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1 Week Left – The Move

With just over 1 week until we move, you may notice that the showroom is starting to look a bit sparse. We apologize for the inconvenience but you will still be able to pick up all your items needed for any project! Thursday, September 29th will be our last day in our current space (Unit G-1, 2231 McGarrigle Road).

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Canada Day

Just a quick reminder that we will be closed from Friday, July 1st through to Sunday, July 3rd in celebration of Canada Day. All orders placed after 4:00PM Thursday will ship the following Monday. Have a safe and happy Canada Day!

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Arduino bridge project

VIU Engineering Bridge Design Contest 2016

Once again we were invited to attend this years Vancouver Island University Engineering Bridge Design contest. Each year teams of first year engineering students form groups and attempt to build the best bridge crossing within budget and material constraints. This year the goal was to build a prototype bridge the proposed Tram / Pedestrian crossing in Alphen, Netherlands.

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Easter Weekend

Happy Easter! Our showroom will be closed Friday, March 25th thru Monday, March 28th. We will be re-opened on Tuesday, March 29th 10:00AM. All orders placed after 4:00PM Thursday, March 24th will ship Tuesday March 29th.

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The New Raspberry Pi 3

Just in time for the Raspberry Pi’s 4th birthday the Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced the Raspberry Pi 3!

So what has changed with this already fantastic single board computer? There are 3 major upgrades to the Raspberry Pi 3:

The chipset: The Pi 3 features the next generation Broadcom BCM2837 64-bit ARMv8 quad core processor clocked to 1.2GHz.

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