Supporting Kits and Equipment

Practical work kits

A range of electronic components and equipment are required to support a range of study and assessment work.

 

‘Electronics development kit’ (cost £50).

You can source your own parts, or purchase a kit from us.

The kit includes a multi-meter, breadboard, anti-static strap or gloves, battery holders, and all the analogue and digital components needed to complete practical work and assessment tasks.

Select ‘Add to cart’ below to include your electronics kit. – £50 (incl. postage and vat)

 

‘Instrumentation kit’

Required to complete some  tasks in  level-3 Electrical and Electronic units. You need have access and oscilloscope. On-line suppliers or resellers include Amazon, eBay and Ali-express.

The oscilloscope should ideally have 2 channels and a built-in  signal generator (DDS).

A low cost option is the Instrustar 205B which includes an  computer linked oscilloscope and function generator. Possible suppliers include::

ISDS205B Spectrum Analyzer / DDS / Sweep / Data Recorder / PC USB Oscilloscope | eBay

Isds205b Usb Digital Virtual Oscilloscope + Spectrum Analyzer + Data Logger | eBay

(if coming from China, please order at the start of your unit as it may take 5-6 weeks to arrive)

A slightly more expensive (but better quality) option is the PicoScope 2204A

PicoScope 2204A-D2 two channel 10 MHz USB oscilloscope without probes: Amazon.co.uk: Business, Industry & Science

Although not essential (as you can use batteries), bench power supplies are also available from on-line suppliers for example:

bench power supply – Buy bench power supply with free shipping on AliExpress