Another way to store your electronics components

As a response to yesterday’s Workshop Video on how we stock our parts, Alvaro made a video of his own storage system. He predominately uses portable boxes, which have 4 removable compartmentalized containers.

We also talked with Alvaro at the Bay Area Maker Fair 2012, and his wireless friend finder project.

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  1. When the binder with grab bag resistors is shown, what is the original intended purpose for the plastic pages in the binder? Something related to photography like a slide, negative or print holder? For coin collections?

    1. I have always wanted to use the photograph type or business card types, but everywhere I can find them locally they are quite expensive. I’ve never really investigated online.

      The ones I use are for protecting paper sheets in a binder. Normally you slide 2 sheets back to back. They come in packs of 50 for 2 or 3 bucks (when I can find them, I’ve seen photo holder for 1-3 bucks each).

      1. Here in Canada I found a 4-part organizer with carrying case like you describe in your video yesterday on sale for ~$18 at Canadian Tire. Perfect storage solution as I start into the “Make:Electronics” book from MAKE. Thanks for the tip!

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