The Best Electronic Kits for Adults

As new products in the electronics industry emerge, it’s becoming more and more common to find electronic kits like Kano, littleBits, LightUp, or MakeyMakey. However, the issue is these are built for kids. So how do you find the electronic kits for adults?

Not to worry, we have the answer. Here are the top 5 electronic kits for adults in order by price – lowest to highest:

 

5.

Particle Photo Kit - best electronics kits for adults

Name: Particle Photon Starters Kit

Price: $29.00

Short description: A low-priced, total package kit for getting started with particle photons. This includes a Photon, mini-breadboard, USB cable and components. In addition, this comes with access to Particle Cloud, a free cloud service. You can easily connect it to work with their REST API and software supported by web and local IDEs.

Ideal for: anyone interested in connecting devices to WIFI using hardware and software

 

4.

best electronics kits for adults

Name: Fundamentals of Electronics LAB #1 (40-in-one-kit)

Price: $32.00

Short description: This kit features 40 documented projects with hands-on lab instructions. With this, you can learn the function of components like resistors, potentiometers, capacitors, speakers, photo-cells, semiconductors and more! A few of the projects include a moisture detector, an electronic organ, a morse code oscillator, and much more.  

Ideal for: a hobbyist who wants multiple options for projects and enjoys having instructions similar to those you’d receive in an academic setting

 

3.

Basic Electron Inks Kit - best electronics kits for adults

Name: Basic Kit from Electron Inks

Price: $44.99

Short description: This basic kit includes a pen, six modules, a 9V battery and other accessories to improve your circuit drawing experiences. With this kit, you can learn about transistors, resistance, elements in parallel and series. It will also help you expand your knowledge and understanding of open and short circuits.

Ideal for: a hobbyist who wants an affordable kit with many options and likes to figure things out without the instructions

 

2.

Workbook plus Kit - best electronics kits for adults

Name: Workbook Plus Kit from Electron Inks

Price: $59.99

Short description: The plus kit comes with everything included in the basic kit but in addition, a workbook with 25 pages of lessons. The workbook also has space for you to doodle to plan out your own circuits.

Ideal for: a hobbyist interested in circuit drawing but wants guidance

 

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CSI essentials kit - best electronic kits for adults

Name: Essential Electronic Parts Kit from Circuit Specialists

Price: $59.95

Short description: The best price what it offers, this essential electronics parts kit includes 275 pieces including resistors, capacitors, rectifiers, diodes and more. If you were to purchase all these components individually, you would spend $127.85. You save over 50% by buying the kit version! With this kit, you can build projects such as a voltage monitor, crystal tester, LED indicator light, automatic car lights turn OFF circuit and more.

Ideal for: a hobbyist who wants the best value and is interested in a variety of projects

 

We hope this article on the best electronic kits for adults helps you narrow your options. If you’re still not sure which kit you should buy, email us at sales@circuitspecialists.com or call us at 1-800-528-1417 and we’d be happy to help you find the best one to fit your needs!

 

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