Our Equipment

Microcontrollers for check out

You can come to TechLab during our open hours and speak to our staff to check out the kits for 1 week. You can reserve a kit for checkout to streamline the process here.

Raspberry Pi kits

  • Raspberry Pi 3B+
  • USB to TTL serial cable
  • Breadboard and jumper wire
  • Pi Cobbler+
  • LEDs, resistors, and more
  • Micro-USB power supply

Arduino-like kits

  • Metro 328 microcontroller
  • Protoshield
  • USB to microUSB cable
  • Breadboard and jumper wire
  • LED, resistors, and more
  • Power supply

Soldering Equipment:

Soldering iron with solder, fume extractor, and third hand.

We also have a variety of other tools such as diagonal cutters, wire strippers, and a multimeter.

Other supplies:

While we have some basic electronic components that can be used in our space, such as various resistors, capacitors, and transistors, we do not guarantee anything specific is in stock. If you have a specific project you are looking to work on, please plan on bringing your own materials.

Helpful Resources:

A general overview of working with electronics: Getting Started with Electronics

In depth information on electronics: Basic Electronics by Tayal.

Guides to soldering: How To Solder Guide and Make: Getting Started with Soldering by De Vinck.