New Product Update: Pre-built MP3 Mono Amplifier (V2.0) and Conductive Ribbon
Product Designers - we have a new Pre-built MP3 Mono Amplifier Kit - version 2.0 - that has a new (LM836 audio amplifier) IC and has all of the components surface mount for a neater design! Wearable fanatics - we now stock Conductive Ribbon, a great addition to your E-Textiles project!


MP3 Mono Amplifier V2.0, Pre-built

The Mono Amplifier Pre-built Kit is supplied with all of the resistors, capacitors, and the IC holder fitted. All that is required is for you to solder the Jack lead, speaker & power clip to the board. This audio amplifier kit can be used with any personal stereo equipment, including MP3 players. It uses an LM836 audio amplifier IC, which can output 0.7W of power. The kit is supplied with a PP3 battery clip and can run off any voltage from 3 to 16 volts.


  • Pre-built kit allows you to concentrate on product design rather than assembly.
  • Works with a wide variety of MP3 players, phones and computer equipment.


  • 1 x Pre-Built Mono MP3 Amplifier.
  • 1 x PP3 Battery Clip Lead (Heavy Duty).
  • 1 x 3.5mm Mono Jack Lead, 50cm length.
  • 1 x 8 ohm 66mm Speaker.

Conductive Ribbon


Conductive Ribbon

This easy to use Conductive Ribbon has three separate conductive strands woven into it, allowing you to transmit power, ground and signal. You can solder it provided that you don't have the soldering iron too hot, and it is quite flexible and durable. It has very little (negligible) resistance and is made of 68% stranded tinsel wire and 32% polyester.


  • Length: 900mm (approx).
  • Width: 5mm (approx).
  • Thickness: 0.7mm( approx).

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