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New Product Roundup – August 12th to August 18th

We are back with another edition of our New Product Roundup! This week we have several new products and, as always, a new product of the week. New to the site in the past week: we now have Xcelite Flush Cutters – a high quality set of cutters for cleaning up through hole component leads, cutting thin wire, and zip-ties. Also in the tool section, we have a simple IC Puller – these are used to remove DIPs up to 28 pins long from their sockets. Finally, we have a metal LED holder for 3mm for all standard 3mm LEDs.

If you are living in Western Canada and wondering just how bad the air quality in your area is, our product of the week might be of interest. This week we have the SparkFun Particle Sensor Breakout – a sensor that can be used for detecting airborne particulate and smoke. It is 15% Off until Friday at midnight!
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Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial – Part 3

Part three of our Raspberry Pi Weather Station Tutorial is now up! In this section of our tutorial we are going to figure out how to log our weather station’s data and display it on live updating graphs using a free web-based data service called ThingSpeak. Interested? Head on over to Part 3 of the tutorial!

New Product Roundup – August 5th to August 11th

It’s another Saturday and with that we have another New Product Roundup and another new Product Of The Week! Product of the week is our USB Microscope at 15% Off – these are perfect for inspecting circuit boards without straining your eyes! New to the store, we have an Infrared Proximity Switch, a 3.3V Zener Diode to keep your 3.3V logic circuits safe, and another style of mini-grabber cable. Lets jump in and take a look at each!

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New Product Roundup – July 29th to August 4th

Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for this holiday weekend edition of our Saturday New Product Roundup. This week we have four new products to showcase and a very practical Product Of The Week. New to the shop, we have the SparkFun Third Hand Kit, a new Continuous Rotation Servo, a new version of our Arduino Experiment Kit, and a No-Clean Flux Pen from Chip Quick. Our product of the week is the Extra Large Solderless Breadboard. Let’s take a look at each!

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B.C. Day Long Weekend

The BC Day holiday long weekend is coming up! Just a quick reminder: we will be closed Monday August 6th for the provincial holiday. All orders placed after 4:00 PM on Friday August 3rd will ship out on Tuesday August 7th.

Our showroom will be open normal hours on Saturday August 4th ( 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM ) for all your holiday weekend project needs!