Electronic and Robotic Kits

Jameco carries a large selection of electronic and robotic kits. Available for varying skill levels from beginners with no experience, to advanced circuit board soldering, mechanical assembly and programming.

Check out all the kits we have available.

Jameco KitPro Kits

Super cool, exclusive Jameco DIY kits.

KitPro 4x4x4 DIY LED Cube4x4x4 DIY LED Cube


Build an amazing 3D display with endless possibilities. Total of 64 LEDs are controlled by an Atmel ATmega16 microcontroller.

Forrest M. Mims Toy Organ KitForrest M. Mims Toy Organ Kit


The Toy Organ kit is a super cool music maker. It's based on a simple 555 timer circuit from Forrest's well known Engineer's Mini Notebook series.

Mini Fume Extractor KitMini Fume Extractor Kit


A fume extractor uses an activated carbon filter and fan to remove the smoke and noxious fumes created from soldering. Great for projects on the go!

See all the Jameco KitPro kits.


Alternative Energy Kits

Go green with Jameco's selection of educational, alternative energy kits. These kits are perfect for all ages who want to understand how clean energy technology works. Below are some of Jameco's most popular alternative energy kits.

Saltwater Fuel CellSaltwater Fuel Cell
OWI Kit


Learn about new forms of clean energy, while building and powering your very own toy and utilizing natural resources. Just add saltwater and go!

PicoTurbine Whirlybird 3-Phase Wind Turbine KitPicoTurbine Whirlybird
3-PhaseWind Turbine Kit


The Whirlybird™ produces 3-phase power just like commercial wind turbines. It's easily modifiable to study how to optimize the mechanical components to produce maximum power.

Velleman EDU02 Solar Energy Experimenters KitVelleman EDU02 Solar
Energy Experimenters Kit


Ten fun solar powered projects that will teach you all about solar energy. No soldering required! Projects include solar lighting, battery charger, music and motion detection.

See our complete listing of alternative energy kits.


Arduino Kits and Accessories

Arduino is the perfect tool for making computers that can sense and control. It's an open source physical computing platform based on a simple microcontroller board, and a development environment for writing software for the board. Below are some of our popular Arduino kits and accessories.

Getting Started with Arduino KitGetting Started
with Arduino Kit 2.0


This kit is the perfect starting point to introduce you into the world of physical computing. Using the included electronic parts, along with best selling book Getting Started with Arduino by Massimo Banzi, you'll jump into this educational prototyping platform.

Robotics Shield Kit for the ArduinoRobotics Shield Kit
for the Arduino


Make your Arduino the onboard brain of any mobile robot. Learn robotics, electronics, and programming with this versatile kit. The Board of Education Shield plugs into your own Arduino (not included) and mounts to the Boe-Bot robot chassis.

Adafruit MotorShield Kit for the ArduinoAdafruit MotorShield Kit
for the Arduino


The MotorShield is the kit for a full-featured motor board that can power many complex projects for your Arduino. Power up and control stepper, bi-directional DC motors and servos in many different types of combinations.

Check out all of Jameco's Arduino kits and accessories.


Parallax Kits

For over 25 years Parallax Inc. has been designing, manufacturing, and selling BASIC Stamp microcontrollers, Propeller microcontrollers, accessories, educational and robotic kits. Check out some of the cool Parallax kits you may want to add to your list.

Basic Stamp2 Educational Starter KitBASIC Stamp2 Educational Kit


Combining with the Board of Education platform and the What's a Microcontroller project book, you'll be set for microcontroller programming and experimentation.

Parallax 29140 Sensor KitParallax 29140 Sensor Kit


This kit includes four of the most popular sensors that Parallax makes. Includes the PING))), PIR, multi-axis sensor and ColorPAL. Use together or independently.

SumoBot Robot KitSumoBot Robot Kit


This little pusher will locate and knock its opponent right out of the ring while detecting the outside circle should an escape move be necessary.

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Audio Kits

Let's make some noise! Jameco's audio kits are perfect for enhancing your audio experience, security alerts or just creating cool sound and visual effects.

