3D Compass Kit

The Earth’s magnetic field is 3D in nature – compasses not only point North, but slightly up or down! This kit allows you to see the full 3D magnetic field with colorful Neopixel LEDs all powered with an Arduino. The accompanying lab activity teaches you all about the Earth’s magnetic field and guides students through using and understanding the compass.

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$119.99

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 5 × 6 × 1 in
Color

Blue, Black

The Earth’s magnetic field is 3D in nature – compasses not only point North, but slightly up or down! This kit allows you to see the full 3D magnetic field with colorful neopixel LEDs all powered with an Arduino. The kit includes a custom PCB, laser cut acrylic parts, aluminum standoffs, and plastic screws as well as as assembly guide and lab activity. No soldering is required, just about 30 minutes and a screwdriver!
  • Laser cut acrylic panels
  • Aluminum standoffs
  • Nylon screws
  • Sparkfun RedBoard (Arduino)
  • PCBA with LEDs and Magnetometer
  • Full 3 component magnetometer
  • Easy to understand
  • Colorful Neopixel display
  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Product contains small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.
  • WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.