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New Product Roundup – February 8th

Happy Saturday Everyone! We are back with another edition of the New Product Roundup. This week we have six new products to share along with a new product of the week at 30% Off. Also, a quick reminder: Our $2 Light Packet Shipping promotion is back or the entire month of February – so don’t miss out! Let’s go check it all out!

New Products This Week


6-12V DC Motor – 395


DC motors come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, voltages, etc. This motor is classified as a “395 Motor” and works with 6 – 12VDC. This motor features a relatively slow rotational speed and makes for a decent basis for a windmill generator. The shaft diameter is 2mm and works well with many of the gears in our assorted gear sets, most propellers, and other accessories we carry... [Read More]



9-18VDC Double Ball Bearing Motor – 550


This powerful “550” motor is designed for 9-18V DC, but ideally used around 12V. At 12V the shaft speed is approximately 12000 RPM, so for most applications, a gearbox or reduction pulley system would be desired. The motor measures 38mm in diameter and 65mm long excluding the output shaft, which extends a further 9mm and measures 3.175mm in diameter. To keep it in place, two M3 mounting holes are located on the front of motor. Large Solder tabs on the back allow wire to be firmly attached... [Read More]



Reed Switch – Basic


A reed switch is a form of non-contact switch that is actuated with a magnet. As the magnet is moved away the switch will change state. This is how most door switches work in alarm systems. Simply connect one of these sensors to the digital input on your microcontroller or single board computer and you have the basis of a basic DIY alarm! This version is a little less sensitive compared to the other Reed Switch we carry in stock... [Read More]



Momentary Tactile Button Kit – 25 Pieces


This pack of 25 tactile buttons ships with 5 different colored caps (Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, White). The caps snap to the top of the buttons and can be easily removed. These buttons are breadboard compatible and measure 12 x 12 mm. The pins are normally open (disconnected) and when the button is pressed they are closed until the button is released... [Read More]



HDMI Female/Female Coupler


HDMI couplers are used to connect two HDMI cables together – this can be useful when jumping from one specialty connector to another – for example: micro HDMI on the Raspberry Pi 4 to DVI or VGA on an older monitor. The coupler has a tight fit and feature gold plated connections. . ... [Read More]



385 Piece Heat Shrink Kit


Heat shrink tubing is a favourite method of protecting solder joints, protecting small electronic components, and keeping wires organized. This large kit contains 385 pieces of heat shrink tubing in various colors. The case is segmented carrying case - perfect for throwing in a portable toolkit! The heat shrink is cut into several different lengths and features a 2:1 shrink ratio. Once it is in place, just use a heat gun to shrink it down!... [Read More]

Feature Products
Product Of The Week - 30% Off


Ceramic Capacitor Kit – 250 Pieces


  This week we have Ceramic Capacitor Kit – 250 Pieces featured as our Product of the Week. This item is on sale for 30% OFF until Friday at midnight Pacific time - so do not miss out!

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Latest Tutorial

Sending An Email With Attached Photo Using Python And The Raspberry Pi

We have already covered using a Raspberry Pi and Python to send an email containing basic text – but what if you wanted to attach a picture instead? In this tutorial we are going to adapt our code from our basic email tutorial to allow picture attachments to be sent. Interested? Head on over to the tutorial!


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