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Solarbotics Squid Hunting CarouSol Kit

SKU: CE05946

$62.00 AUD, inc GST
$56.36 AUD, exc GST

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Solarbotics Squid Hunting CarouSol Kit
62 AUD

SKU: CE05946

$62.00 AUD, inc GST
$56.36 AUD, exc GST

Shipping:

  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.

Solarbotics have designed the Squid Hunting to be a self-activating, solar-powered sculpture. Unlike other solar-powered devices, their SolarEngineTM technology allows it to extract useful energy from light levels otherwise unusable by solar cells. 

In direct sunlight, activation happens in seconds. Indoors, in a location like an interior office with fluorescent fixtures, you can expect motion every 6 minutes. As long as there is sufficient light to read by, this device still works, activating only when it has stored enough power to create usable motion.

Specifications

  • Intermediate skill level - ages 12+
  • Basic soldering and tools required
  • Solar powered - no batteries needed
  • 1-2 hours build time

Kit includes

  • 4 x Laser cut MDF panel
  • 1 x #4-48 plinth & screw
  • 1 x 3/4" ball bearing
  • 1 x 3/8" ball bearing
  • 1 x 3/16" magnet
  • 1 x Aluminum spinning surface
  • 1 x Double sided sticky tape
  • 1 x Propeller
  • 1 x Pager Motor
  • 2 x SCC3733 solar panel
  • 2 x 13” long 30AWG wire
  • 1 x Solar Engine:
  • 1 x KMSE PCB
  • 1 x 0.2F capacitor
  • 1 x 22uF capacitor
  • 1 x Diode
  • 1 x MCP112-195 voltage trigger
  • 1 x TR2222 NPN transistor

Documentation

Squid Hunting Assembly Instructions

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Product Comments

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 for Express Post (Overnight for most of Australia, 2+ days for rural, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

Take a look at our customer service page if you have other questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.

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