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This instructable details how to assemble our completed Pocket Dice kit.
The kit contains all the required components, along with instructions and a template to drill the box.
The final product is a handy portable pocket sized dice, which can be customised using different coloured boxes or LED’s.
Boxes are also available in white or grey, and a variety of different coloured LED’s are available to purchase.
The assembly process requires basic soldering and assembly skills.
Step 1: You Will Need
- Standard dice project kit – (Kitronik reference 2109)
- Black two-part module box – (Kitronik reference 2034)
- 3 x AA batteries – (Kitronik Reference 2201-02 x 2)
- Drilling template
- Pre-cut foam pad
- Soldering Iron
- Lead free solder
- Wire cutters
- Cross centred screw driver
- Electric drill with 5mm & pilot hole drill bits
Step 2: Using the Drill Template
Place lid on box, and drill pilot holes for 7 LED’s and switch.
Open up holes carefully using 5mm drill bit ensuring the drill does not go through the bottom of the box.
Step 3: Assemble Dice Kit
Discard the IC socket.
This is to enable the LED’s and switch to protrude.
Test the assembly as per the instructions.
Step 4: Fit the Board
Secure the board to the lid with tape, ensuring it is held firm to the lid.
Step 5: Assemble Case
Place lid on the box and secure with four screws.