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Pololu item #: 1923
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This wire stripper and cutter works with six standard wire sizes from 20 to 30 AWG solid (22 to 32 AWG stranded). It has curved, cushioned handles for added comfort, and the serrated nose can be used to bend and shape wire.

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Pololu item #: 1922
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This wire stripper and cutter works with six standard wire sizes from 10 to 20 AWG solid (12 to 22 AWG stranded). It has curved, cushioned handles for added comfort, and the serrated nose can be used to bend and shape wire.

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Pololu item #: 2077
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These ABS tracks work with a variety of injection-molded sprocket sets, making it easy to build a tracked drive system based on a number of different actuators. The miniature blue track links connect together using the included dowel pins to create custom length tracks. These tracks are sold in packs of ten loose links and pins.

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Pololu item #: 2076
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These ABS tracks work with a variety of injection-molded sprocket sets, making it easy to build a tracked drive system based on a number of different actuators. The miniature yellow track links connect together using the included dowel pins to create custom length tracks. These tracks are sold in packs of ten loose links and pins.

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Pololu item #: 2075
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These ABS tracks work with a variety of injection-molded sprocket sets, making it easy to build a tracked drive system based on a number of different actuators. The miniature red track links connect together using the included dowel pins to create custom length tracks. These tracks are sold in packs of ten loose links and pins.

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Pololu item #: 3101
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The A-Star 32U4 Micro is a tiny programmable module featuring Atmel’s ATmega32U4 microcontroller. It packs a Micro-USB interface and 15 digital input/output pins (of which 7 can be used as PWM outputs and 8 as analog inputs) onto a board measuring only 1″ × 0.6″ and comes preloaded with an Arduino-compatible bootloader.

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Pololu item #: 1592
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This high-power, 130-size brushed DC motor can be used as a direct replacement for lower-power 130-size motors to get more torque and speed out of your gearmotor, but it will also draw more current and typically wear out faster. It has a recommended operating voltage of 1.5 V to 6 V and is compatible with the larger Pololu plastic gearmotors. Approximate specifications at 3 V: free-run speed of 17,000 RPM, free-run current of 250 mA, stall current of 3.85 A, stall torque of 0.75 oz-in.

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Pololu item #: 2846
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The compact (0.4″ × 0.5″) D24V5F12 synchronous buck voltage regulator takes an input voltage of up to 36 V and efficiently reduces it to 12 V while allowing for a maximum output current of 500 mA. This regulator offers typical efficiencies between 85% and 93% and has a very low dropout, so it can be used with input voltages as low as a few hundred millivolts above 12 V. The pins have a 0.1″ spacing, making this board compatible with standard solderless breadboards and perfboards.

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Pololu item #: 2845
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The compact (0.4″ × 0.5″) D24V5F9 synchronous buck voltage regulator takes an input voltage of up to 36 V and efficiently reduces it to 9 V while allowing for a maximum output current of 500 mA. This regulator offers typical efficiencies between 85% and 93% and has a very low dropout, so it can be used with input voltages as low as a few hundred millivolts above 9 V. The pins have a 0.1″ spacing, making this board compatible with standard solderless breadboards and perfboards.

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Pololu item #: 2843
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The compact (0.4″ × 0.5″) D24V5F5 synchronous buck voltage regulator takes an input voltage of up to 36 V and efficiently reduces it to 5 V while allowing for a maximum output current of 500 mA. This regulator offers typical efficiencies between 85% and 90% and has a very low dropout, so it can be used with input voltages as low as a few hundred millivolts above 5 V. The pins have a 0.1″ spacing, making this board compatible with standard solderless breadboards and perfboards.

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Pololu item #: 2842
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The compact (0.4″ × 0.5″) D24V5F3 synchronous buck voltage regulator takes an input voltage of up to 36 V and efficiently reduces it to 3.3 V while allowing for a maximum output current of 500 mA. This regulator offers typical efficiencies between 80% and 90% and has a very low dropout, so it can be used with input voltages as low as a few hundred millivolts above 3.3 V. The pins have a 0.1″ spacing, making this board compatible with standard solderless breadboards and perfboards.

