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Carolina® Electronics System 1 Physics Kit

Item # 751163 Online Only
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Grade 11–College. Explore the basic components of circuits instrumental to all of today's electronic technology. Experiment with diodes and transistors to build and analyze circuits that teach the fundamentals of modern circuit design. Lab activities also will require components from the Carolina™ Electronics System 2 Physics Kit (item #751164), plus additional needed-but-not-supplied items. Includes instructions. Suitable for 1 group of students.



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Grade 11–College. The Carolina® Electronics System 1 Kit comes with 18 components, including a circuit board and all the diodes and transistors needed to investigate core concepts in introductory semiconductor electronics. Kit has enough material for 1 group of 2 to 4 students to perform the activities. Kit components come in a metal ballistics case with high-density foam inserts for easy storage and long life. Several of the parts needed but not included in this kit may be found in the Carolina® Electricity System 1 Physics Kit (item #751167, purchased separately) and the Carolina® Electronics System 2 Physics Kit (item #751164, purchased separately).

With this kit students can explore common experiments such as The Half-Wave Rectifier, Measuring Gain with a Power Transistor, The Infrared Diode and Phototransistor, and The Unijunction Transistor. The included experiment guide covers 12 activities:

  • The Forward Bias Diode
  • The Half-Wave Rectifier
  • The Zener Diode
  • The Transistor as a Switch
  • Measuring Gain with a PNP Power Transistor
  • The Infrared Diode and Phototransistor
  • The Light Dependent Resistor
  • Temperature Dependent Resistors
  • The Silicon Controlled Rectifier
  • The TRIAC
  • The Unijunction Transistor

  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.

Product Families Featuring This Item:

Components Qty Included?
Board for Electricity and Electronics 1 Included
Silicon Diodes 2 Included
Zener Diode 1 Included
Red Diode 1 Included
Green LED Diode 1 Included
Infrared (IR) Diode 1 Included
Photoresistor 1 Included
Light-Dependent Resistor (LDR) 1 Included
NTC Resistor 1 Included
PTC Resistor 1 Included
NPN Signal Transistor 1 Included
PNP Signal Resistor 1 Included
NPN Power Transistor 1 Included
PNP Power Transistor 1 Included
Silicon Controlled Resistor 1 Included
TRIAC 1 Included
Unijunction Transistor (UJT) 1 Included
100 kΩ Potentiometer (variable resistor) 1 Included
Instructional Manual 1 Included
47 Ω Resistor 1 Needed, Not Included
100 Ω Resistor 1 Needed, Not Included
1 kΩ Resistor 1 Needed, Not Included
1M Ω Resistor 1 Needed, Not Included
1k µF Capacitor 1 Needed, Not Included
Single Pole Switch 1 Needed, Not Included
Bulb Holder 1 Needed, Not Included
Bulb (E10, 12 V) 1 Needed, Not Included
Battery Holders 4 Needed, Not Included
Batteries, 1.5 V 4 Needed, Not Included
DC Power Supply (rated for 12 V) 1 Needed, Not Included
AC Power Supply (rated for 12 V) 1 Needed, Not Included
Lamps, 12 V 2 Needed, Not Included
Digital Multimeters 2 Needed, Not Included
Ammeters 2 Needed, Not Included
Voltmeters 2 Needed, Not Included
Meter 1 Needed, Not Included
Flashlight 1 Needed, Not Included
Timer 1 Needed, Not Included
Heat Source (e.g., hot air dryer) 1 Needed, Not Included
Cooling Source (e.g., ice pack) 1 Needed, Not Included
Banana Plug Cords Needed, Not Included
Bridging Plugs Needed, Not Included
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