10 Great Christmas Gift Ideas

The ultimate electronics gift list from Cool Components


We have put together a list of what we think is the best electronic gifts available for Christmas. We love all of them, we hope you will too.


mBot - 2.4G Version Scratch Programmable Robot


1 : mBot 2.4G version is a low cost, easy-to-run robot kit for kids to get hands-on experience about graphical programming, electronics, robotics. It is an all-in-one solution for robotics learning and designed for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education.


Grove Starter Kit for Photon + Photon WiFi Development Board.


2 : Grove Starter Kit for Photon + Photon WiFi Development Board The Kit for Photon is an easy to use plug-and-play kit for the Photon - The base shield lets you connect a variety of Grove modules included with this kit. The Grove Shield for Photon is an expansion board making it easy to prototype with Grove components and the Photon using the standard 4-pin Grove connectors, reducing the need for many different cables and interfaces.


iModela iM-01 milling machine


3 : iModela iM-01 milling machine The iM-01 is truly desktop, and connects via the free software to your PC. It has a small movable platform onto which you place your copper clad PCB, or block of wood, plastic, plaster, or whatever. At the top of the machine there's a rapidly spinning cutting bit which can move up and down.


mDrawBot Kit - Bluetooth version.


4 : mDrawBot Kit - Bluetooth version mDrawBot is a 4-in-1 drawing robot kit, it can be assembled into 4 different configuration drawing robots: mScara, mSpider, mEggBot and mCar.


MeArm + Microcontroller Kit.


5 : MeArm + Microcontroller Kit The MeArm is a flat pack robot arm kit, that you can build with nothing but a screwdriver and enthusiasm. The perfect kit to get you started in the world of programming, electronics, robotics and engineering!


Circuit Scribe Conductive Ink Basic Kit.


6 : Circuit Scribe Conductive Ink Basic Kit This is a rollerball pen that writes with conductive silver ink. It makes creating circuits as easy as doodling. The Circuit Scribe conductive ink basic kit contains a pen, six modules, a 9V Battery and other accessories.


Pi-DAC+ Full-HD Audio Card for the Raspberry Pi.


7 : Pi-DAC+ Full-HD Audio Card for the Raspberry Pi This audio card for the Raspberry Pi delivers outstanding sonic performance and full-HDaudio capability with build-in hardware volume control. The Pi-DAC+ also includes a high quality audiophile headphone amp.


Arduino Starter Kit.


8 : Arduino Starter Kit This kit walks you through the basics of Arduino and electronics in a hands-on way. You will be able to build 15 projects using components that let you control the physical world through different kinds of sensors and actuators.


The Brain Machine Kit.


9 : The Brain Machine Kit Relax and rejuvenate as your brain synchronizes to a wonderful meditative state, and enjoy as you hallucinate beautiful colours and patterns from your subconscious mind!


Rainbow Cube Kit RGB 4x4x4 Assembled.


10 : Rainbow Cube Kit RGB 4x4x4 Assembled This Kit comes fully assembled. It has sixty-four 8mm RGB LEDs arranged in 3 dimensional 4 x 4 x 4 cube and can be used to create many beautiful visual effects with a Rainbowduino