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Elenco® Electronics Offers Educational Snap Circuits for Video Game Weary Parents

Wheeling, IL - September 21, 2004 - Elenco® Electronics, Inc., announces Snap Circuits® S Version Deluxe. The S versions stand beside Elenco’s Snap Circuits® 300 Standard Version and Snap Circuits® 500 Pro but also include 20 computer-interfaced experiments. Children and adults alike are introduced to the basics of electricity and electronics with these kits. The computer-interface experiments allow the user to “see” the electrical signals in the circuits just like electronics engineers do using oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers. Students and homeschoolers can construct hundreds of projects from simple light circuits to radios and burglar alarms.

The MODEL SC-500S contains over 75 modular snap-together parts allowing students to build more than 500 electrical experiments. The full-color project book allows students and homeschoolers to construct projects related to transformers, relays, 7-segment displays, transistors and diodes. Also learn about series and parallel circuits, AM/FM radios, resistance and capacitance. The computer interface turns your computer into an oscilloscope and spectrum analyzer so you can “see” electronics. Twenty bonus experiments are included with the interface.  Model SC-500S sells for $99.95.

The Model SC-300S contains over 60 modular snap-together parts allowing students to build more than 300 experiments. With an easy-to-read color manual students can build projects that teach about motors, batteries, lamps, speakers, resistors, capacitors and switches. . The computer interface turns your computer into an oscilloscope and spectrum analyzer so you can “see” electronics. Twenty bonus experiments are included with the interface. The unit sells for $69.95.

Snap Circuits®, Jr., was awarded “Dr Toy’s 100 Best Children’s Products” and “Dr. Toy’s 10 Best Educational Products.”

Elenco® Electronics is located in Wheeling, IL, and is a supplier of Innovative Toys and Educational Devices internationally.

For more information contact Elenco® Electronics, Inc., 150 W. Carpenter Ave., Wheeling, IL 60090. Phone: (800) 533-2441 Fax: (847) 520-0085 Web Site: http://www.elenco.com Email: Elenco@elenco.com

 
 
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