Day of the Geek - Soldering Badge Kit (Black)

The Day of the Dead only comes around once a year but what if you could celebrate it any day you want? With this black version of the Day of the Geek soldering kit you will be able to learn the basics of soldering by being able to assemble a light-up skull badge! Each Day of the Geek kit takes about 5-10min to assemble with basic soldering materials (not included) Say no to sugar skulls and say yes to solder skulls instead!

Every Day of the Geek Soldering Badge Kit includes one black skull PCB, a CR2032 battery holder, a pin back, and three pairs of colored LEDs so you have the option of Red, White or Blue eyes. All you need to supply (besides a soldering iron and solder) is a CR2032 coin cell battery since it is not included to make shipping easier.

Happy Dia de los Muertos, everyone!

Note: Since this product is a kit, assembly and a basic knowledge of soldering will be required. The Day of the Geek Badge does not come pre-assembled.

  • 1x Black Skull PCB
  • 2x Red LEDs
  • 2x Blue LEDs
  • 2x White LEDs
  • 1x CR2032 Battery holder
  • 1x Pin back

Day of the Geek - Soldering Badge Kit (Black) Product Help and Resources

Core Skill: Soldering

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Skill Level: Rookie - The number of pins increases, and you will have to determine polarity of components and some of the components might be a bit trickier or close together. You might need solder wick or flux.
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Core Skill: Electrical Prototyping

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Skill Level: Rookie - You may be required to know a bit more about the component, such as orientation, or how to hook it up, in addition to power requirements. You will need to understand polarized components.
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