Midwest Tech 2016 Product Catalog

Solar Power Fun Racer Picoturbine Ideal for learning the basics of solar cell technology and circuitry design. This begin- ner's kit requires little to no previous knowledge of electronics to construct and operate. The instructions walk the users through the construc- tion process of building this easy to use solar powered racecar. No soldering required.

Optical Sample Kit Industrial Fiber Optics Demonstrates fiber optic principles. Contains an assortment of fiber core diameters. These fiber lengths are commonly used in illumination projects as well as in model airplanes, model automobiles and small-scale railroad construction.













Optical Voice Link Kits Industrial Fiber Optics Suitable for science projects, short audio fiber optic curriculums for schools, classroom demonstrations, hands-on industrial training and voice transmission in electrical isolation applications. No special tools or prior experience necessary. Link can be ex- tended to 200'.

T3Transforming Solar Robot OWI Easily transforms into 3 designs: Tank, Robot and Scorpion. Only basic building skills are required. For ages 9+. Includes solar panel (75mA) & DC motor.





Includes printed wiring boards, switches, electronics, microphone, 8-ohm speaker, 9.8' fiber optic cable, & an uncomplicated tutorial & step-by-step assembly instruction manual. Requires two 9V batteries, sold separately. Stk. Mfr. Item Price 431832 IF-OVL10-K Ready-to-Assemble Kit $70.50 431833 IF-OVL10-A Assembled Kit $135.00 Fiber Optic Experiment Kit Industrial Fiber Optics Ideal for designing experiments, original science projects and short-distance optical isolation applications. Includes 3.3' (1 meter) of 1000 μm plastic optical fiber, matched LED & photodetector (IF E91A and IF D92, respectively) with integral fiber optic connectors, instructional design information & application hints. Stk. Mfr. Price 431829 IF-E10 $9.45




Encapsulated Solar Cells Velleman Polycrystalline solar cell for educa- tional purposes. Includes red & black lead wires.



Volts Current




949230 949231 949232

SOL1 0.5 400mA 1.8" x 2.8" x 0.2"

SOL2 0.5 800mA 2.6" x 3.7" x 0.2" $12.00


SOL3 1

200mA 1.8" x 3.0" x 0.2"


Educational Communication Kit Industrial Fiber Optics Inexpensive kit ex- amines fundamentals of fiber optic communica- tion technology. Assemble and test digital fiber optic links. Construct high-voltage isolation for telephones, modems and computers. Kit is an easy-to-assemble, digital link for experimenting

Fiber Optic Minicourse Industrial Fiber Optics This short course is intended as a supplement to other more gen- eral electronics classes. Class length is variable, to meet instructors' time constraints: 5 to 10 1-hour periods, plus two 2-hour experimental sessions.

and science projects. Soldering experience recommended for assembly. Includes red LED & photodetector, one meter of optical fiber, printed wiring boards, polishing film, oscillator chip, electronic components & in- struction booklet. Stk. Mfr. Price 535608 IF-E22 $27.00

The course begins with "The History of Fiber Optics", followed by sections describing fiber optic communications systems and their individual compo- nents. Also included are a list of additional reading references and a helpful fiber optic glossary. Experimental sessions involve students in assembling and testing a fully functional fiber optic digital communication link with sep- arate transmitter and receiver modules. No prior fiber optics experience or special tools are needed for assembly and demonstration. Includes full-color classroom manual & kit containing all required electronic components, including printed wiring boards, fiber optic LED, photodetec- tor & cable. Stk. Mfr. Price 431827 IF-MC10 $51.00

Deluxe Fiber Assortment Kit Industrial Fiber Optics A low-cost sampling of 12 or more different optical fiber optical materials or cable that would be expensive if purchased individually. Kit contains at least two pieces of fluorescent fiber, a glass coherent

light guide and a sample of the ulexite stone. Includes lengths of glass fiber, jacketed & unjacketed plastic core materials, multi-fiber light guides & coherent fiber guide. Stk. Mfr. Price 535606 IF-FGB2 $18.00


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