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The following equipment is available to borrow from Rotch library. Learn more about each kit by clicking on its link.

Thanks to MIT Libraries, the Graduate Student Council, MITMECHE, the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, and the MIT MakerWorkshop for their help in making this program possible.

If you need help, training with any of the tools, or additional components please stop by the MakerWorkshop.

Tool kits and tools

Set number & contents

1 – Drill

2 – Impact driver + drill

3 – Soldering kit

4 – Electrical measurement kit

5 – Electrical tool kit

6 – DC power supply

7 – Hot air station

8a – Function generator/oscilloscope – basic

8b – Function generator/oscilloscope – advanced

8c – Traditional oscilloscope

9 – Hand tool set

10 – Socket set

11 – Lab quest base

11a – LabQuest accelerometer

11b – LabQuest heart rate sensor

11c – LabQuest electronics probes

11d – LabQuest force sensor

11e – LabQuest temperature sensor

11f – LabQuest watts up power

12 – NI DAQ set

13 – DSLR camera (Canon T5)

13a – DSLR camera (Canon T6)

14 – Drill bit sets

15 – Tap set

16 – Calipers

17 – Micrometers

18 – Clamps

19a – Full-size tripod

19b – Mini tripod

20 – GoPro

20a – GoPro accessories

21 – Thermal camera

22 – Wireless mic

23 – Drawing design kit

24 – Sous vide

25 – Arduino

26 – Home theater kit

26a – Projector screen

27 – Function generator

28 – Home improvement kit

29 – Video camera

30 – Sewing machine

31 – Vinyl cutter


1 – Cordless drill (DeWalt)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Cordless Drill
  • 2 – 20volt Rechargeable Batteries
  • 1 – Charger
  • 1 – Safety Glasses

Notes:

  • Use safety glasses, this tool can be dangerous
  • Make sure that your hair is tied back when using
  • Please charge batteries before returning

2 – Cordless drill & impact driver (DeWalt)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Cordless Drill
  • 1 – Impact Driver
  • 2 – 20volt Rechargeable Batteries
  • 1 – Charger
  • 1 – Safety Glasses

Notes:

  • Use safety glasses, this tool can be dangerous
  • Make sure that your hair is tied back when using
  • Please charge batteries before returning

3 – Soldering station

Kit contains:

1 – Soldering station with Sponge 1 – Package of solder 1 – Solder fan 1 – Helping hands wire holder 1 – Safety Glasses

Notes

  • Do not use if you have not been trained on this tool, it can be hazardous
  • Use safety glasses, this tool can be dangerous
  • Soldering fumes are hazardous, use in a well-ventilated area and use the solder smoke absorber

4 – Electrical measurement kit

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Digital Millimeter
  • 1 – AC/DC current clamp meter
  • 4 – Wire probes
  • 1 – Multifunction socket
  • 1 – Digital Millimeter manual
  • 1 – AC/DC current clamp meter manual

5 – Electrical tool kit

Kit contains:

  • 3 – Pliers
  • 1 – Wire striper/Crimper tool
  • 6 – Precession Screwdrivers
  • 6 – Tweezers

6 – DC power supply

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Power Supply (Max 30 volts/5 amps)
  • 1 – Power Cord
  • 2 – Alligator Clip Probes
  • 1 – Manual

7 – Soldering & hot air station

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Soldering/Hot air station
  • 1 – Package of solder
  • 1 – Solder fan
  • 1 – Helping hands wire holder
  • 3 – Hot air gun focusing tips
  • 1 – Safety Glasses
  • 1 – Soldering Iron Stand with Sponge
  • 1 – Manual

Notes:

  • Do not use if you have not been trained on this tool, it can be hazardous
  • Use safety glasses, this tool can be dangerous
  • Soldering fumes are hazardous, use in a well-ventilated area and use the solder smoke absorber

8a – Picoscope digital oscilloscope (basic)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Picoscope Digital Ocilliscope ( 10mHz)
  • 2 – BSC Probes
  • 1 – Mini Screwdriver
  • 1 – Probe Manual
  • 1 – Oscilloscope Manual
  • 1 – Quick start Manual
  • 1 – Pico CD

Notes:

8b – Oscilloscope/function generator (advanced)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Picoscope Digital Ocilliscope ( 50mHz)
  • 2 – BSC Probes
  • 1 – Mini Screwdriver
  • 1 – USB Cable
  • 1 – Probe Manual
  • 1 – Oscilloscope Manual
  • 1 – Quick start Manual
  • 1 – Pico CD

