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hpr2514 :: Electronics Calculator Kit

NYbill talks about building a $16 electronics calculator kit.

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Tags: Electronics, Kits, Soldering, DIY.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (3)

Part of the series: Hobby Electronics

Building electronic devices and kits, repairing electronics and learning about components and their uses.

NYbill talks about building a $16 electronics calculator kit.

Kkmoon DIY Calculator Kit: https://tinyurl.com/yc9z92pc

Pics for the episode: http://media.gunmonkeynet.net/u/nybill/collection/electronics-calculator-kit/

Just to save anyone from searching for some secret mode on their calculators, I misspoke. I mention using my TI calculator in “Degree Mode”. I meant to say “Normal Mode”. It just happens to say DEG on the screen in tiny letters. What can I say, I’m easily distra

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Comment #1 posted on 2018-03-22T07:24:04Z by thelovebug

Blind faith

I haven't even listened to the episode yet, but I've just ordered myself one of those calculator kits from Amazon!

Comment #2 posted on 2018-03-22T19:46:26Z by NYbill

Enjoy the kit, Dave.

I warn about a few small pitfalls I ran into while building it. Hope it saves you the same trouble.

Comment #3 posted on 2018-03-24T23:57:21Z by thelovebug

Done and dusted

Bought it, built it! Surprisingly straight forward, thanks a) to your advice nybill, and b) the link you couldn't get to worked first time for me had a pretty detailed picture guide.

"It's a bit clicky," says the wife, so all the more reason to use it.

So, here is a PG-13 picture of the calculator in action:
https://next.thelovebug.org/index.php/s/apL8pxrX7Spd6Bc

(I managed to break my GMG instance without even knowing about it! My next project, perhaps?)

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