Kit Pro LED Color Organ KitKitPro LED Color
Organ Kit


Employ the power of the electric color organ to add some synched visuals to your hi-fi experience. The circuit uses 4 operational amplifiers plus ultra-bright 5mm LEDs to respond visually for bass, mid, and treble frequencies.

Velleman MK182 Digital Echo ChamberVelleman MK182 Digital Echo Chamber


Build an effective tool that features line level inputs as well as an on-board microphone. It also features adjustable output gain, echo level, and feedback level to give you the customized sound you're looking for.

Electronic Rainbow AA-1D Super Snooper Big Ear Audio Amplifier KitElectronic Rainbow Audio Amplifier Kit


This kit allows you to take a small signal and "magnify" it to drive a small speaker or headphone. It's based on the LM386 Low Voltage Power Amplifier and was designed to be used in a variety of consumer-electronics applications.

Make some noise with Jameco's complete selection of audio kits.


LED and Lighting Kits

Jameco's wide selection of lighting kits can be just for fun or teach the builder about types and properties of light. Some of the more popular lighting kits include:

Velleman MK124 Scrolling Message KitVelleman MK124 Scrolling Message Kit


Using this 35-LED graphic display, create your own moving message with a maximum of 16 characters. Features adjustable scrolling speed, easy to change character set and standby function to run and start.

Velleman MK120 IR Light Barrier KitVelleman MK120 IR Light Barrier Kit


When the receiver is detecting the infared light from the emitter, it will remain silent. When the beam breaks, the LED on the receiver module will turn on and the speaker will sound.

Velleman MK104 Electronic Cricket KitVelleman MK104 Electronic Cricket Kit


Create a cricket noises as soon as it gets dark outside. It's the perfect kit for some summer fun. This kit is effect, tone and light adjustable.

Check out Jameco's complete selection of LED and lighting kits.


Robotics Kits

Robotics is always the most popular hobbyist category at Jameco. A DIY robot is like building for adventure. Unlike some kits, once the building is done, the adventure begins with a robot. Build a robot pet, or a super, smart sorting robot. Your imagination is the only limit.

OWI-535 Robotic Arm Edge KitOWI-535 Robotic Arm
Edge Kit


One of our most popular kits robotic kits! This kit features a gripper that can open and close, 120° of wrist motion, elbow range of 300° of elbow range, a base rotation of 270°, and a base motion of 180°.

KitPro J-Bot 4WD Ping))) Sensor RobotKitPro J-Bot 4WD Ping))) Sensor Robot


Build your own customizable robot that can roam around freely with no supervision. The included Ping))) sensor allows your bot to detect any objects in its way and avoid them.

Dagu RS008 Mr Tidy Mobile Robot with GripperDagu RS008 Mr Tidy Mobile Robot with Gripper


The Mr. Tidy Mobile Robot with Gripper is a unique and functional robotic platform. The array of sensors and a 2DOF arm endow this robot with more than just line following and object avoidance.

Check out Jameco's complete selection of robotics kits.


Test & Measurement Kits

These test and measurement kits will introduce you to basic electronics principals, prototyping design techniques and give you some plain old fun devices once you're finished!

Forrest M. Mims III: Vibration Sensor KitForrest M. Mims III Vibration Sensor Kit


Simple vibration and motion sensors can be made using a pendulum or mercury switch. Now you can create a circuit that doesn't use any moving parts to detect vibration. This kit uses a piezo speaker element as a sensitive vibration sensor.

Electronic Rainbow EBLOG-300A Logic Probe KitElectronic Rainbow EBLOG-300A Logic Probe Kit


Digital signals are either "on" or "off", and you need an easy way to monitor them. Logic probes test digital circuits at various points and show whether that point is high, low, or constantly changing. With this handy kit you can understand and troubleshoot digital circuits.

Velleman EDU01 Solderless Educative Starter KitVelleman EDU01 Solderless Education Starter Kit


This basic experiment kit is the perfect first step into the world of modern electronics. Build circuits in a fun, safe and educative way. The kit contains a breadboard and all necessary components to get you started right away.

Check out Jameco's complete selection of test and measurement kits.