Notes:

8c – Oscilloscope (traditional)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Digital Ocilliscope ( 50mHz)
  • 2 – BSC Probes
  • 1 – Oscilloscope Manual
  • 1 – CD
  • 1 – Power Cable

Notes:

9 – Hand tool set

Kit contains:

  • 1 – 1/4 inch ratcheting driver
  • 1 – Hand driver 30 – Driver bits
  • 16 – Standard ¼ inch drive sockets (5/32-3/8)
  • 1 – Hammer
  • 1 – Measuring tape
  • 1 – Razor Blade
  • 1 – Bubble level
  • 16 – Allen Keys
  • 2 – Pliers
  • 2 – Screw Drivers

10 – Socket Set

Kit contains :

  • 1 – 1/4 inch ratcheting driver
  • 1 – 3/8 inch ratcheting driver
  • 2 – Driver Extenders
  • 16 – Standard ¼ inch drive sockets (3/16-1/2)
  • 15 – Metric ¼ inch drive sockets (6mm – 13mm)
  • 17 – Standard ¼ inch drive sockets (3/8 – 13/16)
  • 17 – Metric 3/8 inch drive sockets (10mm -19mm)

Notes

  • If you need a different size socket come by MakerWorkshop and we will help

11 – LabQuest Mini Acquisition Unit

Kit contains:

  • 1 – LabQuest Mini
  • 1 – USB Connector
  • 1 – Power Supply
  • 1 – Manual

Notes:

11a – LabQuest 3 axes accelerometer

Kit contains:

  • 1 – LabQuest
  • 3 Axes Mini
  • 1 – Manual

Notes:

11b – LabQuest heart rate sensor

Kit contains:

  • 1 – LabQuest Heart Rate Sensor (Bluetooth)
  • 1 – Band
  • 1 – Connector
  • 1 – Manual

Notes:

11c – LabQuest electrical measurement kit

Kit contains:

  • 1 – LabQuest Voltage Probe (30 Volt max)
  • 1 – LabQuest Current Sensor (40 Volt & 10 amp max)
  • 1 – Spare Fuse
  • 2 – Voltage Probes
  • 2 – Manuals (Voltage & Current)

Notes:

11d – Force measurement sensor

Kit contains:

  • 1 – LabQuest Force Sensor
  • 1 – Bumper
  • 1 – Hook
  • 1 – Handel
  • 1 – Quick Start Manuals

Notes:

11e – LabQuest Temperature Sensor

Kit contains:

  • 1 – LabQuest Temperature Probe
  • 1 – Quickstart Manual

Notes:

11f – Watts up power meter

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Watts Up Pro Power Meter
  • 1 – USB Cable

Notes:

  • For more information – www.vernier.com/products/sensors/wu-pro/
  • This sensor works with the LabQuest Mini (Kit 11)
  • Manuals Available at – http://www.vernier.com/files/manuals/
  • Specifications: Voltage: 120 V Duty Cycle: 60 Hz Maximum current: 15 amperes Maximum sampling speed: 1 sample per second Accuracy:±1.5%, + 3 counts of the displayed value Below 60 watts, current and power factor decrease in accuracy Minimum measurable power: 0.5 watts

12 – National instruments data acquisition kit

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Bread Board
  • 1 – NI DAQ
  • 1 – Software CD
  • 1 – Box of Jumper Cables
  • 1 – USB Connecter
  • 1 – Red Probe
  • 1 – Black Probe
  • 1 – Bag of Miscellaneous Resisters
  • 1 – Start Up Guide

Notes:

13 – Canon DSLR camera (EOS Rebel T5)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – DSLR Camera Canon EOS Rebel T5
  • 1 – Lens 18-55mm (should be kept attached to camera)
  • 1 – Rechargeable Battery (should be kept inside camera)
  • 1 – Battery Charger 1 – 32gb SD Card (inside camera, remember to wipe after use)
  • 1 – Manual (also digitally available at www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/support/camera-user-manual)
  • 1 – Solutions Software CD 1 – Mini USB Cable
  • 2 – Protective caps (if you want to change the lenses to your own lens)

Notes:

  • Please return the camera in its default settings with the memory card cleared and the battery charged
  • This camera is expensive as a result there will be a 500$ charge if you break it or fail to return it

