Electronics Lab 101 is a Quick and Portable Nerd Fix: watch a video review of the 101 Lab on geekbeat.tv here.
"Love these! I can imagine young geeks (with the ubiquitous thick glasses) pulling one of these out of their trouser pocket and fiddling with it during History lessons... or on the school bus, until the class bully nudges them and spills all the bits onto the floor... Wish I had one when I started in electronics all those years ago. Never too late, I'm going to order one for my son!"
"As a retired Engineer I am always looking for interesting ways to keep the old grey matter functioning. Kits such as the Minty Geek range are ideal as they are complete right down to an clever enclosure. I have just built the Dice Kit which I had a couple of very minor problems with but Emily at Minty Geeks sorted them out very quickly. The kit works well and my grand children think it is great for their board games, no little cubes to lose, Well done, I look forward to many more kits."
"It is incredible how much tinkering bliss the Minty Geek tin provides. I made a fully-functioning circuit with my own hands in less than 10 minutes from opening the tin - the satisfaction was immense! It's 'hands-on' right from the start and, what's more, it's not simply a 'paint-by-numbers' approach to electronics; you quickly develop an understanding of how the components work, how electricity flows and how circuits are built. Each of the projects results in something fun or useful, like an egg-timer or a stress-tester, and each project is bigger and more challenging than the last.
The tin is a great idea, too; easy to take with you on journeys to fill a spare hour (or 10), or equally you can spread the components out across your desk at home while you work on a long project.
Beware; once you have got the Minty Geek bug, you will end up taking the TV apart to see what you can build!"
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