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The Panavise Multi-Purpose Work Center (Model 350)

The MULTI-PURPOSE work holding tool for larger, heavier objects. It’s perfect for home repair or hobby needs! Self-centering, extra-wide opening jaws open a full 9” (228.6mm) and hold heavier objects by centering weight over base Parts Tray Base Mount adds stability [8.5” (215.9mm) diameter] and has …

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The Shapeoko Deluxe Kit

Make your own robot parts out of plastic, hardwood or non-ferrous metals with the Shapeoko. (Photo credit: Sparkfun)

Thinking making your own robot parts? With the Shapeoko Deluxe Kit from Sparkfun, you can create 2D and 3D designs out of plastics, hardwoods, and non-ferrous metals. This special SparkFun Edition of the Shapeoko Kit includes everything from the base frame and hardware to the motors and …

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Learn to Solder Surface Mount Components

Get all the tools you need to learn how to solder SMT. (Photo credit: Elenco.)

Most of the electronics sold today involve a lot of surface mount components. Soldering such tiny parts can tricky and requires additional tools. Elenco’s Surface Mount Technology Soldering Program will help you perfect your skills. The kit includes a solder station, iron, extra wedge tip and …

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USB Voltage Meter with OLED Display

Can't figure out what's wrong with your battery charger? Try this USB Voltage Meter with OLED display. (Photo credit: Adafruit.)

Is your voltage is too low? Is your current draw is too high? Find out with the USB In-Line Voltage Meter with OLED Display. Just plug it in between, say, your ethernet cable and your Arudino, and the OLED screen with information about the current, voltage, …

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Bluetooth Enabled Multimeter Saves Measurements to Android Devices

Record data on an Android device up to 30 feet away, with the Owon B35T Digital Multimeter with Bluetooth. (Photo credit: Saelig.)

The Owon B35T Digital Multimeter offers a lot more than your Father’s multimeter! The B35T can send data to an Android-based smart device via Bluetooth, so you can keep an accurate recording of all of your measurements for later. Using the free app, the multimeter can …

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Tools that Think

This tool assists the user with pick and place tasks. (Photo credit: University of Bristol.)

Imagine if everyday tools understood the context in which they were used, and could automatically respond in a way that made the job easier? Researchers at the University of Bristol are working on such devices, which they call intelligent handheld robots. The goal is to take …

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A Sturdy Set of Extra Hands

This 4-arm Helping Handing system comes with a 5x Magnifying Glass. (Photo credit: BadgerFly Products.)

Robot builders know how hard it can be two solder together wires and other small items without burning yourself. For that, everyone needs a good set of helping hands. No, not your brother’s appendages! I’m talking about hands that come with alligator clips and don’t care …

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Set Up Shop with the Hack Pack Workshop

With the Hack Pack Workshop Supply Kit you can quickly set up shop! Photo courtesy of Sparkfun.

Sparkfun’s new Hack Pack Workshop Supply Kit is ideal for those setting up a new communal shop. With enough gear for five workstations, the kit comes with all the basics for your shared hacker space or electronics classroom. The kit includes five variable temperature soldering irons plus stands, …

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