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BeagleBone Accessories and more!

With the addition of the BeagleBone Black to our catalogue last week we thought it might be a good idea to get a few of the essential accessories up there as well! To start we have a BeagleBone Black case – this two piece case looks amazing and fits the BeagleBone Black quite well.

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New Products!

This week we have a couple more new products added to the store. First up: the USBtinyISP AVR Programmer kit – this is a great soldering project that, when completed, leaves you with a very useful programming tool. The programmer is compatible with almost all Arduino and “Minimal Arduino” with less than 64K flash memory and works great with avrdude.

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Makerspace Meeting / Arduino Night

A few notes about Nanaimo Makerspace to start off this short week!

There will be an Open Meeting / Social gathering at the space tonight (Tuesday) beginning around 6:30 PM. Guests are invited to come in and check the place out – there are always plenty of people on hand to give you a tour.

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Turkey Weekend

Just a reminder – this Monday, October 13th is Thanksgiving holiday here in Canada. All orders received after 1:00 PM Pacific Time will be shipped Tuesday October 14th. Enjoy the long weekend – we will be back with more great new products on Tuesday!

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New Products!

Another week and another selection of new products!

First off we have a couple of Raspberry Pi touch screens. Both fit on the Raspberry Pi Model A/B/B+ and can be used for the console, X window port, and displaying images or video. The 2.8″ touch screen is 320 x 240 resolution and uses a capacitive touch overlay – no fingernail or stylus required!

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Makerspace Nanaimo – Grand Opening

Just a BIG reminder for anyone in the central Vancouver Island area – this Saturday is the Grand Opening for Makerspace Nanaimo! The event begins at 12:00 with burgers and hotdogs (with vegetarian options available) by donation. Many of the members will have their projects on display including a vintage computer, homemade CNC router, hand made guitars and at least one drone!

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