Materials & Tools

Parts

The following parts are the electronic parts for the project from Adafruit. Note the number of FLORA LEDs, you will need multiple, depending on your project.

Circuit Playground Express

PRODUCT ID: 3333
Circuit Playground Express is the next step towards a perfect introduction to electronics and programming. We've taken the original Circuit Playground Classic and...
$24.95
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Flora RGB Smart NeoPixel version 2 - Sheet of 20

PRODUCT ID: 1559
So, you want lots and lots of NeoPixels? And you want them for less? Not a problem! Here's a sheet of Flora NeoPixels fresh from the (reflow) oven. Cut them off as you need 'em...
$34.95
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Flora RGB Smart NeoPixel version 2 - Pack of 4

PRODUCT ID: 1260
What's a wearable project without LEDs? Our favorite part of the Flora platform is these tiny smart pixels. Designed specifically for wearables, these updated Flora NeoPixels have...
$7.95
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NeoPixel Ring - 12 x 5050 RGB LED with Integrated Drivers

PRODUCT ID: 1643
Round and round and round they go! 12 ultra bright smart LED NeoPixels are arranged in a circle with 1.5" (37mm) outer diameter. The rings are 'chainable' - connect the...
$7.50
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NeoPixel Jewel - 7 x 5050 RGB LED with Integrated Drivers

PRODUCT ID: 2226
Be the belle of the ball with the NeoPixel Jewel!  We fit seven of our tiny 5050 (5mm x 5mm) smart RGB LEDs onto a beautiful, round PCB with mounting holes and a...
$5.95
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Lithium Ion Polymer Battery - 3.7v 2500mAh

PRODUCT ID: 328
Lithium ion polymer (also known as 'lipo' or 'lipoly') batteries are thin, light and powerful. The output ranges from 4.2V when completely charged to 3.7V. This battery...
$14.95
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JST-PH Battery Extension Cable - 500mm

PRODUCT ID: 1131
By popular demand, we now have a handy extension cord for all of our JST-terminated battery packs (such as our LiIon/LiPoly and 3xAAA holders). One end has a JST-PH socket, and the...
$1.95
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JST 2-pin Extension Cable with On/Off Switch - JST PH2

PRODUCT ID: 3064
By popular request - we now have a way you can turn on-and-off Lithium Polymer batteries without unplugging them.This PH2 Female/Male JST 2-pin Extension...
$2.95
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Tools

Hakko Professional Quality 20-30 AWG Wire Strippers

PRODUCT ID: 527
These are the finest wire strippers we have used, and if you have to do a lot of wiring, you will agree! They have soft rounded grips - very comfortable to use, and precision ground...
$14.95
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Soldering iron stand

PRODUCT ID: 150
A real stand with sponge and double spring prevents your iron from 'rolling away' or burning a hole in the table. If you're starting out and have a 'pen type' soldering iron, this is...
$6.00
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Helping Third Hand Magnifier W/Magnifying Glass Tool

PRODUCT ID: 291
The classic 'third hand tool,' as seen on every desk! We have one next to our Panavise jr, they complement each other well. This tool is good...
$6.00
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Sewing and Other Supplies

  • Pleather Trim
  • Scrap fabric for a battery holder
  • Black standard thread
  • Elastic – ¾” wide
  • Double sided tape
  • Temporary adhesive / blue tack
  • E6000 or hot glue
This guide was first published on Nov 21, 2018. It was last updated on Nov 21, 2018. This page (Materials & Tools) was last updated on Nov 17, 2019.