BC Robotics 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
   Gifts Over $100


  SparkFun micro:bot Kit – v2.0
   Price: $99.95 CAD   
Is there a better way to learn electronics and learn to code than with a robot kit? Probably not – robots are great! The SparkFun micro:bot is an easy to assemble kit that allows you to turn your BBC micro:bit into a wheeled robot… after all, nothing is more engaging than building your own wheeled minion to follow you around!


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BBC micro:bit
Price: $24.95
 
Standard Servo – MG946R
Price: $12.95
 
micro:bit Go Bundle V1
Price: $28.95
 
  Raspberry Pi 4 – 8GB RAM
   Price: $122.95 CAD   
The Raspberry Pi 4 8GB is the newest version of the Raspberry Pi. This version is the top end Pi 4 featuring 8GB of RAM. The Pi 4 is backwards compatible with all HATs and features the same 40 pin GPIO header, 4 pin PoE header, CSI (Camera) port, DSI (display) port – so most accessories from previous versions plug right in!


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Official Raspberry Pi Power Supply 5.1V 3A
Price: $13.95
 
Official Raspberry Pi micro-HDMI to Standard-HDMI Cable
Price: $11.95
 
16GB Kingston MicroSD Card Class 10
Price: $18.95
 
Raspberry Pi 4 Case – Red
Price: $10.95
 
Official Raspberry Pi Keyboard – Red and White
Price: $31.95
 
Raspberry Pi Fan HAT
Price: $8.95
 
  The Arduino Starter Kit
   Price: $139.95 CAD   
Eager to learn about electronics and programming? The Arduino Starter Kit is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in these fields. An Arduino is a small electronic “brain” that can be programmed to do just about anything! It can be as simple as turning a light on when it gets dark out to as complex as a reading sensors and driving motors to control a robot – your imagination is the limit.


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  Hot Air Soldering Rework Station – Quick 957DW+
   Price: $234.95 CAD   
The Quick 957D Soldering Station is perfect for modern surface mount components whether you are building new boards or repairing damage to older ones! This works with an internal air pump and heater to create a temperature controlled stream of hot air. The hot air is used to melt the solder / solder paste and makes SMD soldering much easier!


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Insulated Silicone Soldering & Rework Mat
Price: $15.95
 
Curved Fine Tip Tweezers – ESD Safe
Price: $4.95
 
Super Fine Tip Tweezers – ST14
Price: $4.95
 
  Weller WE1010 Soldering Station
   Price: $234.95 CAD   
The Weller WE1010 is a modern replacement for the iconic WES51. These irons are designed for prolonged industrial use and are a treat to work with. With 70 Watts of power, heat up / recovery times are significantly reduced. Standby mode and auto set back conserve energy, and protect equipment when the iron is on, but not in use. A long heat-resistant silicon cable connects the wand to the base station. The iron is easy to maneuver and does not suffer from the same mobility problems of the lower cost handheld soldering irons.


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63/37 Leaded Solder Spool – 100g
Price: $12.95
 
Replacement Tinning Sponge
Price: $3.95
 
Solder Sucker
Price: $5.95
 
Techspray #2 Solder Wick
Price: $7.95
 
Weller PES51 Tip – ETA
Price: $9.95
 
Weller PES51 Tip – ETD
Price: $9.95
 
Weller PES51 Tip – ETO
Price: $9.95
 
Lead Free Solder – 100-gram Spool
Price: $14.95
 
Chip Quik No-Clean Flux Pen – 10mL
Price: $15.95
 
  Raspberry Pi 4 – 4GB Deluxe Starter Kit
   Price: $139.95 CAD   
This Raspberry Pi 4 – 4GB Deluxe Starter Kit includes the essentials to get you up and running with this small Linux based single board computer. This kit is based on the 4GB version of the Raspberry Pi and is a great place to start whether you are using it as a basic desktop computer, media center, game emulator, file server, or basis for electronics projects.


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Raspberry Pi Camera V2 – NoIR
Price: $44.95
 
Raspberry Pi 7” Touchscreen Display
Price: $99.95
 
Adafruit Pi T-Cobbler Plus Breakout Kit
Price: $13.95
 
Official Raspberry Pi micro-HDMI to Standard-HDMI Cable
Price: $11.95
 
microSD USB Reader
Price: $8.95
 
Official Raspberry Pi Keyboard – Red and White
Price: $31.95
 
Astro Pi Sensor HAT
Price: $54.95
 
Raspberry Pi Fan HAT
Price: $8.95
 
Raspberry Pi Weather Board
Price: $19.95
 
  NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit (V3)
   Price: $179.95 CAD   
The NVIDIA® Jetson Nano V3 delivers the performance to run modern AI workloads. Is a great introduction to machine learning, AI and robotics. At the heart of this board is a Quad-core ARM A57, 4GB of RAM, and the 128-core Maxwell™ GPU. Image classification, object detection, segmentation, and speech processing are all possible with this powerful single board computer.


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5V 2.5A Power Supply
Price: $14.95
 
32GB Kingston MicroSD Card Class 10
Price: $25.95
 
Raspberry Pi Camera V2 – Standard
Price: $44.95
 
  SparkFun Inventor’s Kit – v4.1
   Price: $129.95 CAD   
The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit (SIK) is a great way to get started with programming and hardware interaction with the Arduino programming language. The SIK includes everything you need to complete five overarching projects consisting of 16 interconnected circuits that teach everything from blinking an LED to reading sensors. The final project is your very own autonomous robot!


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  Gift Certificate – 100
   Price: $100.00 CAD   
Not sure what that tinkerer in your life needs? A BC Robotics Gift Certificate lets them choose exactly what they need to complete their next project! These digital gift certificates are sent via email and can be printed – no need to worry about shipping times!
 
Gift Certificates do not expire.


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