New Educational Kits Press Release

Monday, July 30, 2018

July 31, 2018, Yorba Linda, CA--Today Global Specialties introduces five new models to its line of electronic Educational Kits. These kits are a fun and inexpensive way to learn electronic circuits and controllers. They may be assembled by soldering to the included PCB or without soldering on any Global Specialties Trainer or Solderless Breadboard.

Detailed assembly instructions included with each kit. Some kits come pre-assembled. Practice your soldering skills then let your creativity run wild with unique, real world applications. All models come with a 90-day warranty and are RoHS compliant.

New Models Available Immediately

Model Features
Multi-Purpose Timer GSK-060: Multi-Purpose Timer, 1-180 Minute
  • Set, start, and stop with single button control
  • LED matrix indicates time remaining
  • Buzzer sounds at time end
  • 1 to 180 minute duration times
  • Auto power save mode
  • 4.5 x 4 cm PCB
  • Comes pre-assembled
  • Can be powered by two AA batteries or 3 V source (not included)
  • MSRP: $23.80
Voice Recorder GSK-118: 80 Second Voice Recorder w/ 5 Watt Amplifier
  • Stores up to 80 seconds of audio
  • Built in microphone
  • Line-in connection to record from digital sources such as computers or cell phones
  • Built in 5 W amplifier
  • Connect up to two 0.25-0.3 W, 8 ohm speakers (one included)
  • Connect PIR or other sensors for auto-playback or auto-recording (not included)
  • 9.1 x 5.5 cm PCB
  • Comes pre-assembled
  • Can be powered by four AA batteries or a 6 V source (not included)
  • MSRP: $33.00
PIR Motion Sensor GSK-519: PIR Motion Sensor w/ Timer
  • Detects both human and animal movement
  • Senses motion up to 4 meters or 13 feet distance
  • Built in timer, 0 to 100 minutes, helps prevent false alarms
  • Introduces surface mount device (SMD) components
  • 11.4 x 4.4 cm PCB
  • Can be powered by 12 V source (not included)
  • MSRP: $37.20
FM Radio GSK-715: FM Radio Kit
  • Large tuner dial
  • 50 cm wire antenna
  • Introduces surface mount device (SMD) components
  • Output to a 0.25-0.3 W, 8 Ohm speaker (included)
  • 7.3 x 6.8 cm PCB
  • Can be powered by four AA batteries or a 5-6 V source (not included)
  • MSRP: $18.10
Obstacle Avoiding Robot GSK-1110: Obstacle Avoiding Robot
  • Uses IR transmitters and recievers
  • Adjustable sensors allow response to obstacles at varying distances
  • No programming necessary
  • Robot measures 13 x 12.2 x 6.9 cm
  • Powered by two AA batteries (included)
  • MSRP: $62.60
For more information, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Best regards,

Tony Schmidt
Director of Product Development
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About Global Specialties
Since 1973, Global Specialties has been the recognized leader in innovative electronics training solutions for education and industry. Global Specialties' prototyping and trainer systems set the worldwide standard for reliability, durability and long life, designed to take the sustained use of educational, research and product testing environments. A leader in the development of integrated teaching systems, Global Specialties offers completely packaged courses including everything required for effective instruction. Global Specialties' products are available from electronics distributors worldwide.

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