5. Treasure Hunt

1. Bend / flex sensor
Out of Spec Bi-directional Flexible Bend Sensors™………………………………………..…….………$4.00
http://www.imagesco.com/sensors/flex-sensor.html

2. Fabric/stretch sensor
Images Scientific 2″ Flexible Stretch Sensor………………………………………………..…………..……$8.95
http://www.robotshop.us/images-scientific-2inch-stretch-sensor-1.html

3. Electroluminescent “wire” (EL-wire)
Raw EL wire by the foot 2.2mm………………………………………………………….……………………$0.98/ft
http://www.elwirepros.com/el-wire-by-the-foot-22.html

4. Alcohol sensor
Alcohol Gas Sensor MQ3………………………………………….……………………………………………..…$4.50
http://www.cutedigi.com/product_info.php?products_id=4225

5. Solenoid
24 VDC PULL-TYPE SOLENOID………………………………………………………………………………..$1.50
http://www.allelectronics.com/make-a-store/item/SOL-58/24-VDC-PULL-TYPE-SOLENOID/-/1.html

6. Linear actuator
HURST LB Synchronous Linear Actuator 115V 60HZ 10W 3603……………………………..……$4.99
http://cgi.ebay.com/HURST-LB-Synchronous-Linear-Actuator-115V-60HZ-10W-3603_W0QQitemZ110403487460QQcmdZViewItem

7. Fiber optic cable
Molex 10M (32.8FT) Fiber Optic Cable SC/LC 9/125 Singlemode Simplex – 11078……..….$7.99
http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?sku=208940072&listingid=28534504

8. Tiny potentiometer
Trim Potentiometer 1/2w Vertical 100 OHM…………………………………………………………..…..$0.37
http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/DISTRIBUTED-BY-MCM-28-420-/28-420

9. Conductive fabric
EX-STATIC Fabric (Cat. #A1209) ………………………………………………………………… $4.95 per lin ft http://www.lessemf.com/fabric.html

10. Thermochromic paint/dye
Blue Thermochromic Temperature Color changing paint……………………………………..……..$22.99
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Blue-Thermochromic-Temperature-Color-changing-paint–_W0QQitemZ270445279099QQcmdZViewItem

11. Nitinol / shape memory alloy wire
Nitinol Wire – 0.011″ OD SuperElastic Nitinol………………….………………………………………$1.22/36”
http://www.smallparts.com/Nitinol-Wire-SuperElastic-Nickel-Titanium/dp/B001DEGVAU?ie=UTF8&qid=1254364169&pf_rd_r=1H164F1HYPBGPS4AXWQB&pf_rd_p=467590031&pf_rd_i=0&sr=1-1&pf_rd_s=center-3&pf_rd_m=AIUBT5HP6PMAF&pf_rd_t=301

12. Conductive paint
Conductive Paint………………………………………………………………..………………………..…..…………$7.50
http://www.trainaidsa.com/shop-conductives.shtml

13. Neodymium magnets
Master Magnetics 7046 6PK .47″x.11″ Neo Magnet.………………………………$2.28/6 pack => $0.38
http://www.ronshomeandhardware.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=587764&Click=1014

14. Copper tape / copper foil
Great American Copper Foil 5/32″……………………………………………………….…………………$2.11/roll
http://www.mcgillswarehouse.com/ItemsList.aspx?ProductID=107110007

15. Tilt sensor
GRI 4561 Colors B, Mercury Tilt Sensor/10 Degree Maximum Differential Angle – 4561……$5.59
http://www.securitystoreusa.com/GRI-Colors-B-Mercury-Tilt-Sensor-p/gri%204561.htm

16. Peltier Junction
1-3/16“ – Peltier Junction……………………………………………………………………………..………………$9.95
http://www.alltronics.com/cgi-bin/item/98U001/40/1%2D3%2D16%93%2DPeltier%2DJunction

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