Magnetic Field Viewer

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Magnetic Field Viewer
Bowie put up some information for a Magnetic Field Viewer + Inductive Table using Inductively powered LEDs and a inductively powered micro controller for the USA Science & Engineering Festival USA Science & Engineering Festival (www.usasciencefestival.org/) April 28th and 29th at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

The total cost of the parts needed to build the table are roughly $210 plus shipping. If your are interested in participating and/or supporting this project, please contact Bowie or I.

To build this, the following is the list of parts needed:

Item Vendor SKU/Item number Quantity Unit Price Total Price
Scratch Resistant Clear Polycarbonate
Sheet 1/8” Thick, 24” x 24”
McMaster Car 8707K112 2 $33.49 $66.98
Scratch Resistant Clear Polycarbonate
Sheet 1/8” Thick, 12” x 12”
McMaster Car 8707K111 2 $19.24 $38.48
1/4 in. 2 ft. Square Rod McMaster Car 98830A836 1 $4.20 $4.20
Kiln-Dried Lumber 2 x 3 x 96 Home Depot 845000 2 $1.89 $3.78
DAP 2.8oz Silicone Aquarium Sealant Home Depot 686064 2 $4.57 $9.14
Iron Filings 3/8oz American Science & Surplus 91258 2 $1.75 $3.50
Magnet Wire 20GA 200ft American Science & Surplus 36228 1 $9.95 $9.95
BuckyCubes Magnetic Building Cubes Think Geek N/A 1 $24.99 $24.99
Variable Transformer mpja.com 15162 TR 1 $49.95 $49.95
Power Switch Unallocated Space Parts Bin N/A 1 $0 $0
Line Cord Unallocated Space Parts Bin N/A 1 $0 $0
Gear Box Unallocated Space Parts Bin N/A 1 $0 $0
Hand Crank Bowie's Parts Bin N/A 1 $0 $0
Total Money Needed $210.97