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Holiday Ground Shipping

Today is the last day to get your holiday order in and ship via ground if you are in Canada. If you are in a remote area we do advise purchasing Express shipping as delivery standards are based on delivery to urban areas. As always, if you have any questions, please contact us!


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.


2014 Gift Guide – Part 3

BC-Robotics-Christmas-Gift-Guide-pt-3Part 3 of our holiday gift guide focuses on microcontrollers and single board computers. The ground shipping deadline for Canadian orders is just around the corner – please check our shipping guidelines or contact us if you have any questions about shipping during this busy season.


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.


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!