ETron Circuit Labs

Next Generation Education Curriculum

Buyers Guide ETron has three different circuit labs: The Basics, The Basics LITE, and Digital Theory Lab. They have all been designed with the 21st century electronics student in mind. Fundamental theories and concepts underlie this STEM-compliant course firmly laying the groundwork for a solid understanding on basics electronic principles.

The Basics v2.0 Complete Lab

The Basics Complete Lab is a fully interactive guide that can be utilized for teaching an electronic education curriculum. There are 40 solderless labs that will teach about each component, how it works, and how it interacts with other components. This lab starts with the basics and progresses into more complex labs with exciting projects that will stimulate learning and exploration.

** Included are 40 labs, along with a components inventory to familiarize you with all the parts you will be using. In addition, there are over 16 pages of content and quizzes for the labs. Included are The Basics v2.0 manual, The Basics parts kit, Solderless Circuit Board, and 9-Volt Battery. The cost is $24.95.



Labs Included:
  • Basic Electronics Circuits
  • Resistor Color Codes
  • Solderless Circuit Board
  • Reading Capacitor Values
  • Intro to Resistors
  • Intro to Potentiometers
  • Intro to Photocells
  • Intro to Capacitors
  • Intro to Speakers
  • Intro to Diodes
  • Intro to SCRs (Silicon Controlled Rectifier)
  • Intro to NPN Transistors
  • Intro to PNP Transistors
  • 2 Transistor Oscillator
  • 555 Integrated Circuit
  • Dual Burglar Alarm
  • Automatic Nightlight
  • DC to DC Power Supply
  • Electronic Metronome
  • Electronic Motorcycle
  • Railroad Crossing Lights
  • Variable Speed Lights
  • Continuity Tester
  • Audio Generator
  • Police Siren
  • Screaming Box
  • Variable Timer
  • Moisture Detector
  • Morse Code Oscillator
  • Nose Beeper
  • British Siren
  • Insanity Alarm
  • Electronic Organ
  • OHM’s Law
  • Resistors in Series
  • Resistors in Parallel
  • Measuring Voltage
  • Watt’s Law
  • Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law
  • Kirchhoff’s Current Law
The Basics LITE Complete Lab

The Basics LITE Complete Lab takes technology programming to the next level through teaching about each component, how the component works, and how the component interacts with other components. This lab contains 14 of the most advanced labs from The Basics Curriculum.

** Included in the Basics LITE Complete Lab are the manual, all components needed, solderless circuit board, and a 9-Volt Battery. The cost is $17.95.
Labs Included:

  • Automatic Nightlight
  • Electronic Metronome
  • Electronic Motorcycle
  • Variable Speed Lights
  • Audio Generator
  • Police Siren
  • Screaming Box
  • Variable Timer
  • Moisture Detector
  • Morse Code Oscillator
  • Nose Beeper
  • British Siren
  • Insanity Alarm
  • Electronic Organ


Automatic Nightlight
          Automatic Nightlight
British Siren
             British Siren
Digital Theory Complete Lab
The Digital Theory Complete Lab picks up where The Basics Lab leaves off, taking technology programming to the next level. This lab teaches the digital theory that is needed to be competitive in a technology-based job market. There are six lessons and 35 solderless labs.

** Included are the Digital Theory manual, Digital Theory parts kit, Solderless Circuit Board, and a 9-Volt Battery. The cost is $41.95.
Lessons:

  • Component Review
  • Digital vs. Analog
  • Digital Terminology
  • Solderless Circuit Board Intro
  • Integrated Circuit Schematics
  • Intro to Flip-Flops

Digital Theory Complete Lab
Lab:
  • LED Logic Indicator Circuit
  • AND Logic Gate
  • OR Logic Gate
  • NOT & YES Logic Gate
  • NOR Logic Gate
  • NAND Logic Gate
  • 2 NAND Logic Gate “Clock”
  • NAND Logic Gate “Timer”
  • 2 NAND Logic Gate “Memory” (R-S Flip-Flop)
  • 555 Timer IC
  • Binary Counter Circuit (MOD-16)
  • Decode Counter Circuit (MOD-10)
  • 2, 4, 8, 16 Divider Circuit
  • Digital Readout LED Display
  • Digital Readout Decoder
  • Digital Counter Display
  • Digital Up or Down Counter
  • 8 Output Demultiplexer Circuit
  • Digital Chasing Lights
  • Visual Logic Probe
  • Touch Activated Pulse Generator
  • 555 Timer IC Pulse Train Generator
  • YES / NO Decision Maker
  • YES / NO / MAYBE Circuit
  • Stop-Action Timing Circuit
  • Digital Touch-Activated Switch
  • Digital Stepping Touch-Activated Switch
  • Digital Light-Activated Counter
  • Winning Number Generator
  • 1-6 Number Generator
  • D Flip-Flop
  • J-K Flip-Flop
  • Schmitt Trigger
  • Shift Registers
  • Intro to Operational Amplifiers (Op-Amps)