The sensors in this coin acceptor use the thickness, diameter and fall time of the coins to identify them and it’s fully programmable so you’re not limited to any particular type of currency. Simply use the buttons and 7-segment display on the side of the unit to select a coin profile, insert a bunch of coin samples (or the same one, over and...
Now you don’t need to buy the whole ProtoShield kit if you just need a piece of prototyping board that will fit on top of your Arduino. You might want to grab a stackable header kit, though, which you can find in the related items below.
We like this box because it’s rigid enough to throw in a sewing bag and it also looks good on a workbench. With an inside dimension of deep, it’s big enough for batteries, fabric swatches and whatever small parts you have floating around. It also makes a great gift box if you’re thinking about getting someone the gift of LilyPad!
The iron is attached to a six foot cable which is terminated with a European 2-prong (CEE 7/7) plug. There is a nice grippy surface at the end of the handle that does double duty as a nice heat shield.