hookup wire

hookup wire

[′hu̇k‚əp ‚wīr]
(electricity)
Tinned and insulated solid or stranded soft-drawn copper wire used in making circuit connections.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(I always seem to have more than I use, so cutting one to fit was quick and cheap.) You'll also want to solder a hookup wire to the switch.
What You Need: * 1-5" long piece of 1/2" PVC plastic water pipe * 2-7/16" long pieces of 1/2" wood dowel * 1-22 ohm resistor (available from Radio Shack, catalog #271-1103) * 1--super bright orange or red LED (available from Radio Shack, catalog #55050629) * 2--AAA batteries * 1--1" long #6 wood screw * 1--3/8" long #6 wood screw * #8 or #10 washer (small washer) * 8" length of #22 or smaller, stranded hookup wire (available from Radio Shack, catalog #55057523) * small piece of sponge or spongy, plastic packing material * electrical tape * picture-hanger wire (optional) * Radio Shack's web site: www.radioshack.com Making It
* 18-gauge solid (not stranded) hookup wire from an electronics store such as Radio Shack, or 1/8-inch-thick bonsai wire form a garden store.
It is especially easy to create such an inadvertent short circuit if you are using multistrand wire, so all station wire and hookup wire going into a wiring block is solid...or it should be.
Electronic wire and cable includes products such as multiconductor cable, fiber optic cable, coaxial cable, planar cable and hookup wire. Distribution channels for these products include wire and cable specialists, electronic component distributors and a variety of specialty distributors, including cable assembly houses.
It consists of two lengths of ordinary hookup wire twisted together.
278-1301) * 1-2-1/2" length of 1x4 board (nameplate) * 1-4-1/2" length of 1x4 board (nameplate base) * 1-6" length of 1x4 board (baseboard) * 5-3/4" #6 round head wood screws * double-sided mounting tape * hookup wire * wood glue * general-purpose cement such as Duco * duct tape * 9V battery * 1--Popsicle stick switch (see below) What You Need to Make the Popsicle Stick Switch: * Popsicle stick or craft stick * 3-3/4" #6 round head wood screws * 1-1/2" 6-32 machine screw * 2-6-32 nuts * duct tape * small piece of foamy packing material Making It Step 1.
At least 10" of #22 or #24 solid hookup wire (Note: if you purchase Digi-Key's 438-1046-ND, you get both the experimenter board and a 70-piece wire set, which simplifies things.
* 1--miniature buzzer * 2--74HC00 integrated circuit * 1--74HC02 integrated circuit * 3--1K resistors * 2-1 Megohm resistors * 1-10K resistor * 1-10 mfd capacitor * 1-red LED * 1-green LED * 10 feet #22 or #24 hookup wire
* #24 solid hookup wire * epoxy cement * wood glue * duct tape