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Bill of Material

While starting the build of my second Flux Capacitor, I've decided that I should generate a complete list of parts I used. When you only build one of something, you don't really have a need to generate a list, but as soon as you want to make a second, you realize that a list would have been handy. So, while building my second FC, I figured I might as well keep track of what parts I used, where I got them and how much I paid.

I'm not sure I really want to know what I sunk into it and here's to hoping my wife does not read my web site!!! This is a work in progress, so I'll let you know when it's complete.

Bill of Material List

I've provided links to the off the shelf parts where applicable. Be sure to check my the Flux Capacitor Store where I have additional links with pictures of the more commonly available parts.

Now I was able to scrounge many of the misc electronics (resistors, switches and wires) so you can save some money on these items.

Part Name Manf./Description Supplier Part Number Qty

Cost each $

Box 12 in. x 10 in. Fiberglass electrical box 1 75 If you click on this Ebay link, make sure you are looking at the correct part number (J1210HPL). If there are none available, ebay will show you similar auctions.
Window Acrylic Clear Sheet 1/8" x 12" x 24" 1
Window Molding Glass Locking Edge Grip Seal 3/32"-9/64" Edge Thickness, 57/64 3275T22 5 ft 8
Light Bars

1.5 in x 0.5 x 48 in. Acrylic Bar 1227T42 1 13.58
Fluxing Tub Base Clear Extruded Acrylic Ball 3/4" Diameter (bag of 25) 1383K57 1 16.81
Fluxing Tube Clear Extruded Acrylic Round Tube 1/2" OD, 1/4" ID, 6' Length 8532K12 1 5.20
Fluxing Tube

Clear Extruded Acrylic Rod 1/4" Dia, 6' Length 8531K13 1 1.73
Fluxing Tube Clear Extruded Acrylic Rod 1/2" Dia, 6' Length 8531K17 1 5.64
Tip Jacks Emerson DigiKey 105-0603-001 6 1.54
Microcontroller Arduino Duemilanove or Arduino Uno

Duemilanove or Uno 1 19.95
Proto Shield (optional)



1 14.95
The Key FOB Reomte is no longer available. I am looking at alternatives as I build my second FC. I will update the list. So you should not purchase the RF Receiver listed below, as you will not have a remote to pair it with.
RF Receiver for Arduino RF Transceiver module

Transceiver nRF24L01+ Module with Chip Antenna


Key Fob Remote


Nordic Fob WRL-08602 Nordic Fob WRL-08602 1
Fluxing LEDs Warm White LED's Amazon 12 0.20
Interior LEDs Warm White LED's 4 0.20
LED Driver Board Resistors Resistor misc. 1 K Ohms 5 0.01 See Resistor Kit Below
Fluxing LED Resistors Resistor misc. 20 Ohms 4 0.01 See Resistor Kit Below
Interior LED Resistors Resistor misc. 15 Ohms 1 0.01 See Resistor Kit Below
Resistor kit containing the resistors you need plus 1100+ other common values KIT 1 12.90
Power Switch w/Power indicator LED JT&T Products Amazon 2703-2J 1 4.10
Power Switch LED Resistor Resistor misc. 62 Ohms 1 See Resistor Kit Above
Hookup Wire 26 AWG misc Red 1 4.00
Hookup Wire 26 AWG misc Black 1 4.02
Label Maker Dymo Amazon Express Pro 1 10.00
Red Label Dymo Amazon Red 1 3.74