So, I'm in need of a basic electircal kit (wires, connectors, shrink tubes, maybe just a few resistors/capacitors, etc.) and a soldering iron, but am really having trouble finding what I have in mind. Back in college, a lab partner had this wicked kit with all of that stuff in it. Maybe it was just a hodge podge kit he had thrown together himself, I don't know. Anyway, I need something like that for a project I'm working on, and just need it in general.
I would like to only spend $30-$50. I've looked around online (Amazon, Google shopping, some manufactuer websites, etc.), but am coming up short. So far the kits I've seen are like $100+, which isn't what I'm looking to spend.
Here's a kit Radio Shack has a kit (http://www.makershed.com/Make_Electroni ... /mecp1.htm
) that kinda looks like what I've got in mind, but it's really heavy on the electronics stuff (capactiors, resistors, bread boards, etc.). I'm just looking for a wiring kit, and maybe a soldering iron separately (a multimeter would be a plus). I've already got some speaker wire, odd computer components, and a self-adjusting wire stripper (the best tool ever invented??). I just need the soldering/wiring bits now.
What do you folks have? Was it a kit you bought, or something you just threw together over the years? Preferably, I'd like a kit that comes in an all-in-one . . . kit. Post up what you have and your thoughts about what I should do (is my price range realistic??). This might be in the wrong section - mods please move if necessary.
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