13a – Canon DSLR camera (EOS Rebel T6)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – DSLR Camera Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • 1 – Lens 18-55mm (should be kept attached to camera)
  • 1 – Rechargeable Battery (should be kept inside camera)
  • 1 – Battery Charger
  • 1 – 32gb SD Card (inside camera, remember to wipe after use)
  • 1 – Manual (also digitally available at www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/support/camera-user-manual)
  • 1 – Mini USB Cable
  • 2 – Protective caps (if you want to change the lenses to your own lens)
  • 1 – Macro lens (keep protective cap on when not using)
  • 1 – 2.2x Telephoto lens (keep protective cap on when not using)
  • 1 – UV filter
  • 3 – Filters in leather case (UV, Fluorescent, Circular-polarized)
  • 1 – Remote shutter release
  • 1 – Lens/screen cleaning kit
  • 1 – Flash attachment

Notes:

  • Please return the camera in its default settings with the memory card cleared and the battery charged
  • This camera is expensive as a result there will be a 500$ charge if you break it or fail to return it

14 – Drill bits and drivers

Kit contains:

  • 3 – Drill Stops
  • 1 – Allen Key
  • 9 – Socket Drivers (5/32,3/16,7/32,1/4,9/32)
  • 61 – Assorted Drivers (Phillips, Flat Head, Allen)
  • 6 – Masonry Drill Bits
  • 5 – Brad Point Drill Bits
  • 3 – Spade Drill Bits
  • 11 – All Purpose Drill Bits
  • 1 – Driver Extender

Notes:

  • If you need another size come by MIT MakerWorkshop
  • If you break a bit come by MIT MakerWorkshop (it happens; don’t panic)
  • If the set has too many missing parts, come by MakerWorkshop for spare parts

15 – Tap and die set

Kit contains:

  • 2 – Thread Testers
  • 1 – Small Tap Handle
  • 1 – Large Tap Handle
  • 1 – Die Handle
  • 14 -Standard Tap + Die (4-40,6-32,8-32,10-32,12-24,1/4-20,1/4-28,5/16-18, 5/16-24,3/8-18,3/8-24, 7/16-14,7/16-20,1/2-13,1/2-20)
  • 12 – Metric Tap + Die (M3-0.5,M4-0.7,M5-0.8,M6-1.0,M7-1.0,M8-1.25,M9-1.25,M10-1.0,M10-1.5,M12-1.75)
  • 1 – BSP 1/8-28 Tap + Die
  • 1 – Screw Driver

Notes:

  • If you break a tap come by MakerWorkshop for a replacement
  • If you need another size MakerWorkshop might have it

16 – Dial calipers

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Dial Caliper

Notes:

  • If you need help with measurement MakerWorkshop has many types of measurement equipment

17 – Micrometer set (0-4 inches)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – 3-4” Micrometer
  • 1 – 2-3” Micrometer
  • 1 – 1-2” Micrometer
  • 1 – 0-1” Micrometer
  • 1 – 1” calibration block
  • 1 – 2” calibration block
  • 1 – 3” calibration block
  • 2 – Spanner Wrench
  • 1 – Guide

Notes:

  • If you need help with measurement MakerWorkshop has many types of measurement equipment

18 – Clamps

Kit contains:

  • 2 – 12” Quick Grip Clamps
  • 2 – Spring Loaded Clamps
  • 2 – Ratcheting Clamps

Notes:

  • If you need another type of clamp come by MIT MakerWorkshop

19a – Full-size tripod

Kit contains:

  • 1 –Full-size tripod
  • 1 – Base Plate

Notes:

  • Make sure the tripod is secure so the camera does not break
  • Leave the base plate in the tripod when returning the kit

19b – Mini tripod

Kit contains:

  • 1 –Mini Tripod

Notes:

  • Make sure the tripod is secure so the camera does not break

20 – GoPro camera (Hero 5 black)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – GoPro Hero 5 Black
  • 1 – Skeleton case with mounting capabilities
  • 1 – Rechargeable Battery (should be kept inside camera)
  • 1 – 64gb Ultra micro SD Card (inside camera, remember to wipe after use)
  • 1 – Micro SD card adapter
  • 1 – Manual
  • 1 – Proprietary Mini USB Cable
  • 1 – Mounting bracket

Notes:

  • Please return the camera in its default settings with the memory card cleared and the battery charged
  • This camera is expensive as a result there will be a charge if you break it or fail to return it

20a – GoPro accessories

Kit contains:

