made electronics kits may use a similar scheme to what you are describing. I saw some of these in Toys 'r Us a few years ago. I don't remember the exact details, but they seemed to be more elaborate than the Radio Shack method.

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Re: Looking for electronic components

Post by Shing » Sun Mar 09, 2003 1:23 pm

I used Feedback (http://www.fbk.com/) Teknikit Consoles in college and they kind of match what you are describing. I'm not sure if it's exactly what you are looking for but it's worth a look.<p>Regards,
Wai Shing

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Re: Looking for electronic components

Post by bodgy » Sun Mar 09, 2003 1:28 pm

Quasar electronics also have somehting similar to what you want. looks like a revamped Philips electronics kits. Anyone remember those from the late 60's to mid 70's?<p>
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