The Solarbotics Squid Hunting CarouSol Kit

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Construct your own giant squid and steam-punk submarine. Each circles the other around a kelp forest, powered by the energy-concentrating SolarEngine.


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We have designed the Squid Hunting to be a self-activating, solar-powered sculpture. Unlike other solar-powered devices, our SolarEngine technology allows us 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 useable 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

 

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