  • 11 – Mounting attachments
  • 1 – Suction Mount
  • 1 – Float with wrist strap
  • 1 – Flex Mount
  • 1 – Chest Mount
  • 1 – Helmet Mount
  • 1 – Head Mount
  • 1 – Wrist Strap
  • 1 – Clamp Mount
  • 1 – Adjustable Grip
  • 1 – Selfie Stick
  • 1 – Instructions

Notes:

  • If you need another type of clamp come by MIT MakerWorkshop

21 – Thermal camera (FLIR C2)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – FLIR C2 Thermal Camera
  • 1 – USB Charging plug
  • 4 – Additional international adapters for charging plug
  • 1 – Manual
  • 1 – Proprietary Mini USB Cable

Notes:

  • Please return the camera in its default settings with the memory cleared and the battery charged
  • This camera is expensive as a result there will be a $500 charge if you break it or fail to return it

22 – Wireless mic

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Wireless Mic transmitter
  • 1 – Wireless Mic receiver
  • 2 – Wired ear pieces
  • 1 – Handheld microphone
  • 1 – Clip-on microphone
  • 1 – Aux cable
  • 1 – 1/4 in. to 3.5 mm stereo adapter
  • 1 – User guide

23 – Drawing design kit

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Circuit Drawing Pen
  • 1 – 3D Printing Pen
  • 1 – Power Adapter for 3D Pen
  • 2 – Mini screwdrivers
  • 1 – Manual Filament

24 – Sous vide

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Sous Vide Stick
  • 1 – Pot Clamp
  • 1 – Manual

25 – Arduino starter kit

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Arduino

Power:

    • 9V Battery + Battery Leads
    • USB Cable
    • Power Supply Module

Prototyping Area:

    • Breadboard
    • Expansion Board
    • Wires + Jumper Cables

Sensors:

    • Ultrasonic
    • Temperature and Humidity
    • IR Receiver

Motors:

    • Stepper Motor + Driver Board
    • Servo Motor
    • 3-6 V Motor

I/O:

    • Buttons
    • LCD module
    • 7- segment displays
    • Remote
    • Buzzer
    • Switch
    • Joystick

Electronic Components:

    • 74HC595
    • L293D
    • Thermistor
    • Diode
    • NPN Transistor
    • Resistors
    • Relay
  • 25 – Arduino Starter Kit

Notes:

  • All items must be returned

26 – Home theater kit

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Projector
  • 1 – Lens cover for projector, should remain attached
  • 1 – Power cable for projector
  • 1 – Projector remote
  • 1 – Speaker system
  • 1 – Power cable for speaker system
  • 1 – Aux cable for speaker system
  • 1 – Quick user guide and user guide CD for projector

Notes:

  • This projector is expensive, as a result there will be a $500 charge if you break it or fail to return it

26a – Projector screen kit

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Projector screen with attached tripod

27 – Function generator

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Function Generator (25MHz)
  • 1 – BSC Probes
  • 1 – Manual
  • 1 – CD
  • 1 – Power Cable
  • 1 – USB Cable

Notes:

28 – Home improvement kit

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Hand driver
  • 1 – Hammer
  • 10 – Driver bits
  • 16 – Allen keys
  • 1 – Measuring tape
  • 1 – Laser level (w\ batteries, 6 in. ruler, mini-screwdriver)
  • 1 – Pliers ~ – Assorted fasteners

29 – Video camera (Besteker 4K)

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Besteker video camera
  • 2 – Soft carrying cases
  • 2 – Rechargeable Battery (1 should be kept inside camera, 1 in charging station)
  • 1 – Battery charging station
  • 1 – 32GB SD Card (inside camera, remember to wipe after use)
  • 1 – Remote control
  • 1 – Manual
  • 1 – Mini USB cable
  • 1 – HDMI cable

Notes:

  • Please return the camera in its default settings with the memory card cleared and the battery charged
  • This camera is expensive as a result there will be a charge if you break it or fail to return it

30 – Sewing machine

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Sewing Machine
  • 1 – Foot Pedal
  • 1 – Power Cable
  • 1 – Set of Thread and Bobbins
  • 1 – Scissors
  • 1 – Seam Ripper
  • 1 – Thread Guide
  • 1 – Set of Needles
  • 2 – Thimbles
  • 1 – Measuring Tape
  • 1 – Manual

31 – Vinyl cutter

Kit contains:

  • 1 – Vinyl cutter
  • 1 – Cutting mat
  • 2 – Cricut markers
  • 1 – Assorted vinyl
  • 1 – Power cable
  • 1 – USB-B cable
  • 1 – Manual