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Pololu item #: 2507
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Get your Arduino moving! This shield makes it easy to control two high-power DC motors with your Arduino or Arduino-compatible board. Its dual robust VNH5019 motor drivers operate from 5.5 to 24 V and can deliver a continuous 12 A (30 A peak) per motor, or a continuous 24 A (60 A peak) to a single motor connected to both channels. These great drivers also offer current-sense feedback and accept ultrasonic PWM frequencies for quieter operation. The Arduino pin mappings can all be customized if the defaults are not convenient, and the motor driver control lines are broken out along the left side of the shield for general-purpose use without an Arduino.

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Pololu item #: 2468
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The Pololu MinIMU-9 v3 is an inertial measurement unit (IMU) that packs an L3GD20H 3-axis gyro and an LSM303D 3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis magnetometer onto a tiny 0.8″ × 0.5″ board. An I²C interface accesses nine independent rotation, acceleration, and magnetic measurements that can be used to calculate the sensor’s absolute orientation. The MinIMU-9 v3 board includes a voltage regulator and a level-shifting circuit that allows operation from 2.5 to 5.5 V, and the 0.1″ pin spacing makes it easy to use with standard solderless breadboards and 0.1″ perfboards.

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Pololu item #: 2469
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The Pololu AltIMU-10 v3 is an inertial measurement unit (IMU) and altimeter that features the same L3GD20D gyro and LSM303D accelerometer and magnetometer as the MinIMU-9 v3, and adds an LPS331AP digital barometer. An I²C interface accesses ten independent pressure, rotation, acceleration, and magnetic measurements that can be used to calculate the sensor’s altitude and absolute orientation. The board operates from 2.5 to 5.5 V and has a 0.1″ pin spacing.

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Pololu item #: 2725
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The BlueSMiRF is an easy-to-use Bluetooth serial link that works over a range of logic voltages from 3.3 V to 6 V. It has a transmission distance of up to 18 meters. The board carries the RN-42 Class 2 Bluetooth module from Roving Networks, which is a robust, FCC-approved Bluetooth module. A single 0.1″ header for all the pins makes it easy to use with standard solderless breadboards and 0.1″ perfboards.

Pololu item #: 2769
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The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit has everything you need to construct a variety of circuits that will teach you how to use an Arduino-compatible RedBoard to read sensors, display information on an LCD, drive motors, and more. No previous programming or electronics experience is necessary, which makes this a great way for beginners to get started with embedded systems. The V3.1 version includes a RedBoard and detailed instructions for building 15 educational circuits with the kit components.

Pololu item #: 2129
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This sensor is a carrier/breakout board for the ST L3GD20H three-axis gyroscope, which measures the angular rates of rotation about the roll (X), pitch (Y), and yaw (Z) axes. Angular velocity measurements with a configurable range of ±245°/s, ±500°/s, or ±2000°/s can be read through a digital I²C or SPI interface. The board has a 3.3 V linear regulator and integrated level-shifters that allow it to work over an input voltage range of 2.5 V to 5.5 V, and the 0.1″ pin spacing makes it easy to use with standard solderless breadboards and 0.1″ perfboards.

Pololu item #: 2771
Price: $39.95
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The SparkFun Weather Shield is an easy-to-use Arduino shield with sensors for measuring barometric pressure, relative humidity, luminosity, and temperature.

Pololu item #: 2594
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This breakout board for Fairchild’s FPF1320 acts as a power multiplexer, allowing you to select which of two power sources is connected to a load while blocking reverse current into either of the sources. It handles up to 1.5 A of current at 1.5 V to 5.5 V and also breaks out a USB Micro-B connector that can be used to supply one of the input power rails.

Pololu item #: 2393
Price: $124.95
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The RoboClaw motor controllers from Orion Robotics can control a pair of brushed DC motors using USB serial, TTL serial, RC, or analog inputs. Integrated dual quadrature decoders make it easy to create a closed-loop speed control system. This version can supply a continuous 30 A per channel (60 A peak).

