Re: [makersalliance] Embedded Electronics Classes/Kits for Ingenuity
Aug 30, 2012 11:01 AM
Posted in group:
Addendum to my previous plan, based on putting together one of my Diavolinos last night (they don't include IC sockets…)
737-ICS-328-T 28 pin IC socket 100@$0.14 = $14.00 (+$5 shipping) = $19.00, bringing the total up to $1650.
On Aug 29, 2012, at 3:29 PM, Sam Harmon wrote:
> Ok, here is my "mostly readymade" submission of a plan for the Ingenuity kits:
> This plan gets us:
> A- a really quick & easy to put together thing that is cheap ($1.50 each in quantity, can sell for $2-$3, or just in exchange for a donation or something)
> B- An "Arduino Enough" thing that hopefully keeps us in the spirit and close enough to the letter of what we're supposed to be doing. If no one buys them, we'll have a bunch of extra Arduinos to do workshops and crazy stuff with in the future…
> Also: If people really want a morse code blinky thing:
- which will blink the Diavolino's built-in LED.
> C- Some additional tools so people can put these together about a dozen at a time...
> Learn to Solder Skill Badge Kit
> 250 for $375 (+ $5 shipping), ships in 1-2 business days from California (time to receive 1 week-10 days?)
> TOTAL FROM MAKERSHED: $380
> EMSL Diavolino (w/6&8pin header set)
> firstname.lastname@example.org w/headers & 3AA battery holder ($937.50)
> Adafruit FTDI Friend - Not really for us to sell, just so we can program the Diavolinos a few at a time, and maybe cope with one or two walking off...
> 10@$15 each ($150)
> TOTAL FROM EMSL=$1087.50 (Free Shipping over $75, time to receive 1 week-10 days?)
> Stahl Tools SSVT Soldering Station (we already have 6 of these already)
> 6@$15.98 = $95.88
> 60/40 solder, 1 lb
> 2@$23.49 = 46.98
> Tip cleaner
> TOTAL FROM PARTS EXPRESS: $162.69 (7.5% Ohio sales tax, free shipping, total time to receive 1-2 business days)
> TOTAL COST: $1630.19, leaving us with about $170 for incidentals (AA batteries for the Diavolinos?, more tools? anything else?)
> That's my thought, anyway.