• The BBC Micro:bit has arrived in Canada!

    The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer designed for beginners in electronics and coding. The micro:bit makes getting into these often daunting fields as easy as possible.



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    Starting at $5.95 CAD

  • The Raspberry Pi 3

    The Raspberry Pi 3 is the most powerful version of this single board computer released to date. With a 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor, 1GB of RAM, and built in WiFi - What will you do with it?



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  • BeagleBone Black

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

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Holiday Express Shipping

The deadline for express shipping in Canada is fast approaching; Monday at 2:00 PM Pacific time is the deadline to get your order in and have it arrive by December 24th. If you are in Western Canada you can probably get away with standard shipping up until 2:00 PM this (Friday) afternoon. If you are in a remote area we do advise contacting us as delivery standards are based on delivery to urban areas. As always, if you have any questions, please contact us!

For more information please consult our Holiday Shipping Guide.

Raspberry Pi Model A+

Just in time for the holiday season – the Raspberry Pi Model A+ is here! The Raspberry Pi foundation has managed to find a way to make this wonderful single board computer even smaller and even lower cost. This lightweight Raspberry Pi has a single USB port, no Ethernet Jack, and is significantly smaller. Despite these changes, the Model A+ is still compatible with all your favourite Raspberry Pi operating systems.

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Raspberry Jam – Today

Big reminder – Today is the Nanaimo Raspberry Jam; it will be running from 2-5PM at Makerspace Nanaimo (2221A McGarrigle Road). We invite anyone curious about this awesome little single board computer to come on down, the event is open to the public and free of charge! There will be demos, discussions, explanations, a variety of Pi’s set up to try out and add-on boards that let you do, well, pretty much anything you can imagine. We hope to see you there!

Arduino Night

Reminder: We will be hosting Arduino night tonight (Wednesday) at Makerspace Nanaimo! This will be the final workshop before we break for the holiday season. If you are in the Nanaimo area and are curious about Arduino or the Makerspace be sure to check it out!

As always, we will have selection of products on hand beginning at 6:30 PM – See you there!