• 6x The Power - What Will You Do?

    With a Quad Core processor and 1GB of RAM the Raspberry Pi is even more amazing!


  • BeagleBone Black

    We now have the very powerful BeagleBone Black in stock along with a number of handy accessories - Get yours today!

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  • Emerging Objects

    This brand new kit is a great starting point for beginners to electronics and Arduino microcontrollers. The kit includes necessary electronics and access to the 4 week online class!

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  • The Raspberry Pi Model B+ is on Sale!

    With the release of the Raspberry Pi 2B, we now have a new low price for the Pi Model B+! While supplies last.

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  • All the Arduino essentials in one convenient kit!

    Build 15 unique projects with the included components to learn the basics of electronics, programming, and interfacing with the real world!



It’s Arduino Day!

Today, Saturday March 28th, is Arduino day! We will be closing up the office this afternoon and hosting Arduino Day at Makerspace Nanaimo. The event begins at 1:00 PM and runs until 3:00 PM. Come on down and check out Arduino projects, ask questions, or share your own project!

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Raspberry Pi 2B In Stock!

Waiting out the initial rush to get your Raspberry Pi 2B? Good news – we now have the Pi 2B in stock and available today!

The Raspberry Pi 2B is the newest version of the Raspberry Pi B and features a Quad Core ARMv7 processor running 900MHz and 1 GB of RAM. This version of the Pi is between 2 and 7.5 times faster than the previous model and now is capable of running the full range of ARM GNU/Linux distributions as well as a version of the upcoming Windows 10.


Arduino Night – March 11th at 7:00 PM

Tonight is once again, Arduino Night! We will be officially we starting at 7:00 PM and hope to see even more of you out this week!

What is an Arduino Night?
An Arduino night is a gathering of people interested in Arduino. At an Arduino night people tinker, collaborate, and learn together in a fun social atmosphere. At one table there may be a discussion about the best way to read multiple sensors and output the data to the web while at another table there may be a group working their way through the very basics of the Arduino Starter kit - there is always something for everyone!

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Pi Day Is Coming…

This Saturday March 14th is Pi day! (3.14.15) and we are celebrating with another Raspberry Pi Jam at Makerspace Nanaimo. The event will be starting at precisely 1:26PM , giving us an official start time of 3.1415926 GMT – Quite a few digits of Pi!

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We Are Moving!

As many already know, we are moving! Most operations will continue as per normal, but our telephone system will be down from Wednesday March 4th to Friday March 6th while it is transferred to the new location. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns in the mean time please feel free to email us or contact us over social media.

We will be posting more information about our new location, changed hours of operation, and more in the near future!