Our through-hole Simon Says Kit is a great beginner’s kit and also a pretty fun toy. All components are through-hole, making this kit a great place to start when you’re learning to solder. When building this kit, you’ll have a chance to solder a 28-pin microprocessor, LEDs, battery clips and more.
The Learn to Solder version of the Simon Says Kit includes everything that the original kit does as well as the basic soldering tools you need to put it together! This is a great kit for anyone just learning to solder or teaching someone to solder. The Learn to Solder Kit even comes with our Beginning Soldering Handbook which will walk you through the basics of making a solid solder connection.
After you have successfully assembled the kit, you will have a greater knowledge of through-hole soldering and the tools, techniques, and terminology required to populate your own PCB prototype. You will have a development platform with 5 outputs (LEDs and buzzer), 5 inputs (buttons), and serial for debugging. And, of course, you&apos ll have your very own Simon game!
Checkout the assembly instructions – we&apos re pretty proud of them. The kit even includes batteries! Assembly time varies, but for a true beginner with no soldering experience, the kit can take 20-40 minutes to assemble.
Note: This edition of the kit includes a 230V version of our 30W soldering iron, for our customers in the EU. If you&apos re ordering from a country that has a 120V mains voltage, you want to grab the standard version!
Simon Says PTH Kit
SparkFun Safety Glasses
Beginning Soldering Handbook
Lead Free Solder – 15g Tube
Soldering Iron Stand w/ Sponge
30W Soldering Iron (230V)
#2 Solder Wick – 5ft.