Great Holiday Gift Ideas for the Electronic Enthusiast

Picture this: It’s only a couple of days before the Holidays. Amidst all of the themed parties, plates of frosted cookies and carolers constantly bombarding your doorstep, you come to a shocking realization. Oh, no! You forgot to get someone a present. You reluctantly head to the overly crowded mall closest to you and fight through traffic and the absence of parking spots to find the perfect gift for that special someone. Now, you’re exhausted and wishing you hadn’t of eaten all of the frosted cookies before embarking on this harrowing journey, as you could really use one after that.

Now, picture this: Instead of fighting the crowds of last-minute holiday shoppers, you grab your laptop and plop down on your comfortable living room couch. There’s an electronic enthusiast in your life, and you know just how to delight him/her. You head over to GoKimco.com, and you begin reading a blog titled, “Great Holiday Gifts for the Electronic Enthusiast”. Awesome! Just what you’re looking for. You go on to read the ideas…

  1. The Hakko FX888D Bundle

You can’t go wrong with any kind of bundle that provides variety, let alone this one. This soldering kit includes:

  • Hakko FX888D Digital Soldering Station
  • No-Clean Flux Pen
  • CHP Cutter
  • Desoldering Braid
  • Tip Polishing Compound
  • SCS Nylon Soldering Tool
  • 63/37 Solder Wire Sample

 

The Hakko FX888D is the star of this kit, and if you’re looking for more information about this particular model, we’ve written another piece specifically about it that you can find here.

  1. Daylight Company U35107 Slimline LED Table Lamp

This is a product that is useful for a variety of different jobs and hobbies. The lamp clamps securely to any table and shines a bright LED light evenly across the entire surface, eliminating glare. There is an integrated on/off switch for easy reach and the lamp can be adjusted to whichever height you need for your latest project. Whether the person you know frequently does electronic work in a dimly-lit garage, sews for a hobby or runs a manicure business, this light is the perfect addition to their work space to elevate their skills to the next level.

  1. Kimco Alkaline Batteries

Remember the song titled, “The 12 Pains of Christmas” and how the tenth item on the list was “Batteries not included”? Yeah, not having batteries at your disposal when you need them is a real pain anytime of the year, let alone during the Holidays when it seems as though not a single gadget includes them. If you’re looking for the perfect stocking stuffer or just a useful gift for an electronics lover that doesn’t break the bank, stock up on Kimco Alkaline Panasonic Batteries. We carry 9V, AA, AAA, C and D batteries that will be sure power their devices.

 

4. WI-AWE-912 Wicked Awesome Wipes

These wipes are crazy good. Oh, did you think we were going to say they’re wicked awesome? Well, they’re that too. They might resemble a simple box of tissues but rest assured, they’re much, much better. Each wipe offers exceptional strength, durability and absorbency. These robust wipes tackle and clean up a variety of liquids including solvents and oil, all while still being soft enough to use on your face and hands. They’re a great gift if the person you’re buying for works or has a hobby in any of the following industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Food
  • Printing
  • Marine
  • Laboratories
  • Aerospace

 

  1. Weller D550PK 120 V Professional Soldering Gun Kit

We’ll end this list with another bundle idea because you really just can’t go wrong with a variety kit. The soldering gun heats up quickly and produces 260 or 200 watts. The features in this bundle include:

  • Professional heavy-duty gun
  • Pistol grip design, ready to use in 6 seconds
  • Fingertip trigger selects high or low output
  • Two-wire cord
  • Coil of lead-free solder
  • Flux brush
  • Heavy gauge, high efficiency, tin-plated copper tip
  • Blow molded plastic carrying case
  • Twin lights

So now you’re still sitting on your couch but your virtual shopping cart is full. Doesn’t that feel nice? No last minute trips to the shopping mall for you this season. Suddenly you feel like making another batch of frosted cookies, this time in celebration because you have so much free time on your hands. More carolers at the door? Nope, still no time for that.

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