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If you're after a high-quality, no frills iron, then the Hakko RED is for you. 60W ensures plenty of heat for the most demanding project, and a high-quality iron will maintain it's heat and last forever. This is our pick for a basic, long-lasting iron. Comes with a BB6 tip.
You can never find a knife when you need one! We use these when working with PCBs , cardboard and paper craft. These small knives work well for cutting traces, scraping ground pours, and guiding hair-like wires into their proper place. Excel knife comes with aluminum han...
An 8 in 1 driver to screw them all!
Simple needlenose pliers for twisting, pulling and pliering your project.
How many pockets does an OTG (On The Go) maker need to carry their boards, wires, miscellanea when away from their desk? The world may never know. Instead of chucking your Raspberry Pi or Makey-Makey into the abyss of your cargo pants, backpack, or school bag, you can pick up ...
Looking for something for the little engineer in your life? The Makedo Toolkit is a starter kit of cardboard construction tools that's a great introduction to Makedo. Enter into the world of playful cardboard construction and build small creations with 30 reusable parts. Rocke...
Soldering Iron Tip Cleaner
Soldering Solder Iron Tip Cleaner Steel Cleaning Wire Sponge Ball
This is just your basic reversible screwdriver - pocket sized! Both flat and phillips heads available. Comes with pin clip and snazzy SparkFun logo.
Heat shrink is the duct tape of electronics, it keeps your stuff all safe and kept together. Especially when wiring and soldering, use heat shrink to add mechanical strength to cables. We use this stuff all the time and having a zip-lock bag of all the possible sizes is super ...
Whether you need to cut wires or trim plastic parts off of parts trees, these mini diagonal cutters will come in handy in most electronics and robotics projects. They are made of forged steel, have a return spring and cushion grip, and are 4.5" long.
These general-purpose flush diagonal cutters from Hakko are made from 2.5mm-thick steel. They are rated for use with up to 16 AWG copper wire. We also carry the Hakko TRR-58-G Cutter, which is 3 mm thick and rated for use with up to 10 AWG copper wire.
An oscilloscope is an awesome tool to have around the shop. Unfortunately, most scopes take up quite a bit of bench space and they’re not very portable. The DSO Nano v3, on the other hand, is a 32bit digital storage oscilloscope that fits in the palm of your hand! Based on ARM...
A staple for the electrical engineer. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been one clip short!
A multi-use wrench used for installing the screws nut of the mobile platforms or the 3D printers and other tasks is the cross wrench.Much like a four-way tire iron, the cross wrench usually has one arm that is longer making it shaped more like a cross than an X. There are usua...
These mini long-nose pliers are great for getting a grip on small components, and a pair belongs in every electronics or robotics hobbyist’s toolbox. They are made of forged steel, have a return spring and cushion grip, and are 5" long.
When working with small parts, sometimes you need magnification and some extra light. This is a monocle we use regularly in our production facility. It has a 10x lens with a working distance of about 1-½". The 1" diameter eye piece fits snugly around your eye with a 15" alumin...
If you've started designing your own PCBs in Eagle or KiCad and want to make your PCB a reality, you may start out with an etching system to pattern out traces. But that's only half the job! You'll also need a way to drill some tiny and accurate holes. That's why we've starte...
These tiny little black anodized heatsinks are perfect for cooling off small surface-mount components such as the Allegro A4983 stepper driver.