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Solar buggy plus soldering starter kit
Want an easy way to learn about solar energy?
With our Solar Powered Buggy, learning how to harness the sun's energy to produce power is fun and hands-on.
The buggy is simple to construct and all of the required parts are included. The scope of the project can be extended by redesigning aspects of the buggy and evaluate the impact that this has on its performance.
Note:This product is designed to work in direct sunlight and not indoors or on a cloudy day. Alternatively a halogen lamp will allow you to simulate sunshine.
- Ready to build solar power buggy kit.
- Great introduction for learning about solar energy.
- 1 x Low Inertia Solar Motor - 1820 RPM.
- 2 x Back Wheels.
- 1 x 8mm Diameter Pulley.
- 1 x 4mm Pulley, 60mm Diameter.
- 1 x Plastic Motor Mounting Clips.
- 1 x 3.0V 100mA Polycrystalline Solar Cell.
- 2 x Length 4mm Dowel.
- 1 x Laser Cut Perspex Buggy Chassis.
This product is designed and manufactured in the UK by Kitronik.
Same Day Dispatch
- Orders placed online before 3:00pm Monday - Friday (excluding public holidays and our Christmas shutdown period) are always dispatched the same day provided the goods are in stock. If the goods are not in stock we will endeavour to contact you as soon as possible to discuss a dispatch date.
- If you live on the UK mainland and don't have any large materials or lithium batteries in your order it will cost £3.95 (£4.74 including VAT) if you spend less than £40 (£48 including VAT).
- If you spend between £40 and £200 (£48 - £240.00 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) delivery is free to most locations, £12 (£14.40 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) to Northern Ireland and £15 (£18.00 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) to UK remote locations. For a list of postcodes that will be charged the remote location rate: remote area list.
- If you spend over £200 (£240.00 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) delivery is free within the UK.
Rest of the world
- These orders are sent via UPS, and the cost is dependant on the service you choose at checkout. Alternatively you can choose the free collection option and have your own courier collect it from us. International orders can only be shipped to the registered card address. Please note: International orders may be charged import duty dependant on local import laws and duty rates. These charges are usually billed to you directly from UPS.
- Delivery times vary for international orders depending on the service selected and the destination. You can see the delivery time and cost at the shipping stage, or by using the shipping estimator from within the shipping basket.
- If you would like to collect your order, or use your own courier then there is an option you can select during checkout. We do not charge a packaging or handling fee for this service, and you will receive an email when your order has been processed, you can collect half an hour after receipt of this email.
- For information about all of the delivery options we offer see full delivery details.
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