Pololu item #: 2392
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The RoboClaw motor controllers from Orion Robotics can control a pair of brushed DC motors using USB serial, TTL serial, RC, or analog inputs. Integrated dual quadrature decoders make it easy to create a closed-loop speed control system. This version can supply a continuous 15 A per channel (30 A peak).

Pololu item #: 2268
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This NEMA 17-size hybrid bipolar stepping motor has an integrated 28 cm (11″) threaded rod as its output shaft, turning it into a linear actuator capable of precision open-loop positioning. The included traveling nut has four mounting holes and moves 40 µm (1.6 mil) per full step; finer resolution can be achieved with microstepping. The stepper motor has a 1.8° step angle (200 steps/revolution) and each phase draws 1.7 A at 2.8 V, allowing for a holding torque of 3.7 kg-cm (51 oz-in).

Pololu item #: 2770
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This data logger lets you save data to files on any FAT16- or FAT32-formatted SD card easily from an Arduino, which can then be read by most plotting, spreadsheet, or analysis programs. The onboard real time clock (RTC) timestamps all your data with the current time, so that you know precisely what happened when.

Pololu item #: 1459
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This UL-listed 5 W, “wall wart”-style switching power adapter supplies up to 1 A at a regulated 5.25 VDC to 5 V USB devices. The AC adapter works with input voltages of 100 – 240 VAC and has an indicator LED that lets you know it is powered. It has a Type-A USB receptacle (the same as on a laptop or desktop computer) that accepts standard USB cables.

Pololu item #: 2589
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The Hydra is a triple-output power converter from CH Robotics designed to make it easier to get the power you need for your next project. With its palm-sized aluminum case, the Hydra provides all the flexibility of a bench-top supply and only uses a fraction of the desk space. Each of the three outputs can supply about 12 W maximum at voltages ranging from 2.5 V to 14 V, and they can be controlled from a computer via USB or a microcontroller via serial.

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Pololu item #: 1029
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This connector is a double-row, 24-pin (2×12), straight female header strip designed to match 0.1" male headers.

Pololu item #: 2267
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This NEMA 17-size hybrid bipolar stepping motor has a 1.8° step angle (200 steps/revolution). Each phase draws 1.7 A at 2.8 V, allowing for a holding torque of 3.7 kg-cm (51 oz-in).

Pololu item #: 2464
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The GP2Y0A41SK0F is the shortest-range Sharp analog distance sensor we carry, featuring a detection range of 1.5″ to 12″ (4 cm to 30 cm). The shorter range gives you higher resolution measurements, and the lower minimum detection distance makes this sensor great for detecting very close objects. The distance is indicated by an analog voltage, making this sensor very easy to use.

Pololu item #: 2573
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This powerful step-up/step-down regulator efficiently produces an adjustable 9 V to 30 V output from input voltages between 3 V and 30 V while allowing a typical output current of up to 2 A when the input voltage is close to the output voltage and offering typical efficiencies of 80% to 90%. Its ability to convert both higher and lower input voltages makes it useful for applications where the power supply voltage can vary greatly, as with batteries that start above but discharge below the regulated voltage.

Pololu item #: 2572
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This powerful step-up/step-down regulator efficiently produces an adjustable 4 V to 12 V output from input voltages between 3 V and 30 V while allowing a typical output current of up to 2 A when the input voltage is close to the output voltage and offering typical efficiencies of 80% to 90%. Its ability to convert both higher and lower input voltages makes it useful for applications where the power supply voltage can vary greatly, as with batteries that start above but discharge below the regulated voltage.

Pololu item #: 2577
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This powerful step-up/step-down regulator efficiently produces a fixed 12 V output from input voltages between 3 V and 30 V while allowing a typical output current of up to 2 A when the input voltage is close to the output voltage and offering typical efficiencies of 80% to 90%. Its ability to convert both higher and lower input voltages makes it useful for applications where the power supply voltage can vary greatly, as with batteries that start above but discharge below the regulated voltage.

