GK-EK-180, geeekus DIY LED Flashing Wheel of Fortune Soldering Kit

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Simply hold the push button and watch the LEDs start spinning on this geeekus DIY LED Flashing Wheel of fortune Kit.

This geeekus DIY LED Flashing Wheel of Fortune soldering kit is a great way for anyone looking to get a taste of what it is like to experience the rewarding task of soldering. The board demonstrates a fairly simple 555 timer logic circuit that you can assemble in less than 30 minutes by following the provided manual.

You’ll learn things that will further your understanding of how digital logic circuits work. Not only that, but you’ll have a range of through-hole components to practice your soldering skills on which include LEDs, ICs, capacitors, and more. All you need is a set of AA batteries.

You can also download the user maual in PDF from the Attachments Tab.

  • Dimensions: 4.6 x 4.6 cm / 1.8" x 1.8"
  • Operating Voltage: 3V-5VDC (2x AA batteries or a DC voltage source)

*Note: In order to ease the assembly process, solder the components in the following order:

  1. ICs
  2. Resistors
  3. Pushbutton
  4. Transistor
  5. Ceramic Capacitor
  6. Terminal Block
  7. LEDs
  8. Polarized Capacitors

Components List:

  • 20x 5mm LEDs (various colors)
  • 2x 1/4 Watt 5% 470kOhm Resistors
  • 1x 1/4 Watt 5% 100Ohm Resistor
  • 1x 1/4 Watt 5% 2.2kOhm Resistor
  • 1x 1uF 100V Polarized Electrolytic Capacitor
  • 1x 47uF 10V Polarized Electrolytic Capacitor
  • 1x 10nF Ceramic Capacitor
  • 1x PN2222 NPN Transistor
  • 1x CD4017 CMOS Decade Counter IC
  • 1x LM555 Timer IC
  • 1x 3.5mm 2-Pole Screw Terminal Block
  • 1x Tactile Momentary Pushbutton
  • 1x 2*AA Battery Holder
  • 1x Double-sided PCB

Manual_en (GK-EK-180.pdf, 836 Kb) [Download]

Manuel_fr (GK-EK-180-fr.pdf, 1,029 Kb) [Download]

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