Small 2-inch Empty Plastic Wire Spools / Solder Bobbins

A few weeks ago, I began searching for a source of small empty plastic wire spools and was amazed to find how difficult it was to locate a supplier for these.  If you only want a few spools, the challenge becomes even greater.  I noticed many people were looking for spools to wind loose hookup wire they had purchased onto and no answers were found.  Well we found a supplier that offers them at a great price and since we were eager to sell our hookup wire on spools, we bought hundreds of them.

3x2 small black plastic spools3x2 small black plastic spools

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3mm 5mm LED Socket For Testing On PCB

If you’ve ever had assorted clear LED bulbs, then you almost certainly needed to test them to see what color light they emit.  A breadboard can work just fine for this, but I actually got to wondering one day if there was a LED socket for 3mm, 5mm and even 10mm LED bulbs.

2-pin Header Connector LED Bulb Socket

The simple answer was “No”, however there’s so many electronic components out there, surely there was something that would work well for this.  Meet our 2-pin PCB Female Headers.
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NEW 20 AWG Hook-up Wire Stranded Copper

So what’s new at mklec?  Lots of things!  We’ve redesigned our store website and we’ve been working hard to bring you more great new products at the lowest prices possible.  One such new product is our first lot of new 20 AWG Stranded Tinned Copper Hook-up Wire, currently available in Red, Black, Green and White with more colors to come and can be special ordered upon request.

20 AWG Copper Hook-up Wire
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What is mklec Select brand?

If you’ve browsed through our store, you may have noticed several of our components have the brand name mklec Select.  But have you wondered what exactly is the mklec Select brand?

mklec Select is a brand we use that identifies our budget-friendly components.  These are quality components that may vary in brands and manufacturers and are targeted towards being a low-cost solution for general projects and for prototyping purposes.  We don’t guarantee you’ll get any specific manufacturer on these since it varies based on what our suppliers have in stock, however we will strive to provide you with the best manufacturers in the budget price range at no additional expense to you.
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