Pololu item #: 2576
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This powerful step-up/step-down regulator efficiently produces a fixed 9 V output from input voltages between 3 V and 30 V while allowing a typical output current of up to 2 A when the input voltage is close to the output voltage and offering typical efficiencies of 80% to 90%. Its ability to convert both higher and lower input voltages makes it useful for applications where the power supply voltage can vary greatly, as with batteries that start above but discharge below the regulated voltage.

Pololu item #: 2575
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This powerful step-up/step-down regulator efficiently produces a fixed 6 V output from input voltages between 3 V and 30 V while allowing a typical output current of up to 2 A when the input voltage is close to the output voltage and offering typical efficiencies of 80% to 90%. Its ability to convert both higher and lower input voltages makes it useful for applications where the power supply voltage can vary greatly, as with batteries that start above but discharge below the regulated voltage.

Pololu item #: 2574
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This powerful step-up/step-down regulator efficiently produces a fixed 5 V output from input voltages between 3 V and 30 V while allowing a typical output current of up to 2 A when the input voltage is close to the output voltage and offering typical efficiencies of 80% to 90%. Its ability to convert both higher and lower input voltages makes it useful for applications where the power supply voltage can vary greatly, as with batteries that start above but discharge below the regulated voltage.

Pololu item #: 2463
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The Vishay TSSP58P38 is a unique modulated IR receiver that is designed for IR brightness detection instead of data communication for remote control. This sensor can be used with a 38 kHz modulated IR emitter and the appropriate algorithms to form a distance sensor with a range of up to a few feet. They are sold in packs of three units.

Pololu item #: 2462
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The Vishay TSSP58038 is a modulated IR receiver that is designed specifically for sensing applications instead of data communication for remote control. Unlike most similar-looking units, it has a fixed gain that makes it respond more predictably and quickly to IR light modulated at 38 kHz. They are sold in packs of three units.

Pololu item #: 2159
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This I²C extender board from SJTbits enables the operational range of an I²C bus to be extended significantly. By transparently converting the data and clock lines to differential signals and back, they allow I²C devices to communicate at distances of over a hundred feet.

Pololu item #: 2265
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This tiny DC motor has a shaft with an offset mass that vibrates when it rotates. Motors like this are commonly found in cell phones and other devices that use vibration for tactile feedback. The motor has 1.5″ leads and is encased in a removable rubber sleeve that gives it flat surfaces for mounting and prevents it from chattering against whatever it is mounted to. It is intended for operation around 3 V (2.4 V to 3.5 V recommended).

Pololu item #: 2137
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This compact breakout board makes it easy to use Allegro’s A4990 dual motor driver, which can control two bidirectional DC motors over a wide operating voltage range of 6 to 32 V. It is capable of delivering a continuous 0.7 A to each motor channel, and onboard sense resistors enable the A4990 to limit the peak motor current to about 0.9 A per channel. The driver also features protection against reverse-voltage, under-voltage, over-voltage, over-current, and over-temperature.

Pololu item #: 2571
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This powerful boost regulator efficiently boosts input voltages as low as 2.9 V to a higher, adjustable output voltage between 9 V and 30 V while allowing an input current as high as 5 A.

Pololu item #: 2570
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This powerful boost regulator efficiently boosts input voltages as low as 2.9 V to a higher, adjustable output voltage between 4 V and 12 V while allowing an input current as high as 5 A.

Pololu item #: 2569
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This powerful boost regulator efficiently generates an output voltage of 24 V from an input voltage as low as 2.9 V while allowing an input current as high as 5 A.

Pololu item #: 2568
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This powerful boost regulator efficiently generates an output voltage of 12 V from an input voltage as low as 2.9 V while allowing an input current as high as 5 A.

Pololu item #: 2567
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This powerful boost regulator efficiently generates an output voltage of 9 V from an input voltage as low as 2.9 V while allowing an input current as high as 5 A.

Pololu item #: 2566
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This powerful boost regulator efficiently generates an output voltage of 6 V from an input voltage as low as 2.9 V while allowing an input current as high as 5 A.

Pololu item #: 2565
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This powerful boost regulator efficiently generates an output voltage of 5 V from an input voltage as low as 2.9 V while allowing an input current as high as 5 A.