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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!


2014 Gift Guide – Part 2

Part 2 of our gift guide is out today, this focuses on robots and platforms. As we get closer to the holidays please keep in mind this year’s shipping deadlines are fast approaching!



BC Robotics Black Friday Sale Starts NOW!

This year we are offering up to 75% off on clearance items in the BC Robotics store!* In addition we are offering 50% off all laser cut items, and 10% everything else in the store**

To claim your 10% off simply use the code: blackfriday2014 in the checkout and the discount will be applied automatically.


In the Media – Raspberry Jam

Interested in learning a little about the Raspberry Pi? We will be co-hosting the Nanaimo Raspberry Jam at Makerspace Nanaimo on December 7th, 2-5pm. Come in and see what the Pi can do! There will be Raspberry Pi and their accessories set up for demonstrations as well as hands on displays!