- FLORA main board
- 14 FLORA NeoPixels or 2 NeoPixel rings
- Tactile on/off switch
- Tiny lipoly battery with charger
- Stranded ribbon wire (at least three conductors, this fabric ribbon 4-channel wire is good if you don't already have some regular ribbon cable in your toolbox)
- Solid-core hookup wire
- Heat-shrink tubing
- Clear packing tape
Any entry level 'all-in-one' soldering iron that you might find at your local hardware store should work. As with most things in life, you get what you pay for.
You will want rosin core, 60/40 solder. Good solder is a good thing. Bad solder leads to bridging and cold solder joints which can be tough to find.
Click here to buy a spool of leaded solder (recommended for beginners).
Click here to buy a spool of lead-free solder.
You will need a good quality basic multimeter that can measure voltage and continuity.
Click here to buy a basic multimeter.
Click here to buy a top of the line multimeter.
Click here to buy a pocket multimeter.
Don't forget to learn how to use your multimeter too!
A helping third hand tool really makes this project a joy to build.
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