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USB Fan Kit

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Teaching Notes
Key Stage 4
Key Stage 3
This easy build kit offers a great starting point for building a great desktop USB fan, assemble the kit and then design your own enclosure.

Availability: In Stock.

Code1+ 5+ 50+
2162£4.50
(£5.40 incl VAT)
£3.50
(£4.20 incl VAT)
£3.10
(£3.72 incl VAT)
OR

This kit allows you to build an economical desk fan that takes power from a standard USB port or USB power supply (available separately).

The kit comprises a 90mm fan blade and motor which connect to a PCB that has a power switch, resettable fuse and resistor.

example fan kit enclosure

An example of a custom encloseure that we designed for this kit.

The low part count means the kit is very easy to build and is a great project for people with little soldering experience. The resettable fuse prevents the circuit from drawing too much power if themotor is stalled. The kits size and simplicity is such that it will make a great kit for students to create imaginative enclosures

Features:

  • Low cost kit great for beginners.
  • USB powered fan project.

Contents:

Dimensions:

  • PCB Length: 43mm.
  • PCB Width: 28mm.
  • PCB Height: 1.7mm.
  • Fan Diameter: 90mm.

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Free samples:

Teachers can order a sample of this kit (one per school) here. You will need to select the kit from a list of all the sample kits; the stock code for this kit is 2162.
Note: this service is only offered to schools for evaluation purposes only.

Buy British:

 This kit is designed and manufactured in the UK by Kitronik.


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Posted by sam, Friday, 7 July 2017 on product USB Fan Kit
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    A: Hi Sam, The motor we use in this kit is this one https://www.kitronik.co.uk/2546-low-inertia-solar-motor-1000-rpm.html, which has the following dimensions: Height: 12.8mm, Diameter: 24.4mm, Axle Length: 10.55mm, Axle Diameter: 2mm.
    Posted by Michael Lockhart on Monday, 10 July 2017

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3d printed usb desktop fan resource
3D Printed Desktop Fan Resource
In this 3D Printed Desktop Fan Resource we show you how to design and 3D print a stylish enclosure for our new easy build USB Fan Kit. For the budding designers, we’ve included a walk-through of our process from concept to finished product that you can use for inspiration for your own designs.
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