Soldering Kit: TouchPad

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Soldering Kit: TouchPad

from 10.00

Transistors are the building blocks for modern electronics and the Touchpad circuit is a great introduction to their basic function.

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Students explore how the transistor can take the small current transmitted through their body to switch on the LED. Once soldered, the circuit functions as a touch activated light.

What's included: 

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How does Touchpad work? 

Touching both touch pads opens a low side NPN transistor switch circuit that turns on the LED. 

What does the circuit look like? 

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Soldering Instructions: 

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Touchpad is also available as pre-soldered kit